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Top 7 tourist attractions in China - For an unforgettable vacation!

China has so many things to offer its visitors. Its vast territories and rich history have made it an incredible destination to explore. Here are some of the must-visit sites in China.

1

The Great Wall of China in Beijing

It won't surprise most that the Great Wall of China is first on the list. How could it? It's a wonder of the world and is the longest wall ever built. This structure was built as a protective measure against invaders and other dangers. The wall winds its way through beautiful landscapes, countryside and steep mountains terrains. The heritage-listed site offers spectacular views that can dazzle anyone.

2

The Forbidden City

The Forbidden City has been referred to in many movies and TV shows. So, what is it exactly? Well, it used to be a residence for the royal families since the fiftieth century. The place has over eight thousand rooms that were built-in with golden roofs. The palace housed the great emperors of the Ming and Qing Dynasty until 1911. The Forbidden city is also listed in the top five important palaces of the world.

3

The Bund in Shanghai

The Bund boasts of great architectural feats and is located in Shanghai. The blend of modern skyscrapers and European colonial architecture is truly stunning. This area was actually recorded to be the most prosperous in the country during the last ninetieth century and the early twentieth. When sightseeing around China, you will find yourself in many cities. The attractions can be quite concentrated in a region alone. Therefore, always look out for hotels before your travels. For instance, if you're looking for Shenyang apartments, you can check out properties like Somerset Heping Shenyang.

4

The Li River

The Li River located in Guilin is the most popular scenic area of China. The Karst landscapes that arise along this river has won the hearts of many talented artists too. Generations and generations of local poets and painters come here to be inspired by scenic views. Today, this is one of the most photographed areas in China. The river surrounded by agricultural villages, deep cliffs and rolling hills is breathtaking!

5

Giant Pandas in Chengdu

Referred to as the "National Treasure' of China, these cute cuddly creatures are one of the prime reasons why people visit this country. For the best experience, one needs to head to Chengdu, which is their 'hometown'. There are 3 places that offer you the best experience, the Chengdu Panda Breeding and Research Centre, Bifengxia Panda Base and Dujiangyan Panda Valley.

6

The Yellow Mountains

The Yellow Mountains, near Shanghai, is another epic destination that enchants travellers with the 5 wonders: the sunrise, cloud covers, pine trees, strangely shaped rocks, and the hot springs!

7

The Terracotta Army

The Terracotta Army is one of the greatest discoveries made by archaeologists. They uncovered an underground army that has been standing for more than two thousand years. The life-sized models of over one hundred soldiers is truly a breathtaking sight.