The huge Chinese territory - it is for the Europeanthe whole world, exotic, special and unusual. But the people themselves and China rightly believe that the west of China and its East - totally different regions, with their own peculiarities, not only geography and climate, but also dissimilar folk rituals, architectural trends and cultural heritage.
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West China - a huge territory, borderswhich stretch for hundreds of kilometers. From the north, this area is bordered by Russia, Mongolia and Kazakhstan, and from the west - from Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Pakistan and India. As a part of the region - Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Qinghai and Tibet.
Going on a trip to China's west, notshould not deceive ourselves - to see all the sights and delights of this part of the country for one trip is still not out. But seek to grasp the immensity - the main goal of the traveler and therefore worthy list for site visits might look like:
- Xi'an City - a place where started the GreatSilk Road. Here is a magnificent piece of architecture, Tang Dynasty, ruling in the VII century, the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Huaqing Hot Spring - a region where for over 14 centuries, there are bathing with curative thermal waters.
- Over the two centuries before the new era of ChinaQin Shihuang rules, decided to make her as comfortable as possible afterlife. The famous Terracotta Army in Xi'an - a unique 8,000 clay statues of warriors, each of whom has individual features. Complex Chinese emperor graves belong to the modern wonders of the world list.
- Nature reserves in Sichuan - ithome to hundreds of rare species of plants and animals. Here is found the giant panda, and a walk through the gorges in the park Huanglong fans will long be remembered to photograph the stunning natural scenery.
- City garrison Xining - is the Great Mosque and the TempleNorth Mountain, Qinghai Lake and monastery complex Cubuma. For years, the former torn about the great civilization, the city has retained a special uniqueness and originality, even by Chinese standards.
It appeared as a result of the political turmoil inpart of China's Tibet - a region of the clouds, the high mountains and the place where the Buddha lived. This rush, thousands of pilgrims from around the world to see the sacred Potala Palace and touch the prayer drums carved with mantras.