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38 Enchanting Photos of China that Will Fuel Your Wanderlust

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China is as mysterious as it is beautiful. It’s vastly different from the western world, and because of this, many facets of their culture are intriguing and eye-opening. With such a rich history filled with colorful events and personalities, China is definitely one of those countries you just have to visit while you still can.

We know you have already heard about The Great Wall of China (which, by the way, isn’t visible from space). But China has a lot more to offer in terms of art, architecture, and natural beauty. Just take a look at these 28 breathtaking sights you can see there.

1. These beautiful blossoms at Yuantouzhi, Wuxi

1. These beautiful blossoms at Yuantouzhi, Wuxi

2. The hanging monastery just outside of Datong

2. The hanging monastery just outside of Datong

3. The clear, blue waters of Jiuzhagou Valley in Northern Sichuan

3. The clear, blue waters of Jiuzhagou Valley in Northern Sichuan

4. The zig-zag road to the Tianmen Mountains

4. The zig-zag road to the Tianmen Mountains

5. The gorgeous waterfalls at Libo County

5. The gorgeous waterfalls at Libo County

6. This strategically built bridge connecting two caves in the Huangshan mountain range in Anhui

6. This strategically built bridge connecting two caves in the Huangshan mountain range in Anhui

7. This secluded village surrounded by rice terraces in Southern China

7. This secluded village surrounded by rice terraces in Southern China

8. This tranquil lake that looks like it's in a Scandinavian country, but is actually in Sichuan

8. This tranquil lake that looks like it's in a Scandinavian country, but is actually in Sichuan

9. The Tianzi (Son of Heaven) Mountain, which is named after the revolutionary Xiang Dakun

9. The Tianzi (Son of Heaven) Mountain, which is named after the revolutionary Xiang Dakun

10. This port for small boats in Hangzhou, which transports you to a scene from Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

10. This port for small boats in Hangzhou, which transports you to a scene from Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

11. These beautiful, blue terraces of hot springs at Huanglong

11. These beautiful, blue terraces of hot springs at Huanglong

12. Mountains carved into rice terraces

12. Mountains carved into rice terraces

13. The majestic and fearsome Dushanzi Grand Canyon, from which Mulan takes inspiration

13. The majestic and fearsome Dushanzi Grand Canyon, from which Mulan takes inspiration

14. The surreal stone structures at the Shilin Geopark

14. The surreal stone structures at the Shilin Geopark

15. The rows of bamboos flanking the paved roads in Shunan Zhuhai National Park

16. These whimsically colorful rainbow mountains of the Zhangye Danxia landform

16. These whimsically colorful rainbow mountains of the Zhangye Danxia landform

17. An abandoned fishing village Zhoushan that's been dominated by nature

17. An abandoned fishing village Zhoushan that's been dominated by nature

18. The tiny town of Yangshuo, overlooking the Li River

18. The tiny town of Yangshuo, overlooking the Li River

19. The man-made Qiandao Lake, also known as the Thousand Island Lake

19. The man-made Qiandao Lake, also known as the Thousand Island Lake

20. The 194-cave Buddhist Maijishan Grottoes, which lies on the main road between Central Asia and China

20. The 194-cave Buddhist Maijishan Grottoes, which lies on the main road between Central Asia and China

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