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Pudong Xinqu, China

Oriental Pearl Tower

The once highest point in China blends symbolic design with a kick of adrenaline.
Beijing, China

798 Art District

This probably wasn't what Mao had in mind.
Datong, China

Yungang Grottoes

Massive series of 45 caves and over 51,000 sculptures carved from cliffsides in China.
Tianshui, China

Maijishan Grottoes

Rock-cut caves and 7,000 Buddhist sculptures carved into the nearly sheer face of a sandstone mountain.
Qinhuangdao Shi, China

Old Dragon's Head

Where the Great Wall of China meets the sea.
Honghe, China

Honghe Hani Rice Terraces

A complex and beautiful system of rice terraces covers a million acres over the mountains.
Leshan, China

Giant Buddha

This Tang Dynasty behemoth is the biggest Buddha in the world.
Beijing, China

Great Wall of China Slide

Why walk on this historical site when you can zoom down instead?
Qujing, China

Luoxiagou

A canvas of crops grow from vibrant red soil in this terraced farmland.
Shanghai, China

Bund Sightseeing Tunnel

This psychedelic tourist trap is a leisurely descent into madness.
Beijing, China

The Forbidden City

The most famous location in China was home to whole dynasties worth of imperial rulers.
Datong, China

Hanging Temple of Hengshan

A 5th-century temple improbably built into the side of a cliff.