Lijiang Ancient City: This city was built in the Southern Song Dynasty, some eight hundred years ago. Getting to this place is easy because of the its direct flights. Places to visit are Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Tiger Leaping Gorge and Lugu Lake. The old town also has its own special culture know as the Dong Ba culture of the Naxi people. The Naxi people let the visitors of this beautiful place experience their culture.
Sanya: Sanya is locted on the southernmost part of the Hainan Province. Sanya is an area facing the South China Sea. It is said to be a real tropical paradise with endless sun, fun and lots of seafood. It is said to be the only truly tropical city in China. It is characterized by clear blue waters, white sand beaches, lush green mountains and palm trees which are abundant everywhere. For its visitors, it is a noted tourist resort with mountains, sea, river and city all in one place.
Yellow Mountain: Among all the notable mountains in China, the Yellow Mountain is considered to be the most popular. It is located in the south of Anhui province. Yellow Mountain can boast not only of its magnificent scenery but also its abundant habitat for resources and a great variety of zoological species. It is known for its uniquely-shaped pines, fantastic rock peaks, sea of clouds and hot springs.
Jiuzhaigou Valley: This valley has scenery and fables of dreamlike eloquence, or natural purities that are said to be equal to a fairyland. It is considered as another magical Chinese landscape. It has green lakes, multi-layered waterfalls, forests and snow-mountains, green and golden trees, lofty mountains and clear colorful waters that gives it a unique beauty.
Guilin: It has the most typical karst topography in the world. Its hills, waters, caves and rocks are beautifully mysterious. Guilin is known for its Li River cruise, extraordinary minority villages, terraced rice fields and limestone Karst Mountains. It is also considered as one of the world’s most beautiful places.
Gulangyu Island: Gulangyu Island is located in the Southwest part of Xiamen City and can be reached through a 5 minute steamship ride from the city. Gulangyu Island is noted for its delicate natural beauty, its ancient relics, and its varied architecture.
Great Wall: The Great Wall of China is one of the world’s greatest wonders. The Great Wall starts from Shanhaiguan in the east to Lop Nur in the west. Various dynasties and warlords were responsible for building the interconnecting walls of the Great Wall for so many years.
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