China : In the footsteps of the Red Dragon, on the Silk Road
If I told you about Bruce Lee and the kung fu movements, the Shaolin Superheroes fighters and the Silk Road, surely, I mean ”China”.
The Republic of China, the cradle of ancient popular human civilizations, where
China has witnessed the oldest and most prestigious human civilizations.
This long history through the centuries gave it a tremendous asset of monuments and places of historical and archaeological tourism, diverse and rare , only existed in China.
Tourism in China experienced significant recovery after the changes that took place following the economic reforms that the country experienced in the seventies of the last century, has moved from a poor rural state to the second largest economic power in the world after the United States of America.
The tourism sector attracts in China every year, millions of tourists from all over the world to enjoy its beauty and diversified access to the cultures of the East and the habits of the ancient Chinese people.
China is a vast country , it is the fourth largest country in the world, so
It will not be enough for one visit to know them and visit all the tourist sites, we will show you the most beautiful 06 tourist places in China, you can plan to visit during your trip in China.
the Great Wall of China
The China’s pride and one of the seven wonders of the world, when you go to China, the first place to visit is the Great Wall of China.
With a length of 6000 km, this dragon extends through mountains, valleys and slopes. It will be surprised you when you will see it for the first time and will be surprised by its unique construction method: millions of tourists come every year to visit this large building.
The wall was built at varying intervals from before Christmas until 1644, and was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987.
The Great Wall of China remains the most popular tourist destination in China and a landmark to visit.
The Forbidden City
In Beijing, the Imperial Palace is known as the Forbidden City. This city was the seat of the emperors in China. At the age of 600 years , this name was called because it was forbidden to the general public. Especially emperors and their entourage only.
The city will enchant you with its distinctive architectural style and wide squares, as well as other sites of interest such as the Treasury Museum, Emperor “tchian long” Park and several rare artifacts that attract millions of tourists to see it .
Statue of Leshan Boda Giant
Have you ever seen a stone skyscraper before?
In Sichwuan province, near the town of Leshan, is the largest stone statue in the world. Statue of “Giant Buddha Lishan”. The statue was built during the Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD). It was classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1990. Boda is considered one of the most important tourist areas in China and attracts thousands of tourists every day to admire this huge stone statue carved in a wonderful way between the rocks.
This place has a religious cultural dimension where it expresses the first place to the emergence of Buddhism in China.
The Summer palace
Beijing’s Summer Palace is one of the most famous tourist attractions and a destination for visitors to explore and entertainment. The palace was founded in 1750 and was declared a World Heritage Site in 1998.
One of the most interesting places of the palace is the gardens and the surrounding landscape, thanks to its magnificent location on the famous shore of Lake Kunming, the beauty of the surrounding trees and the mountainous landscape with its aquatic sites associated with an aesthetic touch…
Terracotta Army: Clay Army????
Terracotta in Chinese means “statues of knights and horses funeral,” it is a large collection of sculptures representing the Emperor “Ken Huang,” first emperor of China. Built around 210 BC, in order to keep the emperor in eternal life after his death.
It Was accidentally discovered by peasants in the town of Xi’an, northwest, in 1974. The mud army comprises about 8,000 soldiers, 130 military vehicles and over 500 horses. Strangely, statues are made with great precision and craftsmanship is unmatched, as the shape of soldiers is different from a person to another in terms of length and height and even facial features are ,interpreted by some researchers as statues were carved from photos of real people.
This great archaeological site holds the originality and promotion of ancient Chinese civilization and is a natural museum and tourist attraction from inside and outside China.
Thousand Buddha Caves
The caves are located in Gansu province in northwest China. They were carved 1600 years ago and contain ancient frescos and more than 2000 carved sculptures representing scenes from the life of the Buddha.
Listed as World Heritage Sites in 1987, the Mogao Caves have rivaled China’s main tourist sites in terms of popularity and attractiveness to tourists for their beauty and cultural significance, also known as the Thousand Buddhas.
When you visit the Mogao Caves feel that you are connected to the past and surprise sculpture details on the shape of sand and stone painting incomparable Chinese paintings through the past ages and send you deeply huge appreciate for human creativity.