Top 10 tourist attractions in China
- Great Wall Of China
- Potala Palace
- Forbidden City
- The Bund
- Summer Palace
- Tiananmen Square
- Jiuzhai Valley National Park
- Temple of Heaven
- Emperor Qinshihuang’s Mausoleum Site Museum
- Mount Kailash
1. Great Wall Of China
The Great Wall of China is located in Beijing, China. It is an ancient wall built for the protection against various nomadic groups like Mongols from different from Eurasian Steppe. The wall was constructed in 221 BC built with cement, rock, dirt, and bricks. It is 8,850 kilometers long and is considered the UNESCO world heritage site. Many people love The great wall of China and it is one of the major tourist attractions in China with millions of visitors annually.
There are popular walls in Great wall of China. take a look at these walls listed below and enjoy you journey.
Seven popular sections of walls in The Great wall of China
The Great Wall Of China is one of the famous tourist spots in China and Most of the tourists from other countries choose the Great Wall of China to explore.
There is an admission fee to enter The great wall of China. You will be charged CNY 500 (about $ 77) to CNY 1000 ( about $ 155) according to the agencies.
2. Potala Palace
The Potala Palace is located in the city of Lhasa, China. The palace is named after Mount Potalaka, the mythical abode of the bodhisattva Avalokiteśvara. Potala is one of the highest palaces in the world( 139 feet above sea level). It is one of the famous tourist attractions in China but also the holiest building of Tibetan Buddhism with tons of visitors.
There is an admission fee to enter the Potala Palace. You will be charged CYN 200 (about $31)from May to October and CYN 100 (about $ 16) from November to April.
3. Forbidden City
The Forbidden City is located in Beijing, China. It is the palatial heart of China and was constructed in 1420 during the early Ming Dynasty. Forbidden City is China’s best-preserved imperial palace and the largest ancient palatial structure in the world. Forbidden city is a well-known place all across the world.
There is an admission fee to enter the Forbidden City. For adults, you will be charged $8, and for children aged 7-18 will cost $7 but also for senior citizens.
4. The Bund
The Bund is located in Shanghai, China. The area centers on a section of Zhongshan Road within the former Shanghai International Settlement. It runs along the western bank of the Huangpu River in the eastern part of the Huangpu District. The building emphasizes architectural styles from neoclassical to Beaux-Arts and Gothic to Baroque. You can able to find luxury hotels and delicious food to in restraunts.
These are some of the tourist attractions in The Bund listed below
Best places in the Bund
- Oriental Pearl TV Tower
- Yu Garden
- Jin Mao Tower
- Shanghai World Financial Center
- Shanghai Tower
- Shanghai Museum
- Shanghai Ocean Aquarium
- People’s Square
5. Summer Palace
The Summer Palace is located in Beijing, China. the palace covers lakes, gardens, and palaces. It was an imperial garden in the Qing dynasty. Mainly dominated by Longevity Hill and Kunming Lake. Summer Palace covers an expanse of 2.9 square kilometers and three-quarters of which is water. The Summer Palace is the largest and best-preserved royal garden in China and also in the World with tons of daily visitors.
There is an admission fee to enter Summer Palace. For a combo ticket, you will be charged CNY 50 (about $8 ) from November to March. From April to October, you will be charged CNY 60 ( about $ 9).
6. Tiananmen Square
Tiananmen Square is located in the center of Beijing, China. It has great cultural significance as it was the site of several important events in Chinese history and built-in 1651 occupying 100 acres of land. Tiananmen Square is one of the famous tourist spots in China and Most of the tourists from other countries choose Tiananmen Square to explore.
There is no entry fee to enter Tiananmen Square. Enjoy the wonderful place with your family and friends.
7. Jiuzhai Valley National Park
Jiuzhaigou National Park is a network of valleys in China’s Sichuan province. In the northern Shuzheng Valley, Nuorilang Waterfall cascades from the end of a large tree-fringed lake. The Zhou Monastery is a place of devotion for the park’s Tibetan villages. In the south Rize Valley’s mountains are covered with ancient forests. It is best known for its legendary blue and green lakes, magnificent waterfalls, narrow conic karst landforms, and its wildlife but also a major tourist attraction in China.
There is an admission fee to enter the place. You will be charged CNY 169 ( about $ 26) from April to November. You will be charged CNY 80 ( about $ 12.36).
8. Temple of Heaven
The Temple of Heaven is an imperial complex of religious buildings situated in the southeastern part of central Beijing, China. The complex was visited by the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies of prayer to Heaven for a good harvest. It has been described as “a masterpiece of architecture and landscape design”.
There is an admission fee to enter in Temple of Heaven. You will be charged RMB 34 ( about $ 5.25) from April to November and RMB 28 ( about $ 4.33) from December to March.
9. Emperor Qinshihuang’s Mausoleum Site Museum
Emperor Qinshihuang’s Mausoleum site Museum is located in Xi’an, China. The Terracotta Army is a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. It is a form of funerary art buried with the emperor in 210–209 BCE with the purpose of protecting the emperor in his afterlife. This museum was historically known as Lishan Garden and is the largest imperial tomb in China with the richest buried objects.
There is an admission fee to enter the museum. You will charged CNY 120 ( about $ 19).
10. Mount Kailash
Mount Kailash is a 6,638 m high peak in the Kailash Range which forms part of the Trans-Himalaya in the Ngari Prefecture located in China. Mount Kailash is Made up of black rock Mt Kailash is a wonderful diamond like shaped mountain that is surrounded by a beautiful landscape that is rugged and dry. Mount Kailash is known as one of the most sacred mountains and has become an important pilgrim for Buddhists, Jains, Hindus, and Tibetan religion of Bon.
There is an admission fee to enter the place. For one week you will be charged around ¥2,877 ( about $26) per head.