WORLD FAMOUS BUILDINGS
From 'Explore worldwide'1999'.'The Guinness Book of Records 1988', http://blog.naver.com/whung86'. Special Thank you for Smile Rhada.
Beijing Auhui-Huangshan Fujian-Xiamen Gansu-Lanzhou Heilongjiang-Harbin Hongkong Hunan-Changsha,Zhangjiajie Jiangsu-Suzhou Jiangxi Jilin-Changchun,Jilin City Liaoning-Heungseng,Liaoyang,Shenyang Macau Qinghai-Xining Shanghai-1-2 Shannxi-Xi'an,Lin Tong Sichuan-Chengdu,Leshan,Langzhong Xizang(Tibet)-Lhasa Zhejing-Hangzhou
Beijing, Tianjin City & Hebei Province
Completed 2,200 (BC214) years ago, is visible from the moon. Its construction was one of the Qin Shihuang's (BC 246-210) greatest achievements. Construction system was brick bearing masonry of Ancient Chinese style. 2,260km long, running generally east-west along the northern edge of China. The square watch towers may date to 1368, when the wall was extensively repaired. The Guinness Records of 1988, World's longest wall-main line lengh of 3,460km, it has a further 2,860 km of branches & spurs. Its height varies from 4.5-12m and it's up to 9.8m thick. It runs from Shanhaikuan, on the Gulf of Pohai, to Yumenkuan and Yang-kuan and was kept in repair up to the 16th century. On 1985 a report from China stated that a 5-year-long survey proved that the total length had been 9,980km.
Photo by Byunguh Yu on 29 March 2007.
Photo by Backyoung Oh on 2007.
Zhuhai City View
Guangzhou, Guangdong Province
View from border of Macau. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 26 January 1992.
Kashigar, Kunqirap, Xinjiang Province
On the Karakoram Pass from Kashgar, China to Gilgit of Pakistan. Photo by Wooyoung Kho on June 2008.
Near the border of Pakistan. Photo by Wooyoung Kho on June 2008.