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China Top Experiences

Want to learn more about China? Read our in-depth articles on a variety of topics.



Will I need a visa? Yes! Most foreign nationals traveling to China must have an entry visa. These visas are not issued upon arrival. Americans...


People of China

People often think of China as an ancient, monolithic culture comprised of a single, massive group of genetically similar people. In actuality...


China's Muslims

Uyghur The Muslim Turkic people known as Uyghurs (pronounced "WEE-grs") are one of China's largest—and in the eyes of Beijing, most troublesome...


Top Reasons to Go

Great Wall: China’s most iconic fortification delivers postcard-perfect views. Tiger Leaping Gorge: Breathtaking mountain scenery rewards...


Flavors of China

Chinese cuisine spans the entire spectrum of flavors, ingredients, and cooking styles. Almost every city or town is known for at least one or...


China Today

Government Mao Zedong's announcement of the establishment of the People's Republic of China on October 1, 1949, finished one turbulent chapter...


If You Like

Contemporary Art China has one of the most vibrant, eclectic, and often downright avant-garde art scenes this side of Paris. Beijing is arguably...


Top Attractions in China

China has racked up a total of 43 United Nations World Heritage Sites. Given the country's huge tourism numbers, sites can be overrun at peak...


China's World Heritage Sites

Emei Shan Mist-shrouded Emei Shan is located in lush southern Sichuan Province. Emei Shan is one of China's four sacred Buddhist mountains...


Quintessential China

Chinese culture is rich, diverse, and will hit you like a ton of bricks. Keep an open mind while you're traveling, because this will be an experience...

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