People's Republic of China or China recognizes as the world's most populous country. Chinas beauty lies in its ancient customs, rich historic culture, endless shrines and many more things. China can be an eyespot for any traveller and here you can find a wide variety of unreal natural landscapes like The Yellow Mountains, iconic tourist attractions like Great Wall, cultural highlights like The Forbidden City, and an endless list of things to see and do.
Some Of the Places To Visit In China Which Makes Travel Successful
If you are planning to travel such a magnificent place and country, I will help you to get all the details of the best attractions in China. Read this article with imaginations and gather wonderful and memorable moments in a beautiful land like China.
The Great Wall of China
The Great Wall is the symbol of heroism, prestige, and patriotism. The longest wall in the world stretches more than 6000 kilometres from the Shanhaiguan in the east to Jiayuguan in the west, passing through Hebei, Tientsin, Beijing where the best-preserved section of the wall can be visited. One of the seven wonders of the World, Great Wall is the best example of ancient defensive architecture.
The most visited section of the wall in the present time is near Badaling Pass northwest of Beijing, Take public transport or organized tours to visit this section. Other most visited sections of the Great Wall is near Gubeikou, 130 kilometres from Beijing, and in Mutianyu, just 70 kilometres northeast of Beijing.
The Terracotta Army
China's visit would not be complete until paying respects to the impressive Terracotta Warriors in Xian. The superb sculpture has laid underground for more than 2,000 years but in 1974 farmers were digging a well and discovered uncovered one of the greatest archaeological sites in the world.
The iconic Terracotta Army has divided into three large underground pits and was built for the security of the First Emperor's tomb. It has more than 8,000 life-size warriors, some 520 horses, and more than 100 chariots, along with numerous other non-military characters standing from around 280 BC.
Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
The forest park is situated in the west of the Hunan Province. This place is totally mesmerizing and fully worth to visit, especially when you see the tips of these limestone karsts protruding out of the clouds.
The area of this park is covered with Tianzi Mountain Area, Huangshizhai Scenic Area as well as the famous Tiananmen Mountain which is home to a series of vertical cliffs, a glass skywalk, and insanely beautiful views. This park got worldwide attention after the movie Avatar.
The Yellow Mountains
People's perception is The Yellow Mountains have the yellow colour mountains but in reality, the area was renamed after the legendary Yellow Emperor (Huang Di) in 747 AD.
The Yellow Mountains Scenic Area has the power to give goosebumps to travellers with its five wonders: the sun rises, seas of clouds, oddly-shaped rocks, twisted pine trees, and hot springs. The Yellow Mountains come in east China, close to Shanghai and Hangzhou.
The Li River
Town Guilin has the beautiful Li River, comes under the northeast corner of Guangxi. This is China's most beautiful countryside and attracts the tourists for its crystal-clear rivers that meander through the town and its ring of mountains. Explore the scenic beauty of Li River by boat trip.
The most popular stretch is from Guilin to Yangshuo where the river meanders peacefully through some 80 kilometres of beautiful bamboo forests, dense reed-beds, and remarkable rock formations and cave such as the Mount of Unique Beauty, Elephant Trunk Hill, and Reed Flute Cave.
The Potala Palace in Tibet
One of China's most recognizable historic structures is the iconic Potala Palace in the town of Lhasa, Tibet. The Potala Palace has got the honour of the highest ancient palace in the world, with its highest point reaching 3,750 meters (12,300 feet) above sea level, towering 100 meters (300 feet) above the city of Lhasa. The amazing palace was built by the fifth Dalai Lama in 1645.
This palace is famous for the precious sculptures, murals, scriptures, Buddhist statues, antiques, and religious jewellery housed within. Must watch this palace and it is worth visiting.
Giant Pandas in Chengdu
One panda experience is must in your China visit otherwise your trip is incomplete. The best place to see Pandas in close proximity is to visit their natural habitat which is in Chengdu, located in the province of Sichuan.
The giant panda is not only deeply loved by the Chinese, but by many foreigners too, and especially children. Try to visit in the morning, in that time the pandas are most active.