Kong Zi Institute

China Tourism

West Lake: the Beginning of Romance

The West Lake is a famous scenic spot in China and has been nicknamed "paradise on earth". The landscape of the West Lake is composed of one hill, the Solitary Hill, two causeways (the Su Causeway and the Bai Causeway), three islands, the Lord Ruan's Mound (Ruan Gong Zhou), Lake-heart Pavilion (Hu Xin Ting) and the Isle of Immortal Lands (Xiao Ying Zhou), and ten scenic beauties, which include; Lotus in the Breeze at Crooked Courtyard, Autumn Moon

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Jiuzhaigou

Located in Jiuzhaigou County in the Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture of Sichuan Province, Jiuzhaigou is the branch of Baihe River, the upper reach of Baishuigou River. Literally meaning 'nine-village river', Jiuzhaigou got its name from the nine Tibetan villages that surround it.   Jiu Zhaigou  Sitting among the mountains in Jiuzhai in northern Sichuan, the Jiuzhaigou Scenic Spot boasts lakes, waterfalls, snow-capped mountains

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Lijiang of Yunnan

Covering an area of 20,600 square km, Lijiang is located in northwest Yunnan Province. Its capital in Lijiang County is 527 km away from the city of Kunming, the capital of Yunnan Province. Lijiang has a large area of mountains, accounting for 95 percent of the total area. Because of its position on a plateau, Lijiang boasts strong sunlight. Its average altitude is 2,400 meters and only 5 percent of its territory consists of plains. Two great mountain

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Xishuangbanna

Featuring the unique and valuable scenery of tropic rainforests and cultures of various ethnic groups such as the Dai, Xishuangbanna is a national-level key comprehensive scenic area for sightseeing and launching scientific and cultural activities. It has more than 120 scenic points in 19 scenic areas in the city, and has two subordinate counties and some scenic points in its outskirts. Features: Valuable and unique tropical rainforest - Museum of

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Yungang Grottoes in Shanxi

Located on the southern ridge of Wuzhou Mountain, 16 km away form Datong City in north China's Shanxi Province, Yungang Grottoes was firstly chiseled in the second year of the Northern Wei dynasty, or 453 AD and most of the work was finished before Northern Wei moved its court to Luoyang City in 494 AD. However, the endeavors of building it lasted until the Zhengguang Years from 520 AD to 525 AD. The caves are chiseled against the mountain, extending

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Lijiang of Yunnan

Covering an area of 20,600 square km, Lijiang is located in northwest Yunnan Province. Its capital in Lijiang County is 527 km away from the city of Kunming, the capital of Yunnan Province. Lijiang has a large area of mountains, accounting for 95 percent of the total area. Because of its position on a plateau, Lijiang boasts strong sunlight. Its average altitude is 2,400 meters and only 5 percent of its territory consists of plains. Two great mountain

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Trip To Xi’an, An Ancient Capital For 13 Dynasties.

INTERGRATION OF ANCIENT AND MODERN ELEMENTS Such scenes are quite familiar to Uncle Du who has spent most of his life in Xi’an. Nevertheless, the square is a far cry from the one he saw in his early years. “In the past, the pagoda was surrounded by dilapidated and disorderly bungalows as well as other facilities connected by narrow and rough roads. Nowadays, things are going well. You can find a better-preserved pagoda, with an amazingly cleaner

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