The Dian Lake

On September 2, 2011, in Kunming, Lakes, Must-sees, Nature Scenery, Yunnan, by Jack Li

The Dian Lake, also named Kunming Lake or Kunming Pool is a big lake in the Province ofYunnan in China. Regarded as the “Pearl on Plateau”, the Dian Lake is the center of the Kunming scenic site. The Dian Lake is in the southwest of Kunming along with West Mountain tothe west of the lake, […]

Tiananmen Square

On September 2, 2011, in Beijing, Historical Relics, More Places of Interest, Must-sees, by Jack Li

Tiananmen Square was built in the 15th year of Yong Le period in Ming dynasty (1368—1644).  Serving as the main entrance of the Forbidden City, it was initially named “Chengtian Square”.  “Chengtian” meant the emperor was appointed to govern the nation by Heaven. However, at that time, it was just a three—storey wooden pailou (traditional […]

Bell Tower

 Bell Tower in Xian, built in 17th year during the reign of Emperor Zhu Yuanzhang in Ming Dynasty (AD 1384), is situated in the center of Xian City. There is a big bell hung in it, therefore it is named as ‘Bell Tower’. It is the biggest and most complete one of Chinese ancient bell […]

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Yulong River

In the ancient time, Yulong River was called “Peaceful Water”, but because of the famous Yulong Bridge” its name was changed into Yulong River. The river originates from Bainian Mountain in Lingui County, through Jinbao Village, Grape Town, Baisha Town, New Yangshuo Town and Gaotian Village, and finally meets Jinbao River at Qinge crossing and […]

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Jade Dragon Snow Mountain

On September 1, 2011, in Adventure Trip, Mountain Areas, Must-sees, Tips & Ideas, Yunnan, by Jack Li

Jade Dragon Snow Mountain is located in Yulong Naxi autonomous county, 15 kilometers away from Lijiang city, with the height of 5596 meters. It is a national 5A level scenic site as well as a natural reserve of Yunan Province. Jade Dragon Snow Mountain is rich in travelling resources. The landscapes can be divided into […]

Yonghegong Lama Temple

On August 31, 2011, in Beijing, Historical Relics, More Places of Interest, Must-sees, Temples, by Jack Li

Yonghegong Lama Temple is on the northeast corner of the City of Beijing. It used to be a eunuch supervisor residence. In the 33rd year of Kangxi of the Qing Dynasty (1694), the Emperor ordered the construction of an imperial residence here and granted it to his fourth son, Yin Zhen (later Emperor Yongzheng). In […]

Yang Causeway

County of Yang Causeway is in the northern part of Yangshuo County. The government is located on the dyke Yang Causeway, which is 39 kilometers way from the county and 50 kilometers away from Guilin City, accounting for 102.8 square kilometers. The one-hundred-mile Lijiang River with “one mountain, one river and one poem” is like […]

Elephant Trunk Hill

On August 30, 2011, in Guilin, More Cities, Must-sees, Nature Scenery, by Jack Li

Elephant Trunk Hill, also known as Li Shan, Yi Shan or Chengshui Shan (‘shan’ meaning hill/mountain in Chinese) is located between Peach Blossom River and Lijiang River in Guilin, Guangxi province. Its most common name is the Elephant Hill, as the hill resembles a giant elephant stretching its nose to get water from the river. […]

National Grand Theatre

On August 29, 2011, in Beijing, Must-sees, by Jack Li

On your China Tours be sure to visit Beijing and see the spectacular National Grand Theatre. Beijing has many wonderful places to visit, such as summer palace, Forbidden City, Olympic Stadium and sometimes other places can be over looked. But the National Grand Theatre is a beautiful egg shaped building, which is situated in the […]



On August 29, 2011, in China Attractions, Cool Places, Must-sees, Nature Scenery, Yunnan, by Jack Li

Situated in the Dai Autonomous Prefecture, the southernmost area of Yunnan Province, Xishuangbanna is a “hot land with no winters”. Known as a kingdom of flora and fauna, a green kingdom and a kingdom of south drugs, it is the largest and best preserved tropical rain forest in the world. Xishuangbanna, which means twelve thousand […]

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