The Land Of China -- Landmarks
The land of China hosts every possible thing that the world and its people have ever seen. From soaring mountains to big-time cities; from long and wide beaches to neverending plains; from towering temples to beautiful gardens - yes, it is quite obvious that no one or nothing can ever experience all of China in one lifetime.
Among the great land of China are famous landmarks and natural and historical sites that are broad and fascinating. And no, these landmarks are not to be confined within a province or region, they refuse to be. These landmarks stretch all over China and flow from one end to the other, experiencing and having experienced more than anything else in the world. They are the most beautiful and unique; the most extraordinary and the most great; the most renown and the most awe-inspiring. They are not defined as [a place] in [a region] in China (such as "the Forbidden City" in "Beijing" in China). They are themselves, and they represent China: [the place] of China.
Come and discover the famous landmarks of China!
The Grand Canal of China is the world's oldest and longest canal, far surpassing the next two grand canals of the world: the Suez and Panama Canals. 1,795 kilometers (1,114 miles) in length with 24 locks and some 60 bridges, the longest and 2,500-year-old man-made waterway depicts the greatness of the Ancient Chinese.
Over 6,000 kilometers long, the Great Wall is the symbol of the Chinese nation as well as one of the seven great wonders of the world. Even from the moon one can recognize two of the most giant wonders on earth, one of them being China's 2,000-year-old Great Wall.
Huang Long, or Yellow Dragon, is a special scenic spot in Sichuan in central China. It is part of "The Natural Legacy Lists of the World," and with so many wonderful views and awe-inspiring sceneries gathered in one place, Huang Long is not only the treasure of China, but also the treasure of the world.
The Silk Road is a world-renown and most fascinating historical landmark of China and the world. The Silk Road passes and routes were used in ancient times by the Chinese and Europeans as a means of transport and communication. Long after the decline of the Silk Road, many recent excavations have been made to reveal the true significance and magnificence of the routes.
Landmarks do not always have to be made by man. Nature hosts the most stunning sites the world will ever see, and China's land depicts the glory of nature. Come discover the phenomenons of River and Mountain, including the Yellow River (Huang He), the Yangtze River (Chang Jiang), the Yellow Mountains, and the Himalayas of China.