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Recently we find a new travel line to visit the Great Wall. Take the S2 intercity train from Beijing to Yanqing, it’ll take one hour and six RMB. Set off from the Beijing North Railway Station, a five-minute walk to get to the Badaling ticket office.
Great Wall at Jiankou
Jiankou Great Wall is regarded by a number of people as the most picturesque section of Great Wall and it is a good example of "Wild Great Wall". It’s turn into a well-known photographic hotspot and hiking destination in current days. The English name of Jiankou Great Wall is “Arrow Nock”, because the shape of the mountains shaped like an arrow.
Great Wall at Juyongguan
Juyongguan (pass) is in the 18-kilometer-long Guangou Valley. The pass is one of the three greatest passes of the Great Wall of China. The other two are Jiayuguan and Shanhaiguan (passes). Historically, the Juyongguan Pass has always been strategically important for its specific geographical condition and harmful landscape.
Great Wall at Mutianyu
The architecture of Mutianyu Great Wall is of special style. It is packed enemy towers and perilous passes and battlements on both sides of walls. On southeast side, there exists one general gateway platform connected with three enemy towers together
The Forbidden City also known as the Palace Museum was the Chinese imperial palace from Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty. Situated in the middle of Beijing, China, the Palace Museum served as the home of emperors and their households, also as being the ceremonial and political center of Chinese government.
Wulingyuan Scenic Region, lying to the north of Zhangjiajie City, can be an attractive tourist attraction. It's one of the forty well-known scenic spots in China. It is mentioned to become “The ampliative miniascape” and also the contractible fairyland' and was admitted to the 'World Heritage List' in 1992.
Lushan is situated in the southern part of Jiujiang city in Jiangxi Province. Solitary and imposing, it towers over the southern bank of the Yangtze River, leaving behind its shadows upon the Boyang Lake. Nature has excelled herself in such a spectacular lone mountain. As a result of tremendous rubbing and grinding of glaciers, its grotesque peaks and cragged cliffs look all the more precipitous.
Situated in the southern part of Anhui Province in China, Huangshan (Yellow Mountain) is a famous scenic spot. On the mountain, the peaks rise one upon another and the pines and cypresses are luxuriantly green.
Wudalianchi (Five Big Linking Lakes) is situated in the northern part of Dedu County, Heilongjiang Province, to the western foot of Xiao Xinanling Ridge and on the upper reach of Bai River, branch of the Nemoer River. It has five lakes with one wave reflecting the other, one lake linking the other, meandering forward. People call it Wudalianchi, a famous scenic spot of the nation.
Situated on the middle of Minshan Mountain ranges northeast of Songpan County, Sichuan Province, Huanglong Scenic Area is a state first-class scenic zone, reputed as "Jasper Lake on Earth".
The great wall of China
The Great Wal of China is a great fortification in ancient China. It fully shows the lofty quality of ancient Chinese labor people.
Longmen Grottoes is one of the treasures of Chinese stone carving art. It is located in the south of Luoyang City. They are between Mount Xiang and Mount Longmen and face Yi River. Dug in the Northern Wei, then after the Eastern Wei, Western Wei, Northern Qi, Sui, Tang, Five Dynasties, it had been evolved to 1 km from north to south. There are 2345 KuKan, 100,000 statues, and more than 2,800 stone inscriptions. Longmen Grottoes has a long history, which underwent many dynasties, and it reflected the developments in the field of ancient Chinese politics, economy, religion, culture, etc. The Longmen Grottoes was Selected for the World Cultural Heritage in 2000.
The Hukou Waterfalls
The Hukou Water falls of the Yellow River is the only Yellow Waterfall on earth. The river narrows and cascades dramatically into a stone pond more than 30 metres below, creating the famous Hukou Waterfalls.
The Longmen Grottoes
The world-famous Longmen Grottoes are located 12km south of Luoyang. Here two mountains, namely, East Hill (Mt. Xiangshan) and West Hill (Mt. Longmen), confront each other with the Yi River traversing northward between them, just like a pair of Chinese gate towers. So during the Zhou and Qin dynasties, it was called "Yi Que" (Gate of Yi River). Later, when the Sui established its capital city in Luoyang, the palace gate was just facing Yi Que, hence the name "Longmen" which means "Dragon Gate".
The Yungang Caves
The Yungang Caves are located approximately sixteen kilometres west of Datong in Shanxi Province and consists of a series of 53 caves. The caves are home to over 51, 000 stone sculptures that were completed during the Northern Wei Dynasty (460 -494 AD). The grottoes extend one kilometre from east to west and can be classified into three major categories.
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