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What Makes China An Ideal Holiday Destination

May 18, 2008
In recent years China has developed into a very popular tourist destination. It is now possible to rent holiday home accommodation in China and experience the true culture of this unique country.

China is one of the world's oldest continuous civilizations. This country has the highest population in the whole world and some amazing sights for tourists to see. It is famous for it electronic goods, travel and tourism.

A visit to China is like a visit to another world. It has different culture, different food and different people. China has several attractions to offer the tourists. It is like a treasure box that hides some of the best tourist places.

Beijing is the capital of the China. It is the most popular city of the country and famous for its cultural and historic places. Beijing has a number of temples, parks, museums and ancient houses. So, if you are willing to gather the information about the rich history and culture of China, Beijing is an ideal place for you. When staying in Beijing it is now possible to rent self catering holiday apartments.

If you are visiting China for the first time then you should explore The Great Wall Of China. It is one of the seven wonders of the world. It is China's most important cultural and historic symbols. It starts from the Shanghaiguan in the east of China and ends in the Jiayuguan in the west of China. It covers a total distance of around 6,300 kilometers.

The Great Wall of China was first built as a defense line against the nomadic incursions. The construction of this wall was begun around seventh century BC. Every year millions of tourists visit the great wall and are amazed by its sheer scale. The Wall of China is also known as a paradise for photographers. So, if you have a passion for photography, take your camera and be sure to visit this amazing sight.

Another popular tourist destination of China is the Forbidden City. It is also known as the Palace Museum or Imperial Palace. It is located in the center of the Beijing. This place is ideal for those people who love to gather information about the history of the country. The Forbidden City is also one of UNESCO's World Heritage sites.

For all those people who love to spend their holidays near to nature, the Heavenly Lake is the best place for them. This lake is situated in the east of Tianshan Mountain range. The lake is surrounded by the snow covered mountains that make it one of the most beautiful lakes of the world. This lake has an average depth of 60 meters and you can witness ice bergs, ice mushrooms and ice fountains. If you are lucky enough you will be able to rent holiday home accommodation in this region.

China also offers several places for worshiping like the Temple of Heaven. This temple is the largest temple and altar complex in China. You can get the experience of a peaceful atmosphere and also enjoy walking through its beautiful park. You can also watch local people doing Tai Chi and other forms of exercise like dancing. You can also relax in this place in a peaceful atmosphere.

To experience the marine life of China, you can explore the Ocean Aquarium in China. This is one of the favorite tourist spots of the country. Ocean Aquarium is the largest aquarium in the world. You can see several marine creatures here and it is well worth a visit.

China has made a real effort in the last few years to encourage tourists and has relaxed its regulations to accommodate them. In some parts of China it is now possible to rent holiday home accommodation. If you get the chance to rent a holiday home in China it will allow you to experience the real China and get a true feel of the culture of this unique country.
About the Author
Andrew Gibson is MD of Direct Holiday Bookings. It has holiday villas, ski chalets and self catering holiday apartments to rent on line as a holiday home rental. To see an example of holiday accommodation in China have a look at Holiday Accommodation In China
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