Chinese Landscapes

Chinese Landscapes are like natural paintings

As one of the biggest countries, you can find a lot of beautiful Chinese landscapes around the country. This way, the landscape painting was regarded as the most popular of the Chinese paintings.

Since the Five Dynasties period to the Northern Song period (907–1127), known as the “Great age of Chinese landscape”, this art became so popular.

Nowadays, these landscapes are captured by some of the best landscape photographers in the world. In this post, you will discover these hidden gems, that some of which you could visit in your next trip for photography.

What is China’s landscape?

In China, you can find deserts to mountains, including grasslands, gardens and tropical coastlines. The country is the fourth largest in the world, and here also you will find extreme climes that inspire artists and painters for centuries.

The best Chinese Landscapes for photographers

Which part of China is most beautiful? Let’s discover the gems of China in our list of favorite places.

Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Hunan

Zhangjiajie Mountains, landscape in China, also know as Avatar Mountains
Zhangjiajie Mountains (also know as Avatar Mountains), China


Guilin caustic mountains and Li River, China
Guilin landscape, China

Longji rice fields

Longji_china photo tour
Longji rice fields, China

Huangshan, The Yellow Mountains

Huangshan, The Yellow Mountains, China
Huangshan, The Yellow Mountains, China

Zhangye Danxia Landform, Gansu

Zhangye, landscape in Danxia, China
Zhangye Danxia Landform, Gansu, China

Ban Gioc–Detian Falls

Ban Gioc–Detian Falls, China & Vietnam
Ban Gioc–Detian Falls, Waterfalls in the border of China & Vietnam

Great Wall

Great Wall, China
Great Wall, China

Mount Fanjing

Mount Fanjing, China
Mount Fanjing, China

Yangshuo, Guangxi, China

Yangshuo, Guangxi, China Photo Tour
Yangshuo, Guangxi, China

Jiuzhaigou, Sichuan

Jiuzhaigou lake, Sichuan
Jiuzhaigou, Sichuan

As you could see China has incredible beautiful landscapes to photograph. During our next China photo tour, we will photograph some of these locations. Join now the waiting list to get news when we can travel!

Check our post about the Sakura in Japan to get inspiration for another trip.

Guilin caustic mountains and Li River, China


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Winter Chinese landscapes of Huangshan, Guilin & Zhangjiajie. Photograph also the cityscapes of Shanghai.
About the author

Eduardo Fuster is a Spanish landscape & travel photographer. Graduate in Art & Design, and master in Motion Graphics. More than 15 years of experience working for advertisement, tv, cinema, real estate & stock agencies.

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