The Torugart Pass is a pass in the Tian Shan mountain range. Elevation: 3,752 m (12,310 ft).
The pass is the main border crossing between the People's Republic of China (Xinjiang province) and Kyrgyzstan. The nearest large Chinese city is Kashgar, the nearest Kyrgyz city is Naryn. The road on the Kyrgyz side, from Torugart to Naryn and then to Balykshy and Bishkek, is narrow and ...
The Fo Guang Shan He Hua Buddhist temple is the biggest in Europe and was opened in september 2000 by Queen Beatrix.
Fo Guan Shan mean "Buddha's Light Mountain" and is a Chinese Mahayana Buddhist monastic order that has gained a worldwide presence. He is a short form of the chinese word Helan and means Netherlands and Hua means Lotusflower.
Nanga Parbat, whose name means Naked Mountain, is the ninth highest mountain in the world, and the westernmost mountain of the Himalayas. Its vast snowy face is a powerful spectacle when seen from the arid Indus Valley, approaching the mountain from the west. Here the mountain towers in isolation over 22,000 feet from the valley floor.
The Leshan Giant Buddha was built during the Tang Dynasty (618-907). It is carved out of a cliff face that lies at the confluence of the Minjiang, Dadu and Qingyi rivers in the southern part of Sichuan province in China, near the city of Leshan. The stone sculpture faces Mount Emei, with the rivers flowing below his feet. It is the largest carved stone Buddha in the world.
A Chan Buddhist temple at Song Shan near Zhengzhou City Henan Province in Dengfeng China. Founded in the 5th century, the monastery is long famous for its association with Chinese martial arts and particularly with Shaolin Kung Fu, and it is the Mahayana Buddhist monastery perhaps best known to the Western world.
The Grand Hotel (Yuanshan Da Fandian) is one of Taipei's most familiar and famous landmarks. It is situated on the slopes of Yuan Shan (Round Hill) on Chung Shan North Road above the Keelung River. Located in a landscaped area of over 200 acres, the palatial exterior of traditional classical palace-style architecture is influenced by Beijing...
Dongting Lake, China's second-largest freshwater lake, is located in northeastern Hunan Province. It is a large, shallow body of water surrounded by mountain chains. It is also known as 'eight- hundred Li Dong Ting Lake' (The Li is a Chinese length unit equal to 500 meters or about 1,640 feet). An impressive characteristic of the lake is it is inter-nested.
Kashgar Airport Xinjiang, China
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The National Museum of China flanks the eastern side of Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China. The mission of the museum is to educate about the arts and history of China. It is directed by the Ministry of Culture of the People's Republic of China.
It will be the greatest museum in the world after expanding construction in 2007.
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