If you are travelling to China for the first time; you will feel like a kid who was lost in a carnival for sure. China is one of the biggest countries in the world; therefore you will feel overwhelmed if you wish to cover all the tourist spots in the country in very small time. As much as China has many ancient historical monuments and spots, the country had never left its looks though it is rapidly getting modernized. Despite its large population; the country has taken serious precautions to maintain the rules and regulations. The government had taken serious steps to preserve their historical remains.
What you need for perfect holiday in China?
Well, when you are a tourist in china, you should first find one of the Chinese translation services wherein you can hire a person to help you look around. Most of the people in China would know only their mother tongue or some local language which will make travelling hard. Now, you have a personal translator with you, so you can get in and have some fun in China.
The tourist spots
Beijing – Being a first timer in China, you would not want to miss these places! Since, you have a person who is fluent in the countries’ largely spoken language, you do not need a tour guide and you can go to places you want. You can start it with Beijing, the capital of the country. It has the essence of the ancient cultures in it with a touch of modern culture, in a perfect combination. In Beijing, you will find the past china’s imperial period’s remnants. You probably should start it with “Great wall of China”, the huge wall which serves as a protector and hides China from surprise attacks from enemy during war. It is like Himalayas in India, but the beauty in Great Wall of China is, it is a man-made wonder and it had withstood worst calamities in past. The other famous tourist’s spots in Beijing are Forbidden City, Temple of heaven, summer’s Palace, Tiananmen Square. Forbidden City is the one of the till today standing preserved imperial palace complex in China. It is rumored that touching the wall or gates of Forbidden City will bring you luck.
You may be an atheist but you should not miss the chance to have a look at the Temple of heaven. You will find peace in the beautiful place which was the imperial period’s site of worship.
Shanghai – Of course, if you are Mr. Jackie Chan’s fan; the first thing that will pop into your mind is his movie Shanghai nights. Shanghai is the biggest place in China and it is more modernized with its skyscrapers and huge buildings. The bund is one the must to visit places in Shanghai. If you are party – animal, you have lots of places to hang out at night.
XI’AN – This is one of the famous historical sites in China. The Terracotta Army is the most famous spot to visit. The sculptures in Terracotta army will make you feel like an actual army is standing for war! If you feel like you Arrector Pilli are working (get goose bumps), it is perfectly natural. The other spots to look in XI’AN are the Buddhist Pagodas namely Big and Small wild Pagoda, Great Mosque, Ancient city wall and Banposite museum.
Hong Kong – Hong Kong is famous for the remains of Colonial British culture. It is the place to be in, if you are fan of shopping, clubbing and having fun. Apart from this, it has a wide array of beaches and natural views to enjoy.
Chengdu – It is the home for Giant Panda. Panda are one of the most adorable beings that everyone falls in love with at first sight. Though there are many zoological parks in China in which you can find Giant Pandas, going to Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding and Research Centre will be more exciting. When you are in Chengdu you should also visit San Xing dui ruins museum and Qing yang Palace.