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To be listed is a great privilege - below is a list of some of the most important sites in China.
The Forbidden City was the centre of Imperial China during the Ming and Qing dynasties (1416 – 1911). Today, the
An undisputable symbol of ancient Chinese military power, the Great Wall is the world’s largest military defense system
The Terracotta Warriors signify a small portion of the eight thousand soldiers who were buried underground in front of
The giant panda is native to central-western and south-western China. The Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries are the abode
Huanglong is best known for its five main attractions – rainbow ponds, limestone sandbars, snow-capped peaks, undulating
This expansive temple-and-park complex is an iconic site and possibly the second most popular landmark in Beijing. Its
Leshan, home to the 70-metre-high Grand Buddha statue that towers over the river, is an easy stopover en route to or
The Stone Forest is a creation of prehistory. Roughly 270 million years ago, the earth flexed its muscles, caused an
Ming Dynasty Tombs
Noted as the world’s largest concentration of royal tombs, the Ming Dynasty Imperial Tombs is the final resting place of
Located 65 kilometres west of Chengdu – southwest of the Dujiangyan Irrigation Project – Qingcheng Shan is a brilliant
Peking Man Site
The Peking man Site at Zhoukoudian, is arguably one of the most widely known excavation sites in the world due to the
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