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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!

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The Three Gorges Damn is the world's biggest power station, spreading over more than 2 km. It was very controversial because of its ecological impact. It is also the biggest construction project since the Great Wall of China.
The wonderful Dong district of Sanjiang is in the north of the autonomous region of Guanxi, about 200 kilometers north-west of Guilin and 65 km to the west of Longsheng.
Shache (China)
On the western border of China, in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Yarkand dates back more than 2,000 years. It was a strategically placed stop on the Silk Road, being on the doorstep of the Indian Ladakh mountains.
Shigu (China)
Situated between Lijiang and Shangri La, in Yunnan Province, the little village of Shigu benefits from a panoramic view of the Yangtze River, at the point where it makes its first bend before heading towards the northeast of the country.
The Miao village of Shiqiao is about two hours by road from Kaili, in the lovely Guizhou Province.
The village of Shuitouzhai sits nestling amongst rice fields and tea plantations in a beautiful valley located in Guizhou Province, in the northeast of Guiyang.
In the north-east of China, about 15 kilometers from the frontier with Kazakhstan, Tacheng is one of the least well known places to visit in Xinjiang Autonomous Region.
The capital of the Shanxi Province, to the northeast of the country, Taiyuan dates back more than 2,500 years.
Situated on the southeastern border of Guizhou Province, near to Guangxi, the Dong village of Tang'an is the perfect cultural and natural stopover for anyone interested in China's minority populations.
The town of Tashkurgan is on the border ofChina and Pakistan, in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.
Tongren is located in the southeast of Qinhai Province, at the edge of the Tibetan Plateau in the Huangnan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture.
Situated in the Tibet Autonomous Region, about 160km southeast of Lhassa, the town of Tsetang is the third largest town in central Tibet.
Turpan (China)
Turpan, also known as Tourfan or Turfan, is situated to the northwest of China in the autonomous Uyghur region of Xinjiang.
Situated at the foot of Mount Tianshan's northern face, Urumqi, whose name means 'Fine Pasture' in Mongolian, is the capital of the autonomous region of Uyghur in Xinjiang.
Wenhai (China)
Situated in Yunnan Province, this alpine village sits at 3,000m and is accessible only by foot or a barely passable piste.
Wuzhou (China)
Wuzhou is a river port surrounded by 20 mountain peaks. It lies in the east of Guangxi, on the border with Guangdong.
Xiaguan or 'New Dali' is the name given to the modern town of Dali, as opposed to the ancient Dali Old Town.
Xiahe (China)
Perched at 3,000m, Xiahe Town is the capital of the Xiahe District in Gansu Province. Its distinctive Tibetan Buddhist culture and flourishing traditions have earned it the name « Little Tibet ».
Xiamen (China)
This small, historical village, located 170 km from Xiamen and lying halfway between Nanjing and Yongding, contains a number of architectural treasures.
The market town of Xinping (Xingpingzhen) is situated to the south of Guilin, on the banks of Li River. It has to be one of the prettiest of Guangxi's ancient towns.
Xingyi (China)
Xingyi is a city located in China's Guizhou Province. It lies on the border with Yunnan, which means it is situated between two magnificent regions, both visited by relatively few tourists.
Xizhou (China)
Xizhou or 'Happy Town' is a little town about 20km north of Dali in Yunnan Province.
Yangdi (China)
Yandi is a pretty village about 50km from Guilin, in Guangxi Province.
Yingde (China)
Situated to the north of Guangdong Province, on the banks of Beijiang River, a Pearl River tributary, Yingde is famous for its distinctive Yingde Stone as well as it's delicious black tea!
Yuhu (China)
The village of Yuhu lies at the foot of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and is the last village in the Lijiang Valley.
Situated to the northwest of Gansu, on the Silk Road's Hexi Corridor, Zhangye is an historical and culturel must during a tour of Central China.
The Dong village of Zhaoxing is on the southeast edge of Guizhou Province, close to Guangxi.
Situated in Central China, Zhengzhou is the capital of Henan Province and a landmark, ancient Chinese capital.
Zhuhai (China)
Lying in the Pearl River Delta, the former fishing village of Zhuhai is today a modern and dynamic Chinese city.

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