China, a country with a magnificent history and a beautiful landscape, combined with a promising infrastructure and humungous structures, has lately become a photographer’s paradise. India’s socialist neighbor is not just large in population but also in hospitality. The dragon nation has all the elements needed for a perfect vacation. Next time, you go to China, make sure you don’t miss out on these places.
BEST PLACES TO VISIT IN CHINA:
This place is high on historical quotient and beauty quotient as well. It was the first Buddhist temple ever built in China. The beauty of west Sichuan ranges is mesmerizing and a complete paradise for every nature lover and history seeker.
THE FORBIDDEN CITY
It is the storehouse of china’s political and cultural heritage. Located in the capital city, Beijing, it boasts of the imperialistic architecture. It has 8000 rooms with golden roofs painted in red and yellow. It is a must visit for everyone who wants to really know China through their visit.
It is the first place which comes to a Chinese traveler when he is out to seek peace and beauty. The most beautiful stretch is the 83 km stretch between Guilin and Yangshuo. It has been named in the list of “world’s top 10 water wonders” by a national geographic magazine and “world’s top 15 rivers for travelers” by CNN travel. George bush (senior) and Bill Gates have also visited this river.
DANXIA LANDSCAPE- RAINBOW MOUNATINS
These mountains appear like an oil painting when sunlight reflects through them. Danxia literally means red colour. Located in the remote Zhangye province, these mountains are ignored by ordinary travelers, but never missed by photographers. The best time to visit is from June to September. The curvy layers of mountains with a red view of the sun shining on them are the godly scene.
West lake is the most famous attraction in Hangzhou. It is a water wonderland surrounded by hills and peaks on three sides. The environs of the lake have all the characterstics of a Chinese garden but on a large scale. Whatever may be the weather, the lake has an intoxicating effect on the eyes of a traveler.
YUAN YANG TERRACED FIELDS
These are one of the most beautiful terraces of the world. The beauty exhibited by these terraces is unmatched. A photographer’s lens which has not shot a picture of these terraces is the most unfortunate one.
These are the colourful alpine lakes. Located in Jiuzhaighou, known as the fairytale land, lying in the remote west china, the lake has all the qualities of heaven. The water reflects the mountains on each side.
It is the hometown of Giant pandas. Though, giant pandas can be seen across various zoos in china, but the feel of seeing a panda in its natural habitat is all together great. Chengdu has also become a home for westerners to settle down due to its peace and serenity.