6 beautiful places in China
China is an amazing country in which beautiful nature, majestic architecture, traditions and turmoil of modern life are harmoniously combined. If you are looking for new experiences and beautiful places for a photo, do not hesitate, come to China. There is something to see here besides the Great Wall ... although the Wall itself is also worth a visit.
1. Great Wall of China
The Great Wall of China is a symbol of China, it is truly an amazing construction of our civilization. Although this structure is more than one thousand years old, it still surprises researchers, and many questions remain unanswered. The total length of the Great Wall of China is 8,851 kilometers. In 2004, more than 41.8 million foreign tourists visited it.
2. Mount Huangshan
The Yellow Mountains, or Huangshan, are located in Anhui Province, 300 km from Shanghai. They were formed about 100 million years ago, later the glaciers deepened the main landscape, as a result of which the rocks rose to a considerable height. 77 peaks exceed the height of 1 km, and the highest - the Peak of the Lotus and Peak of Light "rose" to 1,800 meters.Due to the significant height of the mountains, the clouds are below the peaks, and from them you can sometimes observe various lighting effects, such as the “Buddha’s Light”, it’s the “glory” (circular rainbow), and the “Cloudy Sea”.
3. Hamu - one of the most picturesque villages in China
Hamu Village, according to China National Geography, is one of the most picturesque villages in China. Due to the long winter in the area, Hemu is open for tourists only from June to October. The best time to visit is the beginning of June, when nature is just waking up, the meadows are covered with thousands of colorful flowers. Hamu village is located in the valley of the Kanas and Hamu rivers between the majestic mountains at an altitude of 2000 m above sea level. Located on the territory of Burchun county in the very north of Xinjiang, surrounded by cliffs and massive forests, it was recently completely isolated from the outside world.
4. Jiuzhaigou Valley
Jiuzhaigou Valley is a natural reserve in the north of Sichuan province, in southwestern China. The valley is famous for its cascading waterfalls and picturesque lakes. The Jiuzhaigou Valley includes three giant lowlands, which are also called valleys because of their size. These are the Rise, Zeceva and Shuzheng valleys.Among the main attractions of these places are the Ancient Forest, Swan Lake (also called Long - it extends over 2 km in length), Grass Lake (called so because its surface is covered with vegetation), Lake and Pand Falls (two-colored lake with cascading three-level waterfalls), Lake of Five Flowers (shallow lake, water in which different shades), Mirror Lake (absolutely quiet lake, reflecting the beauty of the surrounding nature).
5. Yangtze River
The longest river in Asia. It houses the Three Gorges Dam, which is the largest hydroelectric power plant in the world. Many believe that the river separates North and South China. Both areas are very different in climate, culture, economy, natural environment.
6. Lake of a Thousand Islands
Lake Qiandiao is located 150 kilometers from the city of Hangzhou. On the lake there are more than 400 small and large picturesque islands. Qiandaohu is an artificial lake. It appeared in the late 50s of the last century as a result of blocking the river for the construction of a hydroelectric power station. The total lake area is 573 square kilometers, which is the largest freshwater lake in eastern China.