things to do in China Archive

Beijing attractions

Welcome to the city of Forbidden city! Yes, this is Beijing and is also the capital that is well known for its concentric ring roads just like the mentioned highlight. In this last decade, much has change the shape of the city in contrast to the largest city Shanghai – modern buildings as well as wide boulevards replacing the ancient hutongs as well as single-storey structures. Talking about the people, they are always keen to talk about the present affairs and are also quite humorous. But be aware as not many know English here. Continue reading “Beijing attractions” »

Longmen Caves

Longmen Caves are one of China’s most rewarding and notable attractions. The caves are regarded as one of the three main centers that house stone inscriptions and pagodas in the county. The caves are now the main focus of travellers who are interested in Buddhist statues, as the caves are home to thousands of Buddhist statues that have been carved from the hard lime stone cliffs. Continue reading “Longmen Caves” »

Shanghai tourist attractions for the first timers

For the locals, Shanghai is regarded as the most developed as well as the largest town of China; while the tourists consider it as among the most beautiful cities of the planet. It was recently in the news due to the venue of the 2010 World Expo that witnessed the highest number of visitors. If you want to take the tour of the city, it is necessary for you to know that the Huangpu River has split the city into divisions: Pudong where the Expo was held and Puxi where the famous Bund area lies. So, you can say that Puxi boasts an older ambiance, while Pudong is known for its modern outlook. Continue reading “Shanghai tourist attractions for the first timers” »