Recently, Asia has been the most popular destination for American’ outbound tourism. China is one of the top 10 countries’ in the world that has attracted the American market. There are several reasons such as: business tourists on china travel are increasing rapidly with the rise of economic exchanges; frequent exchanges of U.S. immigrant families; and Americans are interested in China having a long history and strong eastern culture connotation. Considering this situation, these are the top 10 attractions in China Tours for American tourists.

Forbidden City

Also known as the Imperial Palace, located in the centre of Beijing, north of Tiananmen Square. In the center of Tiananmen Square there is an ancient wall that hangs the portrait of Chairman Mao Zedong. It was the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty. It served as the home of the Emperor and his household, as well as the ceremonial and political center of Chinese government.

The Great Wall

In ancient China, the Great Wall was built 2000 years ago and was completed in 1368 during Ming Dynasty. Generally, it used to be for the military defense. The most famous Great Wall areas in Beijing are the Badaling Great Wall (the most representative one), Mutianyu Great Wall (unique building style and military defense facilities) and the Slot (Jiankou, famous wild Great Wall).

Terracotta Warriors

Located in Xi’an ancient city, Shanxi Province. The thousands of terra cottas were used for burial with the first ruler in the Qin Dynasty. What’s most amazing is that terra cottas have different facial expression and clothes at the different levels of the army.

Landscape in Guilin

Located in Guilin city, Guangxi Province, China’s southern area. It is famous for excellent Karst landform in the world, so much that its beautiful scenery has been printed on RMB 20yuan. The best view point is in Yangshuo, suburbs of Guilin.

The Potala Palace

Situated on the Hongshan Hill in Lhasa, Tibet. It means “the Sacred Palace of Buddhism” in Sanskrit and the palace once was the bedchamber of Dali Lama in Tibetan Buddhism and now is a museum. It is also famous for solemn white wall and palace of red within.

The Bund

Located in Shanghai. It is the best place to witness historical buildings of Shanghai’s richest because it was home to Shanghai’s most influential business people during 1700s to 1800s. The HSBC Building once was called as the most luxury building between Suez Canal and Bering Strait.

Jiuzhaigou Village

It is a nature preserve in Sichuan Province. Jiuzhaigou is known for its sublime scenery and represents the beauty of Chinese rich landforms.

Wolong Nature Reserve

Located in surburbs of Chendu, Sichuan Province. It is the largest panda nature reserve in China and is devoted to prevent extinction of pandas. Tourists can watch panda’s natural habit, help researchers feed them and play with these lovely pandas.

Three Gorges Dam

Built on Yangtze River. It could be considered as a new eighth wonder of the world due to size alone. It is the largest dam in the world and has the largest hydro-power station. The best way to enjoy it is by ship along Yangtze River in which you can watch other scenic spot during the sailing.

Hongkong

Except those wonderful nature and history attractions, Hong Kong could be the representative of modern China even Asia and it is the shopping paradise as most people regarded. Maybe you just want to Travel to Guangzhou.

Except those wonderful nature and history attractions, Hong Kong could be the representative of modern China even Asia and it is the shopping paradise as most people regarded. Maybe you just want to Travel to Guangzhou.

Jack Li

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