Longmen Grottoes, China - Buddhas and Bodhisattvas carved into 1,350 caves and 750 niches along the limestone bank of the Yi River form thousands of examples of sophisticated Chinese art from the fifth through the ninth centuries. Some are more than 25 feet tall, and the total number is estimated to be 110,000. One cave even displays numerous carved medical prescriptions.
China is a fascinating country, with centuries of rich history and culture. But it can be quite the culture shock on your first trip! Sometime during your visit, you’ll have to deal with smog, chopsticks, and government bureaucracy. Just stay informed and be prepared, and you’ll have a stress-free vacation.
China’s breadth is incredible, stretching from the East China Sea all the way west to Central Asia. To try and see everything would be overwhelming, but tackle this list of 25 fantastic China experiences and you’ll have stories to tell for years to come. #china #travel #asia
[INFOGRAPHIC] A Guide to Travel: China. Here’s what you should know before your inaugural China journey, and how to make sure you don’t miss out on the very best of this incredible nation. Read more: http://www.buffalotours.com/blog/infographic-a-guide-to-travel-china/#ixzz3aBE0l7nz
The Great Wall of China is perhaps one of the most famous landmarks in the world. As a Wonder of the World, the Great Wall is visited by thousands every year and is starting to become a top choice for those exploring Asia.