The expansive nation of China boasts a number of significant sightseeing attractions. These engrossing sites such as those below are sure to capture the imagination of the discerning visitor.
Kunming Stone Forest
This unique ‘forest’ is actually made up of towering limestone formations that are quite awe-inspiring. The area has several key attractions including small and large stone forests as well as scenic lakes and ancient caves. Travellers looking to visit this famed site can consider staying at a Green Lake hotel in Kunming the likes of Grand Park Kunming making for an ideal base from which to plan a day trip to this one of a kind stone forest.
The Yellow Mountains
These striking mountains to be found in Huangshan in eastern China always capture the imagination of visitors with their five marvels; breathtaking sunrises, oddly formed rocks, expanses of clouds, hot springs, and twisted pines. The local Scenic Area also contains one of China’s finest national parks, which is considered to be comparatively easy to access making it a popular destination.
The Forbidden City
This renowned part of the city of Beijing, was in times past, as its name indicates, forbidden to be entered by commoners. The Forbidden City today presents a remarkable sight with its lavish traditional Chinese architectural design, featuring splendid palaces containing more than 8,000 individual rooms. You will see that these structures are painted in hues of yellow and red, surmounted with eye-catching gleaming roofs.
The Great Wall of China
There is no doubt that the iconic Great Wall is one of China’s most recognizable symbols. Considered to be the most extensive wall on the globe, this structure is a breathtaking achievement of ancient architecture that amazes visitors even today.
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