A stunning gallery of images of some of the most beautiful and notable places in China.

Ancient cities, mountains, lakes, deserts, rice fields, nature, mega-infrastructures, cities and more.

What is Aerial photography?

Aerial photography is the taking of photographs of the ground from an elevated/direct-down position. Usually the camera is not supported by a ground-based structure. Platforms for aerial photography include helicopters, drones, balloons, etc.

Aerial Views of China

Zhangjiajie-Tianmenshan
Zhangjiajie Tianmenshan, Hunan Province.
Yuyao
Yuyao. Ningbo, Zhejiang.
Yushan-Island
Yushan Island (渔山列岛) known as the "The first fishing area in Asia", located 27 miles from Shipu (石浦) near Ningbo, Zhejiang province.
yueliang-terraces-rongjiang
Moon Hill Terraces (yuèliàng shān 贵州月亮山), Rongjiang County. Guizhou province.
Yuantouzhu-cherry-blossom-pink-flowers
Wuxi Yuantouzhu cherry blossom pink flowers. Jiangsu province.
Xinjiang-Taklimakan-Desert
Taklimakan Desert, Xinjiang province. Pear trees blooming.
Xiajiang-water-conservancy-project
Xiajiang water conservancy project. The dam is located in the middle reaches of the Ganjiang River. The Xiajiang Water Control Project will fully guarantee the power supply of the Poyang Lake Ecological Economic Zone and the provincial capital city Nanchang. Xiajiang Water Conservancy Project is a large type water conservancy project with flood control and power generation and has a total investment of 8.242 billion yuan, which is the largest investment in Jiangxi Province so far.
Xiajiang-County
Xiajiang County is a county under the jurisdiction of Ji'an City, Jiangxi Province, located in the middle of Jiangxi Province and north of Ji'an City. The ancient name was Yuxia.
Wuhan-interchange
Wuhan interchange.
wetland-ecosystem
A wetland ecosystem in Heilongjiang.
Tianshui-Gansu-province
Tianshui, Gansu Province.
Terrace-paddy-fields-in-Guizhou-province
Terrace paddy fields in Guizhou Province.
Tarim-River
Tarim River. Xinjiang province.
Taizhou-Xianju
Taizhou Xianju's "Heaven Road", located in Hengxi Town.
Taierzhuang
The ancient village of Taierzhuang. It's one of the most beautiful water towns in China.
Sun-Yat-sen-Mausoleum
Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum, Zhongshan cemetery, Nanjing. Jiangsu province.
Suining
Suining, Shehong County, Sichuan Province.
si-river
Si River Bridge, Hubei.
Shenxianju
Bird's eye view of the unique landscape of Zhejiang Taizhou Shenxianju (Xianju County, Taizhou) scenic area.
Shanghai-Gongqing-Forest-Park
Shanghai, Gongqing Forest Park
Qingshan Reservoir
Qingshan Reservoir, Lin'an City, Zhejiang Province
Qingdao-Shandong-Province
Qingdao, Shandong Province
Qilian-Mountains
The Qilian Mountains, located in the northeastern part of Qinghai Province of China and the western border of Gansu Province, is one of the major mountain ranges in China.
Qiandongnan-Dongzhai
Qiandongnan, Dongzhai
puxi-shanghai
Shanghai, Puxi, Bai Yulan square.
Ningbo-coastal-fishing-village
Ningbo coastal fishing village. Xidian Town, Shigong Village.
Nanchang-City
Cherry blossoms in Nánchāng fènghuáng (南昌凤凰), Nanchang, Jiangxi Province.
Meiyu-Tan
Meiyu Tan is a scenic spot not far from Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province.
Lvliang-Mountain
Lvliang Mountain is located in the western part of Shanxi Province.
Luzhou-Sichuan
Luzhou, Sichuan. People swimming in a pool to avoid the high autumn temperature.
Lu-village
Lu Village, Huangshan, Anhui Province.
Luocheng-Mulao-Autonomous-County
Yao river. Luocheng Mulao Autonomous County. Guangxi Province.
Longnan
Rape flower fields in Longnan, Wushan County, Gansu.
Lianyungang-2
Lianyungang, Jiangsu province.
Lianyungang
Lianyungang, Huaguoshan mountain, Jiangsu province.
Huayuan-Wetland-Park
Huayuan Wetland Park, Hunan Province.
Heilongjiang-Yichun
Heilongjiang Yichun (伊春) is one of the most important forest areas in China. The channels and valleys are densely covered with trees and grasslands In the administrative area of Yichun. There are 702 rivers in total.
Harbin-Grand-Theater
Harbin Grand Theater is located in the cultural center of Songbei District, Harbin, Heilongjiang province.
Hao-River
Hao River surrounded by the national historical and cultural city of Nantong City, Jiangsu Province.
Hai'an-County
Hai'an County, Jiangsu Province.
Guangdong-Shanwei-Honghai-Bay
Shanwei Honghai Bay, Guangdong Province.
Guangdong-Maoming-Jizao-Bay
Maoming Jizao Bay, Guangdong Province.
Guangdong-Kaiping-towers
Kaiping towers (广东开平碉楼), Guangdong
Fengxian-Bay-2
Fengxian Bay, Shanghai.
Fengxian-Bay
Fengxian Bay, Shanghai.
Enshi-highway-bridge
The Qing River Bridge. Enshi highway bridge, Hubei province.
Dragon chinese character
A huge "dragon" character in a rape field in Guizhou.
Dongzhai-Rongjiang
Rape flowers. Qiandongnan Dongzhai, Guizhou province.
Donglan
Donglan, Guangxi.
Dongchuan yunnan
The red soil of Dongchuan, Yunnan province.
Dabie-Mountain
Dabie Mountain, Lu'an, Anhui.
chongqing
Chongqing.
Chengdu-Second-Ring-Road
Chengdu Second Ring Road.
Baoji-Lanzhou-High-Speed-Railway
The construction of the Baoji–Lanzhou High-Speed Railway will be fully opened in July, in Tianshui, Gansu. The railway will cut the rail travel between Baoji and Lanzhou from current five hours to one hour and a half.
aerial-views-of-China-Shanghai
Shanghai immersed in a thick fog.
3d-rice-paddy-field-art-Shenyang
3d rice paddy field art, Shenyang. Liaoning Province.
Zhenjiang-Jinshan-Lake
Zhenjiang Jinshan Lake, Jiangsu province.

Source: picchina.people.com.cn

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