The People’s Republic of China is an incredibly fascinating country. Not only for its size and nature but for its culture, history (3000 years of documented history) and people. Traveling through China is a unique opportunity to break all those prejudices that we normally have about this country that has always had a key role in the history of mankind and that, it seems, will continue to have for many years. Click here to read articles on Travel.
Beijing has become a mixture of modernity and Chinese tradition. There you will find abundant skyscrapers along with some of the symbols of the purest tradition and history of the country such as the Forbidden City or the Temple of Heaven. Other places to visit are the Tiananmen Square or the Mao Mausoleum where you can see the mummified body. Visit this site to read articles on Travel.
The Great Wall of China
It was built in pieces during 4 different dynasties, the Qin dynasty began in 214 BC After 1500 years and 3 dynasties improving it reached 6000 km. So, it can be visited in many places, the most famous being those that are close to Beijing as Badaling, Simatai and Jinshanling.
Some areas of Shanghai are very futuristic. The skyline of this city of 23 million inhabitants is impressive. The city is known as the financial capital of the country and although there is less Chinese tradition than in Beijing, there are still places that can give you a sense of authenticity like the Old City neighborhood.
Hangzhou is a very large city near Shanghai that has a beautiful and large lake in the middle. The city is interesting and can be a good stop to spend 1 or 2 nights on the way to Shanghai.
Another very modern city made with skyscrapers. The free show of the symphony of lights in which you will see all the skyscrapers of the city lighting up and changing colors while powerful lasers circle the sky and everything accompanied by music is unique. Around the city there are beaches and mountains that are worth a visit. The city’s History Museum is one of the best I’ve ever seen.
The Mediterranean city in Asia and the eastern vegas, this is how the former Portuguese colony of Macau is known. A small metropolis that bases its economy on the huge casinos and hotels that you will find everywhere.
Xi’an is one of the oldest cities in China. It is estimated that it is more than 3000 years old and was the capital of the country. It was also an important stop on the Silk Road, which brought many riches to the city. Today it has become a large metropolis in which you can immerse yourself in the most traditional Chinese.
The Warriors of Xián
Knowing the antiquity and importance of Xi’an, it is not surprising that the Terracotta Warriors will be found near this city. The Xi’an Warriors, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, are an army of more than 8,000 life-size terracotta figures dating from 210 BC More information about the Terracotta Warriors.