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Temple of Heaven

Temple of Heaven is a complex of Taoist buildings are very famous in the world. The temple complex is located in the southeastern part of downtown Beijing. Every part of this temple is circular in shape which is said to represent Heaven. The complex was visited by the emperors of Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies of prayer to Heaven for good harvest. And this place is regarded as a Taoist temple.

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Shanghai is the largest city in the People's Republic of China, located in the Yangtze River Delta in eastern China, Shanghai sits at the mouth of the Yangtze River in the central part of the coast of China. Because of its rapid development over the past two decades has made it a center of economic, trade, financial and most important communication in China, as well as being a leading global city.

And now, Shanghai has become one of the world's tourist destinations. Many tourists who come here to enjoy the natural beauty and culture of this city, but it's also because historical landmarks such as The Bund, City God Temple and Yuyuan Garden, as well as widespread and Pudong skyline. The city of Shanghai is also rumored to be one of the city with the best architecture in the world.

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Great Wall of China

Great Wall of China is a series of fortresses of stone and soil which is building the longest ever made ​​by men. The building is located in the country of China was originally built to protect the northern border of the Chinese Empire against intrusions by various nomadic groups.
Construction of the wall began in 221 BC and continued to grow until the 17th Century. The Wall stretches from Shanhaiguan in the east, to Lop Lake in the west, along an arc that roughly delineates the southern tip of Mongolia.

And according to research by experts, has concluded that all sizes of wall 8,851.8 km (5,500.3 miles), consisting of 6,259.6 km (3,889.5 miles) of the actual wall, 359.7 km (223.5 miles) of trenches and 2,232.5 km (1,387.2 miles ) of natural defensive barriers such as hills and rivers.
In 1987, this building was included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Site. And now this giant wall of one of the best and the historic buildings that once existed, and serve as one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

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Beijing National Stadium

Beijing National Stadium, or called by the name "Bird's Nest" is a stadium that was built specially to welcome the Olympics in the green zone of the Olympic Games (Olympic Green) Beijing, People's Republic of China. Stadium with a capacity of 80 thousand seats, designed by Swiss architects Herzog and de Meuron and Chinese artists, Ai Weiwei. The stadium consists of two main buildings, one of which was in the other, the shape of a red giant concrete bowl for seating surrounded by steel giants such as "Bird's Nest".
The stadium is located east of Beijing National Akuatika Center was opened in March 2008. And according to the news that there is, this stadium is one of the best buildings in the world has ever seen.

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The Terrible Road

The Terrible Road. In this world there are many roads that unique and strange. One is a path contained in the mountains of Huashan, Xian, China. In these mountains there is a path a path that is very high, very terrible and very dangerous. As you can see in some pictures below.

But even this road is horrible and incredible, the way this turned out a lot of inviting some people to try to pass it. Most people - people who try it are those lovers of extreme challenge and like to conquer tough terrain at risk even deadly.
So there's no harm if we make this path as one of the destinations of the most insane and horrible.

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Beijing Capital International Airport

Beijing Capital International Airport is a very important an international airport and the main one in China. The airport is located at 32 km (20 miles) northeast of downtown Beijing in a bag of Chaoyang District, China. Airport which covers approximately 986.000 m² is listed as the world's eighth busiest airport and the second largest airport in the world.

Beijing Capital has quickly climbed the ranks of the world's busiest airport in the last decade. This has been the busiest airport in Asia in terms of passenger traffic and total traffic movements in 2009. And according to one of the leading magazine stated that this airport as the World Best Airport in 2009.

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The Venetian Macao

The Venetian Macao is a place in which there are casinos, hotels, malls and sebaginya, which is one of world tourist destination and at the same arena of world gambling. This place is owned by Las Vegas Sands corporation. Place an area of ​​980.000 m² is the largest single structure hotel building in Asia, and building the world's sixth largest by area and the largest casino in the world.

On August 28, 2007, the resort was officially opened to the public. And this gambling site has 3400 slot machines, 800 gaming tables and the arena seats 15,000 for entertainment or sporting event, with an area of ​​550,000 square feet (51,000 m2) of space casino.

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Hong Kong International Airport

Hong Kong International Airport also called Chek Lap Kok Airport is a world famous airport. The airport is one of  bendara largest and busiest in the world, this airport has a vast building of 570.000 m². The airport is situated on the island of Chek Lap Kok and became one of the important transit center in the world because of its strategic position, which serves the area of Hong Kong, People's Republic of China.

Hong Kong International Airport opened on July 6, 1998 with the design of the architects Foster and Partners and take 6 years at a cost of approximately 20 billion U.S. dollars. The airport is also never get an award, that award as the best airport of Skytrax magazine for five consecutive years, from 2001 until 2005.

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The Bailong Elevator

The Bailong Elevator is a one of the most amazing constructions in the world, namely a glass elevator built into the side of a large cliff in the area Wulingyuan in Zhangjiajie, China. This elevator is an elevator to the exterior widest and heaviest in the world, with an altitude of 1.000 feet to achieve more.

This elevator was built in October 1999, and opened to the public in 2002.
But this development has a negative impact, ie the negative impact to the surrounding environment in the future.

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Sichuan-Tibet Highway

Sichuan-Tibet Highway is a very famous street in the country even in the world. This road is famous for one of the most dangerous road in the world.
Sichuan-Tibet Highway is the road between Chengdu and Tibet in hight where frequent avalanches, rock, often leading to fatalities.
And according to available data, the number of deaths caused by car accidents nearly doubled in the last 20 years, rising from 3.9 to 7.6 per 100,000 population between 1985 and 2005.

Yes, that is true..

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Guoliang Tunnel

Guoliang Tunnel is a road tunnel that is very famous in China. The tunnel is considered to be known as the hidden story behind the manufacture of the tunnel. The tunnel is located in the Taihang Mountains, China's Henan Province is also famous as one of the most horrible way.

In 1972, the tunnel was built by local villagers, which takes five years to complete the tunnel along the 1,200 meters with a height of about 5 meters and a width of 4 meters. But during its manufacture, several villagers were killed in an accident. And now many cases of accidents when it passed this way, but nevertheless did not deter or frighten others reply to fixed to make this road as an alternative. And the road was opened to the public on May 1, 1977.

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