Tourism Review – World Heritage Wonders of China
China has remained a country that is not visited by many travelers. However, the country hides some of the most beautiful sceneries and cultural heritage in the world. Discover the top wonders selected by Lunch.com and explore this magnificent country. Brought to you by Tourism-Review.com.
Great Wall of China
The Wall is the largest man-made structure in the world. Moreover, for the Chinese people it is also a symbol of longevity, perseverance and nationality. The most popular part for tourists is in Badaling. Mutianyu section is, however, a more scenic, less commercialized and more enjoyable part of the Wall. For those who want to see the rugged Wall, Shimatai/Jinshanling area is the area to go for.
The Terracotta Army
One of the most important Chinese sights for history lovers the Terracotta Army is a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. The purpose of the army was to guard the emperor’s empire in his afterlife. The figures, dating from 3rd century BC, were discovered in 1974 by local farmers in Lintong District, Xi’an, Shaanxi province, near the Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor.