Ever wanted to see one of the most magnificent works of art in the world? The Great Wall of China is a work of art and is one that must be seen when you are in the vicinity of China. Stretching well over 3,948 miles in length it is one of the few man made structures visible from space.
Forbidden to outsiders no longer, enter the Forbidden City in the heart of Beijing, China, and see the former imperial palace, which now houses the Palace Museum. For almost five hundred years, from the mid-Ming Dynasty until the end of the Qing Dynasty, the Forbidden City was the home of the Emperor and the Emperor's household, and was the political and ceremonial center of the Chinese government.
The Temple of Heaven is considered to be one of the holiest sites in China, particularly for Taoists who believe in Heaven worship. The Temple of Heaven is located south of the Forbidden City and is the place of worship for the monarchs of China.
Be enthralled with the natural museum that is Taishan Mountain. Have your fill of fantastic artwork and cultural relics that await you in this mountain, the leader of the so-called Five Sacred Mountains.
Imagine life-sized statues of magnificent warriors by the thousands, all lined up in battle order to accompany the emperor to the afterlife. The sight of over 8,000 terracotta figures of the army is simply awe-inspiring and unforgettable.