10 Most Beautiful Tourist Attractions in China which are Famous and Must Visit, Cool Like in the Movies

KUPASONLINE.COM — China is known as one of the countries in Asia that is able to attract tourists. As one of the most amazing tourist destinations, China has many interesting tourist spots. Among the many tourist attractions, there are 10 places that are indeed favorite destinations for tourists. The following are 10 must-visit tourist attractions in China.

1. Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China is the most legendary building in China which is also included in one of the 7 wonders of the world. It’s really incomplete if you travel to China but don’t visit this giant wall.

The wall with a length of 20,921 km can be easily accessed by tourists from the city of Beijing. If necessary, there are a number of tour guides that can be used to take you to this most historic place in China. It is also recommended not to visit this wall in winter because the temperature can drop to 00c. And don’t forget to use footwear that suits the conditions.

2. Li River

The Li River is said by many to be like a beautiful work of the Creator. Bordered by Karst hills, this place is a magnet for poets and painting artists to express their thoughts. This beautiful tourist spot has even been recognized by America’s National Geographic Magazine and the World’s as one of the 10 most beautiful water wonders, and also CNN Travel as the 15 best rivers to visit.

The Li River flows from Guilin to Yangshuo. This one tourist spot presents amazing natural beauty and also a relaxed atmosphere while enjoying the beauty of the Li river.

3. The Forbidden City

For more than 500 years, the Forbidden City, located in the city of Beijing, has been the exclusive home of the emperor and his advisers. When this place opened to the public, in an instant it became the most crowded tourist spot in Beijing.

Inside this place there are as many as 980 amazing interior buildings. If there are tourists who want to make a catalog of buildings in the Forbidden City, it is a pointless thing considering that the place is very large and there are too many buildings to be visited one by one. Many tourists bring food while enjoying the scenery in the place. In fact, many also stay inside until the visiting time is over.

4. Yuanyang Rice Terraces

No other place in China can beat the beauty provided by Yuanyang. There is even a sentence that says: “If you claim to be tourists but don’t visit Yuanyang, then Yuanyang will be sad. If you are a photographer but don’t go to Yuanyang, then Yuanyang will feel sorry for you.”

Those two sentences are as if a sign for tourists to visit this place, not only as a suggestion but even as a necessity to come to Yuanyang.


Zhangjiajie National Park is one of the tourist attractions in China that must be visited by tourists. This is the first national forest park created in China. This place presents extraordinary views that may only be seen in paintings or films. This 48 km2 area offers views of tall pillars made of sandstone, seas of clouds, diverse ecosystems, and serene rivers.

This national park is divided into 4 parts where each part has its own beauty. To be able to enjoy the whole beauty of the park, 1 day is not enough. So make sure you prepare more time to be able to surround this entire place.

6. Yellow Mountains

When the Chinese hear the place name Yellow Mountains, what comes to their mind is the image of pine trees growing lush and high within the mountains. The Yellow Mountains are an amazing place with mist that seems to create a mystical aura around it. For local residents, this place is one of the most beautiful and famous places in China.

If even the locals have said that about the Yellow Mountains, there is no reason for tourists not to visit this beautiful place. This place is only located about 500 km southwest of Shanghai city. And can be reached in just 30 minutes by plane.

7. Leshan Giant Buddha

This giant Buddha statue was created in the 8th century with the aim of calming the raging river waters. This giant Buddha statue is one of the many artistic buildings in China. With a height of up to 68m, this giant Buddha statue is the largest giant Buddha statue in the world.

This Leshan Giant Buddha was carved directly into the cliff side of the river side.

Tourists can enjoy the view at the top of the statue by climbing the stairs at the foot of the Buddha. From the top of the statue, tourists can see the beauty of the scenery from various positions.

8. Yangshuo

Since the mid-1980s, Yangshuo has become an attractive tourist spot for domestic and foreign tourists. It is in this place that we can see the extraordinary scenery where there are many towering green high mountains, beautiful waterfalls, and also clear rivers.

This place that is like heaven on earth has become the main choice of tourists. Many people suggest that to be able to enjoy the beautiful scenery in this place more, it is advisable to rent a bicycle and explore each trail on the riverbank.

9. Hong Village

Hong Village or Hongchun Village is a beautiful village that has beautiful views of the water accompanied by lotus flowers and artistic bridges. River water by the residents has been diverted to garden houses and water yards. Where the garden house and water yard which are used as tourist attractions can only be visited if you are in Hong Village.

The scenery in Hong Village is famous for its beauty that can thrill anyone’s heart. The beauty that appears in Hong Village is like a Chinese painting. Therefore many Chinese art students come to this place to find inspiration.

10. Hanging Temple

For those who like and choose temples as their main destination, Hanging Paste is a tourist spot that you must visit. Located not far from Beijing, it takes at least 4 trips to reach this tourist spot. The Hanging Temple has long been one of the most interesting temples to visit in China.

Situated 30 meters above the valley, the shrine is connected by a number of wooden walkways for pedestrians. During the trip to the temple, tourists will be presented with an amazing view that cannot be found anywhere else. This Hanging Temple is a temple with a mixture of Buddhist, Taoist and Confucian styles.(*)

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