China’s Golden Triangle
Destinations Destinations
Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Suzhou
Activity Activity
Culture & History, Family, Cities, Photography

If you visit only three cities in China, you should visit the three that make up China’s Golden Triangle – Beijing, Xi’an and Shanghai. Get a taste of old and new in Beijing, from the ancient Forbidden City palace and traditional hutong alleyways to jaw-dropping modern structures such as the Bird’s Nest Olympic Stadium. From here, head south and sample some delicious snacks in Xi’an’s Muslim Quarter. The third city in your Golden Triangle tour is China’s largest, Shanghai, symbolised by its famous promenade, the Bund. End your trip by checking out the gardens of Suzhou, close to Shanghai, and the beautiful city of Hangzhou, just south of Beijing.

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Approx. days

10

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