The Great Wall
It is the star attraction and considered as the wisdom of the Chinese people as well as symbol of china. It is one of the spectacular defensive structures which were built in order to keep intruders from entering into the mainland. The construction of this Great Wall begun in the 5th century BC and it continued for many centuries and different dynasties. And finally this Wall stretches from Jiayuguan Pass to the west to the Shanhiaguan Pass in east having a total length of about nine hundred kilometers transverse over nine provinces and municipalities.
It is also inscribed in the World Cultural Heritage Site by the organization UNESCO in the year 1987; the most famous sections within Beijing are Badaling, Simatai and Mutianyu.
Forbidden City, Beijing
Forbidden City also known as the Imperial Palace museum is a very magnificent building complex which is located in the heart of Beijing. It was build during the period of Yongle from the Ming dynasty. It is the largest as well as well preserved wooden building complex of the World. They were laid out very much precisely in accordance with the feudal code of architectural hierarchy which designated the specific features reflecting the status of emperor and paramount authority.
Forbidden City is the best example of traditional Chinese palatial architecture. It was listed by UNESCO as the largest collection of the preserved and ancient wooden structure in the world and became World heritage Site in the year 1987.
Qin Terracotta Army, Xian
The terracotta Army is a famous attraction of China because of its uniqueness and Historical significance. It is significant as the hundreds of models of detailed life-size representing the army that has triumphed over all the other Chinese army and who have been the decisive factor in the formation of united China.
The Terracotta Army Museum is situated at the two kilometer east of The Tomb of Qin Shihuang, who is known as the first Emperor unifying China about 2,200 years ago. Emperor Qin, from whom country China has got its name, ordered for the creation of this model army. UNESCO has selected the Tomb of the First Emperor including the Terracotta Army Vaults as the World Cultural Heritage Site.
The statue of the army of terracotta was made for burying with the first Emperor Qin Shihuang as show of his glory and to remember that army which has got triumphed over the other Warring states for uniting the china and also because it was believed that the objects like the statues can be animated in afterlife and Qin Shihuang required the after death army.