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Historical and Cultural Tour in Hohhot Hohhot is the regional capital of Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region. It is located in the center of Inner Mongolia, with its north being the Yinshan Mountains and Yellow River to its south. Oct. 27, 2017
Mythical and Amazing Lhasa The centre of the Tibetan Buddhist world for over a millennium, Lhasa (Lāsà; literally the 'Place of the Gods') remains largely a city of wonders. Your first view of the red and white Potala Palace soaring above the Holy City raises goosebumps and the charming whitewashed old Tibetan quarter continues to preserve the essence of traditional Tibetan life. Oct. 11, 2017
Yugur Clothes and Hats Yugur clothing has been influenced by the clothes of Mongolians and Tibetans but has distinct features of its own. Yugur clothes reflect their animal husbandry culture. There are several styles of clothing, robes... Aug. 29, 2017
Origins of Yugur Minority The Yugur ethnic minority can trace its origins to the nomadic ancient Ouigurs in the Erhun River valley during the Tang Dynasty (618-907). In the mid-9th century, the ancient Ouigurs, beset by snowstorms, feuding... Aug. 28, 2017
Readers' travel photography competition: July – the winners This month’s images include contrasting views of an iconic bridge in Myanmar, the Kyrgyzstan steppe and a North Yorkshire storm. Aug. 18, 2017
Tibetan People's Prostrating On the roads to Lhasa, from time to time, travelers can see Buddhists prostrating (lying face down in adoration and devotion). They begin their journey from their home and keep on prostrating all the way... Aug. 14, 2017
Colorful Traditional Culture of Tibetan People Ⅱ Tibetan medicine has a long history. Doctors of this school of medicine pay great attention to practical skills. They diagnose illnesses by observation, auscultation, smelling, interrogation and pulse... Aug. 07, 2017
Colorful Traditional Culture of Tibetan People Ⅰ A large amount of cultural relics, including ancient scripts, woodblock, metal and stone carvings, have been preserved in the Tibetan areas. The engraved block printing technique was introduced from... Aug. 07, 2017
Main Traditional Festival of Tibetan Minority Ⅲ The Shoton Festival in Lhasa is one of the Tibetan traditional festivals. In Tibetan, “sho” means “Yoghurt” and “ton” means “banquet”. So Shoton Festival is also called the 'Yoghurt Festival'... Aug. 04, 2017
Main Traditional Festival of Tibetan Minority Ⅱ The Tibetans are a people whose love of nature has given rise to a special national custom, the Lingka Festival. The fifth month by the Tibetan calendar is the best season for Lingka, so people leave their... Aug. 04, 2017
Main Traditional Festival of Tibetan Minority Ⅰ The Great Prayer Festival is the greatest religious festival in Tibet. According to the legend, in the first month of the year, Buddha conquered or converted six holy men of false religions at the joint place... Aug. 03, 2017
Traditional Costumes of Tibetan All Tibetans, men and women, like to wear ornaments. Men usually wear a queue coiled on top of the head. Some cut their hair short, like a canopy. Women, when coming of age, begin to plait their hair into two... Aug. 03, 2017
Tibetan Traditional Cuisine Usually the Zang people eat three meals a day, but during the busy harvest season they will have four, five and often more. Their staple foods are tsamba, yak butter tea, mutton, and beef... Aug. 03, 2017
Presenting Hada Presenting hada is a kind of very common courtesy. Hada is a long piece of silk used as a greeting gift. In Tibet, it is customary to present hada to guests during the occasion of weddings and funerals... Aug. 03, 2017
The Myth of Tibetan Minority According to myth, the Tibetan people attribute their existence to the union of an ogress and a monkey. One day a monkey came into a cave in Yarlung River valley and began to cultivate himself to attain immortality... Aug. 03, 2017
Namtso Located in the center of Tibet, Namtso is China’s second largest saltwater lake as well as the world’s highest lake. “Namtso” means “Heavenly Lake” in the Tibetan language. It has an elevation of 4718 meters above the sea level, measuring about 70 kilometers long and 30 kilometers wide, with a total area of more than 1920 square kilometers. Jul. 26, 2017
China's Qinghai Hoh Xil enters world heritage list as natural site China's Hoh Xil was put on the prestigious World Heritage List as a natural site on July 7 by the 41th session of the World Heritage Committee that was held in Krakow, Poland. It has become the 51st Chinese site inscribed on the list as well as the largest natural heritage area of China. Jul. 10, 2017
5 Most Beautiful, Little-known Tourist Attractions in China Hong village is not the only option to see the antique Hui style architecture. Stretched for ten miles, Chaji is a forgotten ancient dwelling with numerous old houses. The green hills and fields, the vine-ridden stone bridge and women who do the laundry by the river at the end of the ancient village construct a unique picture of the water village. Jun. 05, 2017
Kirgiz Religions and Language in China As recorded by traveling explorers, in the first half of the 18th century, most of the Kirgiz in Xinjiang believed in Islam. The doctrines, principles and religious rituals are about the same with those ... May. 11, 2017
Safeguarding ‘Root' and ‘Soul' of Ancient Architecture - Interview with Su Min’an I As fruits of culture and thoughts, the art of architecture represents the cultural feature of a nation. Those ancient architectures, which have undergone the tide of time for centuries, have become ... Feb. 21, 2017
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