• Huangshan (Yellow Mountains), a mountain range in southern Anhui province in eastern China. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and one of China's major tourist destinations.
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Emperor Qinshihuang's Mausoleum Site Museum / 秦始皇兵马俑博物馆

Emperor Qinshihuang's Mausoleum Site Museum / 秦始皇兵马俑博物馆

This is the one attraction that has captured the imagination of visitors both from inside and outside the country. China’s first emperor, Qin Shi Huang, whose greater-than-life ambition also gave birth to the creation of the Great Wall, amassed battalions of life-sized warriors fashioned out of clay, complete with chariots and horses. Each soldier has a different and unique facial expression. Even after more than 2,200 years (it was finished in 210 BC), the warriors remain in perfect condition, watching over their long deceased ruler.
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