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The Lantern Festival falls on the 15th of January on the lunar calendar (February 6th on the Western calendar). Lanterns of different styles can be found in the old town bazaar of Shanghai .
The fifth largest city in a country of over a billion people, Chengdu rarely sees a moment where there isn’t something happening. More than just a metropolis of businessmen, the city which first gave ...
Shanghai stands unparalleled as the largest city in the world. Following its rapid development over the last two decades it has become a leading global city, with significant influence in ...
Beijing is a wonderful mixture of the ancient and the modern, the past and the present. A true ancient citadel with a history of Emperors and temples, it is now the seat of communist power with a ...
Though Sichuan is famously known for its spicy and flavorful cuisine, when it comes to arts and culture it’s the opera that usually ends up stealing the show. Just as visitors must spend one day in ...
Day trips are a great way to see beyond the city that you're visiting and experience a multitude of sights in one day. This is especially true in such a big country like China. Day trips from ...
Often visited as a day trip from nearby Shanghai, Hangzhou has much more to see and do than is possible to fit into one day. So enchanting are the waters of West Lake (Xi Hu) and the peaks of the ...
There simply is no better way to gain an understanding of the intricate Chinese tea culture than to spend a day in a traditional Chinese tea village. Though tea shops are seemingly scattered around ...
Despite being a modern city of over six million people, Hangzhou still prominently features a large number of ancient style temples and pagodas where visitors may feel as if they’re passing time in ...
Teahouses are everywhere in Shanghai–certainly no surprise given that tea is an integral part of the history, culture and daily life in China. Today, the teahouse serves as a meeting place for people ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, November 2011
Located in southwest China , Sichuan is known for being a sleepy place to do some quiet tourism. Similarly, in its largest city, Chengdu, having a laid-back day is at the forefront of most ...
Written by Lydia, July 2012
It’s no secret that the Great Wall of China
is the longest manmade structure in the world, but according to a
recent archeological study by the Chinese State Administration of
Written by Lydia, August 2012
Mid-Autumn Festival, also called the Moon Festival, is the second most
important holiday of the year after the Lunar New Year. The event occurs
on the fifteenth day of the eighth lunar ...
Written by Lydia, January 2013
Chinese New Year is to China
(and much of Asia) what the Christmas season is to the West. This most
important holiday of the year in China is a time when families gather
together to honor their ...
Written by Shanghai Expert: Harris, China, February 2012
After historical vicissitude over the past thousand years, the Chinese Buddhist pagoda worshiped by Buddhists has developed its own forms through long-term practice. According to classification, ...
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New China Destinations on Viator!
Discover new cities in China to explore in 2012! In our quest to continually find fresh places for you to explore, the Viator team is planning to offer tours in many new Chinese cities this year. Check out the giant pandas in Chengdu, the stunning West Lake in Hangzhou and take a cruise down the Yangtze River this month!