China Charmission Travel

Traveling to China ​has become extremely popular these​ ​days​.The choice of the destination of China is ​motivated by the country’s ​beautiful culture,​ ​history, ​unforgettable ​attractions, ​unparalleled cuisine, and ​affordable prices. Many tourists find it hard to decide what to ​focus on during their mission travel​ in China as there are numerous ​attraction​s to ​experience. To help travelers, below are some must-visit ​places​ to explore on your mission trip to China.

The Great Wall of China

No visitor can miss out on visiting the Great Wall of China which is ​considered to be one of the world’s​ ​wonders​. Construction since the 7th century BC, the Great Wall is ​the world’s ​longest ​man-made structure​ and the largest ​endeavor​ ever​ undertaken. ​It ​runs for approximately ​5,500 miles ​spanning ​through ​China’s ​stunning countryside​ and ​provide​s a ​fascinating​ ​cultural experience for its visitors.

The Terracotta Army Museum

A visit to the Terracotta Army Museum ​is a must in China​​​.This historic ​site can be found ​in ​Xi’an, near the mausoleum of Emperor Qin​​, who was China’s first ​unified ruler. The site contains life-size ​thousands of ​sculptures​​ of ​legendary ​soldiers which​ were made ​to ​protect the emperor ​in the afterlife​. This ​museum is a great source of ​education and entertainment​ for visitors who come here to learn ​about​ the fact​​s ​​from this era.

The Li River

The Li River is ​one of the must-see​ sights ​in China. Flowing ​82 miles​ from the ​Karst mountain ​landscape​ and ​passing through many ​picturesque​ villages,​ the Li Rivers offers ​a ​breathtaking​ natural view. Visitors can take a scenic boat ride as ​they experience​ the beauty of the ​mountain​s and​ the​ countryside. The Li River is also an excellent place for ​birdwatching and photography​.

The Forbidden City

A​ ​visit to the ​ancient ​Forbidden City ​is ​a must for those who want to experience​ the most iconic ​sights in China​​. The extensive complex of Chinese ​palace architecture​ was ​constructed by the the ​Ming dynasty and ​designated ​as the former imperial palace ​for the emperor​s of China. ​Visitors are ​impressed by the ​enormous​ ​size, the​ majestic ​chambers, and the spectacular ​gardens which are the ​main attractions of this ​monument.

The Summer Palace

No visit to China is complete without a visit to the Summer Palace. Built ​in the late 18th century, ​this royal retreat is located ​on the ​outskirts of Beijing. Visitors are ​often ​charmed by the natural​ beauty, the lush gardens, the​ ​pearl-like​ ​wooden lakes, and the ​magnificent​ ​palaces. ​In addition to the ​beauty of the site, there is a ​wealth of history to explore.

Xi’an City Wall

Built in the 14th century, the Xi’an City Wall is the oldest and best-preserved wall in all of China. The wall is ​thick, ​long, and strong​, and it ​encloses ​the old city center of ​Xi’an. It is an impressive sight and ​travelers are ​drawn to it​, particularly ​when​ they ​take the bike path on its inner side. The ​excellent structure of the wall ​along with its history ​and ​art ​provide​s the traveler with ​an unforgettable ​experience.

The Temple and Mosque of Xi’an

One of the most ​visited sites in Xi’an is ​the Temple and Mosque of Xi’an. This ​scarlet-colored ​site is ​one of the ​most ​ diverse structures​ in China. The​ ​mosque represents the ​era when the ​Muslims ​ruled in ​Xi’an. On the ​opposite side of the street, there is a ​temple​ which is known to be one of the ​most important Daoist temples in the city. Visiting the Temple and Mosque of Xi’an is like taking a step back in ​time to explore a ​unique ​part of ​Chinese culture.

The Giant Pandas

One of the most loved and iconic ​creatures in the world, the Giant Pandas can be found ​in China at the Giant Panda Breeding and Research Center. This ​research facility was ​established in ​ 1987 to ​conserve the species. Visitors can get up close and personal with these ​gently creatures​​​ and learn about the efforts made to ​preserve this ​endangered species.

The Hanging Temple

Located ​near Shanxi Province, the Hanging Temple is a ​unique structure that is ​built into a cliffside ​130 feet above the ground. This temple is still active and currently visited by worshipers and tourists alike.​​ The dizzying height of the Hanging Temple ​amazed ​visitors but ​the ​complex is ​just as impressive as it also consists of a ​medicine hall, a ​hall of the ​Heavenly Kings, the shrine, and the ​dynamic carvings adorning the walls.

The Three Gorges Dam

The ​Three Gorges Dam is​ the world’s largest ​hydro-electrical project. This dam ​stretches ​over the ​Yangtze River and is located near the Hubei Province. ​The dam has ​many ​benefits​ such as the production of electricity and the regulation of the floods. Visitors can take part in a cruise which will provide them with stunning views of the dam and the gorges.

The Leshan Giant Buddha

The Leshan Giant Buddha is the ​largest ​stone buddha​ in the world which stands ​an ​impressive ​71 meters ​tall. This remarkable structure was built in 713 AD and is located in Sichuan. The ​enormous Buddhist sculpture faces the ​mountains of Leshan which provide it with an ​extraordinary backdrop. A visit to the Leshan Giant Buddha will ​be an ​unforgettable moment for visitors.

The Grand Canal

The Grand Canal ​arches ​across China and is ​the world’s longest ​artificial river. Built ​during the 5th century BC, this ​canal ​spans around 1,500 miles and ​connects several​ provinces. In ​modern times, the Grand Canal is ​important ​for its transportation ​system. Another reason why the canal attracts many visitors is​ its array of ​scenic spots, such as the ​ancient bridges, temples, and cities.

Bernice Sorrells

Bernice A. Sorrells is a freelance journalist and travel writer from the United States. She has written extensively about China, covering topics such as culture, history, politics, and economics. Bernice has traveled extensively throughout China, visiting many of its provinces and cities.

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