City Guide
Beijing,the capital of Peoples' Republic of China, is the city which has most world cultural heritage in the world, and also is the one of eight ancient capitals in China. Located in north of The North China Plain, Beijing is linked with Tianjin in parts of its southeast areas and the rest areas are surrounded by HeBei Province. Compared by the urban population, Beijing is China's second-largest city after Shanghai. Beijing has rich tourism resources, there are more than 200 tourist attractions opened to the outside world...
Shanghai is located in the east of Yangtze River Delta. During the 17th century, Shanghai gradually became a prosperous port. In 19th century, Shanghai was officially opened and became an important trading port. Now, Shanghai has become one of the centers of international economic, financial and trading in China and even the Far East. Pudong New Area has basically completed building a world-class level of export-oriented, multi-function and modern new area. Shanghai has become a new international economic centre city
Tianjin,one of four municipalities in China, is an international coastal port city. Because of its unique location, Tianjin became the biggest economy and trading center in Northern China. The city features beautiful scenery, abundant products and rich cultures, also dense local customs and splendid historical sites make the city a famous cultural city with a long history and of high travelling value, also an international seaport full of modern vigor
Shenzhen is located in central south costal areas of Guangdong province, northeast of estuary of the Pearl River. Shenzhen is often called the backyard garden of Hongkong as it is to the west of Dapeng Bay, east of the Pearl River estuary and north to Hangkong, borders on Kowloon peninsula and just opposite to the New Territories of Hongkong. Shenzhen special economic zone includes Luohu District, Futian District and Nanshan District
Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang province, is located in the Northeast of it. Hangzhou is a famous tourist city for its attractive landscape in China which has a distance of 180km from Shanghai. “Just as there is paradise in heaven, there are Suzhou and Hangzhou on earth”, this saying expresses the heartfelt praise to this beautiful city from all visitors
Shijiazhuang,provincial capital of Hebei Province, is located in central south part of Hebei Province. There are many places of interest in Shijiazhuang, such as Zhaozhou Bridge with the fame of "the best bridge in China"; Mt. Cangyan Scenic Area is a major national scenic spot which has group of mountains and beautiful sight; Longxing Temple, having a history of 1400 years, is located in Zhengding ancient city which is famous for" nine buildings four towers and eight temples"
Suzhou Located at the downstream of Yangtze River, Suzhou is often called as “the mansion of silk”, “a land of milk and honey” and “the capital of garden” with Shanghai to its east, Taihu Lake to its south, Wuxi to its west, and Yangtze River to its north. Buildings in Suzhou are built facing to the water, having a unique sight of “bridge, running water and houses”. Suzhou traditional garden is a treasure in human civilization
Chongqing located in the upper reaches of the Yangtze River, the confluence of the Yangtze and Jialing Rivers and the integrative part of Central and Western China, has a large development potential of characteristic Three Gorges tourism resources. Chongqing is a famous historic and cultural city in China and the birthplace of Bayu Culture. It has a unique city scope with city in mountain while mountain revealing from the city; also, climbing up and down with wriggled roads in the city is another unique scenery. This helps people to enjoy the lights layer upon layer from any location in Chongqing
Yangzhou is located in central part of Jiangsu province, downstream of Yangtze River. With a history of over 2000 years, Yangzhou is a famous historical and cultural city. Also, it gains the reputation of UN habitant award, China's habitant scroll of honor award, National Environmental Protection Model City, National forest city etc...
Situated at the northern tip of the island of Taiwan, Taipei is the political, economic, and cultural centre of Taiwan. And it has now become one of the global cities in the production of high technology and its components. It was founded in the early 18th century and became an important center for overseas trade in the 19th century. Today, Taipei is the most international and most famous city in Taiwan...
Jinan,also known as “Spring City”, is the capital city of Shandong province. As one of the open coastal cities, Jinan is the political, cultural and economic center of Shandong. The city, which holds sub-provincial administrative status, is located in north-western Shandong. With a history of over 2000 years, Jinan is one of the important ancient birthplaces of Chinese civilization. The sub-provincial city of Jinan has direct jurisdiction over 6 districts, 3 counties, and 1 county-level city. In 2005, the estimated population of the entire area under the jurisdiction of Jinan City was 5.69 million, with a total of 2.54 million living in urban areas...
Wuhan, called Han for short, is the capital city of Hubei province and the biggest and the only sub-provincial city in central China. It is also the most prosperous inland city and national regional central city. It is a megacity of the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River. The world's third longest river-Yangtze river and its largest tributary-Han river flow through Wuhan and divide it into three towns called Wuchang, Hankou and Hanyang. Li Bai, a poet during the Tang Dynasty also paid tribute to Wuhan in his poem. Wuhan is also called Jiangcheng ( “river city”).
Yinchuanlocated in central Ningxia plain, northwest China, is the capital of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. 3 districts (Xingqing, Jinfeng and Xixia), 2 counties (Yongning and Helan) and 1 county level city-Lingwu city, are under the jurisdiction of Yinchuan. The urban area is 126.38 square kilometers in 2011. In 2009, all the counties and cities totally have jurisdiction over 23 street offices, 21 towns, 6 townships, 211 neighborhood committees and 271 villagers' committees. The city holds about 2.0257 million resident population in 2011, while the urban population is 1.5067 million and 519,000 the rural. Most people are hans, and the population of hui is about 481,700. Yinchuan has been called the Frontier Pearl since ancient times. Xixia Mausoleum, a very famous national scenic spot lies in the west of the city. There are also many buildings in Muslim style centered around the Drum Tower. South of the city have famous monuments like Chengtian Temple, a large mosque, etc.