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China is a diverse country blending culture, tradition and modern times. It is rich with historical and cultural treasures, offering epic landscapes, breathtaking sights and delicious cuisine. Whether you want to go backpacking through charming villages, go on a big city adventure, trek through mountains and swim in alpine lakes, or even enjoy historic sights – China provides it all!
Contrasts can be beautiful, especially when they complement each other harmoniously like this city whose skyline is dotted with towering skyscrapers and historic monuments and whose harbor welcomes traditional vessels as well as modern cruise ships. Surrounded almost entirely by the South China Sea, Hong Kong is bordered by the city of Shenzhen to its north while Macau, its closest rival sits opposite it on the Pearl River Delta.
Any city which has achieved the awesome feat of remaining relevant for close to eight centuries is certainly worth a visit. Especially when it is home to some of the most impressive and exquisitely designed palaces, temples and gardens, not to mention luxurious hotels, sprawling malls and modern art galleries. Beijing’s status as one of the most visited cities in China and the world means that there is a plethora of options for reaching it from any point.
A charming city with sedate tea houses, panda sanctuaries and religious centers, Chengdu provides an excellent opportunity to experience Sichuan culture up close and bask in a tranquil, convivial atmosphere. The city is actually the capital of China’s Sichuan province with its closest neighbors being Ya’an to the southwest, Meishan to the south and Deyang which lies to the north. Here are our top picks for the best things to do in Chengdu on your next trip.
Shanghai is one city you can’t help but notice especially since it has carved out a niche for itself as one of the greatest tourist spots on the globe. Not to mention the fact that it has actually achieved the awesome feat of outstripping the impressive capital, Beijing in terms of sheer size and marvels which can rival those any city in the world has to offer. Here are our picks for the best things to do in Shanghai on your next visit.