Jeju Island, one of the most beautiful islands in East Asia is located just one hour by air from Seoul, capital of Republic of Korea.
Jeju is the largest and the most beautiful island in South Korea, came into existence 700 to 1,200 thousand years ago when lava spewed from a sub-sea volcano and surfaced above the waters. Then 100 to 300 thousand years ago, another volcanic eruption formed Mt. Halla.
Jeju Island was officially proclaimed one of the New7Wonders of Nature On December 21st, 2011.
Danxia, is a unique red sandstone landform that was listed as a UNESCO heritage site.
It is also called Danxia landform of China, is the general name of the unique type of landscapes, Danxia landform, formed from red sandstone and characterised by steep cliffs, which are caused by endogenous forces (including uplift) and exogenous forces (including weathering and erosion).
The word “Danxia” actually comes from Mount Danxia, located in Renhua County of Guangdong Province, where the most famous examples of the Danxia landform is seen.
Temple Street, also known as “Men’s street”, is one of Hong Kong’s two most famous fleas markets (the other being “Ladies’ Street”, also in Mong Kok). All along its length, numerous shops and stalls are selling men’s clothing, watches, accessories and miscellaneous second hand goods.
The Great Wall, one of the greatest wonders of the world, was listed as a World Heritage by UNESCO in 1987.
The Great Wall of China spans 6,000km across China and is without a doubt one of the most stunning achievements of mankind.
Construction of the Great Wall began in the fifth century BC during the Warring States period. It continued to be expanded and strengthened up to the sixteenth century. Chinese states had walled their cities early on and these fractured walls became the starting point for the Great Wall when the first emperor, Qin Shi Huang who unified the Chinese empire, joined these loose structures into what would become the Great Wall of China.
Senshu Park is one of the most scenic spots in Akita, Japan.
Senshu Park has been designated one of the top 100 most beautiful parks in all Japan. It was built upon the ruins of the ancient Kubota castle grounds, once home to the northern Satake clan, who ruled here from 1602 to 1871. As a matter of fact, the current governor of Akita, Norihisa Satake, is a direct descendent of the Satake clan.
Now there is a little castle at Senshu park called Kubota castle, a truely white castle.