Forbidden City (Chinese Zijin Cheng) is situated in the heart of Beijing, China, and was the home of 24 rulers of the Qing and Ming Dynasties and now serves as the Palace Museum. It was built by the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and it took fourteen years from 1406 to 1420 to construct this magnificent contraction.
The complex covers 720,000 m2 and consists of 980 buildings with 8,707 bays of rooms. After the Chinese Civil War museum’s former collection was separated and the part of it is now located in the National Palace Museum in Taipei but both museums descend from the same institution. Read more
Being the fourth tallest building of the world and the second tallest building in China the Jin Mao Tower is an 88-story landmark super tall skyscraper in the Lujiazui area of the Pudong district of Shanghai. The Tower is 420.5 meters (almost 1380 feet) tall and covers an area of 2.3 hectares (5.68 acres).
Jin Mao tower includes modern offices, a deluxe 5-star hotel: the Grand Hyatt Shanghai hotel which include 555 rooms., exhibition halls, banquet halls, an observation deck and entertainment facilities which is situated in the following levels: the 1st and 2nd floors form an imposing and bright lobby of the business area; the 3rd to the 50th floors are occupied by office spaces; the 51st and 52nd floors are the mechanical and electrical facilities center, which are restricted for the tower’s working staff; the 53rd to 87th floors are reserved for the deluxe Grand Hyatt Hotel of which, the 86th floor houses a club exclusive for the hotel guests and the 87th floor lodges the hotel restaurant; and, the 88th floor-the highest floor, is reserved for the tower’s observation deck, which can hold 1000 people at any one time. Read more
Xinghai Square, with a total area of 45,000 square meters, is located in the commercial center of Xinghai Bay. It is the largest square for public use in Dalian since the founding of the city.
Dalian is one of the popular cities in China located in the eastern Liaoning Province of Northeast China. It is one of the few cities of China that features a perfect concoction of the ancient Chinese traditions and customs with the all the modern facets that can be seen in any of the modern cities of the world.
Dalian is one of the major cultural and historical landmarks of the city. It is the most recognizable landmarks of the city and has even become synonymous with the existence of the city. Situated on the coast south west of the city center, Xinghai Square is the largest square in Asia. The square covers a total area of45,000 square meters and the name of the square means “the Sea of Stars” in Chinese. The name of the square resembles the shape and design of the center of the square, which looks like a star, with two white marble pillars and 9 big dings. Read more
The Great Wall of China is a series of stone and earthen fortifications in northern China, built, rebuilt, and maintained between the 5th century BC and the 16th century to protect the northern borders of the Chinese Empire from Xiongnu attacks during various successive dynasties.
Since the 5th century BC, several walls have been built that were referred to as the Great Wall. One of the most famous is the wall built between 220–206 BC by the first Emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang. Little of that wall remains; it lay farther north than the current wall, which was built during the Ming Dynasty. Read more