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China Travel Wiki

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Find general travel information, guides and “good to know”. Find the cheapest flights and best hotels offers in one click multi search engine - just click a city and discover the best of the country.

Travel to China

As the most populous nation on our planet, China offers opportunities that are too numerous to list individually. One of the oldest continuing civilisations calls China its home. The Chinese people have occupied this lush and abundant land since 2000 BCE and left behind antiquities throughout the ages that can still be seen today. This historic country is one of the frontrunners in the development of modern culture and the blend of modern and ancient life is something every traveller should experience.

The super modern skylines of Beijing and Shanghai are a veil upon the ancient alleys and monuments that lie within. Visit China and experience the best of modern and ancient civilisation. It is a place where you can get a glimpse into our future, but also delve into the past at your leisure. You can enjoy modern cities, relaxed rural environments, and unique cultural or historical sites.

China is also the world’s oldest continuous civilization. It is a vast nation that feels like you’ve rolled up several countries into one border. This means you’ve got an opportunity to follow along the old Silk Road, take a hike up to a mountain base camp, or enjoy what the modern cities have to offer.

No visit to China is complete unless time has been spent at the Great Wall. You can visit on your own or with an organized tour. Some sections of the wall have been completely restored, while others are still in their natural state. Gardens, temples, and other landscapes are offered in great abundance as well.

If you’re looking for a convenient way to enjoy China, consider joining a tour group or creating a planned itinerary before you go. Trips during the holidays in China can be very busy.

The diversity that you’ll find in China is unique to the world today. Whether you’re an adventurer, a cyclist, a backpacker, or you just love a good museum, there is enough to find here that you could fill a lifetime of trips and never be able to see it all. Let your journey take you to China and it is an adventure that you’ll never want to finish.

Visit Shanghai and shop till you drop in China’s fashion capital. The more modernised of China’s big cities, Shanghai is the perfect place to get hip with the some of the world’s finest fashion. East meets west in Shanghai and hidden amongst the brand new fashion houses and colossal department stores you will find some fantastic traditional Chinese cuisine.

For a more traditional Chinese experience head to capital city Beijing. A little more thinly veiled by China’s sci-fi skylines, Beijing is laced with ancient alleyways like rich honeycomb beneath a hive of glimmering skyscrapers. Find ancient temples and monuments scattered through this living museum.

Best of China

Ideal seasons to visit China are autumn and spring, as the winter gets extremely cold and summer is their hot and rainy season. Springtime lasts roughly from March to May and Autumn falls from September to November. If you don’t mind the cold it would be worth travelling to china in the off-season to participate in the charming Harbin Winter Ice Lantern festival. The festival begins in early January and lasts for over a month.

Beijing is China’s capital and is filled with ancient monuments and temples the largest and best-preserved being the Forbidden City. This mystic complex of ancient buildings was off limits for 500 years when it was home to two reclusive dynasties of imperial rule. Surrounded by a 52 metre wide moat the Forbidden city could take an entire day to explore and is very reasonably priced compared to some other historic palaces in the area.

After a long day of exploring in Beijing you will want to find one of the many local restaurants or food markets and grab a bite. Try the Donghuamen Night Market for some tradition street style cuisine. Delicacies from all regions of China can be found here, but beware you will find the good, the bad and the ugly when it comes to food markets. Some may be sceptical of the fried seahorse or scorpion kebabs, but that’s all part of the wonder of an exotic street market isn’t it? China also boasts absolutely amazing roasted duck dishes and you won’t be hard pressed to find one of the countless roast duck specific restaurants scattered through the cities.

China, being one of the oldest continuing civilisations, places importance on keeping up with contemporary culture and the city of Shanghai is a testament to this. The fashion capital of China boasts a science fiction like skyline that contains some of the best shopping in the world. East truly meets West in Shanghai and the shopping savvy traveller will find a plethora of stores from Ancient antique dealers to souvenir shops and inexpensive department stores to high end fashion boutiques.

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Beijing, capital of China

Beijing Travel Wiki Travel to Beijing Beijing, or Peking as some may prefer, is the third most-populous city in the world. Found in Northern China, it is a place where traditional and modern have been fused together to create an incredible experience. With more than 3,000 years of history to call upon, it is the last of the 4 Great Ancient Capitals of China. You can visit the mountains, explore the old city walls, and enjoy what the opulent palaces and gardens...


Lijiang Travel Wiki Travel to Lijiang Lijiang is an and quaint town in Yunan, a province of China which is well endowed with magnificent and beautiful mountains, rivers and a long history. The ancient Lijiang county was put into the list of world cultural legacy by the World Legacy Committee of the United Nations Education, Science and Culture Organization in 1997. The city has a history of 800 years or 900 years dating from the Sung Dynasty. It is one of the very...


Shanghai Travel Wiki Travel to Shanghai Embark on a Shanghai holiday and shop till you drop in China’s fashion capital. The more modernised of China’s big cities, Shanghai is the perfect place to get hip with the some of the world’s finest fashion. East meets west in Shanghai and hidden amongst the brand new fashion houses and colossal department stores you will find some fantastic traditional Chinese cuisine. Hand pulled noodle shops are the best place to get a street side...


Suzhou Travel Wiki Travel to Suzhou Suzhou is one of the most beautiful cities in china and probably one of the most historically significant cities in the country. The metro area including the city itself is home to over 6.9 million people. The major language spoken in the city is Wu, a Chinese dialect. The city is very much like Venice where the streets and canals are winding, and intertwined. The city is famous for its vast gardens and offers quite a...


Xi’an Travel Wiki Travel to Xi’an Xi’an is in China’s fertile lowlands. It is most famous for the discovery in 1974 of the Terracotta Warriors, and is one of the world’s greatest archaeological sites. This city is home to one of china’s largest mosques and has been inhabited for over 6000 years. Xi’an is probably the central most important city in Chinese history and so it is most famous for the large number of historic sites, and museums that outline the rich...

Travel resources

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Biggest City China

Facts about China, Biggest city What are the name of the biggest city China, and how big are city by population. Easy overview of the informations in the sortable table below. Please note that the informations comes from various sources,if you are using the informations professional you should get confirmation that the figures are actual. Last update august 2017

China Holidays

China Public Holidays See the calendars for national China holidays year by year. Find and just click on the year you for which you need more information about China holidays, and the calendar for the year will open. When is the non working days for the year. Public / national days, see the calendar for the country here.

Geography and facts, China

China, geography and facts explained Geograhy, facts, local customs and foodie guide. All explained in videos 8 to 15 minutes, very good, informative and funny videos that will ensure you see the videos to the end. The videos are produced by Geography now, thanks for the videos and keep up the good work.

Money China, Local Currency, Yuan Renminbi

Money in China (notes and coins) Chinas legal tender is called Yuan Renminbi (CNY). 1 Renminbi = 100 fen.

National Tourist Information China

National Tourism Organisation Traveladvisor in China: Are you going on a vacation you can get lots of free and professional help, traveladvice and information from the National Tourism Organisation. Discover the country and the cities getting the most out of your vacation with the professional help from the people who knows their country and their culture the best. China Tourism Authority WEBSITE FACEBOOK TWITTER YOUTUBE FLICKR INSTAGRAM GOOGLE+ PINTEREST VIMEO About China China is often left out of discussions of early civilization which is a mistake since it was one of the first....

Why you should visit China

Why Visit China ? China, with an area of 9.6 million sq km, is the third largest country in the world, next only to Russia and Canada. Located in eastern Asia, China is bordered by Russia and Mongolia to the north; Russia and North Korea to the east; Russia and Afghanistan to the west; and India, Pakistan, Nepal, Burma, Bhutan, Vietnam, and Laos to the south. The capital of China is Beijing. Shanghai is the largest city. Traveling to China is...

Official holidays

When are holidays and no working days in the country ?

Date English
January 11 dayNew Year
January or February3 daysSpring Festival / Chinese New Year
April 4, 5 or 61 dayTomb-Sweeping Day
May 11 dayLabour Day
May or June1 dayDragon Boat Festival
September or October1 dayMid-Autumn Festival
October 13 daysNational Day

Which are the largest cities ?

Listing of the most important and largest cities in the country