Interesting Places To Visit In China
Did you know there are many interesting places to visit in China?
First, let me tell you about the city of Shanghai. There is the Bund
and it is divided into two sections the older section is called the
Puxi and the newer section called Pudgong. It is also the largest
city in China, with a population of 15 million people. The most
famous site is the Bund. There is also the Yuyuan Garden with itís
zigzagging bridges. It was built 400 years ago during the Ming
dynasty. It was built in tradition Chinese style with numerous rock
and tree garden areas, ponds, dragons lined walls and numerous door
ways. The garden also has century-old furniture, calligraphy, and
paintings of famous artists, clay sculptures and brick carvings.
Another example of why traveling to China is fun
is because you get to see Mt. Everest. It is the tallest mountain
and it is seen 100 miles away, It reaches the Jet Stream where the
air planes fly. 4,000 people attempted to climb the mountain. 660
people have been successful, 140 people lost there lives. The
official height for Mt. Everest is 29,035 feet.
In addition to Mt. Everest and Shanghai you
should also visit The Forbidden City. It is also know as the Palace
Museum. It is located in the heart of Beijing. It was also home to
24 emperors from 1421-1911. There are 980 buildings and 8,707 rooms
in the Forbidden City.
So you can see, China is an amazing place to
visit. Shanghai is the largest city. Mount Everest is the highest
mountain in the world. The Forbidden City is known as the Palace
Museum. Visiting China was a great experience!
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