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Originally forbidden to any male except for eunuchs and the emperor, the Forbidden City (the Imperial Palace) was home to presiding monarchs dating back to the Ming Dynasty. Following the abdication of the last emperor in 1911, it is now a tourist attraction.
Designed in the 1400s and the largest urban open square in the world, Tiananmen Square is located in central Beijing and attracts locals and tourists alike. The square is flanked by the Forbidden City, The Great Hall of the People, and various other important monuments and structures.
The Great Wall of China is a wonder of the ancient world. Stretching over 5000 miles in length and built, initially, in the 5th century B.C., the Wall was constructed to protect China's northern border. The Great Wall is one of the most recognizable monuments in the world.
The Temple of Heaven
The Temple of Heaven is a complex of Taoist buildings that was visited by the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for yearly ceremonies of prayer for good harvest.
Lantau Island, accessible by MTR or ferry from Hong Kong Island or Kowloon, is home to the Tian Tan Buddha, Po Lin Monastery, and Hong Kong Disneyland. Ride the Ngong Ping 360 gondola lift to get an aerial, panoramic view of all of Lantau, Hong Kong, and the South China Sea.
Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery
Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery, located in Sha Tin Disctrict of the East New Territories, actually contains around 13,000 buddha statues and is no longer a monastery, but a designated historic building. Regardless of exact numbers and titles, it's a sight (and site) to see!
The Hong Kong Jockey Club, founded in 1884, operates nearly 700 races annually at its two courses—Happy Valley and Sha Tin.
The serene Jade Buddha Temple was constructed in 1918. The Temple houses two statues of Buddha - Sitting Buddha and Recumbent Buddha. As the name implies, both statues are constructed out of jade and are painted with beautiful colors.
This famous garden in Shanghai has been one of the most beautiful spots in city for more than 400 years. The Garden was constructed by Pan Yuduan to impress his parents, and it has impressed millions of visitors since then.
The Shanghai Bund, or "waterfront" is the international business area in Shaghai. Many buildings have stood here for decades and are built with gothic, baroque, romanesque, neo-gothic, and other styles of architecture. Visit the Bund at night for a spectacular view of Shanghai's skyline.