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World’s Most Dangerous Hiking Trail on Mount Huashan

As wonderful as Chinese tea is, it is definitely not something you’d closely associate with exhilaration, adrenaline and the fear of death. Mt. Huashan in China, however, manages to bring all of these things together by featuring a death-defying...

Four Sacred Mountains of Buddhism

Mount Wutai Wutai was the first of the four mountains to be identified and is often referred to as "first among the four great mountains". It was identified on the basis of a passage in the Avataṃsaka Sūtra, which describes the...

Central Tibet Tours—Classic Tibetan culture tour

Lhasa, the city has a history of more than 1,300 years. It is the political, economic and cultural center of the Tibet and one of the highest cities in the world with an elevation of about 3600 m above...
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Safety Test: China’s giant glass bridge hit with sledgehammer by BBC Technology Reporter

The world's longest glass suspension bridge has opened in China's Shiniuzhai National Park in the picturesque Hunan province. Known as Haohan Qiao — or Brave Men's bridge — the 590-feet-high construction spans 984 feet in length and was originally made of...
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Temple of Heaven

The Temple of Heaven is considered the most holy of Beijing's imperial temples. It has been described as "a masterpiece of architecture and landscape design". The Temple of Heaven has also been listed as World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO. History The temple...
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Fujian Tulou

The Fujian tulou (福建土楼; literally: "Fujian earthen buildings") are Chinese rural dwellings unique to the Hakka in the mountainous areas in southeastern Fujian, China. They were mostly built between the 12th and the 20th centuries. Notable Fujian tulou Chuxi Tulou cluster Chuxi tulou...

Wuzhen

Wuzhen (乌镇) is a historic scenic town, within the triangle formed by Hangzhou, Suzhou and Shanghai. Covering an area of 71.19 km2 (27.49 sq mi), Wuzhen has a total population of 60,000, of which 12,000 are permanent residents. Wuzhen is the permanent host...
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Tibet

The history of a unified Tibet begins with the rule of Songtsän Gampo (604–650 CE), who united parts of the Yarlung River Valley and founded the Tibetan Empire. There are over 800 settlements in Tibet. Lhasa is Tibet's traditional capital and...

Top 8 Water Parks in China

In the summer heat, water parks are especially popular. People in the city can enjoy the cool air in summer days without going to a summer resort. Here are eight recommended water parks in China. 1. Shanghai Dino Beach 上海热带风暴水上乐园 Dino...

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6 Smart Packing Tips to Travel Light in China

Packing requires practicality. When travelling, be it a day or a month, there is a tendency to pack more than what is needed. Some travelers...
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