China Landmarks - 38 Most Famous Landmarks in China Story

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China Landmarks - 38 Most Famous Landmarks in China Story

From Shanghai to Beijing, there are countless China landmarks to visit and explore. This article...

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Landmark 1

Great Wall of China, Northern China

The Great Wall of China is a 13,170-mile-long wall and is one of the world's...

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Landmark 2

Forbidden City - The Palace Museum, Beijing

The Forbidden City, now called the Palace Museum, has always been an important part of...

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Landmark 3

Tiananmen Square, Beijing

Tiananmen Square, located in the heart of Beijing, is a beautiful city square that separates...

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Landmark 4

Temple of Heaven, Beijing

This place of worship in Beijing is where the Ming Dynasty's emperors held the Heaven...

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Landmark 5

Summer Palace, Beijing

Located in northwest Beijing, the Summer Palace (Yiheyuan in Chinese) is the most well-preserved garden...

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Landmark 6

Lama Temple, Beijing

If you enjoy visiting ancient Chinese temples, then you shouldn't miss the Lama Temple when...

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Landmark 7

Beijing Zoo, Beijing

Located in the Xicheng District in Beijing, this zoological park was China's first zoo. The...

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Landmark 8

Houhai, Beijing

Houhai, which means "Back Lakes," is a big artificial lake in Beijing. It used to...

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Jingshan Park, Beijing

Just north of the Forbidden City in Beijing is another famous landmark in China, Jingshan...

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Yu Garden, Shanghai

Yu Garden is considered a must-see attraction in China. Located in Shanghai, it dates back...

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Landmark 11

The Bund (Waitan), Shanghai

The Bund (or Waitan), located in Shanghai, is a delightful waterfront area with buildings and...

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Landmark 12

Nanjing Road, Shanghai

Shanghai is famous for its energy, modern architecture, and bustling energy, and is easily one...

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Landmark 13

Shanghai World Financial Center, Shanghai

At 492 meters and 101 stories tall, the Shanghai World Financial Center is the world's...

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Landmark 14

Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Shanghai

Established in 1991, this tower in Shanghai creates a visual of twin dragons playing with...

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Landmark 15

Emperor Qinshihuang's Mausoleum Site Museum, Xi'an

Considered the 8th wonder of the world by many, this museum, also known as the...

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Landmark 16

The Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, Xi'an

The Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, also frequently called the Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta), is...

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Landmark 17

Ming Dynasty Tombs, Changping District

Built during the Ming Dynasty, the Ming Dynasty Tombs are a collection of famous mausoleums...

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Jiuzhai Valley National Park, Sichuan

Jiuzhai Valley National Park, or Jiuzhaigou Natural Reserve, is a famous tourist attraction in China...

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Landmark 19

Chimelong Paradise, Guangzhou

Chimelong Paradise, also called Guangzhou Chimelong Holiday Resort, is a park with thrilling roller coasters...

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Landmark 20

Guangzhou Opera House, Guangzhou

The Guangzhou Opera House is one of many important landmarks in China. The opera house...

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Landmark 21

Yangtze River, China

The Yangtze River is a well-known natural landmark in China. It is over 6,300 kilometers...

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Landmark 22

Dujiangyan Panda Base, Dujiangyan

Located near Chengdu in the Sichuan province, the Dujiangyan Panda Base is home to Giant...

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Reed Flute Cave, Guilin

Known also as "the Palace of Natural Arts," the Reed Flute Cave (Ludi Yan) is...

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Landmark 24

Mount Hua, Huayin

Mount Hua is located approximately 120 kilometers from Xi’an and is the westernmost mountain of...


Landmark 25

Jinsha Site Museum, Chengdu

Built to protect, study, and showcase prehistorical items, the Jinsha Site Museum in Chengdu is...

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Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Chengdu

The Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding is very different from other zoos in...

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Landmark 27

Li River, Southern China

If you want to take a nice boat trip, why not visit the Li River...

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Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park, Zhangjiajie

Heaven’s Gate Mountain, or in Chinese Tianmen Mountain, is a famous landmark in China. The...

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Mogao Caves, Dunhuang

There are 56 World Heritage sites in China, and the Mogao Caves, or Buddha Grottos...

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Landmark 30

Leshan Giant Buddha, Leshan

Standing at 71 meters tall and carved from stone, the Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo...


Landmark 31

West Lake, Hangzhou

Located in Hangzhou, China, West Lake (Xi Hu) is a popular tourist destination in China...

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Mount Huangshan, Huangshan

Mount Huangshan, or Yellow Mountain, is one of China’s most important mountains, with many calling...

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Mount Tai, Tai’an

Mount Tai is one of five sacred mountains in China and is located in the...

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Rainbow Mountains, Gansu

The Rainbow Mountains are found in Zhangye National Geopark in Gansu. What’s unique about this...

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Harbin Ice & Snow World, Harbin

Harbin Ice & Snow World is a more modern China landmark but is well worth...

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Saint Sophia Cathedral, Harbin

Saint Sophia Cathedral, or Cathedral of the Holy Wisdom of God, is a Russian Orthodox...

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Longmen Grottoes, Luoyang

The Longmen Grottoes are another of the famous Chinese landmarks that feature Buddhist art. These...

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Landmark 38

White Horse Temple, Luoyang

There are many incredible temples to see in China, but White Horse Temple is particularly...

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