We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Gaokan hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, the Hotel Metropole in Hanoi, the Belmond Hotel das Cataratas, in the Iguassu National Park, Brazil, the Grand Coloane Beach Resort in Macau, the New Stanley Hotel in Nairobi, the Fasano Hotel e Restaurante Rio in Rio de Janeiro and the Imperial Hotel in Delhi. are internationally renowned hotels.
Sightseeing in China
The temples of Chengde, including Xumifushoumiao (the Mount Sumeru Happiness and Longevity Temple, inspired by the Tibetan home of the sixth Panchen Lama but having a roof leafed with a ton of gold), Putuozongchengmiao (the Small Potala Temple, copied from Lhasa's Potala Palace) and the Puning Temple with its huge, gilded statue of Guanyin, a female Buddha noted for her compassion; the historic Peace Hotel (once the Cathay Hotel), still with its 1930s jazz band, at the corner of Zhongshan and Nanjing roads, Shanghai; the Temple of the Town Gods, the site of fairs since the 15th century, in Shanghai; the artificial caves of Chongqing (Chunking), that once served as air-raid shelters during the Second World War; Beiwenquan (the Northern Hot Springs park) and Nanwenquan (the Southern Hot Springs Park) in Chongqing; the Ming Tombs, guarded by stone soldiers, officials and animals along the Sacred Way, near Beijing; the Hunan Provincial Museum in Changsha, with fascinating displays including the well preserved mummy of an aristocratic lady; and the 1930s mock Tudor, art deco and Gothic mansions and villas in Shanghai's old French Quarter, are a few of the attractions and sights of China.