China Tourist Places

  • Beijing

    Beijing is the capital of China and a fascinating mixture of the old and new. With an area of 16,808 square kilometers, it is today the political, cultural and administrative center of the People's Republic which was founded in 1949, the home of more than 13.8 million citizens and the seat of government.Beijing has been in existence as ...

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  • Xi'an

    Xi'an, the largest city on the southern bank of the Wei River, is in northwest China. It is the political, economic and cultural center of the province of Shaanxi. Shaanxi Province should not be confused with Shanxi Province to the east. The slight difference in spelling indicates a tonal difference applied to the first syllable. To the ...

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  • Badaling Great Wall

    Construction of Badaling in Yanqing County, Beijing, started in the Ming Dynasty (1368 – 1644) and underwent 18 rebuilt from the Hongwu to the Wanli reign (1368 – 1620). Badaling leads to Beijing in the south, Yanqing in the north, Xuanhua and Datong in the west. Hence the name Bada means reaching out in all directions. The wall, buil ...

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  • Mutianyu Great Wall

    Located in Huairou County, Mutianyu Great Wall is 73 kilometers away from Beijing City. It links with Juyongguan Pass Great Wall in Changping County in the west and Gubeikou Great Wall in Miyun County in east. Commanding the strategic importance, Mutianyu Great Wall is called as the Majestic Pass on Precipitous Mountains. It is integrat ...

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  • Jiuzhaigou Valley National Park

    In the northern Sichuan Province, close to the border of Northwest China’s Gansu Province, Jiuzhaigou is a breathtaking alpine valley discovered by lumberjacks in the 1970s. The national park now attracts an annual influx of nearly one million tourists from all over the world. Jiuzhaigou refers to the “Y” shaped three valleys of ...

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  • Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area

    Huanglong (Yellow Dragon) Scenic and Historic Interest Area is located at the south section of Mt. Minsha range, Songpan County, Aba Tibetan and Qiang Peoples Autonomous Prefecture, northern Sichuan Province, which is a geological transition from the eastern edge of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau towards Sichuan Basin.The scenic area covers abou ...

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  • Mount Qingcheng

    Next to Chengdu lies Mount Qingcheng, one of the birthplaces of Taoism, China's only indigenous religion. It is still a religious center sprinkle with caves and shrines venerated by Taoist. Founded in 143 AD in Mount Qingcheng, Toaism has developed into an important religion in Southeast Asia, exerting tremendous influence there. For or ...

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  • Dujiangyan Irrigation System

    Dujiangyan Irrigation System, Dujiang Weir, is located west of Dujiangyan City, Sichuan Province. Originally it was called Du’an Weir after the name of the ancient Du'an County, where the weir was situated. Since Song and Yuan dynasties its was given the present name Dujiang Weir, honored as the "Guarding Treasure of Sichuan Provi ...

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