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China is one of the most populated countries in the world. It is little surprise that so many cities that have sprung up in the country.
The very vast territory of the region encompasses various cities which not only provide a livelihood for the people of the region but also make it one of the top-rated destinations to visit. The cities in China are a perfect blend of both modernity and ancient tradition that you will want to visit them over and over again, just to have an experience of how it is to visit China.
Be it the lovely temples or the beautiful gardens, the Chinese have their way of conducting their rituals and maintaining their rich cultural heritage and you need to obtain a China visa to visit. You can visit:
Kashgar is located on the very famous Silk Road Route. The place is much closer to Damascus. The Northwestern region of China draws very less visitors but this is one of the best destinations you have to visit when you’re planning your trip to China. The various cultures intermingle in this place and that makes it very fascinating.
The Uyghur architecture found in the old town of the place with bazaars that beam with all its glory during the evening time is a treat. One could also experience different cuisine being served in the evening bazaars. The practice of the Muslim religion in this region is remarkably different from what you could see in the Middle Eastern and other parts of the world. This place is said to have been the marketplace during the 15th and 16th centuries.
The city has a very laid-back vibe that makes it seem more or less like a town and a little bit of a village. It is located exactly between Beijing and another bustling city Shanghai. The Yangtze River passing through Nanjing is a real beauty.
Earlier, it is said that Nanjing was the capital of China before Beijing became the official capital of the Chinese territory. The Confucius temples and the Gate of China are some of the top-rated tourist destinations to visit in this city. The mausoleums and domes are crafted with some of the best architectural techniques.
This city is very mesmerizing and such a beautiful location to visit. When you’re planning a trip to China, the Potala Palace located in this region is one of the top-rated tourist destinations for it had housed a lot of Dalai Lama's in the past. The palace speaks of the rich heritage of the people who have lived in this region, especially the Dalai Lamas way of life here is true to be taken back home and incorporated into your everyday life.
The name Hong Kong shows you pictures of tall skyscrapers that make it more or less look like any city in the United States of America or the heart of Europe. The forest coated mountains along with the tall buildings make it worth a postcard picture.
Victoria Peak is this unique point from where you can get a panoramic view of the city. People from different parts of the world have made Hong Kong their home. So if you’re a person who loves watching people, then this is a place you’re supposed to visit without any fail.
When you're planning a trip to China it would be not fine, if you miss out on visiting Beijing.
Beijing is filled with a lot of attractions. It is the first city you land in once you decide to go to China. The tourist attractions are located in and around the airport which makes it very easily accessible. The museums located in Beijing speak of the rich history of China. The other cities are well connected from the capital city of China. It is just an hour visit to make to the Great Wall of China from the capital city Beijing.
These are some of the cities you should never miss out on while planning a trip to China. If you’re a person who isn’t very fond of trekking and visiting places that are filled with natural scenes, then you’re supposed to have these cities on the list for they could provide you with a glimpse of all the ancient past and provide you with an idea of how China looks. These cities can be visited with the help of a Chinese visa.
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