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Best places to visit in China

China is an immense country, both by its surface and its history. If you want to make the most of your trip to China, you will need to prepare well to focus on what you would most like to see. Our experts at Evaneos are here to help you with your selection.

Are you enthusiasts of great technological cities aiming to go further, aiming to go higher? Do not hesitate to stop for a few days in Hong Kong. You will also find the capital of the country, Beijing, equally enjoyable, dynamic, cosmopolitan and lively, or even in contemporary Shanghai .

Are you more attracted by untamed nature and love to have your breath taken away by incredible landscapes? Then you'll love admiring the rugged rocks of Huanshan, or taking advantage of the isolation of the national park of Jiuzhaigou in which you may be able to see wild pandas. Another example is Dunhuang near the Gobi Desert.

If you prefer landscapes designed by man, go for a walk near the small village of Dazhai, perched on a hillside, from where you can admire the rice terraces.

Finally, for lovers of history and monuments, you are spoilt for choice. Take Datong and its Buddhist caves, Xi’an and its army, Jinshanling and its section of the Great Wall of China a little away from the crowds of tourists. Not to mention the Dazu rock carvings inscribed with UNESCO.

In short, China is a true paradise for all travel enthusiasts!

Marie Foucaut
The capital of the Middle Kingdom and the soul of China at its most simple.
The city of Chengde, formerly known as Rehe or Jehol, is located a little over 200 km northeast of Beijing, in Hebei Province.
According to legend The Great Wall of China is the only man-made construction visible from the Moon...
Datong (China)
Datong
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The city of Datong, whose name literally means "great unity", is located in Shanxi Province, not far from Beijing.
Dazhai (China)
Dazhai
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Nestled on a hillside in the north of Guangxi Province, the small village of Dazhai is surrounded by a patchwork of terraced rice fields.
Dunhaung is to the east of the Gobi Desert, in the Gansu Province of northeast China,
In the west of Hunan province in China, nestling along the Tuojiang river, Fenghuang is a town that looks like it came out of a dream.
Furongzhen, also known as " Hibiscus Town " or "Lotus Town", is a Chinese village located in Hunan Province.
Capital of the South China province of Guangdong, the city of Canton (or Guangzhou) is the third most populated in the country after Shanghai and Beijing.
At 200km to the southwest of Shanghai, Hangzhou is the provincial Chinese capital of Zhejiang.
Hong Kong, a special administrative region located on the southern coast of China, is without a doubt one of the most astonishing places in country, on the Asian continent, and, it can even be said, in the whole world.
Hongkeng is a magnificent traditional village in Fujian province, in the south east of China.
The city of Huangshan lies in the southern part of Anhui Province, around 500 km west of Hangzhou and 400 km southwest of Shanghai.
Jiuzhaigou national park is a nature reserve in the north of Sichuan.
Leshan (China)
Leshan
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Situated to the southwest of Sichuan Province, Leshan is a small, pleasant town, famous for being home to the UNESCO classified 'Giant Buddha of Leshan'.
Lhasa (China)
Lhasa
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Perched on the Tibetan plateau at 3,600m, overlooked by imposing mountains, Lhassa sits on top of the world.
The splendid Tiger Leaping Gorge, about a hundred kilometres north of Lijiang in the province of Yunnan, has some of the deepest and most majestic canyons in the world.
Longji (China)
Longji
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Longji, the literal meaning of which is "Dragon's Backbone", is the name given to the spectacular terraced rice fields of Longsheng County, in the north of Guangxi.
Located to the north of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in the south of China, Longsheng County is the stronghold of the Zhuang, Yao, Dong and Miao ethnic groups.
Luoyang, located in Henan Province on the southern banks of the Yellow River (Huang He), is one of the four historical capitals of China.
Even the name Macau makes you think of far away places, a world apart. And for good reason, as the town was a Portuguese colony for a long time and became a Special Administrative Region of China in 1999.
Mogao (China)
Mogao
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Situated close to Dunhuang, on the edge of Gansu's Gobi desert, the Mogao Caves (literally meaning 'a cave high up in the desert') are a must-see if you find yourself in this region.
Mount Emei, or Emeishan, is one of China's four sacred Buddhist mountains. It lies in Sichuan Province, around 170 km from the capital, Chengdu.
Nanjing, or Nanking, is on the delta of the Yangtze, and it is the capital and one of the main economic centers of Jiangsu province.
Shanghai, the Chinese city that is always on the go...
Shuhe (China)
Shuhe
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Shuhe is in the north-west of Yunnan province, not far from Lijiang - both the old towns are listed as UNESCO sites - at the foot of the snow capped Jade Dragon Mountain.
Xi'an (China)
Xi'an
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Capital of Shanxi Province, Xian has a lot on offer - the Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, the Small Wild Goose Pagoda and the Forest of Stelae Museum, which covers the history of Shanxi.
The Yangtze River (AKA the Yangtse/Yangzi or Long River) is the third largest river in the world, just pipped to post by the Amazon and the Nile.
Located in north eastern Hunan Province, the city and prefecture of Zhangjiaji is best known for its superb national park and forest.

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