China is one of the homes of the oldest civilizations of the world. It is like a large yet simple jewelry box that you won’t deeply appreciate until you open it and see the unique wonderful gems inside. Its deep history and the breathtaking places it has make it one of the world’s most popular travel destinations. It offers endless tour possibilities which will awake your curiosity of its exotic cultural ways and practices.
For the travelers who have limited budget yet would want to explore this wonderful country, here are some places you can visit for a minimal amount of money:
The Great Wall of China
This place is one of the most popular sites in China. It is said that this is the only architectural creation of man that is visible from the moon. Moreover, this has been one of the most remarkable builds of the human race because it was built with the harshest and most non-humane slavery you could imagine. And it took so many years to build.
The Great Wall of China is located outside the city. This is very important if you want to save money, English language tours in China costs 5x times of the Chinese language tours. This is why learning at least basic Chinese is advisable before your travel. Chinese language tours starts at the Tian’anmen Square at the street south of the Great Hall of the People. These are regular trips on minibuses that start every morning. Tickets are available on the pavement booth before departure. Make sure that you get back to the minibus on the specified time or you will be left.
Donghua Men Night Market
China is also very popular because of the exotic foods they cater. And if you are interested to food trip in China, Donghua Men Night Market is the best place to check on. Admission is free but you will be able to see how Chinese eat their food and if you wish you can try them for yourselves. You can try to eat as many types of noodles you can take in, different delicacies of vegetables you have never tasted. And lastly yet a must-try, try the exotics! You can choose from snakes to seahorses to beetles, to birds and so many others you have never seen being eaten before. Chinese are actually good and creative chefs.
Gardens around the Temple Of Heaven
The Temple of Heaven is one of the best spots you can check on but it has an entrance fee. If you want to enjoy nature without paying too much, you can enjoy the gardens around it. These parks are very suitable for meditations and self assessments. You can best enjoy this place alone or with your special someone. It will surely give you tranquility, especially in the mornings and sunny afternoons.
Tian’anmen Square is located in the heart of Beijing. It is free to explore and surrounded by remarkable monuments. Chairman Mao’s Mausoleum is also here and free to explore.
These are just a few tips for frugal travelers who wish to be fascinated with the rich culture, amazing history and wonderful landscapes of China.