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Xiamen to host marine tourist carnival

A marine tourism carnival will be launched in Xiamen on Jan 8 to promote Fujian province's marine attractions and celebrate 2013, which has been named China's Maritime Tourism Year by the National Tourism Administration.

Traditional Chinese Medicine Culture and Industry Expo 2012 held in Beijing

5th China Embroidery Culture and Arts Festival opens in Suzhou

The 5th "China Embroidery Culture and Arts Festival" in Suzhou, with the participation of diplomatic envoys and their wives in China from 13 countries, opened on November 28.

  Historical and Cultural Cities of China  
Forbidden City--General introduction

Lying at the center of Beijing, the Forbidden City, called Gu Gong in Chinese, was the imperial palace during the Ming and Qing dynasties.

· Shichahai, an Oasis in the City
· Prince Gong's Mansion
· Beijing's Snack Street
· How Architectural Landmarks Reshape the Beijing Skyline
· Have a Taste of Beijing’s Summer Food
· Fried Sauce Noodles (Zha Jiang Mian)
Terra Cotta Warriors

The Terra Cotta Warriors is only a part of the Qin emperor's tomb complex. They may have remained forgotten had it not been for the fortuitous discovery by local peasants in 1974.

· Qin Shi Huang Mausoleum (Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor)
· Mt. Huashan
· Xi'an Nightlife
· Wedding Customs in Northern Shaanxi
· Folk Paper-cuts
· Rou Jia Mo (Chinese Hamburger)
The Master-of-Nets Garden

Quite different from the normal architecture in the east, the garden architecture enjoys a considerable degree of free.

· The Township of Mudu
· The Township of Tong Li
· The life style in Suzhou
· Cultural Suzhou
· Suzhou Fans
· Suzhou Embroidery
Jinli Street

Jinli Street, located to the east of the Wuhou Memorial Temple of Chengdu is particularly representative of this city.

· Mt. Qingcheng
· E’Mei Mountain
· Arts and Entertainment
· Transportation
· Chengdu Festivals
· Fu Qi Fei Pian (Braised Cow Lungs)

Largest Zhuang embroidery shines in Shanghai


Expo Anhui Week preparation into sprint period


Qinghai impresses Expo visitors

Key Words

Tea   West Lake   

Temple      Su Dongpo 


Fans   Embroidery

Garden     Fuzimiao

Zhonghua Gate

Nanjing Salted Duck

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