China has become one of the strongest nations in the world. Its powerful economy and manpower is the reason to make this country prominent all over the world. China’s diverse culture and traditions also make this state a worth for the tourists. Here are the top 10 best tourist attractions in China to explore and enjoy great time at.
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10. Yellow Mountains
The Yellow Mountains are situated in Anhui province of Eastern part of China. The estimated height of the mountains is 6215 feet. These are rich with snow-caps in winter and waterfall in summer. The beautiful scenes of the mountains make them a great destination for the tourists. These attract millions of tourists every year. The land is one of the UNESCO’s world heritage sites.
9. The Forbidden City (the Palace Museum)
The Forbidden City is situated in the heart of the capital city of China. It was constructed in 14th century and is a city with about 9899 rooms spread in an area of 250 acres. During the times of Ming and Qing dynasty, 21 emperors constructed their homes in this city, this is why it is also called as the Palace Museum.
8. The Hutongs
The Hutongs is one of the best tourist attractions in China. It is an old alley town of Beijing, where Hutongs used to run into thousands. It is surrounding the Forbidden City, and came into being in the times of Yuan (1206-1341), Ming (1368-1628) and Qing (1644-1908) dynasties.
7. Jiuzhaigou Valley, Sichuan
The Jiuzhaigou Valley is a beautiful natural reservoir and national park of Sichuan. It is one of the best heritage sites in the world having beautiful lakes, waterfalls, snow covered peaks and trees that overall give this land a beautiful and impressive look. The giant panda and golden snub-nosed monkeys make it an ideal wildlife area for the tourists to come and explore the beauty of nature.
6. Skyline of Pudong
Pudong district is situated in the east of Huangpu River, Shanghai city. The Skyline of Pudong is an amazing tourist attraction. This area also has fast magnetic elevation trains, and electric buses to make it easy for you to travel from one place to another. The skyscrapers and gardens of this are especially famous the world over.
5. Great Wall of China
One of the most famous and recognized landmarks of China, the Great Wall of China is a beautiful man-made structure. Its name is also enlisted in the Seven Wonders of the World. It was constructed for protecting the China borders from outside forces in ancient times. The estimated length of the wall is 8840 km, having trenches and barriers spread all around. The height of the wall is something from 10 to 15 ft.
4. Nanjing Road
The Nanjing Road is not less than a miracle in China. It is one of the biggest shopping hubs in the world. It is situated in the 5th Avenue having lots of stores, restaurants, shops, boutiques, and nightlife.
3. Temple of the Jade Buddha
The Temple of the Jade Buddha reminds us the times of Buddhas. It was constructed in 18th century and is carved with beautiful designs. The temple is being visited by the history loves in large number.
2. Museum of the Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses
The Museum of the Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses is another interesting tourist attraction. It is one of the best archaeological monuments of the world, having three exhibition centers. The approximate length of the museum is 60 m and it has over 5500 monuments of terra-cotta soldiers and horses that use to protect the house of Qin Shi Huang Di.
1. Mogao Caves, Dunhuang
The Mogao Caves are also known as the caves of thousand Buddhas. These ancient caves are situated in Dun huang of west China. According to an estimate, over 500 caves in one network of Mogao exist which were decorated with the Buddha artwork. These are about 1500 years old.