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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

The World Park

Beijing's World Park offers the excitement of international sites without the travel.
Tianjin, China

Tianjin Binhai Library

China’s breathtaking futuristic library is lined floor to ceiling with fake books.
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.
Qinhuangdao Shi, China

Old Dragon's Head

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

The Central Perk, Beijing

This working replica of the 'Friends' coffee shop is more accurate to the show than the set itself.
Harbin, China

Harbin Ice and Snow Festival

One of the world's largest ice festivals dazzles visitors for over a month with radiant sculptures and carvings.
Leshan, China

Giant Buddha

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

The Forbidden City

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