The Bund, Shanghai, an elegant parade along the Huangpu River of colonial architecture juxtaposed with Shanghai's skyscrapers
Caohai Lake, Guizhou, where many experience being punted along this shallow lake to see many of China's varied birdlife
Changbai Mountains, an important nature reserve home to the rare Siberian Tiger
Confucius Mansion, the site of this complex in Qufu, Shandong, was home to nearly eighty generations of the great sage's clan.
Dazu Rock Carvings
Forbidden City, Beijing, once the center of the 'Chinese imperial universe' and off-limits to the masses - now open to all
Grand Canal of China
Great Wall of China
Guangzhou, Guangdong where the finest of the classic Cantonese breakfast dim sum is tried
The Hanging Temple at Mount Heng is a temple clinging to a precipice and a series of grottoes containing a panoply of Buddhist statuary
Yungang Grottoes, near Datong in Shanxi is a renowned Buddhist site.
Hong Kong cityscape, especially the skyline of Hong Kong Island from Tsim Sha Tsui
Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival, Harbin, Heilongjiang, where extravagant and bizarre sculptures can be seen from life-size ice castles with rainbow lighting to fantastical snowy tableaux
Leshan Giant Buddha, Sichuan the world's largest carved Buddha
Lijiang River, Guangxi, where boat trips are taken to see the contorted peaks that have been immortalized in Chinese scroll paintings
Longmen Grottoes, a parade of Buddhist figurines and reliefs, near Luoyang, Henan
Mogao Caves, these 1,000-year-old man-made caves on the old Silk Road contain some of China's most impressive Buddhist heritage
Mount Tai (or Tai Shan), Shandong, a holy peak home to immaculate temples and pavilions
Potala Palace, originally built by King Songtsän Gampo in 637 to greet his bride Princess Wencheng of the Tang Dynasty of China.
Old Yalu Bridge, Dandong, Liaoning, this half-demolished bridge to North Korea is still an important relic of the Korean War.
Silk Road, abandoned cities along this famous ancient trading route.
Temple of Heaven
Terracotta Army, in Shaanxi near Xi'an, the former ancient capital, these 2,200 year old life-size soldiers guard the tomb of China's first emperor.
Xiamen, Fujian -- Gulangyu Island, famous for its colonial architecture
Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan, home to one of China's most unique minorities - the Dai people
Yabuli Ski Resort, Heilongjiang, the country's largest ski resort where many Chinese take their skiing holiday.
Yangtze River, a river cruise down this river to see the awesome scenery and a wealth of historical sights
Yellow river, one of the world's greatest rivers, offering a range of vistas, including the turbid Hukou Falls