The Great Wall of China – one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World - a reminder that the civilizations of China and the times of Lao Tzu and Confucius reached great heights of wisdom and illumination well before there was a stirring of culture in the west.
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Three historic railways comprise a World Heritage site recognizing their importance in trade and technological development. Still in use today, the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Nilgiri Mountain Railway, and Kalka Shimla Railway were all begun or completed in the 19th century.
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The cool part about China is that it’s a huge country, yes, but it’s also pretty easy to get from one place to another, so it isn’t ever too overwhelming in that way. And, on top of that, the transit itself is especially cheap — taxis start at around $1.
The Pacific island of Palau (which has one of Asia’s best human rights records) created the world’s first shark sanctuary. The Rock Islands Southern Lagoon, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is breathtakingly beautiful.