Dujiangyan Scenic Spot

Dujiangyan Irrigation System is located on the Minjiang River in the west of Chengdu Plain, in the west of Dujiangyan City, Sichuan Province. Dujiangyan Irrigation System is not only a world-famous ancient Chinese water conservancy project, but also a famous scenic spot. The Dujiangyan Irrigation System has beautiful scenery and many cultural relics and monuments, including Fulong Temple, Erwang Temple, Anlan Cable Bridge, Yulei Pass, Lidui Park, Yulei Mountain Park, Lingyan Temple, Puzhao Temple, Cui Yue Lake, Dujiangyan Irrigation System water conservancy and other projects.

In 1982, Dujiangyan Irrigation System, as an important part of the Qingcheng Mountain-Dujiangyan Irrigation System scenic spots in Sichuan, was approved by the State Council to be included in the list of the first batch of national scenic spots. Due to its long history, large scale, reasonable layout, scientific operation, and harmonious integration with the environment, the Dujiangyan Irrigation System has a prominent universal value in history and science. Therefore, Dujiangyan Irrigation System has been identified as a world cultural heritage. On May 8, 2007, the Qingcheng Mountain-Dujiangyan Irrigation System tourist scenic spot in Chengdu was officially approved as a national 5a-level tourist scenic spot by the National Tourism Administration.

Qingcheng Mountain is a famous historical mountain and a national key scenic spot in China. In 2000, it was included in the World Heritage List as a World Cultural Heritage with Dujiangyan Irrigation System. It is located in the southwest of Dujiangyan Irrigation System in Sichuan Province, in the northwest of Chengdu Plain, in the Qingcheng Mountain-Dujiangyan Irrigation System scenic area, 68 kilometers from Chengdu and 16 kilometers from Dujiangyan Irrigation System downtown. Qingcheng Mountain is close to the Minshan snow mountain, facing the western Sichuan Plain. The mountain forest is verdant and evergreen.

Dujiangyan Irrigation System is the greatest water conservancy project in Chinese history. It has defended the Chengdu for thousands of years and created a rich city. If you come here to travel, it is recommended to arrange a two-day and one-night itinerary, so that you can fully enjoy the Qingcheng Mountain, Dujiangyan Irrigation System and other attractions, and you will not be tired.

Suzhou

What is Suzhou? She is a thousand-year-old city with a long history and the most vibrant and dynamic modern city; she is the Jiangnan water village, and the vast and beautiful Taihu Lake; she is a world-class exquisite garden and the traditional dwelling; she is the first mountain Tiger Hill, and the Hanshan Temple; she is Kunqu opera, criticism, silk and Su embroidery.

Suzhou is like a brilliant pearl that is embedded in the fertile soil of the Yangtze River Delta. She is adjacent to Shanghai in the east, Jiaxing and Huzhou in the south, Taihu Lake in the west, and the Yangtze River in the north. Suzhou has an area of ​​8488 square kilometers and an urban area of ​​about 1650 square kilometers.

Suzhou is one of the eight major scenic tourist cities in China, with beautiful lakes and mountains and rich cultural landscapes. There are 538 cultural relics protection units, including 34 at the national level, 85 at the provincial level, and 18 national intangible cultural heritage. The ancient city of thousands of years, ancient towns of water villages, classical gardens and the scenery of Taihu Lake are the biggest features of Suzhou tourism.

The ancient city of Suzhou was built in 514 BC, and it has been more than 2,500 years ago. The ancient city covers an area of 14.2 square kilometers. It is located in the water network. The streets are built along the river and the buildings are built next to the river. Up to now, it has basically maintained the double chessboard pattern of “parallel land and water, adjacent river street”, forming front lanes and back rivers.

Suzhou Garden is the pride of Suzhou people. There are more than 60 well-preserved classical gardens. Among the four famous gardens in China, there are Humble Administrator ’s Garden and Lingering Garden in Suzhou. Humble Administrator ’s Garden, Lingering Garden, Huanxiu Villa, and Net Master, Lion Grove Garden, Garden of Cultivation, Lotus Garden, Pavilion of Surging Waves, Retreat and Reflection Garden are included in the World Heritage List by UNESCO.

The ancient water towns in Suzhou are a model of Jiangnan water towns. Among them, Zhouzhuang, Tongli, Mudu, Jinxi, Jiaozhi, and Fengqiao are typical. These ancient towns retain a large number of Ming and Qing dynasties’ old houses, quaint street markets, long water lanes, winding rivers, clear water and light bridge shadows, and the water village style of “the sedan walks through the door, the boat passes at home” are true portrayals of the ancient water town of Suzhou.

Fragrant Hills Park

Fragrant Hills Park is located in the western suburbs of Beijing. It is a royal garden with mountain forest features. The park is lush and there are many monuments hidden in the forest. It is a viewing spot and natural oxygen bar in Beijing. The “Fragrant Hills Red Leaves” is the highlight of the scenic spot every autumn, and it is well known in China.

Fragrant Hills Park is a great place to feel the golden autumn of Beijing. Every year in the golden autumn season, after the baptism of severe frost, the cockles are all red, and they dye the whole Fragrant Hills to red. Among them, Senyuhu, Yuhuaxiu and Langfeng Pavilion are all great places to view the red leaves. And after the snow in late autumn, the rolling hills are wrapped in silver, and a piece of white is dotted with patches of red haze.

Fragrant Hills Park was founded nearly 900 years ago. As early as the Yuan, Ming, and Qing dynasties, the royal family built the palace in Fragrant Hills. Every summer and autumn, the emperor had to hunt and cool down here. There are many cultural relics and monuments in the park, and pavilions are scattered among the mountains and forests. The temples with the architectural styles of the Ming and Qing Dynasties are not to be missed. In addition, the Shuangqing Villa on the southeast slope of Fragrant Hills Temple is also a must-see.

Fragrant Hills Park is a park with the classical charm. There are mountains, water and classical garden buildings. Visit Fragrant Hills Park and feel the beauty of nature! Red leaves in the mountains are also a big feature in autumn! Autumn is a good season to go to Fragrant Hills Park to enjoy the mountains and wild red maples! There are a lot of photographers here, Fragrant Hills park under the blue sky and white clouds is very beautiful!

Special Tip: The best time to visit Fragrant Hills to see the red leaves is from mid-October to early November, which lasts about a month. During this period of time, the annual Fragrant Hills Red Leaf Festival is also launched here.

Shichahai

Shichahai refers to the three lakes of Qianhai, Houhai and Xihai and their neighboring areas. It has a large and beautiful lake. It is also a famous historic district in Beijing. Many celebrities’ former residences, royal palaces and other monuments are scattered among them. There are all kinds of delicious food close to people’s life. Houhai Bar Street is an old-style resort for the nightlife of Beijing.

When you first arrive in Shichahai, you will be sure to be attracted by the beautiful scenery of the huge lake. In summer, the lake is very cool and the lotus flowers are in full bloom. You can enjoy the lake view by boat. Pedal boats and hand boating can be selected at will. Depending on the type of boat, the fee varies from 40-60 yuan per hour; the sightseeing rocking boat will take you around the lake for about 1 hour, and the boatman will also explain Shichahai attractions.

In winter, the lake is frozen, and the cruise ship will not in operation, but you can come to enjoy the winter scenery. When the ice layer reaches a certain thickness, the Shichahai skating rink will be opened on the lake. The admission price is 20 yuan/person. In addition, it also provides rentals for skates and ice bicycles. It is not expensive, but a deposit of 100-200 yuan is required.

The ancient buildings around Shichahai make the scenic area still retain the characteristics of old Beijing. Whenever night falls, the time for excitement comes. Songs come from many bars around Shichahai, some of Shichahai’s bar singers really sing well. Go to the bar to sit and watch the singers perform, as if you can hear their passion for music from the singing.

Shichahai lies on Nanluoguxiang in the east and Beihai Park in the south. It is not far from Jingshan Park, Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square. Usually, you can visit the Forbidden City or Tiananmen in the daytime, and sit at the Shichahai bar in the evening; if you don’t go to the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square, and you just like the lake view, you can play at Shichahai or Beihai Park; if you only like to go shopping or looking for delicious snacks, you can go to the Nanluogu next to Shichahai.

The Yellow Mountains

The Yellow Mountains is a world cultural and natural heritage, a world geopark, a national-level scenic spot, a national civilized scenic tourist area, and a national 5A-level tourist attraction. It is an outstanding representative of the magnificent mountains and rivers and splendid culture together with the Yangtze River, the Great Wall and the Yellow River. It has been praised by the world as “the paradise on earth” and “the first mountain in the world”. It is known as the “five wonders” of strange pines, strange rocks, sea of clouds, hot springs and winter snow.

In the Yellow Mountains, there are many peaks and strange stones and forests, and 88 peaks are more than 1,000 meters high. The three main peaks of “Lotus”, “Guangmingding” and “Tiandu” are all over 1800 meters above sea level.

The Yellow Mountains scenic area is located in Yellow Mountains city in southern Anhui. The mountain is about 40 kilometers long from north to south, about 30 kilometers wide from east to west, and has a total area of about 1200 square kilometers. Among them, The Yellow Mountains scenic area covers an area of 160.6 square kilometers, the ground spans 118°01′-118°17′ east longitude, 30°01′-30°18′ north latitude, with the Huangshi in the east, Xiaolingjiao in the west, and the Erlongqiao in the north and Nanda Tangkou Town in the south. It is divided into nine management areas: Hot Spring, Yungu, Yuping, Beihai, Songgu, Diaoqiao, Fuxi, Yanghu and Fugu. The buffer area is 490.9 square kilometers, which is bounded by the administrative boundary of the five towns adjacent to the scenic spot: Tangkou Town, Tanjiaqiao Town, Sankou Town, Gengcheng Town, Jiaocun Town and Yanghu Forest Farm.

The Yellow Mountains has two gates and three cableways up the hill, and the north gate is the Songgu cableway. It is the closest to the West Sea Grand Canyon after you arrive the top of the mountain and it is also the most beautiful area of The Yellow Mountains. There is the Yungu cableway in the south gate, and it is Baieling in the east. There is also the Yuping cableway in the west, which is closest to the “Pine Greeting Guests” after going up the mountain.

Yalong Bay

Sanya is bordered by mountains in the north and the sea in the south. The terrain gradually slopes from north to south, forming a narrow and long polygonal shape. The coastline is 258.65 kilometers long and there are 19 large and small harbors. The main ports are Sanya Port, Yulin Port, Nanshan Port, Tielu Port and Liudao Port. The main bays include Sanya Bay, Haitang Bay, Yalong Bay, Yazhou Bay, Dadong Bay, and Moon Bay. There are 40 large and small islands and 10 major islands.

Yalong Bay is the most worthwhile beach in Sanya. The sand is soft, the sea is blue, and there are layering feelings. There are also many activities to play in Yalong Bay. Adults can play motorboats, sailing, surfing, diving, swimming, sea parachutes, etc. Children can play beach toys, beach buggy, swimming, and they won’t feel boring every day. Yalong Bay’s water is very clear and is suitable for snorkeling. There are many five-star hotels there for you to stay in Yalong Bay.

Yalong Bay is very beautiful and the sky is very blue, and taking pictures is like shooting a big movie. It is a good choice for picking shells, swimming and walking there. This is a place suitable for comfortable living. Looking at the sea, watching the sky, you will feel life very pleasant. It is a place worth taking photos, as the blue sky, the white clouds and the wide sea are charming, and the off-season travel in Yalong Bay is more cost-effective. There is a market nearby, and there are many seafood restaurants inside.

What you feel at the beach in Yalong Bay is its exquisiteness. And you can also feel its special momentum. Surrounded by green hills, Yalong Bay stretches out to the sea against the backdrop of the blue sky and the white clouds, welcoming the gentle waves and kisses of the waves there. It is a great place for enjoying vacation.

The End of the Earth and the Corner

For the ticket of the End of the Earth and the Corner, it will cost 81 yuan/adult, and some individual platforms will cost just 76 yuan. The entire scenic area is less than three kilometers horizontally, and it takes about three hours to tour there. You can also take a battery car in the scenic area, which costs 15 yuan per person, so that the tour time can save about one hour, and the principle of the battery car is also unified, with the ticket to get on and off at any stop, one-way round-trip is limited to one time. Entering the scenic area and moving forward directly, you will find that there will be a sightseeing platform with steps on both sides, and going down to the beach, not far from the sea you will see the sun-moon stone.

In the End of the Earth and the Corner scenic spot, going to the Haijiao Stone will be the end, the entrance and exit is together, so you need to return the original way. Returning to the central square of the scenic spot, you will also find that there are many sculptures of historical celebrities. There are also grass fields, swimming pools, simulation ornaments and so on that are specially designed for wedding photography. For this part of the small tour point, before leaving the scenic spot, you can go to there to visit, so that there is no detour or you won’t miss them. The walking tour of the entire scenic spot takes less than two and a half hours and varies from person to person, but it is recommended that the entire scenic spot be visited for three hours.

Thousands of years of accumulation have carried a rich and profound cultural connotation. The End of the Earth and the Corner, along the way, has beautiful scenery, giving people the greatest feeling on the blue sky, blue water, green mountain and captivating scenery. If you don’t go to the end of the earth, you do not know how high the sky is, and if you do not go to the end of the corner, you do not know how deep the sea is.

Tiananmen Square

Tiananmen Square is located in Chang’an Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing. It is the heart of Beijing and the largest city center square in the world. It covers an area of 44 hectares, 880 meters long from north to south, 500 meters wide from east to west, and covers an area of 440,000 square meters. It can accommodate 1 million people for a grand rally.

In the center of the square, there stands the Monument to the People’s Heroes and the solemn Chairman Mao Memorial Hall. On the west side of the square it is the Great Hall of the People, on the east side of the square, it is the Museum of Chinese Revolution and the Museum of Chinese History, and on the south side are two ancient towers which were built in the 14th century. Zhengyang Gate and Embrasured Watchtower of Front Gate. The entire square is grand and magnificent, neat and symmetrical, seamless, great and momentous. On both sides of Tiananmen Square, there are the Working People’s Cultural Palace and the Zhongshan Park. These majestic buildings and Tiananmen form the Tiananmen Square and become a great attraction in Beijing.

Tiananmen Square was once a palace square outside the main entrance of the Forbidden City during the reign of the feudal emperors of the Ming and Qing Dynasties. The east, west and south sides were surrounded by walls to form a forbidden place for ordinary people. In modern history, there is no place in China like Tiananmen Square, which has such a touching connection with people’s emotional world.

On October 1, 1949, Chairman Mao Zedong announced the establishment of the People’s Republic of China on the Tiananmen Gate, and personally raised the first five-star red flag. China bid farewell to humiliation and slavery. Since then, the Tiananmen Gate has become a symbol of the new China. Its solemn image is an important part of the Chinese national emblem. Tiananmen Square attracts a large number of tourists to visit.

Beijing

Beijing is the capital of China, and also a very famous and popular attraction for travel, which has attracting numerous tourists from home and aboard coming here for visit. Classic attractions for Beijing tour include Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Great Wall, etc. and there are so many things in Being waiting for you to explore.

Before you go to Beijing, here are something you need to know:

About big traffic: Big traffic is the traffic from your local area to Beijing. Now it is very convenient to fly to Beijing by planes, trains, high-speed trains and trains. The trains and airports in all parts of the country are very dense. It is very convenient to buy tickets, and the discount on tickets is also relatively transparent!

About the accommodation: local hotels in Beijing are generally not very large. They are not as big as hotels in small cities. There are many hotel rooms where you can just put two beds and only have aisles. This is a normal phenomenon. The price difference between hotels in different locations in Beijing is very large. The chain hotels in good locations will take 300-400 yuan/night, and they almost catch up with the price of four-star and five-star hotels which are a little far away.

About the Beijing’s transportation: For the Beijing’s local transportation, the subway is the best choice for travel, Beijing taxi is not only expensive but the traffic jam is particularly serious, even during the peak hours of commuting, there is no way to get a car, and the bus transit is troublesome and crowded, so taking the subway is the best way for your tour in Beijing, as there will not be traffic jams and the time controllable. Basically, most of Beijing’s attractions and business districts have subway coverage. Buying a public transportation card will solve all travel problems in Beijing! Therefore, in the choice of hotel, you can choose a hotel in the three-ring area, which is the most convenient and affordable for your trip in Beijing.

Free Attractions Recommended for Beijing Tour

If you are at tight budget when you travel in Beijing, you can visit some scenic spots that are not required tickets in the follows:

Olympic Park: The most representative Bird’s Nest, Water Cube, (of course, you need to buy tickets separately if you want to enter into), the Olympic Forest Park and Sunken Garden where there are 7 courtyards with Chinese elements as highlights, fully demonstrate Chinese history and modern cultural heritage. The northeast side is the Science and Technology Museum which needs additional tickets are suitable for parents and family!

Tickets: Free

Opening hours: open all day

Military Museum: The Chinese People’s Revolutionary Military Museum is a comprehensive military history museum, displaying various weapons, large-scale weapons and equipment, works of art, gifts for foreign military exchanges, etc., which is suitable for taking children and old people to visit there to review history.

Tickets: Free

Opening hours: 8:30-17:30 (8:30-17:00 in winter) and closed on every Monday.

Capital Museum: The capital museum integrates collection, exhibition, research, archaeology, public education and cultural exchange together, and shows ancient Buddha statue exhibition, ancient jade exhibition, ancient porcelain exhibition, Yandi bronze exhibition etc. it is suitable for people who are interested in ancient instruments.

Tickets: Free

Opening hours: 9:00-17:00 (cannot enter after 16:00) and closed on every Monday.

How to get there: take the Subway Line 1 to Muxi Station and walk 500 meters to the east.

Panjiayuan flea market: if you like all kinds of old things, old stuffs, you can go here to visit, Saturday and Sunday is the big market, and you can see all kinds of cultural relics and paintings, four treasures of the study, pearl agate, shadow mask, foot massage clothing, porcelain wood, furniture crafts, collectibles, etc., but there are filled with all kinds of fake items, please pay attention to distinguish, the price of the stuffs depends on your preferences!

Tickets: Free

Opening hours: 8:00-17:30 from Monday to Friday and 04:30-17:30 from Saturday and Sunday.

Bus route to arrive there: take the subway Line 10 to the Panjiayuan Station.