China Landmarks - 38 Most Famous Landmarks in China Story

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Introduction

China Landmarks - 38 Most Famous Landmarks in China Story

Did you know that China is one of the world's most-visited countries? With beautiful and...

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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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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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Tiananmen Square, Beijing

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

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Temple of Heaven, Beijing

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

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Summer Palace, Beijing

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

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Lama Temple, Beijing

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

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Beijing Zoo, Beijing

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

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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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The Bund (Waitan), Shanghai

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

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Nanjing Road, Shanghai

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

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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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Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Shanghai

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

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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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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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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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Chimelong Paradise, Guangzhou

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

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Guangzhou Opera House, Guangzhou

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

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Yangtze River, China

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

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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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Mount Hua, Huayin

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

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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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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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Leshan Giant Buddha, Leshan

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

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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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White Horse Temple, Luoyang

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

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Conclusion

Conclusion

Overall, China is an excellent option for an eventful vacation. From historical monuments to amusement...

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