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Zhangjiajie

Zhangjiajie is a prefecture-level city in the northwestern part of Hunan province. The city itself was previously named Dayong (大庸), and has a recorded history dating back to 221 BC. The new name of Zhangjiajie City was adopted in 1994, after...
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Dunhuang

There is evidence of human habitation in the Dunhuang area as early as 2,000 BC, possibly by people recorded as the Qiang in Chinese history. Located in the western end of the Hexi Corridor near the historic junction of the...
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Jiuzhaigou

Jiuzhaigou (literally "Nine Village Valley") takes its name from the nine Tibetan villages along its length. The remote region was inhabited by various Tibetan and Qiang peoples for centuries. Until 1975 this inaccessible area was little known. Extensive logging took place...
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Mount Taishan

Mount Tai (泰山) is a mountain of historical and cultural significance located north of the city of Tai'an, in Shandong province, China. The tallest peak is the Jade Emperor Peak which is commonly reported as 1,545 metres. The word tai in Chinese means stability and peace and the name...
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The terracotta army

The terracotta army was discovered by accident in 1974 at Xian, in China, when local farmers digging a well broke into a pit containing 6000 life-size terracotta figures. Excavation in 1976 revealed two further pits both filled with terracotta...
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Thousand Island Lake

Qiandao Lake (千岛湖 literally: "Thousand Island Lake"), is a huge reservoir covering an area of 580 square kilometers on the upper reaches of the Xin'an River, 160km from Hangzhou and Huangshan Mountain. It is an artificial lake formed as a result of being a reservoir for...
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Hulunbuir Grasslands

Located in the north-east of Inner Mongolia and named after Hulun Lake and Buir Lake, Hulunbuir Grassland is one of the three famous grasslands in the world with an elevation of between 650 and 700 meters, an area of...
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Huangguoshu Waterfall – one of the largest waterfalls in China

Huangguoshu (黄果树) Waterfall, is one of the largest waterfalls in China and East Asia located on the Baishui River in Anshun, Guizhou province. Located in Guizhou province, Huangguoshu became one of China's first officially recognized national parks in 1982. It's...
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Visit to Tiantai Mountain

On the last day of March, I started from the west gate of Ninghai City. The sky is clear, clouds dispersed with the wind. I was pleased to see the scenery of mountains. After 15 kilometers, I arrived at...
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Zhouzhuang

Zhouzhuang is a popular tourist destination, classified as a C- scenic area by the China National Tourism Administration. It is one of the most famous water townships in China, noted for its profound cultural background, the well preserved ancient residential houses and the...

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World’s Most Dangerous Hiking Trail on Mount Huashan

As wonderful as Chinese tea is, it is definitely not something you’d closely associate with exhilaration, adrenaline and the fear of death. Mt. Huashan...
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Fujian Tulou

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Lijiang

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The Township of Tongli

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Chengde Mountain Resort

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Temple of Heaven

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Alishan National Scenic Area

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