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China is the third most visited country in the world. The number of foreign tourists was 56 million in 2010. Foreign exchange income was 45.8 billion U.S. dollars, the world's fourth largest in 2010. The number of domestic tourist visits totaled 1.61 billion, with a total income of 777.1 billion yuan.
Tourism in China
China's tourism revenue reached
$185 billion in 2009.
Between 1949 and 1974, China was closed to all except selected foreign visitors. In the late 1970s China started to develop its tourist industry.
Major hotel construction
Historic and scenic places were renovated and opened to tourists.
Professional guides and other service personnel were trained.
Development of airline traffic and other tourist transportation facilities made travel more convenient.
Over 250 cities and counties had been opened to foreign visitors by the mid-1980s.
In 1985 approximately 1.4 million foreigners visited China, and nearly US$1.3 billion was earned from tourism.
Great Wall of China
The Great Wall of China is of the New Seven Wonders of the World. It was built to protect the northern borders of the Chinese Empire.
The Forbidden City was the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty. It is located in the middle of Beijing
Forbidden City: The Palace of Heavenly Purity
Forbidden City: The throne in the Palace of Heavenly Purity
The armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China, was built on purpose to protect the emperor in his afterlife
The Peninsula Beijing Hotel
Magnificent International Plaza & Hotel - Shanghai