China's most beautiful places

China - a wonderful country in which harmoniously combines beautiful nature, grand architecture, traditions and bustle of modern life. If you are looking for a new experience and a beautiful place for a photo, do not hesitate to come to China. There is plenty to see, in addition to the Great Wall ... although the wall itself is also worth to visit it.

1. The Great Wall of China

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The Great Wall - symbol of China, it is truly amazing structure of our civilization. Although this structure has more than one thousand years, it still presents researchers surprises, and many questions remain unanswered. The total length of the Great Wall of China is 8851 km. In 2004 it was visited by more than 41, 8 million foreign tourists.

2. Mount Huangshan

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Yellow Mountain, or Huangshan in Anhui Province located 300 km from Shanghai. They were formed about 100 million years ago, glaciers later deepened the main landscape, causing rocks have risen to a considerable height. 77 peaks exceed a height of 1 km, and the highest - Lotus Peak and Peak Light "grown" up to 1800 meters. Due to the significant height of the mountains the clouds are below the summit, and they sometimes can observe the different lighting effects, such as "Buddha's Light", it is "Gloria" (circular rainbow), and "Cloud Sea».

3. Ham - one of the most picturesque villages in China

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The village of Ham according to the China National Geography is one of China's most picturesque villages. Because of the long winter in the area, for tourists Hemu is only open from June to October. The best time to visit is early June, when nature wakes up only, meadows are covered with thousands of colorful flowers. Ham is a village in the valley of the river Kanas and Ham between majestic mountains at an altitude of 2000 m above sea level. Located on the territory of the County Burqin County in the far north Xinjiang, surrounded by massive cliffs and forests, until recently it was completely isolated from the outside world.

4. Jiuzhaigou Valley

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Jiuzhaigou Valley - natural reserve in the north of Sichuan Province, in south-western China. The valley is famous for its cascading waterfalls and scenic lakes. Jiuzhaigou Valley includes three giant lowlands, which, because of its size is also called valleys. This valley Rise, Zecheva and Shuchzheng. Among the main attractions of these places - Ancient Forest, Swan Lake (which is also called the length - it extends over 2 km in length), Grass Lake (named so because of the fact that its surface is covered with vegetation), lakes and waterfalls Pandas (two-tone lake with cascading waterfalls, three-level), Lake Five flowers (shallow lake, the water in which the different shades), Mirror Lake (absolutely quiet lake that reflects the beauty of the natural environment).

5. Yangtze River

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The longest river in Asia. She placed the Three Gorges Dam, the largest hydroelectric plant in the world. Many believe that the river divides the north and south China. Both areas are very different in climate, culture, economy, environment.

6. Thousand Islands Lake

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Tsyandyaohu lake is 150 kilometers from the city of Hangzhou. On the lake there are more than 400 large and small picturesque islands. Qiandaohu is an artificial lake. It appeared in the late 50s of the last century as a result of the overlap of the river for hydroelectric power. The total area of ​​the lake area is 573 square kilometers, which is the largest freshwater lake in eastern China.

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