List of national parks of China
In China, (Chinese: 国家级风景名胜区; pinyin: Guójiājí Fēngjǐng Míngshèngqū; literally: "National-level Scenic and Historic Interest Area") is the exact equivalent of the term 'national park' (Chi...
Wu Zetian's Bold Move at the Spectacular Longmen Grottoes
The Longmen Grottoes remain one of the most sacred places in China. Which is why they were a perfect place for Wu Zetian, the country's first female ruler, to make a statement about her power. From: ...
Chinese Tourists Scream After Glass-Bottom Walkway Cracks Under Their Feet
A glass pane on a two-week-old transparent walkway cracked yesterday on Yuntai Mountain, central China. It's believed it was to be smashed after a visitor dropped a mug. A group of Chinese tourists we...
World's Longest and Highest Glass Bottom Bridge to Be Unveiled in Chinese National Park
In July of this year, China's scenic Zhangjiajie National Park will be opening the very first bridge of its kind. The Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Skywalk is set to be the world's longest and highest glas...
Death-Defying Pathways Along China's Yellow Mountain
Would you be brave enough to trek a pathway called The Bridge of Immortals? Situated in Huangshan (aka Yellow Mountain), a mountain range in the southern Anhui province of eastern China, the bridge, a...
Mount Jiuhua
Mount Jiuhua (simplified Chinese: 九华山; traditional Chinese: 九華山; pinyin: Jǐuhuá Shān; literally: "Nine Glorious Mountains") is one of the four sacred mountains of Chinese Buddhism. It ...
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Longmen Grottoes
The Longmen Grottoes (simplified Chinese: 龙门石窟; traditional Chinese: 龍門石窟; pinyin: lóngmén shíkū; lit. Dragon's Gate Grottoes) or Longmen Caves are one of the finest examples of Chinese Bu...
Longmen Grottoes - Wikipedia
Chinese Tourists Scream After Glass-Bottom Walkway Cracks Under Their Feet
A glass pane on a two-week-old transparent walkway cracked yesterday on Yuntai Mountain, central China. It's believed it was to be smashed after a visitor dropped a mug. A group of Chinese tourists we...
Mount Wutai
Mount Wutai (Chinese: 五台山; pinyin: Wǔtái Shān; literally: "Five Plateau Mountain"), also known as Wutai Mountain or Qingliang Shan, is a Buddhist sacred site located at the headwaters of r...
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Dian Lake
Dianchi Lake (Chinese: 滇池, Diānchí), also known as Lake Dian and Kunming Lake (昆明湖, Kūnmínghú), is a large lake located on the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau close to Kunming, Yunnan, in southern China. ...
Dian Lake - Wikipedia
Mount Qingyuan
Mount Qingyuan (Chinese: 清源山; pinyin: Qīngyuán Shān) is a national park in Fujian, People's Republic of China, located about 3 km (1.9 mi) from Quanzhou city. It consists of three sc...
Lushan Quaternary Glaciation National Geopark
Lushan Quaternary Glaciation National Geopark and Lushan National Park (simplified Chinese: 庐山第四纪冰川国家地质公园; traditional Chinese: 廬山第四紀冰川國家地質公園), are located in the Lu'shan—Mount Lu region of J...
Mount Sanqing
Mount Sanqing (Chinese: 三清山; pinyin: Sānqīng Shān) is a renowned Taoist sacred mountain located 25 miles (40 km) north of Yushan County in Jiangxi Province, China with outstanding scenery...
Mount Sanqing - Wikipedia
Wulingyuan
Wulingyuan (Chinese: 武陵源; pinyin: Wǔlíngyuán) Scenic and Historic Interest Area is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Hunan Province, China designated in 1992. It's noted for more than 3,000 quar...
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Lake Tai
Map of China showing the location of Lake TaiLake Tai or Lake Taihu (Chinese: 太湖,  Tài Hú,  "Great Lake") is a large freshwater lake in the Yangtze Delta plain near Shanghai, China. The...
Lake Tai - Wikipedia
Dunhuang Yardang National Geopark
Dunhuang Yardang National Geopark (Chinese: 敦煌雅丹国家地质公园) is a national park in Dunhuang, Gansu Province, China, that shows the Yardang geological feature of the area. Yardang has been created over ...
Dunhuang Yardang National Geopark - Wikipedia
Mount Tianzhu
Tianzhu Mountain or Mount Tianzhu (Chinese: 天柱山; pinyin: Tiānzhù Shān; literally: "Heaven pillar mount") is a mountain in Anhui, China. Tianzhu Mountain is also called Mount Wan (Chinese&#...
Sanshan Islands, Wuxi
The Sanshan Islands (literally three hill islands; (Chinese: 三山岛; pinyin: Sānshān dǎo)) are a group of three islands on Tai Hu lake in Wuxi, Jiangsu, China. It was a noted bandit haunt with te...
Qomolangma National Park
Qomolangma National Park (Chinese: 珠穆朗玛国家公园) is a national park located in Xigaze Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region, China. Mount Qomolangma is the Chinese name for Mt Everest. The park, opened...
Qomolangma National Park - Wikipedia
Dalian Yinshitan Forest National Park
Dalian Yinshitan Forest National Park (Chinese: 大连银石滩国家森林公园; pinyin: Dàlián yínshítān guójiā sēnlín gōngyuán; literally: "Dalian Silver Pebble Beach Forest National Park") is a national pa...
Huanglong, Sichuan
Location in SichuanHuanglong (simplified Chinese: 黄龙; traditional Chinese: 黃龍; pinyin: Huánglóng; literally: "yellow dragon") is a scenic and historic interest area in the northwest pa...
Huanglong, Sichuan - Wikipedia
Death-Defying Pathways Along China's Yellow Mountain
Would you be brave enough to trek a pathway called The Bridge of Immortals? Situated in Huangshan (aka Yellow Mountain), a mountain range in the southern Anhui province of eastern China, the bridge, a...
Heshigten Global Geopark
117°32′05″E / 43.247954°N 117.534828°E / 43.247954; 117.534828Heshigten Global Geopark (Chinese: 克什克腾世界地质公园, kè shí kè téng shì jiè dì zhì gōng yuán) is a UNESCO Global Ge...
Heshigten Global Geopark - Wikipedia
Yuelu Mountain
Mount Yuelu (simplified Chinese: 岳麓山; traditional Chinese: 嶽麓山; pinyin: yuèlù shān) is located on the west bank of Xiang River in Changsha, Hunan, China. Its main peak and the highest poin...
Yuelu Mountain - Wikipedia
Mount Cangyan
114°8′11.60″E / 37.8294278°N 114.1365556°E / 37.8294278; 114.1365556Mount Cangyan (Chinese: 苍岩山; pinyin: Cāngyán Shān; literally: "Green Cliff Mountain") is a scen...
Mount Cangyan - Wikipedia
Mount Lao
Mount Lao, or Laoshan (Chinese: 崂山; pinyin: Láo Shān) is a mountain located near the East China Sea on the southeastern coastline of the Shandong Peninsula in China. The mountain is culturally...
Mount Lao - Wikipedia
Wuyi Mountains
The Wuyi Mountains (Chinese: 武夷山; pinyin: Wǔyí Shān; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Bú-î-soaⁿ) are a mountain range located in the prefecture of Nanping, in northern Fujian province near the border with Jian...
Wuyi Mountains - Wikipedia
Xixi National Wetland Park
Xixi National Wetland Park (Chinese: 西溪国家湿地公园) is a national wetland park in China, located at the west part of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, a total of 1,150 hectares (2,800 acres). The park is de...
Xixi National Wetland Park - Wikipedia
Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
The Zhangjiajie National Forest Park (Chinese: 湖南张家界国家森林公园; pinyin: Húnán Zhāngjiājiè Guójiā Sēnlín Gōngyuán; literally: "Hunan Zhangjiajie National Forest Park") is a unique national fore...
Zhangjiajie National Forest Park - Wikipedia
Mount Heng (Shanxi)
Heng Shan or Heng Mountain (simplified Chinese: 恒山; traditional Chinese: 恆山; pinyin: Héng Shān) in Shanxi Province is one of the Five Great Mountains. Heng Shan in Shanxi Province is somet...
Mount Heng (Shanxi) - Wikipedia
Mount Putuo
Mount Putuo (Chinese: 普陀山; pinyin: Pǔtúo Shān; literally: "Mount Potalaka") is an island southeast of Shanghai, in Zhoushan prefecture of Zhejiang province, China. It is a renowned site i...
Mount Putuo - Wikipedia