Floral Bridge, spanning the Lesser Dongjiang
River, leads to Seven Star Park. The bridge was first
built during the Song Dynasty, 1,200 years ago. It is
a shelter bridge and has four arches over the water
and seven over land. The bridge was called Jiaxi during
the Song Dynasty and was renamed Floral Bridge after
reconstruction during the Ming Dynasty because of the
lush growth of flowers in the surrounding area. The
bridge one sees today attracts people not because of
the flowers around it but because of its beautiful architecture.
Yunnan is a perfect showpiece of China's
many natural wonders, rugged, wild, and unspoiled. The province
is famed for its multitude of ethnic groups, of China's fifty-five
officially recognized ethnic minorities, twenty-five can be
found in Yunnan. Here visitors could find snow-capped mountains,
mysterious deep valleys, peaceful highland lakes, magnificent
Karst hills, tropical rainforests, and torrential rivers.
As the capital of China, Beijing is the
political, cultural, and intellectual center of the country.
Beijing has so much to offer travelers. The celebrated tourist
center is filled with historical highlights, the most well known
ones are: Great Wall, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Temple
of Heaven, Ming Tombs...
Tibet Autonomous Region, a mystical land
called "the Roof of the World", more than 50 peaks in this area
are higher than 7,000 meters, and 11 peaks exceed 8,000 meters.
Mt. Everest - the world's highest peak is located in Tibet.
Tibet offers fabulous things to see, including unique Buddhist
monastery, breathtaking high-altitude lakes, stunning views
of the snow mountains and brilliant Tibetan culture.