Blog - What to See in China

Luodai: An Honorable Hakka Ancient Town in Chengdu

Located approximately 20 km (12.4 miles) east of Chengdu city center, one of the many old towns around Chengdu, Sichuan Province, the more than 1800-year-old Luodai Town (洛带古镇) has been carefully rebuilt and is full of the charm of ancient culture, showcased in the enticing Hakka museums, century-old Hakka dwellings, and beautiful old streets. 3-day Xiamen Tulou Discovery TourRead more ...
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The 10 Most Famous Hutongs in Beijing

Distinctive yet diverse; traditional yet stylish: Beijing has the mixing of the new and something very old. When it comes to Beijing’s fascinating cultural and historic relics, you should never miss the numerous crisscross hutongs. Walking through the narrow alleys of quadrangle dwellings, one cannot fail to appreciate the city’s pristine, intoxicating atmosphere, and discover the old Bei ...
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Jianchuan Grotto Arts: Rock Caves and Masterpieces on Shibao Mountain

Do you interests lie in Buddhist Grotto arts or do the remote ancient towns appeal? Allow yourself an off-the-beaten-track trip to Dali, Yunnan province, China, and find Shibaoshan Mountain in Jianchuan Country, then you will be rewarded with century-old grottoes with spectacular Danxia mountain views.   Recommended China Yunnan tour to Dali and JIanchuan    25km southwest ...
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Baisha Village: An Honorable Naxi Old Town under Yulong Snow Mountain

UNESCO world cultural heritage Lijiang old town in Southwest China’s Yunnan province consists of three small villages: Dayan Village, Shuhe Village and Baisha Village. Compare with Dayan’s bar hopping and endless streams of tourists, or Shuhe’s sharp contrast of busy days and dull nights, Baisha Village is distinctive, less commercialized and rather serene. It was surrounded by natural white ...
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Shangli: China’s Qing Dynasty Ancient Town in Ya’an, Sichuan

If you’re after ancient town adventures in China, allow yourself another stress-free trip to Shangli, 27 km north of Ya’an city center, Sichuan province. With a small green area of 75.8 square km, Shangli was an important stop of the less well-known South Silk Road (also known as the Tea Horse Road, and witnessed the splendid cultural and economic exchanges from Southwest China’s Sichuan and ...
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Zhenyuan - A lesser-known Haunting Ancient Town in Guizhou

With the sheer number of enchanted old towns in South China, the most famous ones like Lijiang in Yunnan, Yangshuo in Guangxi seem to get all the attention. However, here we also recommend Zhenyuan celebrated as the “Oriental Venice”, which we are sure will curl your toes as well. And you may add it to your list of favorites for the next China visit.   One of the most importa ...
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Top Ten Extraordinary Honeymoon Destinations in China

You have been given a perfect love with that special someone, and would certainly prefer to go somewhere extraordinary to start your happy married life. So we come up with China’s 10 best romantic places for honeymooners, of which, some are tranquil yet awe-inspiring, and some are off-the-beaten-track but promising a lifetime’s worth of romantic memories. 1. Yangtze Cruise China’s mos ...
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