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China's 8 Top Scenic Cities

There are many cities in China with natural scenery that will take your breath away, or at least make a feast for your eyes and a pleasant place to relax. If you've never visited China before, you definitely should take a tour of that amazing country. Apart from all the beautiful cities and scenery to visit, you can learn more about these scenic cities history, their culture and so on. There are so many China tours city that you can choose from these days, the following are top 10 scenic cities is not easy as China has a great depth of naturally beautiful places you can have a look:

1. Guilin
Guilin is located by the banks of the Li River, Guilin has gained fame both at home and abroad for its featuring scenery: verdant mountians, unique rockeries, crystal water, various caves, stones of numerous shapes. The many ethnic minorities live here that include the Zhuang, Yao, Hui, Miao, Mulao, Maonan and Dong. They add the much colour to the cultural life of the city.

2. Anhui Huangshan
Most Beautiful Places in China-Huangshan, Yellow MountainSituated on the mid-east part of China, Huangshan city owns abundant natural and cultural resources. Boasted grand mountain-view sites, elegant water-view spots and primary national forest reserves, this city is a real popular tourist city of China. In 1990, the Yellow Mountain was recognized by UNESCO as World Natural Heritage.

3. Jiuzhaigou
Most Beautiful Places in Jiuzhaigou Valley is situatied in the east part of Sichuan Province, Jiuzhiagou county owns one of the most famous fairy-land-like spots of the world Jiuzhaigou Valley, which is a legendry land that recognized by UNESCO as World Natural Heritage in 1992. Jiuzhaigou County is also a good place for people to experience unique Tibetan culture and unspoiled local custom.

4. Zhangjiajie
Zhangjiajie, located in Hunan Province, is the paradise for avid hikers and nature lovers to explore the surreal scene of the dramatic mountains, caves and forests. In Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, you will enjoy the china's most famed landscape, explore the wildlife, and experience the local ethnic cultures.

5. Lijiang
After Yangshuo above, Lijiang is another backpackers’ favorite, with its small-town feel and awesome mountain scenery. Tiger Leaping Gorge, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, and the First Bend of the Yangtze offer stunning places for hikers, photographers and all outdoor lovers to relax and take in the views.

6. Kunming
Kunming is located in the southwestern of China, it is famous for its mild and comfortable climate and weather. It is the spring city in China. Thousands of visitors from home and abroad to enjoy the good weather and environment in Kunming, as a economic, political and cultural center of Yunnan Province, Kunming is also a very popular travel destination in China. In Kunming you can see Dianchi Lake, Stone Forest, the Village of Ethnic Culture, Grand View Pavilion.

7. Sanya
Sanya lies at the southern tip of Hainan Island at Sanya Bay. Located at 18° 15' N latitude, it is about as far north of the Equator as the Island of Hawaii is.Sanya boasts some of the best of these with full tourist facilities. Yalong Bay has palm-lined sandy coves, and clear blue sea, and Wuzhizhou Island, a short distance off the coast, is an island paradise with coral reefs. The area has a tropical wet and dry climate, featuring very warm weather all year around.

8. Qingdao
Qingdao has beautiful sceneries and pleasant climate here, with colorful tourist attractions and famous natural harbors. Red tiles, green trees, blue sea, blue sky are always the main theme of Qingdao. It has long coastline, brilliant sunshine and blue sky, flirtatious cherry blossoms and lush plane trees, Qingdao Beers and small houses in fairy tales and peaceful nights, all these things constitute a romantic Qingdao.