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An Insider’s Travel Guide to China: Xi’an, Guilin and Yangshuo, Zhangjiajie and More
China is an enormous country. The world’s most populous nation is a case study in contradiction. Gleaming skyscrapers dot the Shanghai skyline while the garrison at Jiayuguan has guarded the country’s western approaches since the Ming Dynasty. Time seems frozen in Shangri-La, deep in remote Yunnan Province. Beijing’s modern architecture rises above centuries old, densely-packed hutongs. Everywhere you go you find a country constantly moving towards the future yet never managing to escape its past. In this short guide, we provide our recommendations to those places that captured our imagination. Places that stuck in our heart and minds long after we left. This is our insider’s travel guide to contemporary China.
TripBlogJan 20, 2020 1 2,131
The 10 Most Popular Lhasa Hotels
Reasons for Recommendation: Prominent Tibetan culture and close to the Jokhang Temple. Tangka Hotel, near Jokhang Temple Square, is only a step away from Jokhang Temple, and around a ten minute walk to the Potala Palace. The unique location makes getting around convenient. There are hand-painted Tangkas in the lobby and Tangka decorations in every floor and passageway, reflecting the richness of Tibetan culture. It is a four-story hotel with over 100 Tibetan-style guest rooms, 78 of which are fitted with oxygen making equipment, and the superior view rooms overlook the Potala Palace.
TripBlogDec 26, 2019 0 1,242