Top 40 landscapes in China


Vast Chinese has thousands of beautiful landscapes. Surely you’ll wonder to find destinations when traveling to China. Below are 40 of the country’s beautiful landscapes of China you can choose for the focal point of your trip.
Top 40 landscapes in China
Huangshan Mount, Anhui:
Huangshan Mountains is famous for its beautiful scenery, situated on the cliffs, granite peaks with unusual shapes; in the pine forests of Huangshan, there are sceneries changing due to the seasons and covered full of cloud. This area also has thermal springs and natural water pools. Huangshan is always the subject to ink painting and Chinese literature.
Huangshan is a world heritage site considered by UNESCO and is one of the attractive tourist destinations in China.
Wuyi Mountain, Fujian:
Wuyi Mountain, located away from the city of Wuyishan, Fujian Province, China 15 km to the south. This mountain range is known as the most beautiful mountain of Southeast China, “Fujian first mountain”, in 1999, Fujian Mountain is listed as UNESCO World Natural Heritage and World Cultural Heritage.
Crescent lake between the Gobi desert, Dunhuang:
Gobi Desert famous for the harsh world, worthy of one of the “hard living” areas on the planet. The tall dunes, desert storms and appalling banditry devils in legendaries occur constantly, killing of countless traders passing here. It became an obsession with very many people and not too many people think this place is suitable for life. And yet there was a lake, “crescent” and paradise “falling” down the Gobi desert and became one of the most wonderful oasis on Earth.
Away from the suburb of Dunhuang city about 6km, crescent lake oasis located between the Gobi desert, like a soft silk dissipating extreme heat of the harsh land of western China origin.
Huangguoshu Waterfall, Guizhou:
The water curtain with 84m width and 74m depth, the water extraction has created a spectacular scenery.
Guizhou’s tourism resources are very rich. Karst landscape covers 73% of the province, this is the cause of having a lot of waterfalls, caves and canyons. The fused scenery makes Guizhou like a great park with clean air and moisture.
Kwan Yin, Hainan:
Prominent in Nam Son park on Hainan Island, China is Shanghai Nam Son statue Guanyin 108m high. The statue is located on an artificial island by the sea connected to the shore through the bridge 280 meters long.
Sophia Cathedral, Harbin:
Sophia is the church belonging to Russian military when building railroads Middle East in Harbin. With an area of 721 m2, 53.3m high, the church is prominent between City Byzantine with classic architecture style.
With exquisite architecture, a rich cultural history, domestic and overseas celebrities, in October of 1932, Sophia is recognized as the largest Orthodox church in the East Asian region.
Lontan Valley, Henan: Stretching almost 12 kilometers, U-shaped Lontan valley is made up of pink amethyst blocks. Steep cliffs, lush vegetation and jagged valley attract visitors from all over China to explore Lontan.
Zhangjiajie – Zhangjiajie, Hunan:
National Park Zhangjiajie located north of Hunan province in China. It is famous for vertical rocks like giant pillars. This special formation of rocks makes people wonder.
The standing stone pillars are formed by the erosion for thousands of years. The park has 90 stone pillars creating a spectacular and arousing the curiosity of adventurous tourists, who are interested in exploring.
Inner Mongolia Desert: Inner Mongolia is one of the dry lands has the largest area of China. This autonomous region has 5 deserts and 5 sandy lands.
Lushan Mountain, Jiangxi:
Lushan as known as Lo Son is a mountain range located south of Jiujiang City, Jiangxi Province, China, near Poyang Lake. Lushan has 99 mountains, including the highest peak Hanyang University with altitude 1,474 m above sea level.
This is the place to get where Chinese tourists preferred. The scenery is very beautiful with the peaks, valleys, canyons, gorges, rock formations, caves, and waterfalls. The area also has some Taoist temples, Buddhist temples, as well as many monuments of Confucianism. In 1996, Lushan National Park is recognized the world cultural heritage by UNESCO.
Hevean Lake, Changbai Mountain, Jilin:
Changbai Mountains located in Jilin Province, China. This is one of the attractions to attract more tourists in the summer because the mountain has a cool climate and fresh. The special highlight there is Tianchi lake situated on a mountain which used to be a dead volcano.
Benxi Cave, Liaoning:
With colorful stalactites, Benxi water cave was formed more than 5 million years ago.
The cave is divided into 2 parts, dry cave and flooded cave. Even so the total length of the cave, it only allows tourists visiting the 300 meter dry cave and only 2.8 km away submerged cave part by boat. However, places you are allowed to go through with the green, yellow and red stone blocks are truly impressive scenery.
The average temperature in the cave is usually stable at 10oC so visitors are recommended to wear warm enough to travel to the grotto.
Xi’an Wall:
The walls surrounding the ancient city of Xi’an with 13,7km circumference, 12m high and from 12 to 18m width. Xi’an Wall is one of the only two remaining ancient walls in China.
Xi’an has been restored and easily to travel with a bicycle about 5 rounds. You can rent bicycles at the doorstep South Gate or East Gate and bring back to the old location. If you want to walk, it takes about 3 hours.
Jiuzhaigou Valley, Sichuan:
Known as the king of country landscapes of China, Jiuzhaigou is a great masterpiece of nature with romantic scenery and abundant rare natural resources!
Jiuzhaigou Nanping district north of Sichuan Province, China with an area of about 72.000km squares, over 4.800m altitude, including many ecologically diverse lakes. It is recognized by UNESCO as one of the world natural heritage in 1992.
Potala Palace, Tibet:
A visit to the Potala Palace, watching the magnificent beauty here you will understand why the Potala Palace was voted one of the seven new wonders of the world.
Potala Palace was built in 1645 of period 5th Dalai Lama and it took over 50 years to create scale works today. According to Sanskrit, Potala means “shrine of Buddha”, the Potala was built on Mount Mabuge (Red Mountain), have higher city Lhasa to 91 m. Therefore from any direction a few kilometers away guests can admire the majesty of this work.
Karakul Lake, Xinjiang:
Standing to admire stunning views of Lake Karakul, no one would have regretted when difficultly crossing the most dangerous roads in the world – Karakoram highway to get here.
Located on the Pamir Plateau, at an altitude of over 3,000 meters above sea level, Karakul glacier lake is clear silhouetted mountains around like a giant mirror. The best time to come Karakul is May or October each year.
Pudacuo National Park, Shangri-la, Yunnan:
Nature at Shangri-La deserves a place known as the scene of the landscape with alpine and white snow, green forest in sunshine, sometimes hidden in smog with an abundant flora.
Pudacuo is the first national park in China meeting the standards set by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Nature Resources.
Qiandao Lake, Zhejiang:
Qiandao Lake, also known as the Ten Thousand Island Lake is located in Zhejiang province, spreading over an area of approximately 150km service. This is an artificial lake, which was formed after the completion of the hydropower plant Xin’an River. In 1959, to build reservoirs with about 17.8 cubic kilometers Xin’anjiang water, the valley was flooded. In the lake, there are 1,078 islets.
Ten Thousand Island Lake, which is famous for super clean water, also the ideal venue for fine luxuriant trees, and some exotic islands. Moreover, they also discovered three ancient towns situated deep in the lake.
Hukou Waterfall, Shaanxi
The pure white boil pointed icicles, white foam rolling waterfall, seven colors rainbow hidding and displaying with mountainous parts, all make up of a magnificent natural beauty which is a grandiose spectacle that you can admire in Hukou waterfalls on the Yellow River in Shaanxi Province, China.