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Top 100 China

"Discover the wonders of China: sights, cities, facts, history, and notable people."

China, one of the world's oldest civilizations, offers a rich tapestry of history, culture, and natural beauty. From the iconic Great Wall to the bustling metropolis of Shanghai, China is a land of contrasts and fascinating experiences. This list highlights the top 100 sights, cities, facts, historical events, and notable people that define China.

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  • Title: "Top 100 China: Top Sights, Cities, Facts, History, and People"
  • Subtitle: "Discover the wonders of China: sights, cities, facts, history, and notable people."
  • Tagline: "Explore the essence of China in 100 highlights."
  • Description: "A comprehensive guide to China's top 100 sights, cities, facts, historical events, and people."
  • Keywords: China, Sights, Cities, Facts, History, People

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# Top 100 China
- Discover the wonders of China: sights, cities, facts, history, and notable people.
- Explore the essence of China in 100 highlights.
- A comprehensive guide to China's top 100 sights, cities, facts, historical events, and people.
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## Topics
- Sights: Landmarks, Attractions, Natural Wonders, Historical Sites, Museums
- Cities: Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Chengdu
- Facts: Interesting Tidbits, Records, Innovations, Traditions, Cultural Facts
- History: Key Events, Monuments, Historical Figures, Wars, Cultural Milestones
- People: Influential Figures, Emperors, Celebrities, Scientists, Artists

Sights: "Sights"

"Explore China's iconic landmarks and natural wonders."

China is home to a vast array of sights, from ancient historical landmarks and modern marvels to stunning natural landscapes.

  1. Great Wall of China
  2. Forbidden City
  3. Terracotta Army
  4. The Bund
  5. Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
  6. Potala Palace
  7. West Lake
  8. Summer Palace
  9. Li River
  10. Mount Everest
  11. Huangshan (Yellow Mountain)
  12. Leshan Giant Buddha
  13. Yu Garden
  14. Jiuzhaigou Valley
  15. Victoria Harbour
  16. Yangshuo
  17. Temple of Heaven
  18. Mogao Caves
  19. Longmen Grottoes
  20. Lijiang Old Town

Cities

"Explore the vibrant cities of China."

China's cities are bustling hubs of culture, history, and modernity, each offering unique experiences and charm.

  1. Beijing
  2. Shanghai
  3. Guangzhou
  4. Shenzhen
  5. Chengdu
  6. Chongqing
  7. Hangzhou
  8. Wuhan
  9. Xi'an
  10. Tianjin
  11. Suzhou
  12. Nanjing
  13. Harbin
  14. Kunming
  15. Qingdao
  16. Changsha
  17. Zhengzhou
  18. Dalian
  19. Shenyang
  20. Urumqi

Facts

"Fascinating facts about China."

China is rich in fascinating facts and records that reflect its unique culture and history.

  1. China is the world's most populous country.
  2. Mandarin is the most spoken language in the world.
  3. China has the largest standing army in the world.
  4. The Chinese calendar is lunisolar.
  5. China is home to the world's fastest train, the Shanghai Maglev.
  6. The Great Wall of China is over 13,000 miles long.
  7. China has 55 UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
  8. Chinese civilization is over 5,000 years old.
  9. The Yangtze River is the third-longest river in the world.
  10. China is the largest producer of rice.
  11. China invented paper, printing, gunpowder, and the compass.
  12. The Giant Panda is native to China.
  13. The Forbidden City is the largest palace complex in the world.
  14. China has the world's second-largest economy.
  15. Chinese New Year is the most important traditional festival.
  16. The Terracotta Army consists of over 8,000 soldiers.
  17. China has the highest number of skyscrapers.
  18. The Silk Road was a major trade route connecting China to Europe.
  19. The Potala Palace in Tibet is one of the highest palaces in the world.
  20. China is the largest producer of solar energy.

History

"Key events that shaped China."

China's history is filled with significant events that have shaped its culture, borders, and identity.

  1. The founding of the Xia Dynasty (c. 2070 BC)
  2. The construction of the Great Wall (221 BC)
  3. The establishment of the Han Dynasty (206 BC)
  4. The Silk Road trade begins (130 BC)
  5. The invention of paper (105 AD)
  6. The Tang Dynasty golden age (618-907 AD)
  7. The construction of the Forbidden City (1406-1420)
  8. The Ming Dynasty naval expeditions (1405-1433)
  9. The fall of the Qing Dynasty (1912)
  10. The establishment of the People's Republic of China (1949)
  11. The Great Leap Forward (1958-1962)
  12. The Cultural Revolution (1966-1976)
  13. The Reform and Opening-Up policy (1978)
  14. The Tiananmen Square protests (1989)
  15. China's accession to the WTO (2001)
  16. The Beijing Olympics (2008)
  17. The Belt and Road Initiative (2013)
  18. The Hong Kong handover (1997)
  19. The One-Child Policy introduction (1979)
  20. The COVID-19 Pandemic response (2020-2021)

People

"Notable figures from China."

China has produced many influential figures who have made significant contributions to various fields, including science, literature, politics, and the arts.

  1. Confucius
  2. Sun Tzu
  3. Qin Shi Huang
  4. Liu Bang
  5. Empress Wu Zetian
  6. Kublai Khan
  7. Zhu Yuanzhang
  8. Zheng He
  9. Sun Yat-sen
  10. Mao Zedong
  11. Deng Xiaoping
  12. Jiang Zemin
  13. Xi Jinping
  14. Li Bai
  15. Du Fu
  16. Cao Xueqin
  17. Lu Xun
  18. Zhang Yimou
  19. Yao Ming
  20. Jack Ma

Top 100 List

  1. Great Wall of China (Sights)
  2. Beijing (Cities)
  3. China is the world's most populous country (Facts)
  4. The founding of the Xia Dynasty (c. 2070 BC) (History)
  5. Confucius (People)
  6. Forbidden City (Sights)
  7. Shanghai (Cities)
  8. Mandarin is the most spoken language in the world (Facts)
  9. The construction of the Great Wall (221 BC) (History)
  10. Sun Tzu (People)
  11. Terracotta Army (Sights)
  12. Guangzhou (Cities)
  13. China has the largest standing army in the world (Facts)
  14. The establishment of the Han Dynasty (206 BC) (History)
  15. Qin Shi Huang (People)
  16. The Bund (Sights)
  17. Shenzhen (Cities)
  18. The Chinese calendar is lunisolar (Facts)
  19. The Silk Road trade begins (130 BC) (History)
  20. Liu Bang (People)
  21. Zhangjiajie National Forest Park (Sights)
  22. Chengdu (Cities)
  23. China is home to the world's fastest train, the Shanghai Maglev (Facts)
  24. The invention of paper (105 AD) (History)
  25. Empress Wu Zetian (People)
  26. Potala Palace (Sights)
  27. Chongqing (Cities)
  28. The Great Wall of China is over 13,000 miles long (Facts)
  29. The Tang Dynasty golden age (618-907 AD) (History)
  30. Kublai Khan (People)
  31. West Lake (Sights)
  32. Hangzhou (Cities)
  33. China has 55 UNESCO World Heritage Sites (Facts)
  34. The construction of the Forbidden City (1406-1420) (History)
  35. Zhu Yuanzhang (People)
  36. Summer Palace (Sights)
  37. Wuhan (Cities)
  38. Chinese civilization is over 5,000 years old (Facts)
  39. The Ming Dynasty naval expeditions (1405-1433) (History)
  40. Zheng He (People)
  41. Li River (Sights)
  42. Xi'an (Cities)
  43. The Yangtze River is the third-longest river in the world (Facts)
  44. The fall of the Qing Dynasty (1912) (History)
  45. Sun Yat-sen (People)
  46. Mount Everest (Sights)
  47. Tianjin (Cities)
  48. China is the largest producer of rice (Facts)
  49. The establishment of the People's Republic of China (1949) (History)
  50. Mao Zedong (People)
  51. Huangshan (Yellow Mountain) (Sights)
  52. Suzhou (Cities)
  53. China invented paper, printing, gunpowder, and the compass (Facts)
  54. The Great Leap Forward (1958-1962) (History)
  55. Deng Xiaoping (People)
  56. Leshan Giant Buddha (Sights)
  57. Nanjing (Cities)
  58. The Giant Panda is native to China (Facts)
  59. The Cultural Revolution (1966-1976) (History)
  60. Jiang Zemin (People)
  61. Yu Garden (Sights)
  62. Harbin (Cities)
  63. The Forbidden City is the largest palace complex in the world (Facts)
  64. The Reform and Opening-Up policy (1978) (History)
  65. Xi Jinping (People)
  66. Jiuzhaigou Valley (Sights)
  67. Kunming (Cities)
  68. China has the world's second-largest economy (Facts)
  69. The Tiananmen Square protests (1989) (History)
  70. Li Bai (People)
  71. Victoria Harbour (Sights)
  72. Qingdao (Cities)
  73. Chinese New Year is the most important traditional festival (Facts)
  74. China's accession to the WTO (2001) (History)
  75. Du Fu (People)
  76. Yangshuo (Sights)
  77. Changsha (Cities)
  78. The Terracotta Army consists of over 8,000 soldiers (Facts)
  79. The Beijing Olympics (2008) (History)
  80. Cao Xueqin (People)
  81. Temple of Heaven (Sights)
  82. Zhengzhou (Cities)
  83. China has the highest number of skyscrapers (Facts)
  84. The Belt and Road Initiative (2013) (History)
  85. Lu Xun (People)
  86. Mogao Caves (Sights)
  87. Dalian (Cities)
  88. The Silk Road was a major trade route connecting China to Europe (Facts)
  89. The Hong Kong handover (1997) (History)
  90. Zhang Yimou (People)
  91. Longmen Grottoes (Sights)
  92. Shenyang (Cities)
  93. The Potala Palace in Tibet is one of the highest palaces in the world (Facts)
  94. The One-Child Policy introduction (1979) (History)
  95. Yao Ming (People)
  96. Lijiang Old Town (Sights)
  97. Urumqi (Cities)
  98. China is the largest producer of solar energy (Facts)
  99. The COVID-19 Pandemic response (2020-2021) (History)
  100. Jack Ma (People)

Top 100 Table

Rank Name Topic Tagline
1 Great Wall of China Sights "Explore China's iconic landmarks and natural wonders."
2 Beijing Cities "Explore the vibrant cities of China."
3 China is the world's most populous country Facts "Fascinating facts about China."
4 The founding of the Xia Dynasty (c. 2070 BC) History "Key events that shaped China."
5 Confucius People "Notable figures from China."
6 Forbidden City Sights "Explore China's iconic landmarks and natural wonders."
7 Shanghai Cities "Explore the vibrant cities of China."
8 Mandarin is the most spoken language in the world Facts "Fascinating facts about China."
9 The construction of the Great Wall (221 BC) History "Key events that shaped China."
10 Sun Tzu People "Notable figures from China."
11 Terracotta Army Sights "Explore China's iconic landmarks and natural wonders."
12 Guangzhou Cities "Explore the vibrant cities of China."
13 China has the largest standing army in the world Facts "Fascinating facts about China."
14 The establishment of the Han Dynasty (206 BC) History "Key events that shaped China."
15 Qin Shi Huang People "Notable figures from China."
16 The Bund Sights "Explore China's iconic landmarks and natural wonders."
17 Shenzhen Cities "Explore the vibrant cities of China."
18 The Chinese calendar is lunisolar Facts "Fascinating facts about China."
19 The Silk Road trade begins (130 BC) History "Key events that shaped China."
20 Liu Bang People "Notable figures from China."
21 Zhangjiajie National Forest Park Sights "Explore China's iconic landmarks and natural wonders."
22 Chengdu Cities "Explore the vibrant cities of China."
23 China is home to the world's fastest train, the Shanghai Maglev Facts "Fascinating facts about China."
24 The invention of paper (105 AD) History "Key events that shaped China."
25 Empress Wu Zetian People "Notable figures from China."
26 Potala Palace Sights "Explore China's iconic landmarks and natural wonders."
27 Chongqing Cities "Explore the vibrant cities of China."
28 The Great Wall of China is over 13,000 miles long Facts "Fascinating facts about China."
29 The Tang Dynasty golden age (618-907 AD) History "Key events that shaped China."
30 Kublai Khan People "Notable figures from China."
31 West Lake Sights "Explore China's iconic landmarks and natural wonders."
32 Hangzhou Cities "Explore the vibrant cities of China."
33 China has 55 UNESCO World Heritage Sites Facts "Fascinating facts about China."
34 The construction of the Forbidden City (1406-1420) History "Key events that shaped China."
35 Zhu Yuanzhang People "Notable figures from China."
36 Summer Palace Sights "Explore China's iconic landmarks and natural wonders."
37 Wuhan Cities "Explore the vibrant cities of China."
38 Chinese civilization is over 5,000 years old Facts "Fascinating facts about China."
39 The Ming Dynasty naval expeditions (1405-1433) History "Key events that shaped China."
40 Zheng He People "Notable figures from China."
41 Li River Sights "Explore China's iconic landmarks and natural wonders."
42 Xi'an Cities "Explore the vibrant cities of China."
43 The Yangtze River is the third-longest river in the world Facts "Fascinating facts about China."
44 The fall of the Qing Dynasty (1912) History "Key events that shaped China."
45 Sun Yat-sen People "Notable figures from China."
46 Mount Everest Sights "Explore China's iconic landmarks and natural wonders."
47 Tianjin Cities "Explore the vibrant cities of China."
48 China is the largest producer of rice Facts "Fascinating facts about China."
49 The establishment of the People's Republic of China (1949) History "Key events that shaped China."
50 Mao Zedong People "Notable figures from China."
51 Huangshan (Yellow Mountain) Sights "Explore China's iconic landmarks and natural wonders."
52 Suzhou Cities "Explore the vibrant cities of China."
53 China invented paper, printing, gunpowder, and the compass Facts "Fascinating facts about China."
54 The Great Leap Forward (1958-1962) History "Key events that shaped China."
55 Deng Xiaoping People "Notable figures from China."
56 Leshan Giant Buddha Sights "Explore China's iconic landmarks and natural wonders."
57 Nanjing Cities "Explore the vibrant cities of China."
58 The Giant Panda is native to China Facts "Fascinating facts about China."
59 The Cultural Revolution (1966-1976) History "Key events that shaped China."
60 Jiang Zemin People "Notable figures from China."
61 Yu Garden Sights "Explore China's iconic landmarks and natural wonders."
62 Harbin Cities "Explore the vibrant cities of China."
63 The Forbidden City is the largest palace complex in the world Facts "Fascinating facts about China."
64 The Reform and Opening-Up policy (1978) History "Key events that shaped China."
65 Xi Jinping People "Notable figures from China."
66 Jiuzhaigou Valley Sights "Explore China's iconic landmarks and natural wonders."
67 Kunming Cities "Explore the vibrant cities of China."
68 China has the world's second-largest economy Facts "Fascinating facts about China."
69 The Tiananmen Square protests (1989) History "Key events that shaped China."
70 Li Bai People "Notable figures from China."
71 Victoria Harbour Sights "Explore China's iconic landmarks and natural wonders."
72 Qingdao Cities "Explore the vibrant cities of China."
73 Chinese New Year is the most important traditional festival Facts "Fascinating facts about China."
74 China's accession to the WTO (2001) History "Key events that shaped China."
75 Du Fu People "Notable figures from China."
76 Yangshuo Sights "Explore China's iconic landmarks and natural wonders."
77 Changsha Cities "Explore the vibrant cities of China."
78 The Terracotta Army consists of over 8,000 soldiers Facts "Fascinating facts about China."
79 The Beijing Olympics (2008) History "Key events that shaped China."
80 Cao Xueqin People "Notable figures from China."
81 Temple of Heaven Sights "Explore China's iconic landmarks and natural wonders."
82 Zhengzhou Cities "Explore the vibrant cities of China."
83 China has the highest number of skyscrapers Facts "Fascinating facts about China."
84 The Belt and Road Initiative (2013) History "Key events that shaped China."
85 Lu Xun People "Notable figures from China."
86 Mogao Caves Sights "Explore China's iconic landmarks and natural wonders."
87 Dalian Cities "Explore the vibrant cities of China."
88 The Silk Road was a major trade route connecting China to Europe Facts "Fascinating facts about China."
89 The Hong Kong handover (1997) History "Key events that shaped China."
90 Zhang Yimou People "Notable figures from China."
91 Longmen Grottoes Sights "Explore China's iconic landmarks and natural wonders."
92 Shenyang Cities "Explore the vibrant cities of China."
93 The Potala Palace in Tibet is one of the highest palaces in the world Facts "Fascinating facts about China."
94 The One-Child Policy introduction (1979) History "Key events that shaped China."
95 Yao Ming People "Notable figures from China."
96 Lijiang Old Town Sights "Explore China's iconic landmarks and natural wonders."
97 Urumqi Cities "Explore the vibrant cities of China."
98 China is the largest producer of solar energy Facts "Fascinating facts about China."
99 The COVID-19 Pandemic response (2020-2021) History "Key events that shaped China."
100 Jack Ma People "Notable figures from China."

Conclusion

China is a land of rich history, diverse landscapes, and vibrant culture. This list of the top 100 sights, cities, facts, historical events, and people offers a comprehensive overview of what makes China unique. From its iconic landmarks to its influential figures, China continues to captivate and inspire.