Top 10 best tourist places in china

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Our purpose is to let you know about the best tourist places in china. China has several cities which are full of fascinating tourist spots with the desert of the west and ocean from the east and delectable Chinese foods.

10. The Bund, Shanghai

The Bund, Shanghai

The bund is a waterfront which another name is Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu. This is symbolizing Shanghai for hundreds of years. At past this place was a dirty and narrow lane and there were some tall reeds. But In these days the muddy place has become one of the best tourist places in china with the western style architectural buildings, Huangpu Park, Chen Yi Square, The Bund Financial Square etc.

 

9. Mogao Caves, Dunhuang

Mogao Caves, Dunhuang

The Mogao Caves are at the southeast of the center of Dunhuang. These caves form a huge structure of 492 temples. This asylum is actually situated at a crossroads on the Silk Road. These caves are garnished with Buddhist art of a spanning a period of 1000 years .These caves were started to construct at 366 AD to store the scriptures and art. The Mogao caves are the most famous rock cut temples and one of the tourist places in china and.

8. Hangzhou

Hangzhou

Hangzhou is a lovely city called the “Paradise on Earth”. It is located around the West Lake near Shanghai. This city is fully green and full of gardens. There are many tranquil temples pavilions and bustling historic streets to venture through. Hangzhou is surrounded by hills which are the place for longjing green tea. This city is very much cultural.

7. Potala Palace, Tibet

Potala Palace, Tibet

This palace is located at 130 meters from the Lhasa valley. This is the greatest monumental structure with the 170 meters raised structure. Its construction work was started during the region of 5th Dalai Lama at 1645 and at 1648 the Potrang Karpo or the White Palace was completed. Another palace’s name is Potrang Marpo or red Palace which was completed between 1690 and 1694.

6. Leshan Giant Buddha, Sichuan

Leshan Giant Buddha, Sichuan

The Leshan Giant Buddha is a gigantic Buddha statue which is carved out of a cliff face. This huge statue is one of the best tourist places in china. It was started to build in the year of 713 during the Tang Dynasty. The construction was not completed by till 803 due to thousands of sculptures and workers. This Buddha structure is so high that just its finger is 3 meters high.

5. Li River Cruise, Guilin to Yangshuo

Li River Cruise, Guilin to Yangshuo

A Li river cruise will take you from Guilin to Yangshou. The amazing view of the riverside landscape and naturally decorated hills, steep cliffs, caves and farming villages will appear in front of you when you make the trip through a boat of ferry. This breathtaking scenery and taste of will take you far from the busy concrete life and that’s why this journey is fun.

4. Temple of Heaven, Beijing

Temple of Heaven, Beijing

The Temple of Heaven Park is at Chongwen of Beijing. In this place the Emperor of Ming Dynasty, ruled from 1368 to 1644 and Qing Dynasty, ruled 1644-1911 used to help their worship of Heaven ceremony here. Now there are 60000 categories of tree with the 500 years old grandfather tree. There the most beautiful sections are circular mound alter, imperial vault of Heaven, Danbi Bridge, Alter of prayer for good harvest etc.

3. Terracotta Army, Xian

Terracotta Army, Xian

There are about 8000 soldiers, 130 chariots and 520 horses with 150 cavalry horses. The sculptures were found by a local farmer through digging a well at 1974.They are the soldiers of the first emperor of China Qin Shi Huang, from 221BC to 206BC.They were buried here in 210 BC. Their individual faces, hair styles according to their appropriate ranks fascinate tourists the most.

 2. Forbidden City, Beijing

Forbidden City, Beijing

Forbidden City is actually a palace museum and it is located at the center of Beijing. It is world’s largest palace with 72 hectares. It took several years to build it (1406 to 1420).There are 980 surviving buildings with 8707 rooms. This palace was a imperial seat to the emperor Ming and Qing Dynasty from 1420 to 1912.This place is included in UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987.

1. Great Wall of China, Badaling

Great Wall of China, Badaling

The Great Wall of China is situated all across the northern China but the most popular area of it at Balading. This wall was made to protest the attack of Nomadic tribes from the north. The great wall was built and rebuilt from 5th century to 16th century and got maintained several times. The structure and hugeness attracts tourists the most.

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