What to see in China

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Due to the vast territory and long history, China offer niesamiwicie much to see and explore. In this article I would like to describe ten interesting attractions to see and experience crossing the country.

The Great Wall Of China

1. The Great Wall Of China

One of the icons of China. The great Wall of China is the longest wall on the earth, and a fantastic example of ancient defensive architecture. His rough path after mining the rock arrays provides amazing views. Strengthening undoubtedly deserves its place among the list of "New Seven Wonders of the world" and places protected by UNESCO World Heritage.

In the eyes of most travelers were not in China, if not wspinało on his great wall.

Strengthening stretches from the Western border of China to the East coast with a total length of about 5,000 kilometers, but the episodes are the most integrated and best preserved close to Beijing - and in these places, people usually say that writing about the great Wall of China.

The Terracotta Army

2. The Terracotta army in XI'an

The Terracotta army has laid underground for more than 2000 years. In 1974, the farmers, the well digger dug up one of the greatest archaeological discoveries in the world. In 1987 the place became a UNESCO World Heritage site.

The discovery was surprising, because hundreds of models of detailed life-size and represent the army that triumphed over all other Chinese armies in the Warring States Period (475 - 221 BC). It was a revolutionary moment and the main factor that starts the formation of States in China. Nobody ever knew the reason why this sandy army was created.

Forbidden City

3. Forbidden City

It was once a "Palace city" to which ordinary people were trespassing. This is the second demnostracja ancient Chinese architecture, ponat 8000 rooms with Golden roofs, painted in red and yellow. The forbidden City was the Imperial Palace of the Ming and Qing dynasties from 560 to 1911. Lived here twenty-four emperors. UNESCO world heritage, now known as the "Palace Museum", is a wonderful example of Chinese culture and history.

This is one of the five main palaces in the world, near Versailles in France, Buckingham Palace in Britain, White House in the U.S. and the Kremlin in Russia.

The River Li

4. The Li River, Guilin

The stunning scenery found along the Li river zdjednały himself the hearts of many artists. Generations of Chinese artists and poets were inspired by the beauty of nature, with the result that there were many breathtaking paintings and poems. This is currently a very popular place for photos. When Chinese travelers are looking for a naturally beautiful place, always first think about the Li river and you will say Yangshuo.

Episode 83-kilometre long between Guilin and Yangshuo is the most beautiful part of the river. To sail along it, we stumble on hills, steep cliffs, villages, farms and bamboo groves. The Li river is mentioned as one of the ten most beautiful water wonders of the world by American National Geographic. Visited her minutes. US presidents bill Clinton, George Bush or bill gates.

Yellow Mountain

5. Yellow Mountain

In Eastern China, near Shanghai and Hangzhou, tourists seduces five wonders of the yellow mountains: sunrise, sea of clouds, strangely shaped rocks, twisted pine trees and hot springs. Yellow Mountain is the most famous peaks in China and one of the three most beautiful national parks - the other two is the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park and Jiuzhaigou National Forest Park. In comparing the two remaining, the Yellow Mountain is much easier achievable and are therefore much more popular and visited by tourists.

Jiuzhaigou in the Western province of Sichuan in China famous for its colored lakes and falling leaves and Park Zhangjiajie is known for its ridiculous posts and rocks. If you are looking for world-class scenery, should consider all of them.

The Potala Palace

6. The Potala Palace in Lhasa - Symbol of Tibet

The Potala Palace - the symbol of Tibet in 1994 was inscribed on the world heritage list of UNESCO. It was the winter residence of the nominal rulers of Tibet in 1959, when the Dalai Lama was forced to flee, resulting in a failed uprising. Current residence spiritual and political leader of Tibetans is located in the Indian city of Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh).

It is located in Lhasa, the hotel is more than just a Palace in the world (3700 m n. M.), and by the time create on its territory a Museum was also the largest residential building. Rises 90 meters above the city, occupying the southern slopes of Marpo Ri (red cliff) on a length of approx. 1,5 km, and the territory of 41 ha. Consisting of 13 floors building was constructed of clay, stones and wood, without using nails. The Palace is divided into external Potrang Karpo (White Palace) on the secular nature, contains private rooms of the Dalai Lama, and internal Potrang Marpo (Red Palace) - the religious center of Tibet are the graves of 8 of the 14 dalajlamów. All are more than 1,000 rooms, 10,000 shrines and 200,000 different kinds of sculptures.

Victoria Harbour

7. Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong

A view of the port of Hong Kong after wspięciu on Victoria peak is comparable to climbing the great Wall of China. This allows you to see the amazing scenery - the icon of prosperity and well-being of present Hong Kong (photo).

Hill Victoria is the best place to be "from the bird's eye view" of the entire city. Scene from the top, both day and night rates are climbing. View the amazing skyscrapers around forever bustling harbour - at night the city lights writing before watching the amazing Symphony of color.

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