In an effort to reduce overcrowding and improve guest experiences, Beijing’s Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, will limit the number of visitors to 80,000 per day starting June 13 this year. That date also marks China’s 10th Cultural Heritage Day. Visitors to the Palace Museum can buy tickets online ahead of time. The Palace Museum is so popular that its visitor numbers have surpassed the Louvre and other major world museums. China is focusing on keeping guests’ experiences at the Museum positive, not only by limiting the number of visitors per day, but also with ongoing restorations, opening new sections of the grounds, and displaying never-before seen areas and relics.
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This July, the world’s longest and highest glass-bottom bridge will debut in China, above the breathtaking scenery of Wulingyuan area. Located in Zhangjiajie, China – which was the inspiration for James Cameron’s movie Avatar – the bridge is nearly 1,000 feet above the ground, providing stunning panoramic views for those thrill-seekers willing to cross the bri ...Read More
The largest Disney store in the world opened to the public this week in Shanghai. The 53,000-square-foot store is located in the heart of Shanghai’s financial district; it is the first Disney store in China, and one of the 340+ that company runs worldwide. The store has a 19-feet-high castle (a replica of the Magic Kingdom) at its center, which serves as the base fo ...Read More
China Eastern Airlines announced it will be launching a new direct route between Los Angeles and Chengdu in southwest China’s Sichuan Province. The new route will open on June 30, with three round-trip flights per week. United Airlines currently offers non-stop service between Chengdu and San Francisco, but this route is the first for southern California. [captio ...Read More