Jiuzhaigou

China Travel : Top 10 places to visit

China country very large and has of landscapes, monuments attract tourists all over the world. But names like the Forbidden City, Great Wall, Jiuzhaigou …then not to be missed.

1. The Great Wall of china

To China without going to the Great Wall as well as to Paris without seeing the Eiffel Tower or to New York but skip the Statue of Liberty.

Incomparable beauty of the Great Wall, the famous defensive structures built world through many dynasties in China history.

Continuous walls are built of earth and stone from the 5th century BC until the 16th century. Great Wall has three basic parts with each part length of 5,000 km (approximately 10,000 base unit China’s measure). The first part of the building was built by Qin Shihuang, with strength of 500 thousand employees while China’s population at that time some 20 million people.

The Great Wall of china

The Great Wall of china

 

2. Qufu, hometown of Confucius in Shandong, China

Confucius lost in April in 479 BC at the age of 73, was buried in Qufu, his hometown. Confucius temple, tomb of Confucius and their church is now a world heritage site by UNESCO.

Confucius Temple located within the rectangle, length 630m Nam Bac, 140m wide. Complete with 11 rows of architecture, with more than 500 spaces house with garden, lined up along the main axis North South, axis symmetrically either side, the main face of the temple was southbound; the scale of it just behind clusters have the old architecture Beijing, is considered the epitome of architectural scale temples of ancient China.

Confucius Temple

Confucius Temple

3. Huyen Khong Pagoda, Hon Nguyen districts, Shanxi Province

Huyen Khong pagoda distance about 50 meters with ground, is located on steep cliffs. The two sides are more than 100m high cliff. Vertical cliffs as being cutter. If from the ground looking up, temple feels like stuck on cliffs. If remote stand looked up the temple will see the temple, layers, only a few dozen wooden pillars like chopsticks prop both the temple.

Huyen Khong pagoda

4. Leshan Giant Buddha, Sichuan Province – China

Leshan Buddha statue is situated on top “The Loan” foothills east Emei, formerly called the Great statue Mi Lac, Gia Dinh Buddha. Great Buddha began be molding in early Tang Dynasty (713 years), 90 years to complete. Buddha statues carved into a cliff and is based river guide Lin Jiang, the statues of Buddha carved on the largest cliffs in the world. Buddha head higher the top mountain, foot pedal on the river, 71m high, 3.3 m long eyes, broad face 14,7m 10m high, 7m long arms, wide shoulders 24m, and ears that stand for 2 people, the foot can accommodate more than 100 people.

Leshan Giant Buddha

5. Jiuzhaigou – Sichuan – China

 

Jiuzhaigou is located in the continent of ethnic autonomous of Qiang people, under the Aba Tibetan western Sichuan province. Jiuzhaigou is formed on limestone sediments region, famous as “paradise on earth where” by the white snowy mountains, green pine forests, the rich cultural diversity Tibet, hundreds of multicolored lakes, many stories like paintings.

Jiuzhaigou

Jiuzhaigou

6. Mogao caves – Dunhuang – China

Mogao Caves also known as “thousand Buddhas cave” location at West overlooking the East. In total there are more than 490 caves here, 45 thousand m2 cliff paintings in the cave, more than 3 thousand statues body and 5 architecture works time Tang Tong. It is considered as the largest stone house and have the highest value China art.

Mogao caves

Mogao caves

7. Tung Son mountain

Tung Son is one of the five sacred mountains of China, located in Dengfeng, Zhengzhou, Henan, on the banks of the Yellow River. There were 30 emperors and about 150 writers renowned, set foot to Tung Son and makes this mountain became his spiritual gathering place. Shaolin name illustrious galaxy is also located on top of Thieu That mountain of Tung Son and Trung Nhac temple, one of the oldest structures of China was built from Qin Dynasty.

Tung Son mountain

Tung Son mountain

8. Genghis Khan mausoleum in Inner Mongolia

mausoleum of emperor are yet to be found, so this is a place frequented to learn about life, the hero of the Mongolian peoples. mausoleum bring Mongolian traditional architecture of the 1950s, there are many galleries antiques.

Genghis Khan mausoleum

Genghis Khan mausoleum

9. Nature Reserve Wolong – Sichuan province

Located in the Sichuan province of China, the nature reserve Wolong is where more than 30% kind of giant panda has a high risk of extinction in the world and is one of the most important sites for the captive kinds panda.

Nature Reserve Wolong

Nature Reserve Wolong

10. Forbidden City – Beijing

This is the palace of feudal China for 500 years. Large-scale, beautifully, spacious architecture, luxurious, the Forbidden City is a great gem of China architecture.

Forbidden City