What Are The Best Things To See In China?

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Now that China is throwing open its gates to foreign tourism, it’s one of the most desirable travel destinations in the world. Its ancient beauty, friendly people and mysterious culture, going back thousands of years, is more irresistible than ever. Quick! Get there before the Mongrels invade again…
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Huangshan

A mountain range in southern Anhui province in eastern China, Huangshan is known for its spiky granite peaks and spectacular sunsets. Its scenery has inspired Chinese art, literally, for thousands of years.
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Jiuzhaigou

A nature reserve and national park located in the north of Sichuan province, Jiuzhaigou is like the Yellowstone of the East. And, like Ol’ Yeller, the best time to see it is in the Fall…
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Li River

A 50 mile watercourse located within the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, a cruise along the Li river is like bringing the famous children’s book, The Story About Ping, to life. And, just as magical…
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The Summer Palace

Located just minutes from the heart of Beijing, The Summer Palace is one of the hottest tourist spots in China. A bend in the river and the nearby hills keep the smog away, revealing the beauty of ancient Chinese architecture, art and, most of all, its flora…
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The Temple Of Heaven

For the other half of the world, the Temple Of Heaven, also located just south of Beijing, is as recognizable as the White House or Capitol Dome. ‘Nuff said…
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The Bund

The Bund is like Shanghai’s waterfront answer to Miami Beach, Cannes and the River Seine. With egg rolls…
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The Terracotta Army

Located east of Xi’an in Shaanxi province, this underground army of clay figures was discovered and dug out in 1974 after being buried for centuries. The most amazing feature is that each figure is unique and may actually be a statue of each individual “soldier” of the time. Who says the Chinese just copy what works?…
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The Forbidden City

Located in the heart of Beijing, The Forbidden City was the seat of Chinese government for 500 years until the early 20th century, when it became the Palace Museum. The best feature about present day visits by Western tourists? No more beheadings for passing beyond its gates…
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The Great Wall Of China

What can we say? Located along thousands of miles, winding its way across nearly the whole span of modern China, the Great Wall is crumbling in some areas. Have a look at its most famous backdrop, the Badaling Great Wall near Zhangjiakou. It’s where Nixon walked before he fell…
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