Those famous landmarks in China
As we all know, China is a country with multicultural and diversified architectural styles, with the progress of the times and economic development, more and more buildings with different styles and strong artistic ornamentation have emerged, such as the Bird's Nest in Beijing, the Oriental Pearl TV Tower in Shanghai, the Canton Tower and so on. Today, we will mainly introduce you to China's famous landmarks, come and see where you have been!
- The Forbidden City in Beijing
As the world's largest classical palace complex, the Forbidden City is famous for its traditional Ming and Qing dynasty style, and is a standard symbol of Beijing, because the Afang Palace has long disappeared in the long river of history, so the Forbidden City can almost be regarded as a representative building of China. The entire building of the Forbidden City is splendid and solemn, and it is known as one of the five major palaces in the world (the Forbidden City in Beijing, the Palace of Versailles in France, Buckingham Palace in the United Kingdom, the White House in the United States, and the Kremlin in Russia), and is listed as a "World Cultural Heritage" by UNESCO.
- The Bund in Shanghai
Compared with the representatives of the Ming and Qing dynasties in Beijing, Shanghai is the representative city of modern Chinese civilization, with a large number of historical excellent buildings, compared with the modern buildings in Pudong, the Bund complex undoubtedly reflects the style of Shanghai. There are dozens of classics with European style here, but they are also a fusion of traditional Chinese culture. For example, Chinese peonies are carved on the pillars. Today, the Bund has become a must-see in Shanghai.
- Lhasa, Tibet
Lhasa's architectural history is older than the Forbidden City. Lhasa is not only a sacred place in the hearts of Tibetan Buddhist believers, but also in the hearts of many travelers. Lhasa is famous for its beautiful scenery, long history, splendid culture, unique customs, many places of interest and historical sites, and religious overtones.In addition to the famous Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Norbulingka, as well as the magical and beautiful Namco, the romantic Yangbajing Hot Spring, tourists can fully feel the shock of its more than 1,300 years of history and religious atmosphere. Lhasa has a distinctive style and is almost unique in China and the world.
- Suzhou Gardens
The history of Suzhou Gardens dates back to the Spring and Autumn period in the 6th century BC and belongs to private gardens. During the Ming and Qing dynasties, Suzhou became the most prosperous area in China, and private gardens were spread inside and outside the ancient city, making Suzhou known as "paradise on earth". Suzhou garden is not only a world cultural heritage, but also a representative and classic of Jiangnan and even Chinese garden architecture, it is Suzhou's unique business card, limited scale, better than exquisite and elegant. As typical examples of classical gardens in Suzhou, the Humble Administrator's Garden, the Lingering Garden and the Master of the Nets Garden were born in the heyday of the development of private gardens in Suzhou, and have become the models and representatives of many classical gardens in Suzhou with their far-reaching artistic conception, exquisite construction, elegant art and rich cultural connotation.
- Big Wild Goose Pagoda
The Big Wild Goose Pagoda is located in the Great Ci'en Temple in the Tang Dynasty (present-day south of Xi'an, Shaanxi Province), also known as the "Ci'en Temple Pagoda". In the third year of Tang Yonghui (652), Xuanzang presided over the construction of the Big Wild Goose Pagoda in order to preserve the scripture Buddha statues brought back to Chang'an by Tianzhu via the Silk Road, which was initially five floors, then added to nine floors, and then the number and height of the floors were changed several times, and finally fixed as the seven-story pagoda seen today. The Big Wild Goose Pagoda is a typical physical evidence of the architectural form of ancient Indian Buddhist temples introduced to the Central Plains with Buddhism and integrated into Chinese culture.
- Nanjing Confucius Temple
Nanjing Confucius Temple is located in Gongyuan Street, north bank of Qinhuai River, Qinhuai District, Nanjing, for the worship of Confucius, is the first national highest university in China, but also China's four major literary temples, for the ancient Chinese cultural hub, Jinling history and humanities convergence, not only the cultural and educational center of Nanjing in the Ming and Qing dynasties, but also the cultural and educational complex that ranks the highest among the southeastern provinces, and is now an important part of the Qinhuai scenery belt of Confucius Temple. The Temple of Confucius was built in the third year of the Eastern Jin Dynasty Emperor Sima Yan Xiankang (337), and in the first year of Song Jingyou (1034) it was rebuilt into a temple of Confucius, in the Six Dynasties to the Ming and Qing Dynasties, the family gathered nearby, Fan Li, Zhou Yu, Wang Dao, Xie An, Li Bai, Du Mu, Wu Jingzi and hundreds of other famous military, politicians, literary scholars created immortal achievements here and wrote a chapter that has been recited through the ages.
- Bank of China Tower, Hong Kong
Bank of China Tower - I.M. Pei's masterpiece, a typical representative of modern architecture, artistic value even above Shanghai Jin Mao Tower, although Hong Kong is full of high-rise buildings, but it can be regarded as avant-garde style, unique shape, has become the symbol of Hong Kong.
- Shenzhen Ping An International Financial Center
Located in the Futian Central Business District, Ping An International Financial Center, with a height of 599 meters, is currently the tallest building in Shenzhen and the tallest skyscraper in South China. In Shenzhen, no matter where you stand, its figure can always inadvertently break into our field of vision. For the people of Shenzhen, Ping An Finance Center has become a business card of Shenzhen facing the world and an excellent display of reform and opening up.
The above is the famous landmark buildings brought to you today, in addition, of course, there are more excellent buildings worthy of everyone to come to China to see, visit, we believe that with the development of the times, there will be more excellent architectural groups in the future, let's wait and see!