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China – Things to do

Things To Do

Many people claim China is a country of contrasts, and they’re right. This vast land of more than 1.3 billion people will transport you to a different era at every corner, from futuristic cities to archaeological wonders. Its capital city, Beijing, defies belief with it soaring skyscrapers and Bullet Train, which reaches speeds of up to 217mph.

Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China

When you lay eyes on this World Heritage Site, you’ll understand why it’s on our travel wish list. This 7th Century landmark stretches for 13,000 miles and offers breathtaking views across Manchurian remains and the Gobi desert.

Panda in Chengdu

Chengdu Panda Centre

Chengdu has been dubbed China’s happiest city but as you’ll know, it’s also famed for its giant pandas. They’re rarely seen in the wild but you’ll feel your heart melt as you watch some of these 50 lovable bears across the breeding centre’s four reserves.

Terracotta Warriors

Terracotta Army

Sculpted from clay in the second century BC, this army of 10,000 life-size warriors was created for the tomb of Emperor Shih Huang-Ti.

Forbidden City

The Forbidden City

Home to the emperors for over 500 years, this gargantuan UNESCO World Heritage site is a network of 980 buildings encircled by a moat over 50 metres wide.

Yangtze River

Mighty Rivers

Take it easy and experience China at a gentle pace, cruising past breathtaking natural surroundings.