Looking to make your Insta posts to China truly stand out? Here are some of the best attractions and views you can look to capture, which are bound to get you plenty of ‘likes’ too!
The Great Wall of China
Easily accessible from Beijing, the iconic Great Wall of China is a truly remarkable structure and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Badaling Pass section which dates to the 16th century is one of the most visited spots and provides a dramatic backdrop for your photographs; alternatively, you can head to the Mutianyu section of the wall, which also offers some great pictures. Whichever spot you choose, look to get there early to avoid the crowds if possible!
Reaching a height of 600 metres, the Canton Tower is an unmissable attraction in Guangzhou; serviced apartment options within easy reach of this site can be found at properties like Somerset Riviera Guangzhou. Look to photograph this structure both during the day and at night and don’t forget to head inside too. Visit the tower’s Cloud and Star Observation Decks both of which provide amazing vantage points over 400 metres above the ground; there’s also a Glass Walk where you can see the city beneath and the 488M Look Out at the upper antenna mast for that ultimate selfie up high!
The Shanghai Skyline
The dynamic metropolis of Shanghai features towering skyscrapers that help create an inspiring backdrop for pictures and posts. The financial district known as Lujiazui is known for its futurist cityscape and has observation decks where you can capture this sight which dazzles at night. Not sure where to start? Attractions to visit for sublime vistas include the Shanghai Tower, which is the city’s tallest building and the Jin Mao Tower which features a bar on the 87th floor; there’s also the Pearl Tower that has a glass walkway and a revolving restaurant for a meal with a view!
Enchanting natural beauty never fails to capture the attention of travellers and Insta users the world over; this will certainly prove to be true when you post pictures of your visit to Zhangjiajie Forest in the Wulingyuan Scenic Area which is part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Amongst the key allures here are the towering pillar rock formations, enchanting forests and deep canyons, some set amidst the clouds. You can make use of cable cars or head up the Bailong Elevator, which is the tallest outdoor lift in the world, reaching a height of 326 metres; don’t forget the Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge either that’s the highest (300 metres) and longest (430 metres) pedestrian glass bridge on the planet!