30 Unique Photos That Make You Think “Only In China”
It’s always fascinating to learn about the world and there’s always more to explore. Indeed, the world is a very big place and one of the largest landmasses belongs to China. Due to its size, there’s a lot of diversity in terms of culture, architecture, climate, artefacts and even terrain.
Today we explore different parts of China including their innovations as well as their landscape. With breathtaking vistas and marvellous novelties, this is a country with a lot to offer as seen in the pictures below.
#1 KFC China Has 2-In-1 Fried Chicken Plus Coke, Known As Lazy Cup
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#2 Buildings In Chengdu, Sichuan, China
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#3 These Beautiful Rice Terraces Have Been In Use For Over A Thousand Years, Providing Water For Crops In 82 Villages To This Day
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#4 Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park
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#5 There’s A Solar Farm In China Shaped Like A Panda
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#6 Fairytale Castle, Guizhou, China
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#7 Shared Pool At A Housing Complex In China
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#8 The Mountains Surrounding Xingping, A Small Village On The Banks Of The Li River (Guilin, China)
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#9 Warrior God Guan Hu Statue, 58 Meters Tall, 1,197 Tonnes, Jingzhou, China
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#10 This Is The End Of The Great Wall Of China. Obviously, It Has To End Somewhere But It Is Still So Weird To See
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#11 Chengdu Tea Master
While I was in Chengdu I was trying to find a certain tea house that I’ve seen online a long time ago. It took me a while but I finally managed to find an address online that lead me to the outskirts of the city.
As I arrived at the tea village, I saw many of the shops and tea houses were closed. I thought to myself that this tea shop might have closed down and I won’t be able to visit it.
With a bit of exploring around the area, I found this lovely gentleman who owns one of the tea houses. We had a bit of a chat and he kindly agreed to let me take photos of him. I bought some tea from him and then the theatrics started.
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#12 These Balconies In Guiyang, China
#13 This Vertical Forest In Foshan, China. This Building Is Fortified With Lush Vegetation That Fights Air Pollution By Absorbing CO2 And Producing Oxygen
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#14 The 88-Metre-High Statue Depicts Yang’asha, A Deity Worshipped By The Miao, A Local Ethnic Group In Guizhou, China
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#15 A Bar Hidden Behind An Old Coca-Cola Machine In Shanghai, China
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#16 Yipianwachan Temple In Mount Taimu
This temple is made of copper. Mount Taimu is located in the northeastern part of Fujian Province, about 45 kilometers (27.96 miles) south of Fuding City. Surrounded by the sea on three sides, the mountain is a popular site due to its gorgeous natural scenery and many cultural sites.
The mountain features steep peaks, caves, brooks, waterfalls and ancient temples. It consists of five sections: Taimu Shanyue, Jiuli Stream and Waterfall, Qingchuan Seaside Area, Sangyuan Green Lake and the Fuyao Islands. Aside from those, there are two other scenic spots on the mountain: Lengcheng Ancient Castle and Ruiyun Temple. The marvelous view of the mountain from afar has earned itself the beautiful name “immortal mountain on the sea”.
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#17 Massive “Buddha’s Palm”, A Piece Of Earth Art. The Palm Occupies An Area Of 40,000 Square Meters, Equaling Six Soccer Fields
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#18 Avatar Mountains – Zhangjiajie, China – Also Known As An Inspiration For Pandora. P.S. The Echo Here Is Incredible
#19 Terracotta Army In Xian, China
I took these photos of the terracotta warriors in Xi’an about a year ago and it still remains one of the most interesting places I’ve visited in China. The Terracotta Army is a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. It was buried with the emperor in 210–209 BCE with the purpose of protecting him in his afterlife. The terracotta warriors were only discovered in 1974 by accident when farmers were digging a well and found fragments of the warriors which prompted archeologists to investigate.
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#20 In Shanghai, A Unique Underground Hotel. It Utilizes An Abandoned Quarry And The Bottom Two Levels Are Completely Underwater
#21 Snack Serving Robot In China Upset With Me Because I Didn’t Take Any Snacks
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#22 This UV Handrail Sterilizer On An Escalator In Hong Kong
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#23 New Bookstore In Chengdu, China
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#24 When Nature Takes Over. Abandoned Village On The Island (Shengsi Islands)
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#25 Ice Castle In China
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#26 This Carousel In Hong Kong Has A Sea Turtle Mounted To The Floor For Disabled Children
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#27 Library In China That Holds 1.2 Million Books
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#28 In An Effort To Boost Tourism The Xinhua Village In China Built A Giant QR Code From 130,000 Trees So It Can Be Scanned By Passing Planes
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#29 Entrance Exam For An Art School In China
#30 Very Cyberpunk Scene In China, Photo By My Friend In Suzhou
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