Visit the cultural and commercial hub of Hong Kong and the bustling cities of Shanghai and Beijing.
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Guide to Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing, China
Female: China has some of the most decadent, bustling cosmopolitan cities in the world, combining ancient monuments with extravagant shopping, night life and diving.
Hong Kong is an island of the coast of China. It is largely self-governing, has its own currency and its own legal and political systems. Hong Kong is one of the world’s leading financial capitals, a major business in cultural hub and is known for its East meets west of appeal. Hong Kong is renowned as a Shopper’s Paradise and a great spot for wining and dinning, but there is more to Hong Kong than just shopping.
Bernard Buckley: There are lots of ancient spices that you can use but most people just come here and shop and eat, drink, breakfast, lots of other stuff you can do.
Female: Although, it is one of the most densely populated cities in the world. Hong Kong is actually around 70% girl.
Frederick Chan: Most life in the eyes of the tourist, Hong Kong is just a shopping paradise but, they don’t know that Hong Kong has unique culture and the ecological aspect. He hoped that from thin eco to it, we can let the tourists have experience more about Hong Kong except their shopping paradise.
Female: Hong Kong eco tourism encourages visitors to appreciate Hong Kong’s natural wonders. It promotes eco-friendly projects such as The Hong Kong Wetland Park and Stilt Houses in Teyo. But if you can’t drive yourself away from the shops, we don’t blame you.
Shanghai is one the largest metropolitan areas in the world with over 20 million inhabitants. Located at the mouth of the Yangtze River, the city began as a fishing and textiles town. Shanghai grew to importance in the 19th century because of its prominent position as a pot. This City was a center of Commerce between East and West. And the 19 century Shanghai has been immortalized and romanticized in many films, novels, and artworks. Some film set in Shanghai range from the painted veil to Godzilla find wars in Shanghai Kiss.
The City is an emerging tourist destination. It’s iconic historical landmarks and its modern expanding skyline, have given it a reputation as a Cosmopolitan Center of culture and design. Today, Shanghai is the largest center of commerce and finance in mainland China and has been describe as the showpiece of the world’s fastest growing economy.
Beijing is the capital city of the people’s republic of China. It is full of contrast between the new and the ancient. In 2008, Beijing reinvented itself to host the Olympic Games. The City built new stadiums and prepares to become a temporary home to many of the worlds’ best athletes. The Bird Nest Stadium, arrows controversy throughout its construction. Many people doubted its effectiveness and snob the complicated futuristic design. As an antidote to all that modernism, The Forbidden City, which was The Chinese Imperial Palace throughout the main at Shang Dynasties, lies in the heart of Beijing. The Forbidden City was homed to the Emperor and its household for almost 5 centuries.
During this time, it was the center of politics and governance. The Great Wall of China was built and rebuilt during the 5th Century B.C. and 16th Century A.D. The Wall of Wolves, were built to protect the Northern Borders of the Chinese Empire from attacks. Today, they are an archeological wonder and a major tourist attraction Tiananmen Square was constructed around 1400 and has been a public meeting place ever since. Beijing shares deep in history.