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In search of Taoism at Laojun Mountain in Luoyang

2015-09-03 16:33:22

Located in Luanchuan County under Luoyang city in central China's Henan Province, Laojun Mountain is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the province.

Scenery of Wudang Mountains in Hubei

2015-09-03 14:30:19

Wudang Mountain, in the northwest of Hubei province, is perhaps the best known of China's Taoist holy mountains. It was listed by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage Site in 1994.

Amazing 200-year-old Anliang Fortress in Fujian

2015-08-26 09:30:28

The Anliang Fortress was built in 1810 in Datian county, Southeast China's Fujian province. The fortress is 40 meters in width and 35 meters in length, covering an area of 1,500 square meters.

Coloring books of the Palace Museum to debut in October

2015-08-25 17:00:44

Following the success of Secret Garden, the best-selling coloring book for adults, a series of coloring books of the Palace Museum will be released in China this upcoming October.

A glimpse of new scenic spots made famous by popular fiction

2015-08-19 18:11:24

Fiction is the main form of literature now and it can make some unheralded scenic spots become popular. Let's take a glimpse at those scenic spots.

Vanishing ancient villages of China

2015-08-18 13:43:06

Due to fast urbanization of the country, traditional villages are facing an unprecedented challenge to survive.

Belatedly discovering a Shanxi well worth exploring

2015-08-13 13:23:19

My first memories of Shanxi date back to early 2011, during Spring Festival. Back then I visited the ancient city of Pingyao and the Yungang Grottoes.

'Dougong' in traditional Chinese architecture

2015-08-04 09:18:41

Dougong is one of most important elements in traditional Chinese architecture and also a unique structural element of interlocking wooden brackets.

Zikou Ancient Town in China's Shanxi

2015-07-31 14:34:05

Zikou, an ancient town unknown to many, was listed among the second batch of famous historical towns in 2005 when it was recognized as one of the 100 most endangered cultural heritage sites in China.

Great Wall

2014-12-01 14:08:10

A batch of ancient artistic creations such as oral literature, dances, music, drawing and sculptures, were admirable evidence of this in the distant past.

Qianling Mausoleum

2014-12-01 14:08:10

The Tang Dynasty (618-907) witnessed the second climax in the construction of mausoleums inChina, following Qin and Han dynasties (221BC-220AD).

Lamaist Pagoda

2014-12-01 14:08:10

Whether in concept or in model, Lamaist pagodas are quite different from the traditional Buddhist pagodas whose main composition elements are based on Han-styled towers already common in the central plain for nearly 2,000 years.

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