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History of Zhuang Minority Zhuang has a long history and splendid culture. Modern ethnology and history scholars generally accept that Zhuang originates from the ancient Yue people in the south of Five Ridges in China. Nov. 06, 2015
Silk Roads: the Routes Network of Chang'an-Tianshan Corridor Once traveled by camels and merchants carrying silk, porcelain and spices, the 2000-year-old Silk Road was an important corridor for trade and cultural exchanges between Asia and Europe. Nov. 03, 2015
The Water and Mountains in Guilin Captivate the World Guilin is famous in China as having the country's most picturesque city. There is the popular saying “Guilin shanshui jia tian xia”, which means Guilin’s mountain and water scenery is the best under heaven. Oct. 29, 2015
Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian—a Very Significant Discovery In 1961, the site was listed as one of the First Key National Cultural Protection Units by the State Council. The site was inscribed in UNESCO World Heritage List in 1987. Oct. 26, 2015
Koguryo Kingdom, a Vanished Ancient Civilization In 2004, the Capital Cities and Tombs of the Ancient Koguryo Kingdom in China were added to the United Nations list of the World's Cultural and Natural Heritage. Oct. 13, 2015
Lushan National Park The Lushan Natioanl Park presents the visitor with eight distinct kinds of sights, namely waterfalls, rock formations, plants, interesting geological features, rivers, cultural artefacts and villas. Sep. 08, 2015
Mogao Caves – “Oriental Louvre Museum” The discovery of the Library Cave at the Mogao Caves, together with the tens of thousands of manuscripts and relics it contained, has been acclaimed as the world’s greatest discovery of ancient Oriental culture. In 1987, Mogao Caves was inscribed into the Aug. 19, 2015
World Cultural Heritage: The Historic Centre of Macao “The Historic Centre of Macao” is the product of cultural exchange between the western world and Chinese civilization. The architectural heritage, predominantly European in nature, stands in the midst of traditional Chinese architecture in the historic se Aug. 17, 2015
Wudang Mountains: China's Taoist Holy Mountains As a famous Taoist shrine, Wudang Mountain is located in Shiyan City, northwest of Hubei Province. Also called Taihe and Xuanyue Mountain, it is renowned for its magnificent ancient building complex and appealing natural landscape. Aug. 13, 2015
Shaanxi History Museum Shaanxi History Museum is one of the larges in China. It sits in Xi'an, the capital site of several dynasties in China and the junction of ancient silk road. More than 3000 items will open your horizon of the ancient Chinese prosperity. Jul. 31, 2015
Temple of Heaven: an Imperial Sacrificial Altar in Beijing In 1998, the Temple of Heaven was inscribed on the World Heritage List by the UNESCO. With profound cultural connotations and imposing architectural styles, the Temple of Heaven is considered a reflection of the ancient civilization of the Orient. Jul. 29, 2015
Mount Wuyi Located south of Fujian Province, Mount Wuyi is about 5 kilometer from Wuyishan City. In 1999, UNESCO designated Mount Wuyi both a natural and cultural World Heritage Site. Jul. 20, 2015
A Node Glows in the Dark The winning image of the people category of 2014 National Geographic photo contest tells us something profound about the world we live in. It is layered and nuanced and invite the viewer to think. Jul. 20, 2015
China Snow Town: A Dreamlike Fairyland Gifted with the world's top snowscape,China's Snow Town was awarded the title "National Civilized Village" by the Central Committee of Civilization. Now it is also an interesting tourist attractions merged with Harbin Ice and Snow Festival. Jul. 14, 2015
The Great Wall: One of the New Seven World Wonders The Great Wall of China is a series of fortifications made of stone, brick, tamped earth, wood, and other materials, generally built along an east-to-west line across the historical northern borders of China to protect the Chinese states and empires. Jul. 08, 2015
Shiqiao Miao Village, a Heaven Close to the Sun Located in the outskirt of Danzhai County, Shiqiao Miao Village is a romantic retreat with magical healing power... Jul. 01, 2015
Dai Temple, a Holy Place of Taoism Dai Temple locates in the south of Mount Tai and center of Tai’an City, also called Dongyue (mountain in the east) Temple, Taiyue (supreme mountain) Temple, and Daiyue (revered mountain) Temple. It is usually called Tai Temple generally. Jun. 18, 2015
Mount Tai Mount Tai is located in the north of Tai'an city, in the middle of Shandong province, China. It would be rather difficult to overestimate Mount Tai’s importance in the history and culture of China. It is said to be “Mountain number one in the world”. Jun. 15, 2015
The 11th CHIPP Opens for Entries The China International Press Photo Contest (CHIPP) is privileged to launch its 11th annual competition. Entries will be received from 23 December 2014 to 11 February 2015. The judging session will be held in March 2015. All the entrants are encouraged to Jan. 01, 2015
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