China - Asia

China - The Middle Kingdom.

China, a communist nation in East Asia, is the world’s most populous country. Its vast landscape encompasses grassland, desert, mountain ranges, lakes, rivers and 14,500km of coastline. Beijing, the ancient capital, mixes modern architecture with historic sites including sprawling Tienanmen Square. Its largest city, Shanghai, is a skyscraper-studded global financial center. The iconic Great Wall of China fortification runs east-west across the country's north

Average Weather and Climate in China

Autumn is normally the most comfortable season of the year (September to early October). During that period, temperatures are reasonable throughout China (about 10 till 22 degrees Celsius, 50-72 degrees Fahrenheit) with a limited amount of rain. Spring roughly has the same average temperatures as autumn.

Summer (from June to the end of August) can be extremely hot with temperatures well above 25 degrees. Summer is also a rainy season in China. Winter can be incredibly cold especially in the north.

Recommended for traders to visit in February


Enormous Shanghai, on China’s central coast, is the country's biggest city and a global financial hub. Its heart is the Bund, a famed waterfront promenade lined with colonial-era buildings. Across the Huangpu River rises Pudong’s futuristic skyline, including 632m Shanghai Tower and the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, with distinctive pink spheres. Sprawling Yuyuan Garden has traditional pavilions, towers and ponds.


'Yu Garden the forbidden city' or Yuyuan Garden is an extensive Chinese garden located beside the City God Temple in the northeast of the Old City of Shanghai, China.

The Oriental Pearl Radio & TV Tower is a TV tower in Shanghai, China. Its location at the tip of Lujiazui in the Pudong district by the side of Huangpu River, opposite The Bund, makes it a distinct landmark in the area.

The Shanghai French Concession was a foreign concession in Shanghai, China from 1849 until 1943, which progressively expanded in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

The Jin Mao Tower, also known as the Jinmao Building or Jinmao Tower, is an 88-story landmark skyscraper in Lujiazui, Pudong, and Shanghai, China. It contains a shopping mall, offices and the Grand Hyatt Shanghai hotel.

People's Square is a large public square in the Huangpu District of Shanghai, China. It is south of Nanjing Road and north of Huaihai Road.

The Jade Buddha Temple is a Buddhist temple in Shanghai, China. As with many modern Chinese Buddhist temples, the current temple draws from both the Pure Land and Chan traditions of Mahayana Buddhism.

The Shanghai Museum is a museum of ancient Chinese art, situated on the People's Square in the Huangpu District of Shanghai, China. Rebuilt at its current location in 1996, it is considered one of China's first world-class modern museums.

The Shanghai Tower is a mega tall skyscraper in Lujiazui, Pudong, Shanghai. Designed by Gensler and owned by a consortium of Chinese state-owned companies, it is the tallest

The Shanghai Ocean Aquarium is a public aquarium located in Shanghai, China. Designed by Advanced Aquarium Technologies, the aquarium includes a 120-meter tunnel

The Waibaidu Bridge, called the Garden Bridge in English, is the first all-steel bridge, and the only surviving example of a camel back truss bridge, in China.

Dongping National Forest Park is a forest located on the north side of Chongming Island in Shanghai

The Shanghai World Financial Center is a super tall skyscraper located in the Pudong district of Shanghai


Situated in the heart of Shanghai, Hotel Equatorial Shanghai, a family-friendly hotel, is within walking distance of Children’s Municipal Palace, Jiuguang Department Store, and Jing an Park. Also nearby are Shanghai Centre and Paramount. Recommended for families couples and business travels.



Located in dazzling downtown Shanghai, two blocks from the magnificent Bund waterfront, we are conveniently situated in a neighborhood of luxury branded shops and celebrated restaurants. Enjoy easy access to major business districts as well. Recommended for families and couples.



Beijing is the capital of the People's Republic of China and one of the most populous cities in the world. The population as of 2013 was 21,150,000. The metropolis, located in northern China, is governed as a direct-controlled municipality under the national government, with 14 urban and suburban districts and two rural counties Beijing Municipality is surrounded by Hebei Province with the exception of neighboring Tianjin Municipality to the southeast.


The Forbidden City was the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming dynasty to the end of the Qing dynasty—the years 1420 to 1912. It is located in the centre of Beijing, China, and now houses the Palace Museum.

The Great Wall of China is a series of fortifications made of stone, brick, tamped earth, wood, and other materials, generally built along an east-to-west line

The Summer Palace, known as Yiheyuan in Chinese, is a vast ensemble of lakes, gardens and palaces in Beijing, China. It serves as a popular tourist destination and recreational park

Tiananmen Square is a large city square in the centre of Beijing, China, named after the Tienanmen gate located to its North, separating it from the Forbidden City.

The Temple of Heaven, literally the Altar of Heaven, is a medieval complex of religious buildings situated in the southeastern part of central Beijing.

The Ming tombs are a collection of mausoleums built by the emperors of the Ming dynasty of China. The first Ming emperor's tomb is located near his capital Nanjing.

Beijing National Stadium, officially the National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest, is a stadium in Beijing, China

The Beijing National Aquatics Center, also officially known as the National Aquatics Center, and colloquially known as the Water Cube, is an aquatics center that was built alongside Beijing National Aquatics Center

The National Centre for the Performing Arts, and colloquially described as The Giant Egg, is an arts centre containing an opera house in Beijing, People's Republic of China.

Kunming Lake is the central lake on the grounds of the Summer Palace in Beijing, China. Together with the Longevity Hill, Kunming Lake forms the key landscape features of the Summer Palace gardens.



The Grand Mercure Xidan Beijing is a four-star luxury hotel ideally located in the heart of Beijing. Towering adjacent to the notable historical sites such as Tienanmen Square and Forbidden City, explore the significant Beijing destinations closer than anyone else! Aside from visiting the fabulous Beijing attractions conveniently, this Beijing hotel offers easy accessibility to the major public transportation. The Beijing Capital International Airport is reachable with a 45 min/40km ride and the Beijing Railway Station is 5 min/3km away. With a 10-minute short stroll, you may also reach Chang’an Street and subway line 1 & 2 stations. Among Beijing hotels, the Grand Mercure Xidan is an excellent hotel for both business and leisure travelers to explore the dynamic city of Beijing.Recommended for families and couples.



Welcome to The Great Wall Sheraton Hotel Beijing, ideally located in the heart of China’s cultural and commercial center. Beijing's central business district and diplomatic district are nearby, as are the Agricultural Exhibition Center and the China International Exhibition Center. Our hotel is an ideal base for shopping and exploring The Forbidden City, Tienanmen Square, and the famed Silk Market. Plus, Beijing Capital International Airport is just a convenient 20-minute drive away.Recommended for families and couples.



Hong Kong officially known as Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China is a region on the southern coast of China geographically enclosed by the Pearl River Delta and South China Sea. Hong Kong is known for its expansive skyline and deep natural harbour, and with a land mass of 1,104 km2 (426 sq. mi) and a population of over seven million people, is one of the most densely populated areas in the world. Hong Kong's population is 93.6% ethnic Chinese and 6.4% from other groups. Hong Kong's Cantonese-speaking majority originate mainly from the neighboring Guangdong province, from which many of them fled to escape wars and communist rule in mainland China from the 1930s to 1960s.


Hong Kong Disneyland is located on reclaimed land in Penny's Bay, Lantau Island. It is the first theme park located inside the Hong Kong Disneyland Resort and is owned and managed by the Hong Kong International Theme Parks

Victoria Peak is a mountain in the western half of Hong Kong Island. It is also known as Mount Austin, and locally as The Peak.

Lantau Island is the largest island in Hong Kong, located at the mouth of the Pearl River. Administratively, most of Lantau Island is part of the Islands District of Hong Kong.

The Ngong Ping 360 is a tourism project on Lantau Island in Hong Kong. The project was previously known as Tung Chung Cable Car Project before acquiring the Ngong Ping 360 brand in April 2005.

The Clock Tower is a landmark in Hong Kong. It is located on the southern shore of Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon. It is the only remnant of the original site of the former Kowloon Station on the Kowloon-Canton Railway

The International Finance Centre is an integrated commercial development on the waterfront of Hong Kong's Central District.

Sharp Island is the largest island in the Kiu Tsui Country Park located at Port Shelter of Sai Kung, Hong Kong. Tourists can go there for BBQ activities, fishing, swimming as well as diving.

Waglan Island is a member of the Po Toi group of islands in Hong Kong. It hosts a ground of meteorological observation and recording.

High cliff is a 252.4-metre tall skyscraper located on a south slope of Happy Valley on the Hong Kong Island in Hong Kong. The 75 storey building's construction began in 2000 and was completed in 2003 under a design by DLN Architects & Engineers

High West is a mountain in Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong. The mountain has a height of 494 m. It is west of Victoria Peak, north of Pok Fu Lam and south of Lung Fu Shan. Queen Mary Hospital is at its west slope and Harlech Road passes its north slope



Situated at the heart of Kowloon, the 487-room Metropark Hotel Kowloon, Hong Kong provides easy access to the major shopping areas and commercial area of Kowloon, such as the Langham Place and the Grand Century Place, and is ideal for business trips or leisure breaks.

The hotel is near subway and railway stations within walking distance of around 10 minutes’ walk from Yaumatei/Mongkok MTR stations and 8 minutes’ walk from Mong Kok East station. The hotel provides direct shuttle service to and from MTR, Mong Kok, Tsimshatsui and Hong Kong International Airport on hourly basis. Recommended for families and couples.



Hong Kong is the shopping capital of the South East Asia and this very obvious in Wan Chai area. But there is more that Wan Chai Hong Kong has to offer aside from shopping havens. And this actually does not automatically mean crowded streets, small hotel rooms, mediocre food and highly-priced goods and services. If you happen to see the Renaissance Hotel Hong Kong located at 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai Hong Kong, you will definitely say that Wan Chai Hong Kong is also a place for relaxation in the middle of the busiest place in Hong Kong. Recommended for families and couples.


You'll enjoy fine service and an extensive array of dining options at Holiday Inn Golden Mile Hong Kong, our chic high-rise hotel 40 minutes by taxi from Hong Kong International Airport. Set in a bustling commercial area, we're also just 2 minutes' walk from Tsim Sha Tsui MTR station and 5 minutes' from the iconic Star Ferry.Recommended for families and couples.



Internationally renowned, this Hong Kong hotel offers both business and leisure travelers the highest levels of service in a friendly, yet elegant five-star hotel environment. Luxury guest rooms and suites offer spectacular city, harbour or garden views, tempting you to explore this unique city. Equally tempting are the wide selection of world-class dining outlets at this Hong Kong hotel, together with the indulgent health and beauty facilities, including the outdoor heated pool, gym and spa. Recommended for families and couples.



Hong Kong Disneyland is located on reclaimed land in Penny's Bay, Lantau Island. It is the first theme park located inside the Hong Kong Disneyland Resort and is owned and managed by the Hong Kong International Theme Parks.



Disney's Hollywood Hotel is one of two hotels at Hong Kong Disneyland Resort in Penny's Bay, Lantau Island, HongKong. It was officially opened on 12 September 2005 at 13:00 HKT along with the resort. It is themed to 1930s Hollywood. The hotel has 600 guestrooms each with the "garden view", the "sea view" or the "park view" that overlooks the Hong Kong Disneyland Park. Recommended for families and couples.



Xi'an is the capital of Shaanxi province, located in the northwest of the People's Republic of China, in the center of the Guangzhou Plain. One of the oldest cities in China, the city was known as Chang'an before the Ming dynasty. Xi'an is one of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China, having held the position under several of the most important dynasties in Chinese history, including Zhou, Qin, Han, Sui, and Tang. Xi'an is the starting point of the Silk Road and home to the Terracotta Army of Emperor Qin Shi Huang.


The Terracotta Army or the "Terracotta Warriors and Horses" is a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China.

The Great Mosque of Xi'an, located near the Drum Tower on 30 Huajue Lane of Xi'an, Shaanxi province, China. The mosque covers 12,000 square meters.

The Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor is located in Lintong District, Xi'an, Shaanxi province of China. This mausoleum was constructed over 38 years, from 246 to 208 BC, and is situated underneath a 76-meter-tall tomb mound

The Stele Forest, or Xi'an Beilin Museum, is a museum for steles and stone sculptures which is located in Xi'an, China. The museum is housed in a former Confucian Temple and it has housed a growing collection of Steles since 1087.

Mount Li is a mountain located in the northwest of Xi'an in Shaanxi Province, China. The mountain is part of the Qinling mountain range and rises to a height of 1302 metres above sea level.

Shaanxi iRENA, also known as Zhuque Stadium, is a multi-use stadium in Xi'an, China. This name is Shaanxi Province Jiaodaruisen Stadium correctly. It is currently used mostly for football matches and athletics events

The Small Wild Goose Pagoda, sometimes Little Wild Goose Pagoda, is one of two significant pagodas in the city of Xi'an, China, the site of the old Han and Tang capital Chang'an.

Famen Temple is located in Famen town, Fufeng County, 120 kilometers west of Xi'an, Shaanxi province, China. It was widely regarded as the "ancestor of pagoda temples in Guanzhong area".



One of China’s oldest cities, Xian is the starting point of the Silk Road and home to the amazing Terracotta Army. With more than 3,100 years of rich culture and heritage, it’s one of the world’s must-visit cities.

Sheraton Xian Hotel is conveniently located near the 600-year-old City Wall, adjacent to the West Second Ring Road. Our hotel is also close to the city center and the Xian Developing Zone of High Technology Industries, and it’s just 35 minutes from Xian Xianyang International Airport (XIY). Recommended for families and couples.



Chengdu, formerly Romanized as Chengtu, is the provincial capital of Sichuan province in Southwest China, as well as a major city in Western China. It holds sub-provincial administrative status. The administrative area houses 14,047,625 inhabitants: 7,123,697 within the municipality's nine urban districts and 6,730,749 in the surrounding suburbs and rural area. According to the 2010 census, Chengdu is the fourth most populous city in mainland China, and most populous among prefecture-level cities as well.


Dujiangyan is an irrigation infrastructure built in 256 BC during the Warring States period of China by the State of Qin. It is located in the Min River in Sichuan, China, near the capital Chengdu.

Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, or simply Chengdu Panda Base, is a non-profit research and breeding facility for giant pandas and other rare animals. It is located in Chengdu, Sichuan, People's Republic of China

Jinli is a street in Chengdu, Sichuan, China. The street is about 550 meters long. It is a part of the Temple of Marquis, and the buildings are in the Qing Dynasty style. The theme is Three Kingdoms Culture, and traditional folk custom.

People's Park is an urban public park in central Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province, China. Built in 1911 as Shaocheng Park, it is the first public park in the city

The Chengdu Plain, known as Cuanxi Bazi in Sichuanese, is an alluvial plain located in the western part of the Sichuan Basin in southwestern China. Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan, is located on it

The Jianchuan Museum Cluster is located in Anren Town, Dayi County, Sichuan province, China, about one hour's drive from the provincial capital Chengdu.

Chengdu Sports Centre Stadium or Sichuan Provincial Sports Centre is a multi-use stadium in Chengdu, China which is currently used mostly for football matches.



With a 2,300-year history, Chengdu is a wonderful place to visit. Welcoming foreign officials, dignitaries, convention delegations, and business and leisure travelers alike, the Sheraton Chengdu Lido Hotel is ideally located in the city center and business district.

Enjoy easy access to shopping, recreation, and sightseeing from our great central location. Our hotel is 10 minutes from the train station, and a 30-minute drive from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport (CTU) and the New International Convention & Exposition Center of Century City. We are also close to Renmin Park and Tea Garden, Wenshu Temple, China Lane, and the Provincial Science & Technology Museum. Recommended for families and couples.



Guangzhou is the capital and largest city of Guangdong province in South China. Located on the Pearl River, about 120 km (75 mi) north-northwest of Hong Kong and north-northeast of Macau, Guangzhou is a key national transportation hub and trading port. One of the five National Central Cities, it holds sub-provincial administrative status. Guangzhou is the third largest Chinese city and the largest city in South Central China. As of the 2010 census, the city's administrative area had a population of 12.78 million. Some estimates place the population of the entire Pearl River Delta Mega City built up area as high as 40 million including Shenzhen (10.36 million), Dongguan (8.22 million) and most parts of Foshan (7.19 million), Jiangmen (4.45 million), Zhongshan (3.12 million) and a small part of Huizhou adjoining Dongguan and Shenzhen, with an area of about 20,000 square kilometers (7,700 sq. mi)


Shamian Island is a sandbank island in the Liwan District of Guangzhou city, Guangdong province, China. The island's name literally means "sandy surface" in Chinese

Baiyun Shan, Baiyun Mountain, or Mount Baiyun is a mountain near Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong province in China officially part of the Baiyunshan Resort along with Luhu Park

The Pearl River or Zhu Jiang or less commonly, the Guangdong River or Canton River, is an extensive river system in southern China

Chime-Long Paradise is a major amusement park in Panyu District, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. Opened on April 12, 2006, Chime-Long Paradise is the largest amusement park in China

The Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Jesus also known as Sacred Heart Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Guangzhou, South China. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Guangzhou

The Temple of the Six Banyan Trees is an ancient Buddhist temple originally built in 537 in the Liang dynasty in Guangzhou, southern China.

Guangzhou Opera House is a newly constructed Chinese opera house in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, People's Republic of China

Canton Tower, formerly known as Guangzhou TV Astronomical and Sightseeing Tower and also known as Guangzhou Tower, is a 600-metre tall multi-purpose observation tower in the Haizhu District of Guangzhou, Guangdong,

The Humen Pearl River Bridge is a bridge over the Pearl River in Guangdong Province, southern China. It consists of two main spans - a suspension bridge section and a segmental concrete section.



Did you feel the amazing historical culture when you arrived on this delightful island with its old, elegant buildings? Originally an HSBC bank started by the British in the middle of the 19th century, what is now the Victory Hotel became the Victoria Hotel at the end of the 19th century. Since then the Guangdong Victory Hotel, one of the most historic business hotel in China has experienced more than one hundred years of history. It is a famous neoclassical style hotel with more than 300 comfortable rooms and suites. Several restaurants offer different styles of delicious foods especially Cantonese cuisine. There are also business facilities such as a business center, conference room/hall, rental service, etc. Recommended for families and couples.



An icon of style in the sky, Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou claims the top third of the 103-storey Guangzhou IFC – one of the world’s tallest skyscrapers. Next to the Zaha Hadid-designed Guangzhou Opera House, the tower rises high above Pearl River New City, axis of China’s economic engine.Recommended for families and couples.



Guilin is a prefecture-level city in the northeast of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China, situated on the west bank of the Li River, and bordering Hunan to the north. Its name means, "Forest of Sweet Osmanthus", owing to the large number of fragrant Sweet Osmanthus trees located in the city. The city has long been renowned for its scenery of karst topography and is one of China's most popular tourist destinations.


The Li River or Lijiang is a river in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China. It flows 83 kilometers from Guilin to Yangshuo, where the Karst Mountains and river sights highlight the famous Li River cruise.

The Reed Flute Cave is a landmark and tourist attraction in Guilin, Guangxi, China. It is a natural limestone cave with multicolored lighting and has been one of Guilin’s most interesting attractions for over 1200 years

The Elephant Trunk Hill is a hill, landmark and tourist attraction in Guilin, Guangxi, China. Elephant Trunk Hill is the symbol of the city of Guilin. It got its name because it looks like an elephant drinking water.

Moon Hill is a hill with a natural arch through it a few kilometers outside Yangshuo in southern China's Guangxi autonomous region.

Jingjiang Princes' City is a noted historical site in Guilin, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China. It now functions as both Guangxi Normal University and as a tourist attraction

The Lingqu Canal is located in Xing'an County, near Guilin, in the northeastern corner of Guangxi Province, China.

Seven-Star Cave is an extensive limestone cave complex in Seven-Star Park, both of which are popular tourist attractions in the city of Guilin in Guangxi Autonomous Region in China.

The Xi River is the western tributary of the Pearl River in China. It is formed by the confluence of the Gui and Xun Rivers in Wuzhou, Guangxi.



Grand 0773 Hotel is a charming 3-star property set in a prime location in the centre of Guilin. Local tourist attractions such as Elephant Trunk Hill, Shan Hu and Seven-Star Park are not far from the hotel. Also within easy reach is City Centre Guilin and Guangxi Normal University. Recommended for families and couples.



The Guilin Bravo Hotel is only 10 minutes' walk from the city center and night market, 28 km (17 mi) from Guilin Liangjiang International Airport and 2 km (1 mi) from Guilin Railway Station. Recommended for families and couples.



Shangri-La Hotel, Guilin is a luxurious 5-star property conveniently located near the centre of Guilin. There are 449 well-appointed rooms at Shangri-La Hotel, Guilin. Guests of the hotel can make use of the following room facilities: coffee/tea maker. Additional amenities in the rooms include blackout drapes/curtains. Bathroom amenities include designer toiletries. Internet connection options: Guests wishing to stay connected will certainly appreciate wired high-speed Internet access (complimentary). Housekeeping services are provided. Recommended for families and couples.



Lìjiāng is a prefecture-level city in the northwest of Yunnan province, People's Republic of China. It has an area of 21,219 square kilometers (8,193 sq mi) and had a population of 1,244,769 at the 2010 census.


The Old Town of Lijiang is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Lijiang City, Yunnan, China.

Lugu Lake is located in the North West Yunnan plateau in the centre of Ningliang Yi Autonomous County in the People's Republic of China.

Jade Dragon Snow Mountain is a mountain massif near Lijiang, in Yunnan province, southwestern China. The range is also known as Mount Yulong after the Chinese or Mount Satseto after the Naxi name. Its highest peak is named Shanzidou.

Tiger Leaping Gorge is a scenic canyon on the Jinsha River, a primary tributary of the upper Yangtze River. It is located 60 kilometers north of Lijiang City, Yunnan in southwestern China.

Black Dragon Pool is a famous pond in the scenic Jade Spring Park located at the foot of Elephant Hill, a short walk north of the Old Town of Lijiang in Yunnan province, China

The Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Yunnan province, China.



Situated in the heart of Lijiang, Zen Garden Hotel - Wuyi Yard is close to Mu Family Mansion, Wang Gu Lou, and Dayan. Recommended for families and couples.



Mixing business and pleasure is not only possible at this upscale resort and conferencing facility - it's delightfully unavoidable. Villas with private courtyards, views of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. If you can bring yourself to leave the premises, Shuhe Old Town is close by, and downtown Lijiang is only 10 minutes away by drive. Recommended for families and couples.


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