China Looks More Chinese After Snowfall

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Living and working day after day and year after year, are you suffering from the visual fatigue of looking at the world surrounding you? If your eyes are tired, then your heart is easy to be tired too. But thanks to winter, snowfall makes a better and more lively world.

Forbidden City after snowfall is no longer a tourist attraction, instead it is the Forbidden City back to the old times in winter. It doesn’t need the hordes of tourists; it only wants to silently hug the painted Chinese Red in the long historical river peppered with flying snow.

Forbidden City Snow

Forbidden City after snowfall is no longer a tourist attraction.

West Lake in Hangzhou looks like the fair lady at her best. Whether she is richly adorned or plainly dressed. Snowfall envelops her lightly, making her more attractive.

Snowfall makes West Lake more attractive.

Snowfall makes West Lake more attractive.

Zhangjiajie seems awaking from  a winter snow dream, returning to the otherworldly paradise with few people.

No more holiday crowds, only the plain silver attire; mountain paths blocked and no prints on the snow.

Zhangjiajie seems awaking from a winter snow dream.

Zhangjiajie seems awaking from a winter snow dream.

Coated by white snow, Nanjing again becomes Jinling, an ancient city going through 6 dynasties. In the course of the city’s reconstruction, Nanjing has changed greatly.

Maybe only snowing can produce some old fragrance at the former busiest place of Nanjing Fuzimiao ( Nanjing Confucius Temple ).

Nanjing Snow

Maybe only snowing can produce some old fragrance at Fuzimiao.

Sichuan Province, as its famous Sichuan food, is favored as one of the most resourceful tourist destinations in China. The snow shrouded Mt.Emei looks fantastic.

In today’s restless world with social or moral decline, often people are hard to have peaceful souls. Then come to Mt.Emei blanketed by white snow and snow rimes, talking with Buddha in pure hearts. If you are settled down with peaceful souls, you will have your answers.

Mt. Emei Snow

The snow shrouded Mt.Emei looks fantastic

Xian ( the site of Terracotta Warriors ) is on longer the ancient city of Chang’an ( the capital of Tang Dynasty ), though it is now an important tourist destination in China.

Like other historical places, Xian’s beauty doesn’t fall on the tourist season packed with tourists, but on the cold and snowy winter.

Xian's beauty falls on the cold and snowy winter.

Xian’s beauty falls on the cold and snowy winter.

If you feel cities are too small to hold your heart, come and look at the snowy Dunhuang, walking on the white desert and leaving all your worries behind.

Come and look at the snowy Dunhuang.

Come and look at the snowy Dunhuang.

Some places in China become more Chinese after snowfall. But some places always look authentically Chinese such as Tibet, Xinjiang and Inner Mongolia – these high altitude border areas.

But snowfall makes them even more stunningly beautiful.

The snowy Potala Palace in Lhasa.

The snowy Potala Palace in Lhasa.

People like the green grasslands in Inner Mongolia. But who knows the real charm of Inner Mongolia in winter?

The snowy charm of Inner Monglia.

The snowy charm of Inner Mongolia.

Xinjiang is a good place. After snowfall, it turns to be a paradise. Look at the snowy Hemu Village, Kanasi, Xinjiang.

The snowy Hemu Village, Kanasi, Xinjiang.

The snowy Hemu Village, Kanasi, Xinjiang.

If you are on a China tour and hit by a snowfall, don’t be frustrated and just enjoy your luck at seeing a more authentic China.

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