One of the must see destinations of China, Shanghai is situated in central and eastern China overlooking the East China Sea. The literal meaning of Shanghai is “City by the Sea”. One of the most important business destinations of Asia, there are several attractions in the city that can be of interest to a Muslim traveler.
Guangzhou situated at the north of Pearl River Delta is one of the most important trading centers and also a busy port. This lovely city has a lot in store for the Muslim visitor. The city has a history of more than 2,800 years and there are several interesting legends about the history of the area. The sub-tropical climate of the city is great for a trip at any time of the year. With lots of places to visit, excellent shopping and dining options, Guangzhou is a great place to visit.
Wuhan serves as the capital of the Hubei Province and is also the largest city in the central part of China. It is the center for politics, economy and culture in central China. Situated on two important rivers namely Yangtze and Hanshui, the city is divided into three parts. Wuhan is also popularly called the “City on Rivers”. The history of the city can be dated back to 3,500 years and holds a lot of importance in Chinese culture. For a Muslim traveler visiting Wuhan there are a number of interesting sites to visit.
Xian is situated in central northwest China and is one of the most popular destinations of the country. The city holds a lot of importance in Chinese history, as it is one of the birthplaces of ancient Chinese civilization and also the terminal of the Silk Road. Home to the famous Terracotta Warriors that belong to the Qin Dynasty, tourists to the city can marvel at several historical sites and the cultural relics that are found in and around Xian. Apart from being a major historical and tourist destination, Xian is also an important economic, educational and industrial center.
Harbin is popularly called as the "Ice City" and is located in the northeastern part of China. It was in 1770 when the Hui Muslim Yang Huaxian migrated to Acheng District and the first mosque was built in Harbin. At that time there were 20 Muslim families in Harbin. The city is surrounded by, pristine lakes, forests and mountains that wait for you to explore.
The capital city of the Sichuan province, Chengdu is located in southwest China and is the most important transportation, communication and economic hub of the region. Chengdu has lately been named among one of the liveliest cities in China and is characterized by both its historical attractions and modern skyscrapers