Brief Introduction to China

CHINA MAP

Location The People Republic of China is situated in eastern Asia on the western shore of the Pacific Ocean, with an area of 9.6 million square kilometers. China’s continental coastline extends for about 18,000 kilometers, and its vast sea surface is studded with more than 5,000 islands, of which Taiwan and Hainan are the largest.
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Zhuozhengyuan(Humble Administrator’s Garden)

Zhuozhengyuan, or the Humble Administrator’s Garden, is one of the four famous landscaped gardens in our country. It is among the first group of Historical Monuments and Cultural Relics under State Protection and is also listed as the World Natural Heritage. It was first built in the fourth year of Zhengde period in Ming Dynasty. [...]

The Temple Of Heaven

The Temple of Heaven is located in southern Beijing. It is included in the UNESCO world heritage list in 1998. With an area of 2.7 million square meters, it is the largest of its kind in the country. Built in 1420, the 18th year of the reign of Ming Emperor Yongle, the temple was where [...]

The Oriental Hawaii–Hainan

Different from other provinces, Hainan is the second largest ocean island and the smallest land province in China. Although scenery in Hainan lacks the grandness of the Great Wall and the mystery of the Terra-Cotta Warriors, its natural beauty has gained a good reputation among the visitors and has been widely known around the world. [...]

Xishuangbanna

  Xishuangbanna is the southernmost prefecture of Yunnan Province. The prefecture is nicknamed “Aerial Garden” for its luxuriant and multi-layered primitive woods and tropical rain forests, which are teeming with animals and plants.
  Renowned as a huge natural zoo, Xishuangbanna’s rain forest and monsoon jungles provide a habitat for nearly 1000 species of animals. Within thick and [...]

Guilin

Lijiang River scenery Guilin
Lijiang River is one of world winning side light most beautiful rivers.  The Lijiang River origin in “the South China first peak” north the cassiabarktree the yuecheng ridge cat mountain, that is Lin Fengmu Xiu, the air is fresh, ecological environment extremely good place.Upstream the Lijiang River the mainstream calls six cave [...]

Jokhang Temple

Jokhang Temple

   Jokhang Temple is the spiritual center of Tibet. Everyday pilgrims from every corner of Tibet trek a long distance to the temple. Some of them even progress prostrate by body length to the threshold of the temple. Pilgrims fuel myriad of flickering butter lamps with yak butter, or honor their deities with white scarves (Kha-btags [...]

Baotu Spring

The city of Jinan, which is known as a city of spring for every family to share and for everyone to enjoy, has been bought to fame through its amazing springs. Amongst the seventy-two surrounding springs in this city, Baotu Spring is the crown. Located in the center Jinan, to the south lies Qian Fu [...]

Pu’er Tea

一、The cultural history of Pu’er Tea
Pu’er Tea rose up in the Eastern Han Dynasty, turned into comity in the Tang Dynasty, began to be popular in the Sing Dynasty, as finalized in the Ming Dynasty and was prospered in Qing Dynasty with a history of thousand of years. Pu’er Tea tea was originally named by [...]

The General Situation of Yunnan

“Yunnan” this word refers to “the South of Clouds”, it sounds beautiful and it is really a beautiful place. Let me tell you something about this wonderful land.
Yunnan, located in the Southwest China, has a vast territory, magnificent mountains and rivers, and abundant natural resources. With an area of 390,000 square kilometers, Yunnan is the [...]

Mid-Autumn Festival

The 15th day of the 8th lunar month
The joyous Mid-Autumn Festival was celebrated on the fifteenth day of the eighth moon, around the time of the autumn equinox(秋分). Many referred to it simply as the “Fifteenth of the Eighth Moon”.
This day was also considered as a harvest festival since fruits, vegetables and grain had been [...]

Stephen Chow Sing-Chi

Stephen Chow Sing-Chi, born June 22, 1962, is a Hong Kong scriptwriter, film director, producer and actor.
Chow is a well-known, top-tier comedian and superstar of Hong Kong entertainment. This image is epitomized by his nickname 星爷 (Sing Yeh, lit. Grandmaster Sing). However, his brand of mo lei tau comedy, which includes puns, double entendre and [...]

Sichuan Opera

Sichuan Opera

Sichuan Opera is the treasure house of Chinese opera in a Guangcaizhaoren the pearl. It has a long history of keeping the fine traditions of a lot of repertoire, and rich melodies and superb performing arts. It is Sichuan, Yunnan, Guizhou, Southwest China province a few people happy to see news of folk art. Tune [...]

The Giant Panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) (“black-and-white cat-foot”)

The giant panda

The giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) (“black-and-white cat-foot”) is a mammal classified in the bear family, Ursidae, native to central-western and southwestern China. It is easily recognized by its large, distinctive black patches around the eyes, ears and on its rotund body. Though technically a carnivore, the panda has a diet which is 98% bamboo. However, [...]

Emperor Qin Shihuang’s Mausoleum

Emperor Qin Shihuang

Emperor Qin Shihuang’s Mausoleum is situated 5km east of Lintong County in Yan Zhai village.The original name of the mausoleum was”LiShan”.The site was chosen which fulfilled the geomagnetic requirements with mountains as the backdrop and a river in front,and the tomb was therefore placed between the Li Mountain to the south and the Wei River [...]

TIBETAN MASTIFF

TIBETAN MASTIFF

I. GENERAL APPEARANCE.
Noble and impressive: a large, powerful, heavy, well built dog, well muscled, with much substance and bone, and of solemn but kindly appearance. The Tibetan Mastiff stands well up on the pasterns, with strong, tight, cat feet, giving an alert appearance. The body is slightly longer than tall. The head is broad and [...]

Blue and white wares

Blue and white wares

“Blue and white wares” (in Chinese 青花 qīng-huā) designate white pottery and porcelain decorated under the glaze with a blue pigment, generally cobalt oxide. The decoration is commonly applied by hand, by stencilling or by transfer-printing, though other methods of application have also been used.
Origin
The first blue and white wares were as early as the [...]

Bruce Lee (Lee Hsiao Lung)

Bruce Lee (Lee Hsiao Lung)

Bruce Lee (Lee Hsiao Lung), was born in San Fransisco in November 1940 the son of a famous Chinese opera singer. Bruce moved to Hong Kong when he soon became a child star in the growing Eastern film industry. His first film was called The birth of Mankind, his last film which was uncompleted at [...]

Xu Beihong

Xu Beihong

Xu Beihong(July 19, 1895 – September 26, 1953) (born in Yixing, Jiangsu)was a Chinese painter. Considered a modern master in China, his merging of Western techniques with classic Chinese approaches was unmatched. He is particularly known for his shuimohua depictions of horses and birds.
Xu began studying classic Chinese works and calligraphy with his father Xu [...]