The extensive park of Seven Star Park , or Qixing Gongyuan, is arranged around the seven peaks from which it derives its name and is probably Guilin’s oldest attraction. Human intervention in this natural beauty spot has been largely sympathetic; Flower Bridge, with its perfect half-circle arches reflected in the water, is a highlight. Welcome to China, HRC is pleasure to provide Guangzhou hotels booking, you can book Canton fair hotels, save money and time, enjoy amazing stay and value-added service! HRC also provide China Tour guide and Indochina tour packages for you.
Light of China Square is between Putuo Mountain and Crescent Mountain. It boasts of two craftworks, one is the stone carving murals and the other is Shi Ji Bao Ding (the precious Ding of the century). The mural, made up of more than 100 stone carvings, epitomizes 5000-year Chinese civilization. Shi Ji Bao Ding, a four-legged Ding at a height of 4.6 meters (15 feet), symbolizes that the country flourishes and people live in peace.
Seven Star Cave got its name for the seven peaks supposed to resemble the star pattern of the Big Dipper constellation nearby - four peaks in the north are called Putuo Hill, three in the south are called Lunar Hill. The famous Seven Star cave is just located at the halfway the Putuo Hill. The cave is famous for its stalactites of various shapes inside. The cave is divided into three parts. The upper part is so high and steep that one can hardly reach while the lower part is an underground river channel. The middle part, an 814-meter-long tunnel, with the widest place of 49 meters and the highest of 27 meters, serves as the main touring area. the temperature in this cave remains 20 degrees all the year round, providing a comfortable condition for visitors. Since Sui and Tang dynasties, the cave has been a favorite tour resort, and many visiting poets, writers, scholars and nobles once left their inscriptions on the wall.
Nestling under the paunch, as it were, of Putuo Hill is Seven Stars Cave. The cave, which is renowned for its dazzling array of stalactites and stalagmites, is divided into three sections: an upper section that is so high and steep that one can hardly reach its top; a lower section through which runs an underground river; and a middle section that consists of an 800-meter-long tunnel whose widest point is 49 meters and whose highest point measures 27 meters. The middle section serves as the main touring area. Seven Stars Cave has been a popular tourist attraction for centuries. As early as during the Song Dynasty, speleologists explored the cave, leaving their "signatures" on the cave's walls. With its myriad of bizarrely shaped karst formations that resonate with unique sounds, the cave is an interesting - and indeed, enticing - adventure that will reward your time and effort with fascinating sights and sounds.
Xitang is a famous town with thousands of years of history, lying in Jiashan County in Jiaxing City, Zhejiang Province. It dates back to the Spring and Autumn Period (770 BC-476 BC) and the Warring States Period (476 BC-221 BC). The town was a place of strategic importance on the boundary of the Wu and Yue states. Its flat terrain is marked by a quiet, natural environment with rivers running through it. From a bird's-eye view of the whole town, one sees blue water sparkling almost in every point the eyes touch and reflections of the houses in the water. The quiet water, handsome bridges, and the reflections in the early morning and the rosy sunset, fishing boats and the glistening lights in the evening, form an amazing picture full of a sense of poetry which can only be seen in the south lower reaches of the Yangtze River. People there, whether local residents or visitors, feel that this is fairyland. They even have no idea as to whether people are wandering in the picture or the picture is moving in their hearts. Welcome to China, HRC is pleasure to provide Guangzhou hotels booking, you can book Canton fair hotels, save money and time, enjoy amazing stay and value-added service! HRC also provide China Tour guide and Indochina tour packages for you.
Xitang also contains numerous antique residences and temples, such as the Temple of the Seven Masters. The town keeps a tranquil ambience and scenic beauty, making it a very popular tourist attraction. It is frequently depicted in Chinese landscape painting.
According to the guides in the museum, Xitang produces the majority of buttons in China. When you think of all the clothes that are made in China, both for the domestic market and for export, that is a lot of buttons!
Located in the Haitang Bay, Sanya City, Wuzhizhou Island is 30 km (18.6 miles) away from the downtown area. Since Sanya Phoenix International Airport and an expressway are nearby, travel to and from the island is easy. Wuzhizhou Island has an area of 1.48 square kilometers (365.7 acres), and the coastline extends 5.7 km (3.5 miles). The east, south, and west are occupied by hills. In the south, the peak of the island rises 79.9 m (262 feet) above sea-level. The middle of the island is covered by dense forests and green meadows, while crystal waves wash the white sandy beaches to the north. On this island, thousands of aboriginal plants bloom everywhere, especially Alsophila Spinulosa which dates back to the Age of Dinosaurs, and Dracaena Angustifolia - the longest surviving plant on the Earth. The clean seawater surrounding the island provides a comfortable environment for colorful sea creatures, such as the Great Green Turban, sea cucumbers, sea urchins, lobsters and corals. Welcome to China for Guangzhou fair. HRC is pleasure to provide hotels in Guangzhou booking, China Tour Guide and Indochina tour packages for you.
Wuzhizhou Island is also fringed with excellent marine life in all directions such as sea cucumbers, lobsters, echinus, pomfret, sierra, luminous whelk and other vibrant and colorful tropical fishes. Plus, the visibility from 6 to 27 meters does not hurt the eyes either. Such water conditions are perfect for snorkelling and scuba diving. Dive outlets can be found on the island where you can rent diving gear and underwater cameras. You can also enjoy other water sports including surfing, sailing, canoeing, banana boat riding, parasailing, windsurfing, beach ATV and motorboat riding.
Underwater, color fishes, brilliant coral reefs, seaweeds and other marine creatures in great variety offer a unique and beautiful underwater sight when diving into neritic seabed world.
Now, this island has fallen victim to it's popularity. Water is less clear and fish less plentiful than before, so choose dates and times to maximize visibility when visiting. Scuba diving will cost around 400-500 RMB.
Wuyuan County ( simplified Chinese : 婺源县 ; traditional Chinese : 婺源縣 ; pinyin : Wùyuán Xiàn ) is a county of Jiangxi province, People's Republic of China. It is under the jurisdiction of the prefecture-level city of Shangrao. Welcome to China for Canton fair. HRC is pleasure to provide Guangzhou hotels booking, China Tour guide and Indochina tour packages for you.
Wuyuan is like a tenderness countryside woman. Mountains Meidai, water as bright eyes. Canola flower child is her beautiful clothes, the fragrance of the 'Xianzhi tea' is her beautiful skirts. Ancient camphor tree exudes a faint not absolutely breath, her body that intoxicating fragrance. steaming mist rising, and for a touch on her face milky veil cage, sometimes veiled, sometimes whisk dew, this woman more than a hint shy and charming.
The appraisal conducted by People’s Daily Online in 2009, titled the Most Beautiful Canola Sea in China, attracted the participation of more than 1 million voters. Hanzhong grabbed the list’s top spot due to its wide coverage of flowers and picturesque scenery integrating flowers, buildings, and people.
Foshan Ancestral Temple located in the downtown of Foshan Chencheng. The complex covers an area of 3000sq.m/32,300sq.ft and includes the following buildings: the portico (Qian Dian), the main hall (Zheng Dian), the Festival Hall of Truth (Qingzhen Lou), the Pond of Scented Brocade (Jinxiang Chi) and the Theatre of a Thousand Good Fortunes (Wanfu Tai) which is decorated with gilded carvings. Welcome to China for Canton fair 2014. HRC is pleasure to provide Guangzhou hotels booking, China Tour guide and Indochina tour packages for you.
The buildings in Foshan Ancestral Temple occupy an area of 3,500 square meters and include Wanfu Stage, Lingying Archway, Jinxiang Pool, Qingzhen Building, a bell and drum tower, the front hall and the main hall. The architecture, decor and articles on view in Foshan Ancestral Temple are remarkably refined, and are part of the unique historical heritage of Foshan. Foshan Ancestral Temple is praised as a palace of oriental arts.
Foshan Ancestral Temple (Foshan Zumiao) dates originally from the second half of the 11th century, and was restored in 1372 following a fire. It is dedicated to the God of the North, Ruler of the Waters. Although the Chinese name ''Zumiao'' means ''Temple of the Ancestors'', this simply indicates that it is the oldest temple in town, "the ancestor of temples". The rich ceiling decoration with many figures is its most interesting feature. The site remains as one of the most famous Foshan temples.
He Xiangning Art Museum celebrated its 10th anniversary April 18 with a special exhibition demonstrating He Xiangning's important status in contemporary Chinese art history and her prominent contribution to the Chinese revolution.
Since 1997, the art museum has hosted more than 40 exhibitions and organized 36 lectures. Among the most influential exhibitions of the museum is its annual national show of contemporary sculpture.
The museum is adjacent to popular tourist attractions such as "Window of the World," "Splendid China," "Chinese Folk Culture Village" and the well-known electronic company Konka, all businesses run by the enterprise.
Along with Tsimshatsui, Causeway Bay is where shoppers in Hong Kong love to spend their money. If the crowds in Hong Kong overwhelm you, wait until you see the intersection of Hennessy Road and Sogo, one of the most popular department stores in the area on one of the busiest streets. Shopping in Causeway Bay is not confined to the biggest department stores of Mitsukoshi, Sogo and Lane Crawford. Jardine's Crescent and Lee Garden Road are two of the best spots for bargain hunters in Causeway Bay. Welcome to China for Canton trade fair. HRC is pleasure to provide Guangzhou hotels booking, China tour guide and Indochina tour packages for you.
If you shop and entertain in Hong Kong, do not miss Causeway Bay. The place was a shoal more than a hundred years ago. After reclamation it was earth-based and gradually became a commercial area with an interconnecting road system. Now, it serves as a very popular center for shopping, dining and nightlife in Hong Kong.
Good Old Days at WTC More
Hidden in a corner of a shopping mall, Good Old Days is a small shop cramped with about a thousand antique watches.
Well-dressed Ping-sing Szeto opened the shop 25 years ago to sell precious timepieces that he collected around the world when he was a professional cyclist.
Century-old, diamond-studded watches and even older pocket watches are the kinds of things you'll find.
Good Old Days, Shop P408A, WTC More, 280 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay; +852 2116 0088; open daily 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m
From vintage to restored vintage to imitation vintage so convincing you can’t tell they’re imitations, Retrostone is a one-stop location, especially for rockers.
Retrostone made its mark in Hong Kong by importing secondhand band T-shirts from the United States. Although band tees are still the major attraction, the shop also sells a lot of leather products and small vintage design brands from overseas.
Retrostone, 1/F, 504 Lockhart Road, Causeway Bay; +852 2838 6419; ?open daily 2:30 or 3:30-10 p.m.;
Parents see this congregation of kids stores as heaven or avoid it like germs.
There are more than 20 stores to please tired travelers' energetic offspring.
You'll find organic children's clothes, educational toys and even corrective shoes.
Windsor House, 311 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay; +852 2882 3603; opening hours vary but generally open from 11 a.m. to 9 or 10 p.m.;
Given its location behind the giant Forever 21 outlet and in the vicinity of the eye-catching Hysan Place, it’s easy to walk past Jardine’s Crescent without seeing anyting special.
Jardine's Crescent is a long and narrow street market cramped with clothing, accessories and tacky souvenir stores at good value. It’s a place to polish your bargaining skills.
There are more shops behind the stalls on the side, too.
Jardine's Crescent, Causeway Bay Station Exit F, entrance next to Forever 21
Frustrated by the long process to get a custom-made shirt, Ian Fong founded Cuffs, a modern place for bespoke tailoring.
A genius shirt bar and suit bar illustrate the steps to customize your shirt, with a finely curated selection of patterns and fabrics. Cuffs recently collaborated with local design store G.O.D. to play with classic Cantonese designs on fabrics.
Shirts (HK$500-600/US$64-77) take around 10 days to make. Suits (HK$3,500-5,000/US$450-645) take two to three weeks.
Cuffs, 3/F, 27 Lee Garden Road, Causeway Bay; +852 2413 6033; open daily 1-9 p.m.
Manageable on weekdays, Wuzhen is incredibly claustrophobic at peak times. Limited to the two sections, tourists are funneled down into the same main streets with few chances of escape. A free open air cinema screening old black-and-white Chinese films on a wall in the west area (9-11pm, daily) provides some rare respite, but generally it’s hellish at weekends. Welcome to China for Guangzhou Fair, HRC is pleased to take you to grab a genuine China Tour and Indochina Tours.
While taking care to retain the town's original look, efforts have been made in the treatment of the water environment, the renovation of public toilets, the installation of outdoor lighting, and the management of the sanitation and appearance of the town. A clean, beautiful environment has thus been ensured.
Wuzhen has been included by UNESCO in the reserve list of world cultural heritages.
Wuzhen is still a living town, where daily life goes on life goes on as it has for the last thousand or so years. Coppersmiths, wood-carver and silk-spinners work at their age-old crafts. Bicycle rickshaw drivers exchange stories as they wait for passengers. People cart water, cook meals, and tend their gardens, each flower-plot the size of a postage stamp.
Shenzhen Happy Valley, located in Nanshan District, Shenzhen, is the most famous national touring theme park during the construction of the oversea Chinese city. Covering an area of 350,000 square meters (about 86 acres), the park combines modern fallow concept with high-tech entertainment way and creates new style travel brand firstly. Welcome to China for Guangzhou Fair 2014, HRC also provide China Tour guide and Indochina Tour packages, welcome to join.
The park is divided into eight areas, plus a water park, but only six of these have rides. They are Typhoon Bay, Happy Times, Shangri La Woods (above photo), Gold Mine Town, Mt. Adventure, and Magic Castle, which is due to open in late 2007/2008. The first area guests will see is Happy Times, which has a very "fairground" feel to it. Don't let that fool you though, as you move deeper into the park, the theming becomes gorgeous.
It may just have been the day these pictures were taken, but park operations were extremely slow, with staff who were surly to the point of rudeness, something that seems to be a common thread in Chinese parks.
Longsheng Rice Terrace lies in the Longsheng County, about 80 kilometers from Guilin City. With history of more then 650 years, Longsheng Rice Terrace was built in Yuan Dynasty (1206AD-1368AD) and finished in the early Qing Dynasty. The whole scenic area reaches about 66 square kilometers and is divided into two sections. One is in Pingan Zhuang Ethnic Village and the other is Jinkeng Hongyao rice terraced field which is the largest and most beautiful terraces in Longsheng. Welcome to China for Canton Fair, HRC also provide China Tour guide and Indochina Tour packages for you.
The terraced rice fields make Longji a paradise for photographers and people interested in China's minority cultures. In the morning many visitors like to get up early to watch the sun rise above the terraced peaks. During the day time, it is wonderful to see minority women who live in the Huangluo Yao Village working in the fields in colorful costumes.
Longji (Dragon's Backbone) Terraced Rice Fields received their name because the rice terraces resemble a dragon's scales, while the summit of the mountain range looks like the backbone of the dragon. Visitors standing on the top of the mountain can see the dragon's backbone twisting off into the distance.