China Highlights

This page will show you videos, courtesy of YouTube, and highlight different areas of development that will show you the realities of what sights await you in China and what you might be missing by not visiting there to see and experience for yourself.

China is truly one of the most outstanding places to visit having the largest and oldest areas of cultural diversity and continuing history of human civilization since 2,800 BC. 

See the real China that is left out of most boring, glamorized, and commonly stylized sightseeing brochures. These videos will tell you more than all the advertising you could ever view.

Henan- Where China Began

(8:20 min.)

Courtesy of China National Tourism Administration

Beautiful China – A Paradise for Travelers

(4:49 min)

Courtesy of China National Tourism Administration

Beautiful China, More than Pandas

(3:30 min.)

Courtesy of Visit China

One of the best present-day overviews, mainly of the interior of China, can be found in the series from BBC entitled “Wild China,” a portion of which is presented below. 

BBC – WILD CHINA

(4:03 min.)
 

Wild China 2of6 Shangri-La Full Documentary

(1:02:02 min.)

Wild China Tibet

(1:01:14 min.)

Courtesy of BBC

Wild China 4of6 Beyond the Great Wall

(1:02:05 min)

Wild China: Tides of Change

(1:02:16 min.)

Courtesy of BBC

China’s Mega Projects

China’s Future MEGAPROJECTS (2019-2050’s)

(21:42 min.)

Courtesy of TDC

Transportation

(50:03 min.)

Courtesy of CGTN

Energy

(49:04 min.)

Courtesy of CGTN

Food

(50:07 min.)

Courtesy of CGTN

Manufacturing

(50:01 min.)

Courtesy of CGTN

China’s Ultimate Port – Biggest Construction on Earth

(47:41 min.)

Courtesy of Largest Submarines

Outstanding Feats of Engineering

The Largest Dam in The World

(24:34 min.)

Courtesy of Largest Dams

Three Gorges Dam: World’s Largest Ship-lift.

(1:00:32 min.)

Courtesy of New China TV

Beipanjiang Bridge

(4:25 min.)

Courtesy of Urban News Digest

10 Craziest Engineering Projects in China

(4:31 min.)

Courtesy of Engineering8

The longest and highest Glass Bridge in the world

(1:20 min.)

Courtesy of Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Official Channel

260 meter Bungee Jump From the World’s Highest Bridge

(1:00 min.)

Courtesy of Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Official Channel

FAST: The World’s Largest Telescope

(14:53 min.)

Courtesy of China Icons

Inside the World’s Largest Aquarium

(5:34 min.)

Courtesy of China Icons

Railroad Building in China

(10:34 min.)

Courtesy of Engineering8

Transportation

All Aboard China’s High Speed Trains

(7:21 min.)

Courtesy of China SCIO

Transportation in China

(54:07 min.)

Courtesy of VideoChinaTV

Language of the Silk Road. Open for business: modern etiquette in China (26:08)

See a series of Silk Road Documentaries 

Courtesy of RT Documentary

The Chinese Silk Road – Episode 1 – The Journey Begins.

(16.29 min.)

Courtesy of Graeme Langford

The Chinese Silk Road – Episode 2 – Into the Desert

(14:13 min.)

Courtesy of Graeme Langford

The Chinese Silk Road – Episode 3 – The End of the Road

(14:58 min.)

Courtesy of Graeme Langford

World’s Most Extreme Railway

(49:23 min.)

Courtesy of Free Documentaries

Culinary

Hunan Cuisine

(4:00 min.)

Courtesy of China Icons

Top tips for hosting a Chinese Dinner Party

(6:33 min.)

Courtesy of China Icons

Tofu Legends 

(20:00 min.)

Courtesy of CICC China Intercontinental Communication Center

A Bite of China – 2 

(48:00 min.)

Courtesy of China Zone

The Secret to Brewing Chinese Tea

(5:49 min.)

Courtesy of China Icons

Getting a Sip and Bowing to Chan Tea

(9:53 min.)

Courtesy of CCTV

Miscellaneous

Most AMAZING Discoveries From China! 

(11:39 min.)

Courtesy of Origins Explained

“Avatar” Mountain & Wulingyuan Scenic Area

(14:58 min.)

Courtesy of Amazing Places on Our Planet

Why Shaolin Monks are so Strong

(08:40 min)

Courtesy of Brutal TV