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Northern China

 

In Northern China you can find the great wall of China close to the capital Beijing. In the Southern part of northern China you find the ancient city of Xi’an with its city walls and this is also the place where the Terracotta Army was discovered in 1974.

 

Beijing

 

Beijing is without a doubt China’s most interesting touristic destination. In and around Beijing are several UNESCO world heritage sights to be found. For example the forbidden city and the Temple of heaven in the city and the Great Wall which is a few hours north of the city.

 

Great wall of China travel info and travel advice

(The Great Wall of China, one of the 7 new wonders of the world)

 

Central China

 

Central China is filled with historical cities, such as the city of Suzhou with its canals and bridges. Nanjing or Nanking is one of the most attractive cities in China.  The city still has its great city wall and you can have a great view from the Purple Mountain. The city of Hangzhou used to be the capital for about 150 years and you should visit the West Lake.

 

Shanghai

 

Shanghai is de largest city in China and renowned for its historical landmarks. The modern city of Shanghai is also a place for shopping and an ever changing skyline.

 

Southern China

 

Guangzhou is an ancient and important port. There are several historical sites, such as the 2000 year-old tomb and on Shamian Island you will find old colonial-style buildings. Hainan is China’s biggest island with plenty of nice beaches. Guilin is famous for its karst peaks, which are weathered limestone formations.

 

Hong Kong as seen from the Victoria Peak

(View of Hong Kong from the Victoria Peak)

 

Hong Kong

 

Hong Kong is surrounded by cloudy mountains, rocky islands and a mostly rural landscape. Hong Kong has a subtropical climate with at least one season to match your comfort zone. Boasting one of the world's best airports, it is the ideal stopover for those who wish to travel deeper into the Orient.

 

Macau

 

Macau is extremely rich in attractions. It's a fascinating place to just walk around as it's packed with churches, temples, fortresses and other old buildings bearing an interesting mix of Portuguese and Chinese characteristics.

 

Tibet

 

Tibet is also known as the roof of the world because it is situated in an area with some of the highest mountains in the world. Lhasa is the biggest city in Tibet and is dominated by the enormous Potala Palace.

 

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