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Unique points of interest in China

Jinping-I Dam

From the series “The Most Impressive Dams on Earth”
Jinping-I Dam, located in China, is included in a list of the Guinness Book of World Records. It is the highest working dam in the world. Dam’s arches are 305 meters high. In 2012 it was commissioned. It took 7 years to build such tremendous construction. Jinping-I Dam is an integral part of the so-named hydro-electric power station. The dam is located in lower reaches of a river Yalung. It is important to note that it was built not only for electricity-generating needs.

The area where the dam has placed often suffers from floods. This dam was built to prevent the region from this too. Thanks to the dam building, the soil erosion problem was solved. Earlier it was the second-place problem of this area. Jinping-I Dam is quite a complex technical construction. Engineers have foreseen … Read all

Undergrounds of Beijing

From the series “Unbelievable Underground Mini-Cities”
In 1969 in Beijing at the direction of Mao Tse Tung has begun building of the temporary underground shelter. In 10 years there has appeared an amazing complex of underground tunnels. The whole length of which is about 30 meters. Undergrounds of Beijing were built for defensive goals. The main part of the structure consists of 1 000 bomb shelters. Among them were schools, hairdressing saloons and theatres, and even restaurants and shops.

The area of this underground city is quite huge. These tunnels could place under 40% of city population. In 2000 the unique complex became open for everyone. Some rooms have saved the inner decoration of old times. There are placed some pieces of old furniture, portraits of Mao Tse Tung and other outstanding antiques.

Several years ago, in the … Read all
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Radisson to Open Two New Resorts in Italy

The first hotel, Borgo di Luce I Monasteri Golf Resort & Spa, enjoys a peaceful location in Southern Sicily only ten minutes away from Syracuse. The secluded countryside location makes this Radisson Individuals hotel is a perfect destination for a peaceful gateway. The hotel is open in a thousand-year-old villa that once was a Benedictine monastery. In different years, it was a residence of the barons of Melilli and the noble family of the Catalans. The villa underwent an extensive renovation that turned it into a hotel. The hotel consists of the villa and two more buildings located in a tranquil area with numerous olive trees, carob trees, and citrus groves. Read this

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Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes in China

1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of China with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.

Railway and landscape maps of China

This China map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.

Maps of cities and regions of China

Nanjing
In China, travelers can visit a city with a rich history and heritage – Nanjing. For a long time, Nanjing was the capital of this country. Nowadays, it is the capital of the Jiangsu province. Tourists visit this amazing city to see its numerous landmarks and get themselves familiar with the history and culture of Nanjing. It is particularly important to mention the thirty-three-kilometer-long wall that protected the city. Known as the City Wall of Nanjing, this wall is among the largest city … Read more
Guilin
The Chinese city of Guilin is famous as the first place where tourism became the main source of income. For many decades, the gorgeous landscapes of this picturesque area have been called “the best in Greater China”. Chinese politicians have always liked this settlement and chosen it when they needed a suitable area for meeting foreign delegations. In short, Guilin has become a so-called “calling card” of the country, and Chinese authorities have always tried to show this beautiful place … Read more
Harbin
When planning a vacation in Harbin, don’t even expect to see traditional Chinese pagodas or the emperor’s palaces. You will not find even numerous Buddhist temples that are so typical for other Chinese cities. You will visit the capital of Heilongjiang, the northernmost province of China. The Great Wall separates this region from the real Chinese life. At some time in the past, Harbin was under Russian influence. That is why it is possible to see many buildings and architectural landmarks … Read more
Shanghai
Shanghai is an excellent place for shopaholics. Travelers will easily purchase a ton of exclusive items in this gorgeous place. As a rule, tourists like buying Chinese tea, some sorts of which are more expensive than gold. Local tea is famous for its strong taste. In the city, there are many specialty stores that sell tea and various accessories for brewing it. Besides that, Shanghai has been famous for its quality silk for several centuries. Local craftsmen use it to make wonderful clothes. … Read more
Beijing
Tiananmen Square was built in 1652. During the reign of Mao the square was often used to host various performances. However, the square became really famous in Europe after the student unrest of 1989, which was cruelly settled by the government. Tiananmen Square is located in the centre of Beijing. If you cross the street in the direction of the Forbidden City, you will see the gates of the square. This is where visitors will find the marvellous image of Manchuria. Unfortunately, just a little … Read more
Lhasa
Lhasa is the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region. Besides its official name, Lhasa is often referred to as the “roof of the world” or “the place of gods”. This city was not available for tourists for many years. Lhasa opened its doors for foreign guests only twenty years ago. Hundreds of pilgrims from all regions of China visit Lhasa in order to pray in the sacred place of this settlement – the Jokhang Temple. When taking a stroll in the city’s streets, it is not rare to see monks … Read more
Guangzhou
The large territory of the city is divided into ten districts, and all of them are appealing to tourists and very interesting to explore. Yuexiu and Liwan are the most popular and crowded tourist districts of Guangzhou. They are rich in cultural landmarks and historical sights. It is a great place to admire gorgeous temples, relax in magnificent landscaped gardens, and take pictures of symbolic monuments. In order to enjoy some shopping, head to the district of Tianhe. It is a large area … Read more
Macau
Macau is a fabulous city on the coast of the South China Sea. Currently, this is one of the most popular destinations internationally. An interesting fact about Macau – this city has the highest concentration of gambling houses in the world. Besides eye-catching casinos, this city is famous for its old temples and fortresses that are situated in the old part of the city. Tourists often informally call Macau “Chinese Portugal”. This name is not random because the region was a Portuguese … Read more
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