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15/09/2014

Enjoy Natural Beauty at Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area

Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area is famous for its colorful lakes, snow clad mountains China travel deals, valleys and virgin forest. There are two names of it: the 'World Wonder' and 'Fairy Land on Earth'. In 1992, it was included in the UNESCO world heritage list. Situated in Songpan County, in the northwest part of Sichuan Province and encompasses the Huanglong and Muni Valley, Huanglong's major scenery is concentrated in the 3.6-kilometer (2.2 miles) long Huanglong Valley, snow-clad peaks and the easternmost glaciers included in China. Because its layered calcium carbonated deposit patterns, the valley resembles a golden dragon winding its way through the virgin forest, stone mountains and glaciers. You will appreciate numerous colorful ponds of different sizes and shapes, which are strewn with gold colored limestone deposit giving a shimmering golden hue to water on the way to valley. The reason why it was named 'Huanglong Valley' is that you can see a golden dragon seems to surge forth from the forest in sunlight.

The most famous attraction in Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area Best Sichuan Tour Package of Pandas, Jiuzhaigou is its outstanding travertine (calcium carbonate) formations. You can appreciate the beautiful scenery: virgin forest as its backdrop, the travertine scenery holds colorful ponds, beaches, lakes, springs, waterfalls, caves, etc. With no doubt, the travertine formations scenery is No. 1 in China.

When you enter the scenic area, your eyes will be caught by a group of exquisite, crystal clear ponds, which are the Yingbin (welcoming guests) Colored Ponds in fact. You can enjoy the luxuriant trees, blooming flowers, butterflies and birdsong here in spring. What’s more, you can see the interwoven reflection of trees, mountains, clouds and sky, which is a veritable feast to the eyes. There are many attractions in the valley, including Huanglong (Yellow Dragon) Cave, Shitazhenhai and Zhuanhua (whirling flower) Pond, Feipuliuhui (glowing waterfall), Xishen (washing body) Cave, Penjing (miniascape) Ponds, Huanglong (Yellow Dragon) Temple. In the Huanglong (Yellow Dragon) Cave, you can see three sitting Buddha figures whose bodies are encrusted with calc-sinter crystals. The most beautiful attraction in Huanglong is Shitazhenhai. The water of Shitazhenhai is really breath-taking for its different hues. Zhuanhua Pond is crystal clear and the spring water welling up continuous.
You can’t describe the beauty of Huanglong in mere words. You need see it in person to truly appreciate this 'Fairy Land on Earth'.

Consisted of Erdao Lake and Zhaga Waterfall, the Muni Valley holds the primary
area of virgin forest in Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area. Situated in the northern part of Muni Valley, Erdao Lake is the largest in the area and around the lake are many underground limestone caves which connect Erdao Lake with other lakes in the area. The most interesting part is that the color of Erdao Lake varies with the seasons, harmoniously complementing the lake with its surrounding of colored limestone. You will become tranquil and calm when standing by the lake. There is Swan Lake, Baihua Lake in the Erdao Lake. In addition to the Baihua Lake, there is a mysterious cave which embraces wonderful and magnificent naturally-formed stalactites.

The long of Zhaga Waterfall scenic spot China tour videos is about 5 kilometers (3 miles). Look! Water flows around trees and trees grow in water and this scenic spot boasts many attractions. There is a round-shaped stone onto which the waterfall cascades at the bottom of Zhaga Waterfall. In the sunlight, you will see the jade exhibiting wonderful in the spattering water. Except for beautiful natural scenery, you can come to Guhuashi, the place where a number of prehistoric, fossilized animals, plants and fish are well preserved and remain intact. As one of the ten most famous springs in China because of its water's medicinal value, and many have recovered from stomach sickness and arthritis after drinking or bathing in its water. The local population considers Feicui spring divine and don’t allows anybody to cause damage. It is the most precious treasure.

In addition to its magical landscape of limestone formations, the Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area is also famous for its forest ecosystems and animals on the brink of extinction, such as the giant panda and Sichuan golden snub-nosed monkey.

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12/09/2014

Travel Guide - Yinxu

History of Yinxu

Yinxu, the site of the last capital of China's Shang Dynasty, is one of the Historical capitals of China and is also one of the largest and oldest archaeological sites in China. It situated near the modern city of Anyang and it will take you just about two hours from here to Zhengzhou city China tour deals.

Features of Yinxu

Yin, also called Yinxu, is partly buried under the city of Xiaotun which is a small village located on the northwestern suburban district of the An'yang city.More than just the usual set of stone foundations that signal a forgotten city, Yinxu has been unearthed a plethora of absorbing archeological artifacts, comprising grand buildings, written records and complete tombs in the form of oracle bones, or large pieces of fracted bone or turtle shell which were cracked and heated.

No wander, Yinxu has become a noted cultural and historical city in China which not only the Chinese people can take pride, but also all human being can take pride. Yinxu is recognized as a landmark– with all its splendors as well as its horrors.

The scale of Yinxu China Educational tours was tremendous . A five-sided construction, the city ran from Beixinzhuang in the west to Houying in the north, to Sanjiazhuang in the northeast, to Guojiawan in the east, and finally, to Liujiazhuang in the south. Yinxu covered an area of 24,000 square kilometers and was about5 kilometers wide and 6 kilometers long. The programming of Yinxu was such that it irradiated out along one Huai River side, with the Ancestral Temple at Xiaotun Palace which is a name later given to the palace ruins at its center.

Many remarkable sites have been excavated at Yinxu besides the Ancestral Templ , the site of Hougang, the Mausoleum China Photography Tours, the Exhibition Hall of Chariot Pits and the Tomb of Fu Hao. Lady (Queen) Fu Hao was a martial chief and wife of King Wu Ding. Beside the vestige of the queen, there were boned vestige of sixteen slaves and six dogs in the tomb. The tomb also contained plenty of other valued items befitting a queen, comprising crockery and jewelry. The city of Yin was actually the mental and nonmaterial center of the Yin Dynasty, a name that historians have given to the final years of the Shang Dynasty.

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09/09/2014

24 hours in Macau (1)

Just an hour from Hong Kong by high-speed ferry lies the former Portuguese colony of Macau affordable China tours. Its colonial architecture sits easily alongside incense-scented temples and shrines, and the Portuguese spoken by some long-time residents intermingles with the Mandarin and Cantonese of the crowds from mainland China. Though 24 hours is not nearly enough time to take in all of Macau’s attractions, this itinerary will help you make the most of your day.

Morning: admire the colonial architecture

Start early and stroll along the shard-like Largo do Senado square, past Leal Senado, Macau’s most important historical building, which faces the square to the west. Grab a pastry and coffee at Ou Mun Café, a favourite with the local Portuguese and Macanese community, then head west through the Largo de S?o Domingo square for a peek at the Igreja de S?o Domingos – an appealing 17th-century Baroque church with a wealth of ecclesiastical art in its airy interior.

Carry on north along Rua de S?o Paulo and up some flights of stairs to Macau’s most famous landmark – the ruins of the 17th-century Church of St Paul. Only the five-tiered facade is still standing, richly decorated with stone carvings of the Holy Virgin atop a dragon, Chinese lions and the infant Jesus. Through the gateway to nowhere you can see a skyscraper – a neat juxtaposition of the old and the new. Those with a taste for the macabre can stop by the crypt and ossuary to view the remains of martyred Japanese and Vietnamese Christians dating back to the 17th century.

Just east of the ruins, ride the escalator up to Monte Fort Educational tours in China and pop into the very worthwhile Macau Museum, which captures the rich history of the colony, comparing and contrasting the cultures and achievements of China and Portugal through the centuries. There’s a playful element to the exhibits: you can press buttons to hear the cries of street vendors, and walk a miniature street lined with recreated traditional buildings. From the fort, walk three blocks southeast to the main Rua do Campo and catch bus 2 or 2A to Guia Hill. You can either stroll up to Guia Fort, the highest point of the Macau Peninsula, with expansive views from its battlements, or take the Guia Cable Car (8am to 6pm, Tuesday to Sunday) from the Flora Gardens entrance. Walk past the dragon-shaped topiary to the whitewashed, picture-perfect Chapel of Our Lady Of Guia, and check out what looks like contemporary art sculptures in the small gallery just below – these are symbols used to indicate the different strengths of a typhoon.

It’s lunchtime now, so take any bus heading south along Rua do Campo, alight at Avenida de Praia Grande, and follow it to the splendid colonial Clube Militar de Macau China Photo Tour, where you can grab a good-value Macanese lunch of tender ribs, roasted for 12 hours, or braised cod with black-eyed beans, accompanied by a fine selection of Portuguese wines.

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