Arrive Beijing, the capital city of China
Start your day with the visit at Tiananmen Square that stands out as the symbolism of Republic of China. It is considered to be the spiritual heart of country. The flag of the nation is hoisted every day during the sunrise. After this visit the Forbidden City located in the center of Beijing. It is a well preserved palace and the largest antique palatial architecture in the world. For more than 600 years it was the ceremonial and political ground of Ming and Qing dynasties. End your day with the visit to the Temple of Heaven, magnificent structure that has been built up for worshipping Heaven. This architectural structure emblems the place of offering to Heaven, since 1998, UNESCO has recognized the place as the human heritage site in the world.
This wall stands out as the epitome of Chinese civilization. It is one of the seven wonders created by the Chinese people. This wall is preserved as the cultural relic of the country protected under the State Council, and it is also one of UNESCO’s cultural heritage sites. Visit Thirteen Ming Tombs famous for the principles of FengShui inaugurated by Ming dynasty emperors. These toms cover 40 square kilometers. Each tomb was structured alongside mountain with beautiful river around it. The next halt for the day is the sacred road that used to be the royal place of the emperors. If you are art lover, then you must visit to learn about the traditional Chinese art, Cloisonne. It is one of the ancient way of metalwork techniques. If you are visiting the capital city, visit to the water cube stadium is worth mentioning. Your day should come to an end witnessing either Kungfu night show or Peking Opera night show. Peking Opera exhibits the performance of China’s oldest performing arts. This is the complete blend of arts of all forms, with proper representation of costumes and gestures. Whereas, Kungfu shows you the authentic Chinese martial art form. If you are a lover of Kung fu art form, then you must watch the show called, “Legend of Kung Fu”.
Take flight to Xi’an. Start your tour with the visit to the imperial garden, the largest one in China. It is the garden that is full of clear ripples. This place shows the aesthetic beauty of the land with enormous architectural features like halls, bridges, temples and pavilions. Take a tour to Hutong, maze of alleys. You can board a rickshaw to hop around this historic alleys.
Visit the Terra Cotta Warriors and Soldiers Museum discovered by the farmers in 1974. These models are painted from real life individuals, it is thought to be protecting the mausoleum of Emperor Qin Shihuang for last 2200 years. Take a tour to the ceramic factory, which is place for learning and fun. You can participate in the workshop of making ceramic sculpture of your own. After lunch, rent a cycle or walk around the ancient city of Xi’an. The city was built in 13th century that is well renowned for its defense system. After the cycling visit this Buddhist holy place, Big Wild Goose Pagoda. It is located in the suburbs of Xi’an city. It is located inside the premise of Da Cien temple. It is famous for its modern style of architecture. It is considered as the National Key Cultural Relic preserved for the purposes of the tourists. End your day by enjoying the symphony of music and light show projected on the walls of Big Wild Goose Pagoda.
Take flight to Guilin. Start your tour with the Yangling Mausoleum of Han dynasty, located in the village of Zhangjiawan, around 20 kms from Xi’an city. It is a combined tomb of Liu Qi, renowned emperor of Han dynasty and his queen, Empress Wang. This architecture shows the hierarchical status and social structure. It is the underground museum. Next take a tour to the Shaanxi History museum, famous for its antique artifacts. The museum exhibits silver and golden items from Tang and Han dynasty.
Take a flight to Chongqing. Take a day tour to visit places Ciqikou Old Town and Three Gorges Museum.
Take a flight to Shanghai
Take your tour to the classical garden, Yuyuan Garden in AnrenJie, Shanghai. It had been built during Ming dynasty, by Pan Yundun. This garden shows unique landscapes for tourist attractions. Next for the day, is the waterfront area located in the center of Shanghai, called the Bund.This area runs along the western bank of Huangpu River, and Huangpu district in the eastern part. After the Bund, take a visit to the third tallest TV tower in the world, Oriental Pearl Tv Tower. Tourists are attracted to this place for its famous architectural design. The entire structure is built on green grassland, appears like a shining pearl on jade plate. Take a visit to Shanghai History Museum, located just below the TV tower at Pudong. It exhibits the contemporary history of Shanghai, and the artefacts related how the city has been revived from its old relics. Make your day off, after visiting the Acrobatic show. This show has been organized by Chinese troupes show the performance of circus and acrobatic.
The famous Jade Buddha temple is a must visit in your Shanghai tour. The architecture took the symbolic styles from both Chan of Mahayana tradition of Buddhism and Pure land. Two Jade Buddha statues had been imported to the land of Shanghai. A small reclining Buddha presented there is a symbol of death of Buddha. Most of these statues are made up of marble. Next visit is TianZiFang, it is one of the most esteemed painting school in China. You can encounter the beautiful Chinese art. Shikumen Houses is another notable spot to visit. This residential architecture shows the urban civilization of Shanghai. It represented the exotic “shanghia style” in art that attracts more of the overseas tourists. If you are shopaholic then you must visit this famous district of Shanghai, Xintiandi. It represents the urban settlement of Shanghai. Another street that greets your shopping spirits is Nanjing Road. Fashion conscious tourists are attracted to this metropolitan destination.
Enjoy your day after a long stretch vacation. You can shop from Huaihai road.
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