HangZhou 杭州 – ‘Heaven on Earth’

Eight hundred years ago, Marco Polo described HangZhou as the most enchanting place on Earth.

West Lake is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Adjacent to the West Lake is a scenic area that includes historical pagodas and other cultural sites, blended with the natural beauty of the landscape, including Phoenix Mountain. The lake is crossed by two causeways.

Check out this beautiful city, two hours from Shanghai, the famous West Lake and the wonderful show 'Impression West Lake' ...

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A UNESCO World Heritage Site. HuangLong Scenic Area lies in SiChuan province, about 150km north west from the provincial capital ChengDu. It is famed for its colorful pools formed by mineral deposits, and there are also rich forests full of wildlife, including the Giant Panda, snow-capped peaks, waterfalls and hot springs.
NanShan Temple (NanShanSi) 南山寺, SanYa, HaiNan Island
This temple in south China is actually new; it was opened in 1988 to commemorate two thousand years of Buddhism in China. NanShan Temple has a total area of 40,000 square meters and contains several Tang dynasty replicas. It is located 40 kilometers west of SanYa city. Nearby lies the GuanYin of the South Sea of SanYa 南山海上观音圣像, a 108-meter (354 foot) statue of GuanYin.
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Ocean Park is situated in Wong Chuk Hang and Nam Long Shan in the Southern District of Hong Kong. It includes 11 rides, including two rollercoasters, and other amusements besides a giant aquarium, dolphin and sea lion shows, a spectacular cable car ride, and more ...
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Located adjacent to the the north west corner of the massive, and feature packed, ChaoYang Park in east Beijing. There are more than 600 famous retail stores, more than 30 restaurants, over 20 waterfront bars, the Saga Cinema, the All-Star ice skating club plus large KTV complexes with private rooms. By day and night, there is something for everybody .
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JiaYuGuan is the first pass at the western end of the Great Wall of China. It lies 6 kilometers southwest of the city of JiaYuGuan in GanSu province. The fortress lies between two hills and near to an oasis that was then on the western edge of China. According to legend, when JiaYuGuan was being planned, the official in charge asked the designer to estimate the number of bricks required; the designer surprised the official by giving him an exact number.

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