AAAAA Scenic Areas in China

China’s scenic areas can be divided into 5 levels from AAAAA, AAAA, AAA, AA, A. AAAAA is a normative and standardized quality rating system and the highest level of honor of the tourism scenic spots in China. China AAAAA Scenic Areas represent the world class tourism quality, more humanization and detailed than AAAA Scenic Areas. To become the 5A-scenic area, one should pass 12 inspection items such as transportation, tourism safety and capability.

Up to April 18, 2013, there are altogether 155 AAAAA Scenic Areas in China.

AAAAA Scenic Areas in China

Provinces & Municipalities AAAAA Scenic Areas
Beijing Palace Museum, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, Badaling - Mutianyu Great Wall Tourist Area, Ming Tombs, Prince Gong Mansion,  Beijing Olympic Park
Tianjin Tianjin Ancient Culture Street Toursit Area-Hometown Tianjin, Panshan Mountain Scenic Area
Hebei Chengde Imperial Summer Resort and the surrounding five temples, Qinhuangdao Shanhaiguan Scenic, Baiyang Lake Scenic Area, Yesanpo Scenic Area, Xibaipo Scenic Spot,
Shanxi Datong Yungang Grottoes, Xinzhou Wutai Mountain Scenic Area
Liao Ning Shenyang Botanical Garden, Dalian polar aquarium of Tiger Beach Ocean Park
Jiling Puppet Manchukuo's Royal Palace Museum, Mount Changbai Scenic Area
Heilongjiang Harbin Sun Island Park
Shanghai The Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Shanghai Wildlife Park
Jiangsu Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Mausoleum in Zhongshan Hill Scenic Area, CCTV Wuxi Film/TV Studio used for the shooting of The Three Kingdoms and Water Margins, Humble Administrator's Garden in Suzhou, Zhouzhuang Town area of Suzhou City (Wu river)
Zhejiang The West Lake Scenic Area of Hangzhou, Mount Yandang Scenic Area of Wenzhou, Mount Putuo Scenic Area of Zhoushan
Anhui Mount Huangshan Scenic Area of Huangshan, Mount Jiuhua Scenic Area of Chizhou
Fujian Gulangyu Island Scenic Area of Xiamen, Mount Wuyi Scenic Area of Nanping
Jiangxi Mount Lushan Scenic Area of Jiujiang, Jinggang Mountain Scenic Area of Ji’an City
Shandong Penglai Pavilion tourism area of Yantai, Three Kongs Scenic Area of Jining, Mountain Tai Scenic Area of Tai’an
Henan Mount Song Shaolin Scenic Area of Dengfeng, Longmen Grottoes Scenic Area of Luoyang, Mountain Yuntai Scenic Area of Jiaozuo
Hunan Nanyue Mountain in Hengyang, Zhangjiajie Wulingyuan tourism area
Hubei The Three Gorges in Yichang, Yellow Crane Tower in Wuhan
Guang Dong Chime-long Paradise of Guangzhou, Overseas Chinese Town in Shenzhen
Guang Xi Lijiang River in Guilin, Guilin Merryland Resort
Hainan Nanshan Cultural Tourism Area in Sanya, Nanshan Big and Small Cave Scenic Area in Sanya
Chongqing Dazu Rock Carvings, the little Three Gorges and the little-little Three Gorges of Mount Wushan
Sichuan Mount Qingcheng and Dujiangyan Irrigation System in Chengdu, Mountain Emei Scenic Area in Leshan, Jiuzhaigou tourism area in Aba Tibetan Qiang Autonomous Prefecture
Guizhou Huangguoshu Falls tourism area in Anshun, Dragon Palace tourism area in Anshun Yunan: Stone Forest Scenic Area in Kunming, Yulong Snow Mountain Scenic Area in Lijiang
Shaanxi The Terracotta Warriors and Horses in Xi’an, Huaqing Hot Spring in Xi’an, The Yellow Emperor's Tomb Scenic Area in Yan’an
Gansu Jiayuguan Cultural Relics Scenic Area in Jiayuguan, Kongtong Scenic Area in Pingliang
Ningxia Sand Lake Scenic Area in Shizuishan, Shapotou Scenic Area in Zhongwei
Xinjiang Tianchi in the Tianshan Mountains of Urumchi, Grape Valley Scenic Area in Tulufan, Resort Kanasi Lake Scenic spot in Aletai area

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