Chinese Landmarks By Luke Asman
Landmarks There are a lot of famous landmarks in China. If you keep reading this article, you will find out about The Great Wall of China, Mount Everest , Terraces and the Terracotta Army.
Did you know that the Great Wall of China is 2300 years old?! It was made out of Earth, stones, wood and bricks. The ruler of China whose name was Qin built the Great Wall. The Great Wall is 3,946 miles long. The wall is 5-10 meters wide. It was built in 1644. The Great Wall of China
Mount Everest • Mount Everest sits on Chinas southern boarder. Did you know it is one of the tallest mountains in the world. A lot of people say Mount Everest is a volcano but it’s not. It’s looks easy to climb but it is very hard.
Terraces Many of Chinas hillsides are carved into flat strips called Terraces. It helps the farmers grow crops because if it rained it would flood and the plants would die but now the water slides down the strips and gives the plants just enough water.
Terracotta Army The Terracotta Army is in Qin Shihuangdi’s tomb because he told his workers when he died to make an army to protect from his afterlife. There were 6,000 soldiers made from clay.