•  PopupDesign_2013

    Did you know 31% of the travelers make destination research and selection 3-5 months before their vacation

    Access the CNTO Tourism Research Reports

Attractions

The Palace Museum (Forbidden City)

p_fi

Built in 1406, the Palace Museum was formerly known as the Forbidden City, and was the residence of emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties. With more than 9,000 halls and rooms, the palace is the largest in the world,  it hosts important Chinese cultural relics, and is a world cultural heritage site.

Tiananmen Square

pl_fi

The renowned Tiananmen Square is one of the largest city squares in the world. Itís a massive courtyard surrounded by a variety of historically significant buildings, including the Great Hall of the People, Mao Zedong Memorial Hall, and the National Museum of China.

Yonghegong Lama Temple

la_fi

Visitors from across China and all over the world, come by this intricately designed temple originally built in 1694 for an emperor. It was transformed into a Tibetan Buddhist Temple in the mid-18th century. Today, visitors and residents alike worship Buddha at the temple as well as enjoy the views from this imperial residence.

Temple of Heaven

th_fi

When the Temple of Heaven was built in 1420, it was the venue where emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties worshipped the heavens and prayed for good harvests. Well-known for its impressive layout and unusual architecture, itís open to the public as a park.  

Page 1 of 41234

News


  • 05/23/2017 Shanghai Tower Opens Sightseeing Deck...Read More
  • 05/23/2017 Two Chinese Geoparks Enter UNESCO’s Global Geoparks Network...Read More
  • 05/23/2017 Maritime Silk Road Exhibition Opens at Forbidden City...Read More
  • 05/19/2017 “Beautiful China, More than Pandas” Marketing Campaign Comes to North America...Read More
  • 05/19/2017 Top 21 National Geographic Photos of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in China...Read More
  • 04/28/2017 New York Post Profiles Suzhou...Read More
  • 04/28/2017 Saveur Magazine Showcases Tea from Yunnan Province...Read More
  • 04/28/2017 China Eastern To Build $2 Billion Base At New Beijing Airport...Read More
  • 04/28/2017 Hilton Debuts New Resort in Tibet Autonomous Region...Read More
  • 04/27/2017 Inner Mongolia Brings Its Rich Culture to U.S....Read More
China in the News Archives