The capitals of the China have always been in the north. Far from the political center, the history of the south has developed very differently and in particular played a significant role in the Chinese Diasporas.
Its cultural heritage is familiar to many overseas Chinese. Fujian is home to one of UNESCO World heritage sites – the unique Hakka Houses. Guangzhou’s unique architecture of the Diaolou in Kaiping is another UNESCO World Heritage site. For pure natural beauty, Zhangjiajie is known for its scenic mountain landscape.
Zhangjiajie, "The ampliative miniascape and the contractible fairyland," was admitted to the "World Heritage List" in 1992. It was the inspiration behind Hollywood's Avatar Hallelujah Mountains! Wulingyuan Scenic Area, is a charming tourist attraction in China. It is noted for its high peaks, tranquil water and beautiful forests.
Fujian is home to 2 of China’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Discover the man-made wonders of the Hakka Earth Buildings, unique architecture constructed to be anti-earthquake and anti humid. Explore the natural scenery of Wuyi Mountain, isolated from the outside world by streams and ravines.
Travel through the rugged interior mountains of Fujian and explore the interesting ancient rural architectures built by the Hakka, one of China’s ethnic minorities. The Hakka Earth Buildings are also proclaimed as the Eight World Wonder by the UNESCO.
Guangzhou is known as the "Southern gate of China" and an important center of foreign commerce in South China. In Guangzhou, one can still walk amongst historic Qilou buildings, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Another great gift Guangdong has gifted the world with is its world-class cuisine.