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Sightseeing in China


China has many tourist attractions thanks to its vast territory, beautiful
landscapes, long history, and splendid culture. There are 99 state-class
historical and cultural cities, 750 national-class cultural relics and
places of historical interest under key government protection, and 119 major
scenic spots, 19 of which are listed as world Natural and Cultural
Heritages.
 
The long history and brilliant culture of China can be retraced in the
ancient ruins and relics. Beijing, Xi’an, Nanjing, Luoyang, Kaifeng,
Hangzhou, and Anyang are the seven ancient capitals, and people can follow
the traces of Confucius, Qin Shihuang, and Genghis Khan to admire the
extensive and profound Chinese culture.
 
China has long been known for its beautiful landscapes. Some of the most
famous are the Lijiang River in Guilin, the Five Mountains, the Three Gorges
along the Changjiang River, and the water scenes in southern China. There
noted tourist attractions include Mount Huangshan in Anhui Province, Mount
Emei in Sichuan Province, the Huanggoushu Waterfall and Limestone Caves in
Guizhou Province, the Stone Forest in Yunnan Province, the Grasslands in the
nner Mongolia Autonomous Region, and the frost-covered trees in Jilin
Province in winter.
 
China’s folklore is especially attractive. There are more than 40 yearly
festivals. And every ethnic minority group have its own festivals. China is
also famous for its special arts such as Beijing Opera, acrobatics, songs
and dances, and calligraphy and painting.
 
With a long coastline, China’s many fine ports and coastal areas are choice
destinations for vacationers. China has established a number of national
holiday resorts, thus offering more choices for vacationers.
 
China has seen a rapid development in tourism and a great improvement in
tourist facilities such as accommodations, food, shopping, and recreation. You will enjoy the best
service during your stay in China.
 



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