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Photo taken on March 14, 2013 shows the spring scenery of the Slender West Lake in Yangzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province. [Xinhua/Meng Delong]
Located in Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, southwestern Gansu Province, the Gannan Grasslands cover an area of 37.58 million mu (2.51 million hectares) and primarily stretch out through Gansu's Maqu, Xiehe and Luqu counties. It is known to be one of China's six most beautiful grasslands, featuring crystal lakes, vast grassland and various kinds of rare animals. It contains a large number of famous scenic spots, including Gahai Lake, the largest fresh-water lake located in the grasslands, and Labrang Monastery, an important cultural relic under state protection. [bbs.fengniao/ by Yi Ke Chen Ai]
Tourists enjoy cherry blossoms on the bank of the West Lake in Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, March 11, 2013. [Xinhua/Zhu Yinwei]
The Yellow River flows through Lanzhou, the capital of Gansu Province and a city with a history stretching back 2000 years. The Lanzhou government created a 40 km- long Yellow River scenic area in order to make it the The Bund of Lanzhou. Famous attractions include the Sculpture of Mother Yellow River, the Lanzhou Waterwheel Exhibition Park and the Zhongshan Bridge. It now has become one of the hottest scenic spots in Lanzhou. [bbs.fengniao/ by Nan Yan Xin Yu]
The world caught a glimpse of what the much-anticipated Shanghai Disney Resort will look like on Thursday, when the Shanghai Disney Resort Management Company released the first artist's impression of the attraction.
Beautiful China, the Chinese tourism industry's new tag line and global brand logo, made its overseas debut on Wednesday at the world's largest travel trade show in Berlin toentice more travelers from abroad to experience the country's breathtaking beauty.
The Donglin Buddha statue is seen at the Donglin Temple in Xingzi County of Jiujiang City, east China's Jiangxi Province, March 6, 2013. The bronze statue of Amitabha Buddha, which is 48 meters in height, is believed to be the tallest of its kind in the world. The project, with the total cost of about 1 billion yuan (161 million U.S. dollars), has been basically completed. It was totally funded by private donations. [Xinhua/Song Zhenping]
Horacio Franco, the Mexican musician whose repertoire runs from classical music to South American folk ballads to pop, will take the stage in Beijing. His recorder recital titled From Bach to Beatles includes the former's two sonatas, the latter's Penny Lane and Martha My Dear and tunes from Vivaldi.
On 25th February, 2013, the first panda theme hotel around the world was opened at the foot of Mount Emei of Sichuan province. Everything in the suites and rooms is connected with panda. The person in charge of the hotel said that they hope pandas could help people back to real happiness and nature. [VisitOurChina, 6th March, 2013]
Photo taken on March 4, 2013 shows the landscape of the Shalin scenic area in Luliang County, southwest China's Yunnan Province. With various geological wonders, Shalin scenic area has long been a tourist attraction. [Xinhua/Chen Haining]
South China Air, Juneyao Airlines, Hainan Airline and any other airlines announce that fuel surcharges of domestic airlines of China will increase by 10yuan from March 5, 2013.
Songshan Mountain stands at Dengfeng City in western Henan. It is one of the five most famous mountains in China, and also a bastion of Buddhism, Confucianism and Taoism. Songshan Geopark, covering an area of 464 square kilometers, is called the textbook of geological history since its rock formations consist of consecutive stratigraphic sequences of the Archean, Proterozoic, Paleozoic, Mesozoic and Cenozoic eras. The combination of steep peaks, dramatic valleys and abundant vegetation forms the park's spectacular vistas. On February 13th, 2004, Songshan Mountain was approved as a first-rate global geopark by UNESCO. [bbs.fengniao/ by 阳光的味道WYM]
A bunch of plum blossom is seen at the scenic resort Plum Blossom Mountain in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province, March 2, 2013. [Xinhua/Li Xiang]