Blog - What to See in China

Basha Miao Village: The Last Gunman Tribe in the World

With the sheer number of charming destinations in China, the dozens of ancient ethnic villages hidden in wild Guizhou of West China never get much attention. Basha Miao Village is one of them, and offers a unique opportunity to discover, explore Miao Culture and interact with Miao people, one of world’s oldest and most mysterious nations. It’s hard to think of an isolated life in Bash ...
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Unwind in Jiezi Old Town – An Escape from Modern China

Forget the country’s fabulous yet stressful cosmopolitan city and the big-named but crowded places of interest – make yourself a relaxing approach to Jiezi Old Town (街子场), one of a dozen ancient towns around Chengdu. Today, Jiezi Ancient Town in Chongzhou City is still unknown to the world. It is a good thing, since you can have it as your new, exotic destination of China. At the fo ...
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Where to Enjoy the Best Panorama View of Beijing

From above, one can take in the spectacular view of Beijing’s long-standing historical sites and magnificent ancient architectural complexes, as well as the newly built landmarks of jaw-dropping design and gaudy facades.  The CCTV tower (CCTV Headquarters) Panoramic views of the city skyline will be available on the CCTV tower, 386.5m above the streets of Beijing, and overlooking Forb ...
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Discover World’s Highest Village – Tui Village in Tibet

In the rush of excitement to see the best sights of Tibet like Potala Palace, Namtso Lake or Nyingchi Area, you are also encouraged to travel a bit further to the Tui Village, for more sanctity and purity.  Tui Village (推村), world’s highest village with an average altitude of 5070m, is situated next to Tibet-Bhutan Border, approximately 300km away from Lhasa. It leans against the Hima ...
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Visiting Danba in Sichuan: Ancient Tibetan Villages and Beautiful Girls

In the wild west of Sichuan Province, Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture is justifiably known for its nature beauty. On this primitive land sits 7,556-m-high Minya Konka, magnificent Hailuogou Glacier Park, and Daocheng Yading where the deities live in… Penetrate into Danba, and you’ll find the most beautiful and greatest concentration of Tibetan villages in China with authentic Tibetan cul ...
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11 Best Free Things to Do in Shanghai

Whether you’re planning a Shanghai vacation or looking for weekend fun, here’s our ranking of the best free activities and attractions in Shanghai - including museums, water towns, old streets, art gallery, parks, mountains and so forth. 1. Shanghai Museum (上海博物馆) It is one of China’s most famous museums with a great collection of ancient Chinese artifacts, including the best bro ...
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A Haunting Fishing Village in Shengsi Islands through the Eyes of Photographer

 Made up of 404 islands in the east of China’s Zhejiang province, with beautiful seascape and various fun-filled water activities, Shengsi Islands have no shortage of draw or tourists. But an abandoned seaside fishing village in Gouqi Island grabs amateur photographer Jane’s attention. Wrapped in mist, the village has been slowly swallowed up by great nature. Without any human trace, t ...
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