Are you wondering where to go to and what to do for your holiday tours in China? China has a vast boundary that features a beautiful landscape and cultural sites. With a history of five thought years, there are lots of beautiful sceneries. Here we recommend you the top 10 cities worth visiting in China. Surely it will be an unforgettable journey for you from the moment you threw your bags in back to begin a tour in China.
Beijing is the capital of the People's Republic of China. It is the center of the nation's politics, economy, culture, education, international trade and communication, and also one of the six ancient cities in China. Founded during 700 B.C., it served as Kublai Khan's capital (13th century) and the capital of China (1421-1911; 1949-now).This city has the most memorable historical locations. You can experience the real Beijing by visiting the Temple of Heaven Park, seeing the landmarks of Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City, climbing the magnificent Great wall, eating the unadulterated dumplings, noodles and Peking duck. The trip to Beijing will give you a chance to know China's incredible people and culture.
Shanghai is China's biggest and most prosperous city, oozes an atmosphere of vitality which can rival New York and Paris in terms of modernity. Shanghai is the second largest 'city proper' in the world after Mumbai. As one of the world's leading economic and business cities, Shanghai's modernity is evidenced by the ambitious skyline in the Pudong Economic Zone and the gorgeous night scenes of the Huangpu River, when the spectacular lights of its immense towers dance in unison. Shanghai's colonial legacy combined with things Chinese has created a unique culture, which is a fusion of the East and the West. The Bund, the waterfront of the city gives a vivid illustration of the combination of east and west cultures through its large collection of colonial architecture.
Xi'an is the most famous ancient capital in China. With the former name Chang'an, this city served as the capital of Tang Dynasty, the most prosperous dynasty in China’s history. The prosperous Tang Dynasty had left numerous relics in Xian. The Terracotta Warriors, the Tomb of Emperor Jingdi, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, the Muslim Quarter and the City Walls are the recommended attractions worth visiting. Terracotta Army must be the most famous view of Xi'an, which one of the eight wonders in the modern world, is a door for people to get back to the Tang Dynasty.
Chengdu is an old city with a history of over 2,000 years and enjoys a mild climate. It is the center of science and technology, business and trade, and finance and communication in southwestern China. The area is famous for its wonderful spicy cuisine, breath-taking scenery, unique wildlife, and remarkable local culture. Chengdu is the hometown of Giant Pandas. Visitors can see Giant Pandas at Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding and Research Center.
Guilin is in the center of two tourist honey pots (each about 1 hour 30 minutes by bus): Yangshuo and Longsheng, which are renowned for their beautiful scenery. Yangshuo in particular has become a paradise for backpackers, with its idyllic countryside, its easy-going atmosphere, and its Western food and beer. Longsheng is famous throughout China, if not throughout the world, for the scenic beauty of its terraced rice paddies, and for its Zhuang and Yao ethnic culture.
Luoyang is famous for its brilliant culture and long history. It is one of the six famous ancient capitals of China. Its history as a capital has endowed Luoyang with quite a number of cultural relics such as capital city ruins, temples and cave sculptures, tombs and stone tablets.