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Xinjiang

Xinjiang (新疆), officially the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, is a provincial-level autonomous region of China in the northwest of the country. Under the Han dynasty, which drove the Xiongnu empire out of the region in 60 BC, Xinjiang was previously...
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Qiandongnan – Miao and Dong Minorities

In south central China’s Guizhou province sits Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture, home to nearly four million people—approximately 50% from the ethnic Miao group, and 30% from the ethnic Dong people. The mountainous landscape is lined with terraced...
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Niubei Mountain Travel Guide

There are two roads leading up to the top of Niubei Mountain, one of which is travelling through Sanhe Township of Yingjing County, while the other is to go through Lengqi Town of Luding County. But at present due to the fact that Niubei...
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Gansu Province: the Dramatic Landscape in North Western China

Gansu is a landlocked province in Northwest China. Lanzhou, a well-known ancient city in China, is the capital of Gansu. It is the second largest city in northwest China, and also the political, economic and cultural center of the province. The State of Qin originated in...
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Fascinating facts about Harbin, China’s ice festival city

Heilongjiang (黑龙江, Hēilóngjiāng), meaning 'Black Dragon River', is one of China's most beautifully rugged provinces. Forests, lakes and mountains, and the dormant volcanoes of Wudalian Chi beckon well beyond the capital Harbin (Hā’ěrbīn), an architecturally diverse city with a...
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Shandong, the birthplace of Confucius

Shandong in eastern China has played a major role in Chinese history since the beginning of Chinese civilization along the lower reaches of the Yellow River. It has served as a pivotal cultural and religious center for Taoism, Chinese Buddhism and Confucianism. Shandong literally means "east...
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Jilin Province Travel Guide

In early modern times the Jilin region was inhabited by groups of steppe and forest dwellers and was at times loosely united politically by leaders who presented tribute of furs, ginseng, and pearls at the court of the Ming emperors of...
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Zhejiang : the Kingdom of Yue during the Spring and Autumn period

History and People The history of the province goes back to ancient times. Neolithic Hemudu Cultural Ruins dating back as early 7000 years ago is regarded as one of the cradles of Chinese civilization. During the Spring and the Autumn...
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Ningxia Hui Minorities Autonomous Region, the poorest region

Historically, Ningxia was a frequent seat of war and incursions by non-Chinese tribes. The region south of the Huang He was incorporated into the Qin empire in the 3rd century BCE, at which time walls were built throughout the area. Irrigation canals on...
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Jiangxi: a land of ancient civilization and a base of communism

Jiangxi province is centered on the Gan River valley, which historically provided the main north-south transport route of south China. The corridor along the Gan River is one of the few easily traveled routes through the otherwise mountainous and rugged...

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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...
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Suzhou

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The Township of Tongli

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Fujian Tulou

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Lijiang

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Xi’an

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Chengde Mountain Resort

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Chengdu

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Temple of Heaven

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China’s Forbidden City

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Alishan National Scenic Area

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