Xi’an is a large city in central China and capital of Shaanxi Province. It is over 2000 year old and it was a capital of many Chinese Empires and the seat of even more Emperors. China’s first emperor, Qin Shi Huang, was buried in outskirts of Xi’an, together with the army of thousands of terracotta warriors, world famous life size sculptures. Geographically, it is at the historical Silk Road’s eastern end and it was an important trade and cultural center in ancient China.
With a population of over 26 million, Shanghai is the largest city in the world. What started as a main port of China in ancient times is now global financial and trade center and an ultra-modern metropolis. City skyline is filled with impressive construction marvels: Shanghai Tower, Shanghai World Financial Center, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Jin Mao Tower and Shimao International Plaza are just top five of tallest buildings and structures here.
Visit China, a country with ancient history and civilization dating all the way back to 21st century BCE. Traces of ancient civilizations are present and well preserved in almost every corner of the country so it is great place to visit for both relaxation and cultural enlightenment.
Winter is a season for having fun in the snow, at least in the northern hemisphere, so let us look into some recommendations on where to spend some time to cheer up during these cold days – top snow destinations! Some of these locations are chosen as something that would be unusual to every day skiing enthusiast. Enjoy!
Beijing, founded in 1045 BC, is one of the oldest capitals in the world, with history spawning over three millennia. With historical sites and monuments well preserved, Beijing has grown into a modern metropolis and it is among top ten destinations in the world. Tourists visit Beijing primarily to explore its many landmarks, such as Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, National Museum of China, Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven, Olympic Park and many more, but this marvellous city is one of the main starting point in exploring China in general.