Built-in 1406 and officially occupied in 1420, the enormous imperial palace saw through both the Ming and Qing dynasties.
Located in northern China, the long structure stretches over 21,196 kilometres from the Shanhaiguan fortress in the east to Jiayuguan city in the west.
Dating back over 2,200 years, this army was designed to guard the First Emperor of the Qin Dynasty’s tomb.
The Dujiangyan Panda Base is a wildlife preservation landmark. The centre is over 51 hectares and includes medical labs, monitoring enclosures, and an animal hospital.
It’s a popular place to take a riverboat cruise to admire the lush green scenery and glorious karst peaks.