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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
Kunming (China)
Kunming is the capital of Yunnan Province. It's a big city that's home to millions but doesn't have any noteworthy tourist attractions in itself.
Ayouqi (China)
Alashan Youqi (AKA Ayouqi) is a medium sized town in Inner Mongolia and the prefecture/local government seat of the Alashan region.
The Badain Jaran Desert, is on the Alashan Plateau, covering a large part of Inner Mongolia in China.
Badong (China)
Located in the western part of Hubei Province, Badong and the surrounding area are among the most visited regions in China and all of Asia. Lovers of river cruises will find it a compelling destination on the Yang Tse River.
Located in Yunnan Province, in south-west China, Zhoucheng is one of the largest Bai villages.
Burqin (China)
In the extreme north-east of China, surrounded by Russia, Mongolia and Kazakhstan, the city of Burqin is a melting pot of different ethnicities. Chinese live side-by-side with Kazakhs, Uighurs, Mongols and Russians.
Situated in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of southern China, you'll find the stunning Dong village of Chengyang.
Dazu (China)
Siutated in Chong Qing Province, in Central China, Dazu is home to cave sculptures that, in 1999, were classified a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The Maling River is famous for its amazing gorges. It's a must-see if you're touring the southwest of Guizhou.
Fujian (China)
Fujian is a coastal province in the south-east of China, opposite Taiwan.
Situated in Guangdong Province, in southern China, Gaotian is known for its stunning landscape; a photogenic paradise awaits.
Guilin (China)
Countryside lovers will adore Guilin !
The small town of Gyantse, 260 km southwest of Lhasa and 90 km southeast of Shigatse, is without question a beautiful place to go and visit when touring Tibet .
Huangguoshu is one of the most beautiful destinations in South China's Guizhou Province.
If you want to avoid hoards of tourists jostling their way along the Great Wall of China and prefer to explore a rugged Great Wall, then make sure you put the Jinshanling section on your itinerary.
In Longsheng county, in the north of Guanxi autonomous region, the rice terraces of Jinkeng and Ping'an together make up the famous Longji rice terraces.
Situated in the southeast of Guizhou Province, Kaili is the capital of the Qian Dongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Region.
The city of Kaiping, located in Guangdong Province on the western side of the Pearl River Delta, is famous for the villages that lie around it and their unique fortified houses, the "Diaolou".
Liancheng is in the coastal region of Fujian Province, in southwest China.
Around 100 kilometers from the city of Guiyang, in the Chinese province of Guizhou, there is a strange place, particularly loved by Chinese tourists : the Longgong Caves.
Luzhi (China)
With a wealth of history that spans 2,000 years, Luzhi is a waterside village as well as a haven of green that is criss-crossed by a multitude of rivers and canals.
Moxi (China)
Situated on the western flank of Mount Gonggar, it stretches across 31km², making it China's largest glacier.
Nature is lush and the forests dense in this picturesque part of the world, so aptly classified as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
The charming little village of Ping'an, located in Longsheng County, in the Guangxi Autonomous Region, is the stronghold of the Zhuang and Yao ethnic minorities.
Anyone who's visited Pingyao will tell you it's an extraordinary town.
About 30 kilometers south of Guiyang, in the province of Guizhou, Qingyan village gets its name from Mont Qingyan which means "green cliff" or "green rock".
Shangri La, formerly called Zhongdian, is a small town in the north of Yunnan. Perched on a plateau at 3,200m high, it's close to the autonomous region of Tibet.
The Shaolin Monestary is at the heart of Mount Songshan. It's the sacred, founding place of numerous martial arts such as kung-fu, karate and taekwondo...
Shilin (China)
Among the numerous sites of interest in Yunnan are the stone forest, or the Shilin karst. Enormous limestone stalagmites are lined up over an impressive 400 km².
Suzhou (China)
Often dubbed ' The Venice of the East', Suzhou is a charming, romantic town, criss crossed by canals.

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