My travel pages…China… select Pictures…great…… memories


Yu Garden or Yuyuan Garden is an extensive Chinese garden located beside the City God Temple in the northeast of the Old City of Shanghai at Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi. It abuts the Yuyuan Tourist Mart, the Huxinting Teahouse and the Yu Garden Bazaar. Wikipedia

The Jade Buddha Temple is a Buddhist temple in Shanghai. As with many modern Chinese Buddhist temples, the current temple draws from both the Pure Land and Chan traditions of Mahayana Buddhism. It was founded in 1882 with two jade Buddha statues imported to Shanghai from Myanmar by sea. Wikipedia

The Leshan Giant Buddha is a 71-metre tall stone statue, built between 713 and 803, depicting Maitreya. It is carved out of a cliff face of Cretaceous red bed sand stones that lies at the confluence of the Min River and Dadu River in the southern part of Sichuan province in China, near the city of Leshan. Wikipedia


The Glass Bridge where a Canal connects Lake Ronghu and Lake Songhu. Two Rivers and Four Lakes Scenic Spot. Located in picturesque Guilin City, Two Rivers and Four Lakes Scenic Spot refers to the landscape located around the city which includes part of Li River within the city, Taohua (Peach Blossom) River, Mulong Lake, Guihu Lake, Ronghu Lake and Shanhu Lake.


The Covered Walkway leads to the Marble Boat, a symbol of stability of the rule of the Qing Dynasty. The Marble boat was first built in 1750, but in 1860, the Allied Anglo-FrenchForce burnt down the Chinese style wooden super-structure on the top part of the boat together with many other buildings in the Summer Palace. Summer Palace – Wikipedia

The Jade Buddha Temple is a Buddhist temple in Shanghai. As with many modern Chinese Buddhist temples, the current temple draws from both the Pure Land and Chan traditions of Mahayana Buddhism. It was founded in 1882 with two jade Buddha statues imported to Shanghai from Myanmar by sea. Wikipedia
Terracotta warriors………XIAN
The Terracotta Army is a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of QinShi Huang, the first Emperor of China. It is a form of funerary art buried with the emperor in 210–209 BCE with the purpose of protecting the emperor in his afterlife. Wikipedia

The Reed Flute Cave, also known as “the Palace of Natural Arts” 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. It is over 180 million years old. Wikipedia

The great Wall of China….Beijing

The Great Wall of China is the collective name of a series of fortification systems generally built across the historical northern borders of China to protect and consolidate territories of Chinese states and empires against various nomadic groups of the steppe and their polities. Wikipedia
Temple of heaven,Dongheng,Beijing,China
The Temple of Heaven is an imperial complex of religious buildings situated in the southeastern part of central Beijing. The complex was visited by the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies of prayer to Heaven for good harvest. Wikipedia
Tiananmen Square, Beijing,China
Tiananmen Square – Wikipedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiananmen_Square
Tiananmen Square or Tian’anmen Square is a city square in the centre of Beijing, China, … It has great cultural significance as it was the site of several important events in Chinese history. Outside China, the square is best known for the armed …‎1989 Tiananmen Square · ‎Tiananmen Square self … · ‎Category:Tiananmen Square

The Temple of Heaven is an imperial complex of religious buildings situated in the southeastern part of central Beijing. The complex was visited by the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies of prayer to Heaven for good harvest. Wikipedia
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22 Comments Add yours

  1. wanderlustig says:

    Thanks for sharing these great pictures which remind me of my own trip to China. The great wall was just as packed with visitors …

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  2. Saimon says:

    Very amazing shot!

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  3. tidalscribe says:

    What a feast of colour and culture. I guess we think of the Great Wall of China being empty, but I guess it is bound to be busy with tourists.

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    1. Absolutely you are right.Thanks for ferrying into my blog.

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  4. Alex says:

    Reblogged this on Stardust.

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  5. Muntazir says:

    Very informative. And the pictures are really attractive

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  6. What a lovely read – pictures were so vibrant

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  7. Gitanjali says:

    Beautiful places and you have captured all of them beautifully 😊

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  8. cat9984 says:

    Beautiful pictures (as always). Is snake wine really made out of snakes?

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    1. Thanks for your observations.
      I am not sure.What I understand from the shop keeper was, yes ,but the process has been little different and beyond that it was difficult for me to go-ahead because of language problem.T hanks.

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