China is a vast and extraordinary country from the deserts in the west and the ocean to the east. Culturally, China has one of the most rich and splendid histories of all civilizations that encompasses over 5,000 years. This is the most excited news and rich stuff for travelers.
- 1 Yuan: West Lake in Hangzhou
- 10 Yuan: Three Gorges on Yangtze River
- 20 Yuan: Guilin in Guangxi
- 50 Yuan: Potala Palace in Tibet
- 100 Yuan: Great Hall of the People in Beijing
West Lake: Paradise on Earth
The West Lake Cultural Landscape of Hangzhou, comprising the West Lake and the hills surrounding its three sides, has inspired famous poets, scholars and artists since the 9th century. It comprises numerous temples, pagodas, pavilions, gardens and ornamental trees, as well as causeways and artificial islands. When you visit West Lake, do not forget to find the Bridge and enjoy the beautiful legend.
To appreciate the beauty of West Lake, visitors can leisurely go cycling around the lake, walk around the lake and take a shot cruise on the lake.
Three Gorges: Return Back to Nature
The Three Gorges on the middle range of Yangtze River are famous not only for the stunning landscapes, but for the long history and splendid culture, with myriad of ancient temples, villages, and paths add to the splendor of the Three Gorges. Besides, you can also visit the local countryside area and see the lives of common people – which you cannot see in big cities like Beijing, Shanghai, etc.
The best way to enjoy the gorgeous view of Three Gorges is taking Yangtze River Cruises. All of the Yangtze Cruises, luxury or budget, will pass through the Three Gorges.
Guilin: most Beautiful Place under Heaven
There is a saying: the mountain and water scenery in Guilin is the best under heaven. Indeed, Guilin is regarded as one of the world’s most beautiful places, which has been established over hundreds of years and ranks second on China’s list of 10 best tourist destinations, after Beijng. Former US President Nixon said after he visited Guilin “I have been visited more than 80 countries and over a hundred cities. I have found that no city can surpass the beauty of Guilin. Guilin is really a bright pearl in China.”
A Li River Cruise, usually from Guilin downtown to the Paradise Yangshuo town, is the best way to admire the beautiful scenery of Guilin.
Potala Palace: Holy Place in the World
Potala Palace is known as the highest palace in the world and one of the most famous architectural works in the world. Standing on the Red Hill of Lhasa, the Potala Palace is a treasure house of Tibetan history, religion, culture, and art. The palace, well worth visiting for its artistic value, historic purposes, and cultural awareness, has been regarded as the No. 1 must-see attraction in Tibet.
Beijing: Capital of China
Beijing with cultural & historical sites and natural wonders is the perfect place to visit. Besides the Great Hall of the People, you should never miss the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Temple of Heaven, the Great Wall, Summer Palace and Hutongs … wander through these places and enlighten your heart and soul.