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The World's No.1 in China

Last updated by chinatravel at 2014/10/18

  • The world's longest manmade building—the Great Wall.
  • The world's biggest ancient complex preserved today -- the Imperial Palace
  • The world's largest square --Tian'anmen Square
  • The world's oldest and longest human-made canal -- Grand Canal
  • The world's widest and deepest canyon --The Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon
  • The world's highest plateau -- Qinghai Tibet Plateau
  • The world's most ancient tree species-- Maidenhair Tree
  • The world's langue with the most users --Chinese
  • The world's earliest and biggest cyclopedia—"Yongle Canon"
  • The world's earliest book of tactics—"Sun Zi's Military Strategy and Tactics"
  • The world's first collection of poems—"The Book of Songs"
  • The world's biggest ancient series—"Complete Collection in Four Treasuries"
  • The world's grand dictionary collecting most Chinese characters—"Kangxi Dictionary"
  • The world's Buddhism grotto temple with the largest scale --Mogo Grottoes
  • The world's eighth wonder-- Terracotta Warriors and Horses of Qin Shihuang's Mausoleum
  • The world's highest preserved palace --Potala Palace
  • The world's oldest wooden complex preserved today built on cliff --Overhanging Temple
  • The world's biggest inland basin -- Tarim Basin
  • One of the world's rarest animals --Giant Panda
  • The world's No.1 peak-- Mt. Everest
  • The world's oldest and best-preserved stone arch bridge-- Zhaozhou Bridge
  • The world's largest carved figure of Buddha--Leshan Giant Buddha
  • The world's earliest large scale jade works --the Vast Jade Sea in DuShan of the Yuan Dynasty
  • The world's earliest jade work in dragon's shape found--Jade Dragon
  • The world's heaviest ancient bronze ware --Simuwu Ancient Sacral Square Vessel
  • The world's highest wooden building—the Wooden Tower in Yingxian County of Shanxi Province

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