With China's rapid development in recent years, Modern China has become another hot word besides Ancient China to describe this oriental giant. Stunning Chinese history and culture usually ranked on the top of reasons attracting foreigners to China. But now, no China tour is complete without visits to at least one of its super modern "stars”, including Beijing Daxing Airport, Shanghai Oriental Pearl Tower, Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge, Beijing Bird's Nest, Shanghai Financial Center, Shanghai Maglev Train, Bailong Elevator in Zhangjiajie, Three Gorges Dam, China High Speed Train, etc. Here we offer you a list of these top 10 China Modern Highlights with travel photos of our customers, which may be inspiring for your coming China tour.
Kent’s group from USA visited Shanghai and took a photo with Shanghai Oriental Pearl Tower
Shanghai Oriental Pearl Tower standing at the bend of the Huangpu River is the 4th highest in Asia and the 6th highest tower in the world. The tower, with the thriving skyscrapers and twinkling Huangpu River around as the backdrop, is the best place to feel the vigor of this super-modern city Shanghai.
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Jannifer visited Three Gorges Dam
The Three Gorges Dam on Yangtze River is the world’s largest hydroelectric station for the usage of the flood control and power generation. And the tour getting close to this monumental engineering achievement by taking Yangtze River cruise ships is amazing!
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Fiona enjoyed her China High Speed Train in 2018, tour customized by Dean
China High Speed Trains, or called China bullet trains, are somewhat the best explanation of the “Fast China Speed”. By taking China High Speed Trains, you can get to Beijing from Shanghai (over 1,200km) within 5 hours! Besides, High Speed Trains spread almost everywhere of China. You can easily find high speed trains in China modern cities like Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Shanghai, Beijing, and also in mountainous cities like Guilin, Huangshan, Chongqing, etc.
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Beijing Daxing International Airport has become the largest and bossiest airport in the world since its opening. The Guardian ranks Beijing Daxing International Airport the head of seven modern wonders. And its golden starfish-shaped appearance and super-modern inside designs make it a dreamy tourist site for tech fans.
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Stan and Brooke from Australia visited Beijing Bird’s Nest in 2019, tour customized by Wendy
Beijing Bird’ Nest, also known as Beijing Olympic Park, was designed as the main stadium of 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. The form of the stadium looks like a big bird’s nest, and hence the name. And now it has become one the most famous landmarks of Beijing.
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Joseph’s group visited Victoria Peak in November 2019, tour customized by Lyn
Not that Victoria Peak itself is modern, but the ultra-modern skyline of Hong Kong viewed from there. Hong Kong is wildly known as a modern international metropolis. And the best place to have a panoramic view of its thickly dotted skyscrapers and notable Victoria Harbour must be Victoria Peak.
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Chona from Philippines visited Shanghai World Financial Center in September 2018, tour customized by Catherine
Shanghai World Financial Center is the third tallest buildings in China. It is mostly famous for its spectacular view of downtown Shanghai and thrilling glass-walled walkways settled 474 meters above the ground!
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Bernhard’s group from German visited Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge on August 31, 2020, tour customized by Mark
Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge hanging two cliffs of Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon is the longest and highest glass-bottomed bridge on the earth. No any other words are needed to explain its craziness, but the scream of YouTube videos says it all.
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Kent’ group from USA experienced Shanghai Maglev Train in May 2018, tour customized by Catherine
Shanghai Maglev Train is the world's first and only commercialized maglev train line in operation. Once arriving at Shanghai Pudong International Airport, you could take this fast train to Longyang Road Station (on the Shanghai Subway Line 2) 30 kilometers away in 8 minutes!
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Jenny’s group visited Zhangjiajie National Forest Park in 2019 and took a group photo there, with Bailong Elevator as the backdrop, tour customized by Vivien
Bailong Elevator, also known as Bailong Lift or Hundred Dragons Elevator, is settled at the World Heritage site Wulingyuan Scenic Area. Half of the elevator was embedded in and half out of the cliff of Yuanjiajie. Honored as the tallest full-exposure outdoor elevator, the world’s tallest double-deck sightseeing elevator, and the world’s fastest passenger traffic elevator with the biggest carrying capacity, this amazing attraction is really worth a try.
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