10 must-visit Attractions in China
The Five Great Mountains
Five Great Mountains are great must-visit attractions in China. Five Great Mountains associated with Taoism beliefs in China. 5 Mountains hold 5 regions in eastern China. They are: Songshan (Henan province – center), Hengshan (Shanxi province – north), Huashan (Shaanxi province – west), Hengshan (Henan province – south), Tai Shan (Shandong province – east). For Chinese tourists, The Five Great Mountains play an important role as well as are the famous pilgrimage destinations.
Four Sacred Mountains of Chinese Buddhism
Four renowned mountain associated with Buddhism, including Mount Wutai (Shanxi), Mount Emei (Sichuan), Mount Jiuhua (Anhui) and Mount Putuo (Zhejiang). Especially, Mount Wutai has some of the oldest wooden temples in China. And Mount Emei has Leshan Giant Buddha statue, the world’s tallest Buddha statue, which is carved into the cliff. Both of them are the pride of Chinese tourists.
Honghe Hani Rice Terraces
Located in Yunnan Province, created by the people of Hani (Hani), this area has a history of 1,200 years. Here you can see terraced fields scatter on the mountainside of Ailao Mountains.
Tulou is an architectural style of some ethnic groups in Fujian, of which the most prominent is the Hakka people. Buildings are built by clay, have closed structure and an inward-looking. The center of the Tulou is used for group activities and worship. 46 famous Tulou in Fụian constitute one of the most unique landscapes of Chinese tourists and one of 10 must-visit attractions in China.
Huanglong is located in Tung Phan District, Sichuan Province. Along with Jiuzhaigou, Huanglong is a wonderful destination that is a precious gift of the Creator. Geology of lava make the streams look like levees with turquoise water color and the green of jungle.
Also located in Sichuan Province, Jiuzhaigou is known as the “Paradise on Earth” of tourism of China. Jiuzhaigou has limestone sediments, colorful lake and multi-stage waterfall. It makes visitors feel lost in the paradise.
Located in Kaiping, Guangdong Province. This architecture is built by reinforced concrete, has a function of guard as well as residence. The owner of these buildings often are foreigners living in China or the Chinese people emigrated to America and back in the period between the 19th to early 20th century. Kaiping Diaolou’s architecture is the unique combination between the East and the West.
Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area
Located in Hunan Province, Wulingyuan includes Zhangjiajie national forest, valley and Tianzi mountain. It offers great views of more than 200 mountains with the height of about 1000m, a natural deep semicircle hole that people cannot see the bottom, the bizarre shaped rocks and the blue water. Wulingyuan converge the most beautiful natural gifts for Chinese tourism.
Situated near Luoyang City, Henan Province. Longmen Grottoes, together with Mogao Cave and Yungang Grottoes, is a sculptor’s most famous ancient destination of Chinese tourists. Longmen has over 2,000 caves and 100,000 Buddha statues. It would be a unique experience for guests who love Buddhism.
Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor
Located in Shaanxi province, Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor is the tomb that was built on the lavish scale, consists of 3 floors with 8000 Mandarins statue in clay and complex internal architecture. This is one of the most important must-visit attractions in China.