Famous Buildings in China would like to introduce those Famous Architectures in China. Some of them are grand building complexes built hundreds of years ago, some of them are incredible skyscraper flourishing in recent years. All of them are sharing one thing in common, they are the crystallization of human wisdom.
Great Wall of China
Also known as the Defensive Wall, Great Wall of China is one of the Seven Wonders of the World and it is an outstanding representative of various famous buildings in China.
Ranked in the top tourist destination in 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 8852 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.
Xian City Wall
This is one of the largest defensive systems of ancient military which protected the city of Xian from invasion in ancient times. The first landmark that you will encounter in the city of Xian is the ancient City Wall which stretches all round the old city. This wall is therefore one of the oldest as well as well preserved Chinese City walls and attracts a great number of tourist from all over the world.
You can enter the inner city through the North Gate and the South Gate. The city is arranged neatly long the city wall. The structure is really impressive and just a glimpse of the several magnificent discoveries waiting for you to Xian.
Imperial Palace museum also known as the Forbidden City 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.