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China‘s Cultural Tourist Attractions

 2014-03-23    Jenny Huang    Sights    China    4126  

As we all know, China is custodian of the oldest civilization in the world. It has numerous historic attractions which can really mesmerize tourists. There are popular tourist location such asForbidden City, Terracotta Army and Great Wall. There have been great developments due to rapid modernization in China recently.The decentralization of economic decision making has in fact opened the ways to grow the foreign trade. Their triumphant statement is visible in major Chinese cities and ambitions Shanghai skylines. It is really easy to travel around in China even though it is vast in size. The below given are few destinations that are to be visited for must.

Mogao Caves

It forms an entire system that consists of four hundred and ninety two temples which is nearly twenty five kilometers southeast to central Dunhuang which is basically an oasis at crossroads on Silk Road. The specialties of these caves are that it possesses finest Buddhist art that is nearly thousand years old. The Buddhist shrines in Mogao Caves were constructed in 366 AD. It became the store place of art as well as scriptures. The most well-known Chinese rock cut temples are Longmen Grottoes, Mogao Caves and Yungang Grottoes.

Leshan Giant Buddha

The gigantic statue of Buddha located at Leshan was carved on face of a cliff in western part of China, at Sichuan. The making of this structure started in 713 in the times of Tang dynasty. The art work wan not finished till 803. The great efforts and initiatives of several thousands of workers as well sculptors led to build this wonderful sculpture. The height of this Giant Buddha is nearly two hundred thirty three feet. On the large resting hands, the long fingers have a length of three meters.

Mount Huang

The Mount Huang is a main tourist destination in China. It has a range of mountains located at eastern part of China. This is also known by the names Huangshan which means Yellow Mountains. It is really famous for the pine trees, sights of clouds from upper portion, sceneries and granite peaks that are shaped peculiarly. During the early times, nearly sixty thousand steps were cut into a portion of Mount Huang. Now, cable cars are there which help tourists to directly ride from the bottom to the summit.

Li River Cruise

This cruise is from Gullin city to Yangzhou and has now become a highlight of travel to Guangxi Province. This beautiful place is very attractive and filed with decorations like steep cliffs, farming villages, amazing hills, incredible caves, and bamboo groove linings. The scenery is really breathtaking one. It offers the tourist a real life taste with no concrete metropolis. Millions of tourists to China love this place and therefore is rated as a great tourist attraction in land of China. There are several other destinations too. The Forbidden City and Great Wall of China doesn’t need an introduction to any person in this world. The artistic sculptures in each part of China are well appreciated by tourists. 

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