China is a vast, beautiful mountains and rivers, there are countless world-class landscape scenery, but also a lot of rich history of the humanities, the following 18 landscape and humanities attractions can be called the essence of the opportunity to go to half, destined to have no regrets in this life, you have been to which?
The First Lake in the World Hangzhou West Lake
The first lake in the world has different sayings, some say Jinan Daming Lake, others say Hangzhou West Lake, Hangzhou West Lake has a surface area of 6.38 square kilometers, while Daming Lake has a surface area of only 0.58 square kilometers.
The West Lake of Hangzhou is surrounded by mountains on three sides, the White Embankment, the Su Embankment, the Yanggong Embankment and the Zhao Gong Embankment divide the lake into several water surfaces, and the beauty of the lake and the many humanistic monuments reflect each other.
Location: West Lake Scenic Area, Hangzhou
The first tomb in the world, the Tomb of the Yellow Emperor
There are five tombs of the Yellow Emperor in the country, distributed in Gansu Zhengning, Henan Jingshan, Hebei Zhuolu, Beijing Pinggu and Shaanxi Qiaoshan, to say the most influential, is the earliest built in the Han Dynasty, Shaanxi Qiaoshan Yellow Emperor Mausoleum, surrounded by mountains, ancient cypresses, elegant environment, the mausoleum has 16 ancient cypresses, one of which is said to be Xuan Yuan Huangdi planted by his own hands, more than 5,000 years ago, is the world's oldest cypress tree.
The tomb of the Yellow Emperor in Qiaoshan, Shaanxi Province, comes from Sima Qian's "Records of the Five Emperors": "The Yellow Emperor collapsed and was buried in Qiaoshan". Since Emperor Wu of the Han Dynasty led an army of 180,000 people to sacrifice to the tomb of the Yellow Emperor, Qiaoshan has been the place where successive dynasties have held national ceremonies, and since the founding of the country, the state has held national ceremonies here every year on the Qingming Festival.
Coordinates: No. 179, Huangling County, Yan'an City, East Guan Miao Qian District
The Most Wonderful Mountain in the World Mount Huangshan
In terms of scenic beauty, Huangshan Mountain is the first mountain in China, since ancient times, there are "five mountains do not see the mountain, Huangshan Mountain does not see the mountain" of the saying. Huangshan Mountain is a World Geopark, a National 5A scenic spot, and a World Cultural and Natural Heritage.
The reason why Huangshan is called "the most wondrous mountain in the world" is because it has strange pines, strange rocks, sea of clouds and hot springs at the same time, which is called the "four best" of Huangshan, and the fog and snow scene in winter is also beautiful.
Location: Tangkou Town, Huangshan District, Huangshan City, Anhui Province
The First Grottoes of the World Mogao Caves in Dunhuang
There are four famous grottoes in China, and Mogao Caves in Dunhuang is literally the first in the world. Sealed for hundreds of years, the Mogao Caves are the "first site" to recreate the glory of history and are the common spiritual home of the Chinese people.
Mogao Caves was built in 317 AD, through the Northern Dynasty, Sui, Tang, Five Dynasties, Western Xia, all the way to the Yuan Dynasty, successive excavations for nearly a thousand years, the caves a large number of Buddha statues, flying days, tricks, sky clothes flying, full of wind movement, from as high as nine floors of sitting statues, to a dozen centimeters of small bodhisattvas, in different forms, is the world's largest surviving, the richest connotation, the longest history of cave art.
The Best Water Township in the World Zhouzhuang
Zhouzhuang was built in the Northern Song Dynasty, the town is crisscrossed by waterways, old buildings of Ming and Qing dynasties are built along the river, with pink walls and tiles, small bridges and flowing homes, a quaint and quiet, Zhouzhuang is such a unique existence nurtured by a thousand years of history and culture, known as "the first water town in the world".
Everyone's heart, there is a Jiangnan, Zhouzhuang although today has been very commercialized, but strolling in the ancient streets and alleys, but still be able to feel the baptism of years of antiquity to come.
Location: No.43, Quanfu Road, Zhouzhuang Town, Kunshan City, Suzhou
The First Bridge in Heaven Luoyang Bridge
In the world of Chinese bridges, there is a saying "South Luoyang, North Zhaozhou", and this Luoyang Bridge is located on the Luoyang River in Quanzhou, Fujian. The Luoyang Bridge was built in 1053 and has survived 52 earthquakes, 21 hurricanes and 57 floods over the past thousand years.
Luoyang Bridge used the "raft-shaped foundation" and "planting the solid foundation method", which was recognized only in recent times, successfully solved the problem of building a large stone bridge. Today's Luoyang Bridge is still simple and elegant, no modern repair traces, on the fame and history, Luoyang Bridge is not as good as Zhaozhou Bridge, but on the difficulty, technology and historical flavor, Luoyang Bridge is the world's first, is a world cultural heritage.
Location: Luojiang District, Quanzhou City, Fujian Province
The Great Buddha of Leshan
Leshan Buddha is a seated statue of Maitreya Buddha, about 70 meters high, which was excavated in the Tang Dynasty (713) and took 90 years to complete by 3 generations of craftsmen without large tools.
Located at the confluence of the Dadu River, the Qingyi River and the Min River, Leshan Buddha is a magnificent sight for pedestrians and pilgrims who can see the Buddha from a distance.
Coordinates: No. 2435, Lingyun Road, Shizhong District, Leshan City
The first bay in the world Yalong Bay
Hainan is known as the national coast, where there are numerous world-class bays, to say that the first is Yalong Bay. It has 7 kilometers of silver-white beaches, the seawater is not polluted, blue and clear, the beach is gentle and open, the sand is white as jade, suitable for diving, swimming and other water activities, it is the most suitable for parents and children to visit the bay in Sanya.
Yalong Bay is the earliest developed beach in Sanya with the best natural conditions, and the best surrounding facilities, making it the most ideal winter resort in China, known as "Eastern Hawaii".
The First Temple in Heaven White Horse Temple
Founded in 68 A.D., Baima Temple was the first government-run monastery built after Buddhism was introduced to China, and is known as the "ancestral court" and "source of Buddhism" in China. The ancient inscriptions and offerings preserved in the temple still bear the words "ancestral court" and "source of Buddhism", which is unique among all Buddhist temples.
It is also the "ancestral temple" and "source of Buddhism" in Asia, so many Asian countries have funded the construction of Buddhist temples here, and it is the most internationalized temple in China.
Coordinates: No.6, Luobai Road, Baimasi Town, Luolong District, Luoyang City, Henan Province, China
Shaolin Temple, the most famous temple in the world
Shaolin Temple is known as the world's first, not just the fame, but built early, deep heritage. Shaolin Temple was built in the Northern Wei Dynasty during the Taihe years, has a long history of 1500 years, is the ancestral temple of Buddhist Zen Buddhism, known as "the world's first famous temple".
Shaolin monks have been dedicated to researching and creating kung fu for generations, and in the early Tang Dynasty, 13 stick monks saved Li Shimin, and "Shaolin Kung Fu" became famous all over the world.
Location: The western foot of the Zhongyue Song Mountain, Dengfeng City, Henan Province
Jiayuguan Pass, the most powerful pass in the world
Jiayuguan is the starting point of the western end of the Great Wall of China in the Ming Dynasty, built in the fifth year of Hongwu of the Ming Dynasty (1372 AD), nine years before the Shanhai Pass, and is the most well-preserved and spectacular ancient military fortress along the Great Wall.
Jiayuguan is bordered by the Qilian Snow Mountain to the south and the Great Wall of Black Mountain to the north. The Great Wall, fortresses, beacons and trenches form a tight military defense system, which is easy to defend and difficult to attack.
Coordinates: 6 km west of Jiayuguan City, Gansu Province
The First Seam in the Sky Maling River Gorge
The Maling River Canyon is 74.8 kilometers long and the bottom of the valley is 200 meters below the ground. This structure is extremely rare in the world and is known as "the first seam in the world", which is called "the most beautiful scar on earth".
The canyon has more than a hundred waterfalls of various sizes, and various green plants grow on the canyon cliffs, forming a natural green drape on the cliff walls. The best season to see the canyon is summer, when the waterfalls of all sizes are as spectacular as a million horses galloping.
Location: Malinghe Canyon Scenic Area, Xinyi City, Guizhou Province
The Best Cave in the World Weaving Cave
The Weaving Cave had been sleeping underground for hundreds of millions of years until it was discovered during a geological expedition in 1980.
With a total length of 6.6 kilometers and 47 cave halls, the largest area of the cave hall is more than 30,000 square meters, creating the most beautiful cave in China in terms of area and uniqueness of the landscape.
Coordinates: Guanzhai Township, Weaving County, Bijie City, Guizhou
The first spring under the sky Baotu
Baotu Park has a golden thread spring, Suyu Spring, wash bowl spring, willow spring, Huang Hua Spring and more than 30 springs, will gush out 70,000 cubic meters of spring water every day, constant throughout the year at about 18 ℃.
According to legend, when the Emperor Qianlong went south of the river, in Jinan stayed in the four days there were two times to Baotu Springs to enjoy the springs, because Baotu water bubble tea taste mellow and sweet, along the way, no longer use Yuquan Mountain water, but Baotu water, and the enrolment of Baotu as the "world's first spring", now Baotu South Gate plaque "Baotu" is the imperial pen of Emperor Qianlong.
Coordinates: No. 1 South Baotu Road, Lixia District, Jinan City
The first tunnel in the world.
It is the world's longest double-hole one-way road tunnel designed and constructed by China itself, and it takes 15 minutes to drive through the tunnel, which is known as "the world's first tunnel".
Driving through the tunnel, you will be amazed at the side of the road constantly flashing green lawn, tall trees, blooming flowers, as well as the cave roof "blue sky and white clouds", it turns out that this is the first special light belt in Asia, blue sky and white clouds are illuminated with light, trees and flowers are made of bionic plastic products, constantly changing scenery is to relieve the driver's visual fatigue.
Coordinates: Chang'an District, Xi'an, Shaanxi Province
The Greatest Gorge in the World Hundred Mile Gorge
Baili Gorge is located at the intersection of Taihang Mountains and Yanshan Mountains, and consists of three meandering roach valleys, with a total length of about 105 miles, from which Baili Gorge gets its name. It is the largest and most peculiar landscape of roach valley found in China, and is a national geopark and 5A-level scenic spot.
The whole canyon is full of strange rocks and walls, and the ecological environment is primitive and natural. The peculiar erosion of the roach valley landscape also creates a warm climate in winter and cool climate in summer, with the maximum temperature in summer not exceeding 22℃, making it an ideal summer resort.
Location: Gougezhuang Village, Nosanpo Town, Laishui County, Baoding City
The first beach in the world Beihai Silver Beach
China has 18,000 kilometers of coastline with countless famous beaches, but only Beihai Silver Beach is known as the "World's First Beach". The Silver Beach of Beihai stretches about 24 kilometers from east to west, with a beach width between 30 and 300 meters, and its area exceeds the sum of the beaches of Dalian, Yantai, Qingdao, Xiamen and Beidaihe seaside baths.
Beihai Silver Beach is made of high-grade quartz sand, and the beach glows with silver under the sunlight, hence its name. The beach is wide, the sand is fine and white, the beach is long and flat, the average slope is only 0.05, the transparency of seawater is more than 2 meters, the safety factor is high, suitable for swimming and playing in the water, it is the most ideal coastal bathing area.
The first door under the sky Yingtianmen
Yingtianmen was the main south gate of Luoyang City during the Sui and Tang dynasties, built in 605, originally named Zetianmen, but changed to Yingtianmen to avoid the taboo of Wu Zetian, and was the place where the court held important foreign ceremonies, and where Wu Zetian ascended the throne as emperor.
Although the current Yingtianmen is a restoration, its grand and solemn momentum is no less than that of the past, perfectly reproducing the historical vein of the Sui-Tang Luoyang City Axis, with a rich Tang style.
Location: No.23, Ding Ding South Road, Laocheng District, Luoyang City, Henan Province, China
The first building under the sky Guang Yue Lou
The main building is made of wood and has an important position in the history of ancient Chinese architecture. The Qianlong Emperor visited the Guang Yue Lou six times and wrote a poem with a plaque, listing it as one of the 36 palaces on his southern tour.
Unlike other famous buildings that have been destroyed and built repeatedly, the building has been repaired several times over the past 600 years since it was built, but the main body of the building and its components are the originals from the early Ming Dynasty, keeping the historical appearance, and it is a rare wooden pavilion that is both ancient and majestic.
Location: Central of the ancient city of Dongchangfu District, Liaocheng City, Shandong Province
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