Things to do in China

For many years, China remained an enigma to the world. Though tea and fireworks are enjoyed all over, very few people knew of the land they came from. But now tourism in China is blooming and opening up its secrets for all to behold. Begin your explorations with China sightseeing.

As you make your way through the more well-known attractions, keep some time for the offbeat. One of the most quintessential things to do in China is a visit to the Forbidden City. Among the other recommended things to do in China is to visit Xi’an to gaze upon the amazing Terracotta Army.

China sightseeing is incomplete without trying the local food. Here the taste changes with every province. Follow the culinary trail across the country as you take in the sights. Here are our recommendations of the best things to do in China.


Although some may find the actual experience a bit underwhelming, we recommend a walk on Great Wall of China. For a palpable sense of history and the sheer fun of it, this is one of the most exciting things to do in China.

Around 3,000 vertical stone pillars rise from the valley and soar hundreds of feet into the sky. When mist covers the valley floor, they take on an ethereal appearance floating on the clouds. A visit here is one of the top things to do in China.

This is one of the most underrated things to do in China. Looming like a portal to another world, the Tianmen Shan beckons you to climb the 999 steps to reach the top. The views from the top are spectacular!

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