Top Places to Visit in China

As the summer season comes to a close, many of us are looking for new adventures and vacation spots that could possibly offer more than sun and waves. After looking at many possibilities, I came across China. It’s well-known that China is a large country but what isn’t well-known is just how many destinations and attractions China has to offer. Here are a few places you should consider visiting:

Beijing

Location: Northern China

Beijing is the third most populated city in the world and the capital of the People’s Republic of China. Not only is Beijing the second largest city in China, it is the nation’s educational, political, and cultural hub.

Places to visit:

  • Tian’anmen Square
  • National Museum
  • Mao Mausoleum
  • Forbidden City
  • Great Wall of China
  • Wanfujing
  • The Altar of Heaven
  • The Summer Palace
  • The Olympic Green

Guilin

Location: Northeast China

Gulin is well-known for it’s abundance of Sweet Osmanthus trees and is commonly known as, “ Forest of Sweet Osmanthus”.

Places to visit:

  • Elephant Trunk Hill
  • Li Jiang River
  • Seven Star Park
  • Yangshou

Shanghai

Location: East China

Shanghai is notably one of the most famous cities in the world and no doubt the most populated city in the entire world.

Places to visit:

  • Hangpu River
  • Pudong Bridge
  • Jin Mao Tower
  • Jade Buddha Temple

Chengdu

Location: Southwest China

Chengdu is home to one the busiest airports in the world, the Chengdu railway station is the one of the six biggest railways in China, and a panda breeding center.

Places to visit:

  • Tianfu Square
  • Chengdu Panda Base
  • Leshan
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