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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...

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...
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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 Known as Haohan Qiao — or Brave Men's bridge — the 590-feet-high construction spans 984 feet in length and was originally made of...
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Detian Waterfall-setting for TV series Journey of Flower

The Detian Waterfall (德天瀑布 ; Virtuous Heaven Waterfall) was said to be Asia's largest transnational waterfall because it was shared by both China and Vietnam. Surrounded by picturesque karst peaks (more famously present in places like Guilin in China, Phang-nga Bay in Thailand, and Halong Bay in Vietnam),...
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The Township of Tongli

Tongli is known for a system of canals, it has been given the nickname "Venice of the East". Being an ancient township, Tong Li borders on Tongli Lake on the east, Nanxin Lake on the south, adjoins Pangshan Lake on...
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Jiuzhaigou

Jiuzhaigou (literally "Nine Village Valley") takes its name from the nine Tibetan villages along its length. The remote region was inhabited by various Tibetan and Qiang peoples for centuries. Until 1975 this inaccessible area was little known. Extensive logging took place...
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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...
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Tonggu Village

Tonggu means bronze drum in Chinese. Tonggu village is located in Xiasi Town, which is 24.3 km east of the county town of Majiang, Guizhou province and about 4 km from the Xiasi exit in the Kaili-Majiang Highway. Country...

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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Let’s Go – China

'Let's Go' on a journey through the varying landscapes & cultures throughout China! China is the 3rd largest country by area with over 47%...
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The terracotta army

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