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Shanghai is the world's largest, most booming urban area, well known for its prosperous metropolis with a wealth of cultural resources. The city is endowed with rich tourist attractions related to its long and complicated history. Buildings, constructed in various foreign styles, should not be missed.


Shanxi is one of the birth places of Chinese civilization with a long history and traditional culture. Along with its mineral deposits Shanxi is rich in history. Many historic sites can still be seen dotted across the vast expanse of the province. Among them, a main attraction for travelers is the Yungang Grottoes at Datong.

Major Cities: Datong, Pingyao, Taiyuan


Located in southwest China, Sichuan Province is one of the largest and most inaccessible provinces in the nation. The capital, Chengdu city, is one of the first centers of printing in China and has been famous for its luxurious satins, brocades, and lacquer ware since the 13th century.

Major Cities: Chengdu, Leshan, Jiuzhaigou, Yibin


Located on the South China Sea and southeast edge of the China's continental shelf, Taiwan is a modern province with a special history. The province has a climate with windy and rainy weather and high temperature. The most charming attraction is the Sun and Moon Lake here.


Besides Beijing, Shanghai and Chongqing, Tianjin is another special municipality of China. It is nicknamed "Shanghai of the North", a reference to its history as a foreign concession, its heavy industrial output, its large port and its European style of architecture.


The plateau of Tibet is surrounded by the highest mountain range, the Himalaya to the south, the Larakoram to the west, and the Kunlun to the north. Its majestic and grand scenery, mysterious and exotic religious culture, and wonderful people reward every tourist with an indelible life long memory. The magnificent Potala Palace is a major attraction here.

Major Cities: Lhasa, Shigatse


Xinjiang covers one-sixth of China's total territory, making it China's largest province. Moreover, Xinjiang is home to 47 ethnic groups of which the Uygur is the major ethnic group.

Major Cities: Kashgar, Turpan, Urumqi, Korla


Situated in the most south-western region of China, Yunnan is endlessly fascinating. No less than 25 different ethnic minorities live in Yunnan. Consequently, there are many interesting and charming cities in this province. Notable among these is Kunming, the provincial capital. Xishuangbanna is an area of tropical rainforest that is home to the Dai people. Both Dali and Lijiang are old and mysterious cities that have much to excite the traveler in these parts.

Major Cities: Dali, Xishuangbanna, Kunming, Lijiang, Shangri-La


Zhejiang Province is situated along the shore of the East Sea. It is the home to many minority ethnic groups such as Han, Hui, Manchu and Miao, and so on. Zhejiang has attracted tourists since ancient times because of its unique beauty. Its capital Hangzhou, with its long history and cultural traditions going back for more than 2000 years, is worthy of a visit.

Major Cities: Hangzhou, Ningbo, Jiaxing, Wenzhou

Yangtze River

From the treeless Mountain Tanggula of Upper Qinghai, the Yangtze River winds 3,900 miles through the country from west to east. Come with us and discover this special part of China, with its great humanity, beauty and time-honored history. It is the third longest river in the world.


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