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Beijing

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6601,16752,6977

Guangzhou

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949,2292,500

Shanghai

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3200,8339,4802

Xi'an

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1112,3072,270

Shenzhen

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484,1232,152

Chengdu

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631,1691,289

Nanjing

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493,1305,244

Harbin

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359,916,116

Kunming

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639,1586,127

Hangzhou

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625,1864,464

Zhuhai

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121,286,74

Xiamen

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186,671,68

Jiuzhaigou

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258,886,27

Qingdao

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203,810,207

Shenyang

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197,370,131

Dalian

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282,459,133

Wuhan

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168,520,245

Guilin

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478,1278,108

Lijiang

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570,1889,164

Yangshuo

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624,1770,75

Suzhou

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347,1115,222

Changsha

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82,320,203

Tianjin

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187,578,205

Chongqing

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232,776,205

Sanya

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101,342,162

Urumqi

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151,348,99

Ningbo

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40,61,229

Huangshan

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123,330,48

Changchun

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76,128,80

Lhasa

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512,1371,65

Nanning

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76,336,60

Luoyang

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159,529,48

Wuxi

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62,186,96

Kashgar

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116,273,12

Foshan

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40,105,92

Kaiping

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54,232,10

Zhengzhou

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26,50,136

Lanzhou

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99,188,82

Dongguan

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18,60,196

Zhangjiajie

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52,181,54

Nanchang

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42,135,82

Hohhot

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57,139,61

Dali

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225,744,49

Pingyao

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194,849,25

Quanzhou

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48,115,26

Dunhuang

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106,276,45

Zhongshan

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23,51,56

Panyu

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13,50,4

Wuzhen

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30,119,0

Chaozhou

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93,175,10

Beijing

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Guangzhou

See all 949 Guangzhou Tips
  • Six Banyan Temple

    4 out of 5 stars

    Guangzhou Things to Do

    Liu Rong Si is a cool little temple that is definitely visit-worthy. The immediate block surrounding the temple is full of stores selling Buddhist regalia and incense, and has a laid-back vibe to it. Entrance is cheap and if you want to take part in the Buddhist tradition, you can grab free incense near the entrance and burn some sticks for...

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  • The Garden Hotel Guangzhou

    Guangzhou Hotels

    My friend and I just checked into this hotel. The rooms we received are terrible with stained...

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  • Guangzhou Restaurant

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Guangzhou Restaurants

    There are many halal restaurants in Guangzhou. But I especially like the Bosporus Restaurant on Jianshe 6 Malu. Very popular, the restaurant is full whenever I go there. The staff is polite and professional. Especially their kebab meat, it is very good quality, really fresh. I eat this every time, but also the other dishes are good. Prices are...

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Shanghai

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  • Yuyuan Gardens

    4 out of 5 stars

    Shanghai Things to Do

    Had my vacation from Hangzhou to Shanghai China in Mar, and I am really fascinated by the beautiful city that lined with colonial-era buildings. Here are the ten places that I find it interesting and worth sharing - See more photos from my blog at: http://www.travelwithmegan.com/china-shanghai-city/

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  • Peace Hotel Shanghai

    Shanghai Hotels

    The Hotel is truely a mixture of ancient and modern decore built in a Gothic Style, it once was...

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  • Street Food

    4 out of 5 stars

    Shanghai Restaurants

    you can buy drinks and refreshment and even eat streetfoods or a full meal at the food court. this food court cum street stall is just located across the street facing Oriental TV Tower and my suggestion is that you eat and buy drinks here first before embarking on a jaunt to Oriental TV Tower as the prices of the food and drinks here are cheaper...

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Xi'an

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  • Terracotta Army

    Xi'an Things to Do

    We enter pit 1, the larger one, and we get immediately the notion of the huge size of the archaeological site, but they alert us that only a small part is dug, and that the main open area is pit 3. Why? Because it is the headquarters. Generals, nobles and other important people seem to be represented there. Well, maybe historically that is...

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  • Sofitel Xian On Renmin Square

    Xi'an Hotels

    Chinese New Year 2010 - 4 nights Centrally located with good sized, nicely appointed rooms. When we...

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  • Muslim Quarters

    4 out of 5 stars

    Xi'an Restaurants

    I can't say the name of this little place but I can guarantee that will be one of the best things you will eat in China! It is in the Erfu Street, neighbour of the Lohas Dream of Youth Hostel (number 59, a few meters from the main easy to identify!). It is a simple place, food to go. They have good options of bread, but go with what the locals...

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Shenzhen

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  • Window of the World

    4 out of 5 stars

    Shenzhen Things to Do

    My wife waited in line for an hour to be turned away at the door of a ride because she wasn't allowed to bring her purse, even though all the other women who entered the ride had purses, and nowhere was this rule written. Not only that, I walked over to hold her purse for her, which took about 45 seconds, and that was already too late. She wasn't...

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  • Intercontinental Shenzhen

    Shenzhen Hotels

    New, lux hotel, Nice bath room Corporate rate is CNY 650 + 15% service charge, on Jan 2014

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  • Cultural Village

    Shenzhen Things to Do

    To see the Folk Culture Village (民俗村), when you enter Splendid China, go to the right. Miniature China is on the left. We saw the Folk Culture Village after touring Miniature China. We walked straight into one of the many varied dancing troupes performing in an artistic and funny way. They ran and danced around on stilts in...

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Chengdu

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  • Pandas

    Chengdu Things to Do

    Dujiangyan Panda Base is best place for Panda volunteer help little funny work - being able to Pandas from very near, silent place --not many tourists recomendable to book via http://www.chinahighlights.com/giant-panda/volunteer-programs.htm Fiona Jiang is best specialist for booking tel. 0086-773-2583193

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  • Sheraton Lido Chengdu

    Chengdu Hotels

    8 days over the Chinese New Year in 2011. Location was great but that's about it. The hotel needs...

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  • Leshan Grand Buddha

    Chengdu Off The Beaten Path

    Leshan is located about 120km south of Chengdu and is easily reached by bus, which takes about 2 hours. Leshan is famous for one thing - the world's largest Buddha. Known as Dafo, he sits at the confluence of three rivers, namely, Min River, Qingyi River, and Dadu River. His measurements are staggering. He is 71 meters (about 233 feet) high, and...

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Nanjing

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  • Ming Tomb

    4 out of 5 stars

    Nanjing Things to Do

    Stone Elephant Road is the first section of the sacred way, 615 meters long . This road comes along with six kinds of stone animals including horses, unicorns, elephants, camels, bear-eyed unicorns, and lions. They are carved out of whole pieces of stone in full relief with smooth lines, these animals are imposing in look and bold in style. They...

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  • Sofitel Galaxy Nanjing

    Nanjing Hotels

    I think the Superior Club Rooms which we occupied gave a very good reason to stay in that hotel. Due...

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  • Train is the best way of transport in...

    Nanjing Transportation

    Except in a few places where it is better to use buses, trains are the most convenient way of transport in China. In Nanjing I arrived still dark and found just next door to the railway station an Internet cafe where I waited until dawn. And just in front of the gate there were several monuments and nice places to visit when waiting for your train.

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Harbin

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Kunming

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  • Bus to Jinghong

    Kunming Transportation

    The sleeper bus to Jinghong takes 9 hours and cost 197RMB. It leaves from the South Bus station which is far away from downtown. Not the most comfortable thing in the world (glad I'm not tall) but a great time saver.

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  • Green Lake Hotel

    Kunming Hotels

    Made the reservation over the phone when on the bus from Xinjie to Kunming - I had wanted to stay...

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  • Bus to Lijiang

    Kunming Transportation

    The sleeper bus to Lijiang is about 158RMB and takes roughly 9 hours. It leaves from the West Bus station. I was able to book my tickets through the Hump Hostel. Not the most comfortable thing in the world (glad I'm not tall) but a great time saver.

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Hangzhou

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  • Hangzhou Xiaoshan Airport

    Hangzhou Transportation

    You can't get any local sim cards from this airport. You can only get it in town.There is a money changer at international arrival hall. If you need to change SGD in town, you will need to find Bank of China.You can buy train tickets at the counter beside the bus ticket counters. Tickets will be charged additional RMB5 for administration fee.The...

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  • Holiday Inn Hangzhou City Center

    Hangzhou Hotels

    I have stayed at this location 3 or 4 times in the past 5 years, most recently 3 days in August...

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  • Eat with the locals near Su Xiaoxiao

    Hangzhou Restaurants

    I made friendship with two brothers and they showed me around the lake and when we were hungry, in front of the tomb of Su Xiaoxiao, we stopped in a restaurant to have lunch. It was good food and not expensive at all. The two brothers ordered for me. It was a surprise that ended up very well. I loved what they ordered for me.

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Zhuhai

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  • Zhuhai International Circuit

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Zhuhai Things to Do

    I had no idea that you could actually rent and drive all kinds of different race cars in Zhuhai. I recently moved to Hong Kong and we just hopped on the ferry, was an hour to Zhuhai then a 30min taxi ride to the Zhuhai International Circuit. Its a huge track and there are a many different teams operating there. On the recommendation of a friend I...

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  • Popoko Hotel

    Zhuhai Hotels

    As we enter the hotel on my right side I saw a big display cabinet selling assorted things like...

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  • Drove a racecar at Zhuhai Circuit -...

    Zhuhai Things to Do

    I had no idea that you could actually rent and drive all kinds of different race cars in Zhuhai. I recently moved to Hong Kong and we just hopped on the ferry, was an hour to Zhuhai then a 30min taxi ride to the Zhuhai International Circuit. Its a huge track and there are a many different teams operating there. On the recommendation of a friend I...

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Xiamen

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  • Live music and nightclubs in Xiamen

    Xiamen Nightlife

    If you are looking for live music with food and your favourite tipple then head to Hai Wan gong yuan whilst you are in Xiamen. Located at the sea front and overlooking Hai Cang on the mainland it is a great place to sit outside and enjoy the fresh air. At one end is the Me & You 2 bar serving draft beers along with pretty good pizza's and a live...

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  • Marco Polo Xiamen

    Xiamen Hotels

    My boyfriend and I moved to Xiamen a few months ago. While looking for an apartment to rent, we...

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  • Bar Street

    Xiamen Nightlife

    Guan Ren Lu is the main go-to bar street in Xiamen, and the oldest (ask a taxi driver to take you to "Marco Polo" and the bars are behind the hotel). The first bar on the street was the Orient bar and is still open for business and serves Tiger and Murphys on draft as well as the usual array of bottled beers and spirits. The Londoner was the second...

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Jiuzhaigou

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  • Easy, scenic and inexpensive...

    Jiuzhaigou Transportation

    In February 2014 using www.elong.net i got a cheap flight from Xian where i was based for the year to Chengdu - about 1 and a half hour flight - and from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou (called Jiuzhai Huanglong airport on the booking sites) - a 45 minute flight but left about an hour late.During summer there are direct flights between Xian and Jiuzhaigou...

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  • InterContinental Resort Jiuzhai Paradise

    Jiuzhaigou Hotels

    We stayed for a couple of nights at the Intercontinental, apparently from a rebranded locally...

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  • Long Lake

    Jiuzhaigou Things to Do

    Long Lake is my favorite part of Jiuzhaigou. It is the longest and largest lake in the park. It is located south east of the valley, take the green bus to reach here. Elevation: 3,102 metersLong: 4,390 metersAverage Width: 200 metersAverage Depth: 80 metersTotal Area: 930,000 square metersIt looks like an huge river surrounded by mountains and...

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Qingdao

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  • German places in Qingdao

    Qingdao Things to Do

    Ther are streets names in german, shops where they advertise German beers and products, many phrases written in German language... sometimes you feel in Hamburg!

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  • Shangri-La Hotel Qingdao

    Qingdao Hotels

    Good location, good restaurants. Seems as if on every stay, something is not working in the room,...

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  • avoid taxi to downtown

    Qingdao Transportation

    If you're arriving without a ride to Qingdao's airport and your destination is downtown, consider taking the shuttle (only RMB 20) to downtown, then taking a cab to wherever you're going. You'll save yourself 100-150 RMB, and the time cost will be minimal. The bus is parked right outside the main arrivals doors - you can buy a ticket at the desk...

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Shenyang

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  • Walk Shenyang - Emperor Nurhachi's Tomb

    Shenyang Things to Do

    Fuling tomb, where buried the first emperor of Qing dynasty, Nurhachi, is an good example of Chinese traditional architecture. Here, you can find many buildings and parts with different functions, such as pailou (gateway), brick steps, castle, hall, pavillian, drainage system...Children will like to join the tour because some small animals, such as...

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  • Kempinski Hotel Shenyang

    Shenyang Hotels

    This hotel is central to most things that a visitor would want to do. The commercial districts are...

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  • Walk Shenyang - Emperor Huangtaiji's...

    Shenyang Things to Do

    Teacher Chen is a researcher of manchurian emperor's tombs. In holiday, he like to lead some chinldren and their parents to visit Zhaoling Tomb where buried the 2nd emperor of Qing dynasty, Huangtaiji. Chen listed 6 features of the tomb and told the visitors many interesting stories. For example, their are two dragons chained on the stone gate,...

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Much different from all the other places in the world to travel China offers a sturdy culture and plenty to do. You can visit the Great Wall of China, the ancient Forbidden City and Summer Palace in...