Top 10 Most Popular Websites in China

What are the most popular websites in China?  Here is a list of the top 10 most popular Chinese websites in Chinese language based on a combination of Alexa Rank in 2020, content richness, users’ reviews and freshness.

1. 天猫


Tmall is a B2C business of Alibaba Group. It is a large third-party online business platform for brands and retailers. A large number of international and Chinese brands and retailers have settled in Tmall. It now already has more than 150,000 retailers and brands on its platform and continues to grow rapidly.

2. 百度

Baidu, Chinese version of Google, is the leading search engine in mainland China. The site was founded in 2000 by Robin Li and Eric Xu, and has grown to be the biggest Chinese language search engine in the world. In addition to search functions it also offers dozens of additional services including the Baidu Baike, Tieba (bbs), map and video.

3 腾讯 is the official website of Tencent Group, which also owns QQ software – Chinese equivalent of MSN Messenger. The software currently has over 300 million users and brings huge amount of visitors per day to its official website, making it one of the most visited site in China. Tencent Group also has WeChat, the equivalent of Whatsapp, now the most popular App in China.

4. 搜狐

sohu is a comprehensive content site in China. It owns many channels such as economics, entertainments, sports and world news. Compared with other content website, Sohu has a strong focus on entertainment and social events.

5.  淘宝

Taobao is the big daddy of Chinese e-commerce, China’s answer to eBay. It is owned by the Alibaba group and has 800 million registered users who buy products directly from sellers. Taobao offers a wide range of products from mosquito nets to mountain bikes.

6. is the official website of Qihoo 360, the largest online safety company in China. Most of China’s computer and mobile phones use its safety softwares, antivirus software and browsers. Its softwares are free to use and only some users with special reuqest on safety problems need to make payment.

7. 京东

JD.COM is a professional comprehensive online shopping mall that sells tens of thousands of quality brand products such as home appliances, digital products, computers, clothing and accessories, books, and food. It features quality products with fast experess delivery.

8. 新浪

Sina is a comprehensive information website in China, providing entertainment, news, sports, social events, education, life, story and more than hundreds of content in China and the world. It is most famous for its sport news and event report. Most sport lovers will access to the website everyday. Now it’s Weibo (similar with twitter) has become the number one in China. The website aims to provide the comprehensive information for the Chinese worldwide.

9. 新浪微博 is a leading social networking site and microblogging service, similar to Twitter. Sina Weibo was launched in 2009 and is owned by SINA Corporation. It has more than 368 million registered users worldwide and is popular in Chinese world.

10. 新华网

Xinhuanet is the official website of Xinhua News Agency, China’s official and largest news agency. You can know the most recent events especially the offical policy and lears’ activities here.  The site also supports languages of English, Japanese, French, Detuch, Spanish, Korean, Portunese.

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