Lijiang Old Town Embraces Tourism Peak
As a UNESCO World Heritage site with a history of more than 800 years, Lijiang old town is embracing its tourism peak in recent months. Lijiang old town was formally ranked as ...
Two Sites in Tian’anmen Square Apply for World Heritage Sites
Chairman Mao Memorial Hall and Monument to the People's Heroes in Beijing Tian'anmen Square are in application for World Heritage Sites. The Chairman Mao Memorial Hall was built ...
Potala Palace Extends Visiting Hours
The Potala Palace in Tibet autonomous region has extended visiting hours from 7:30 a.m. to 6:40 p.m. amid this year's summer travel rush. And the new schedule will last till the e...
Wudang Mountain Hosts Taoist Culture for Visitors
As the cradle of the Taoist culture, the Wudang Mountain attracts tens of thousands of visitors every year. Over 4 million tourists from at home and abroad are expected to visit t...
Xinjiang Karakol Lake Embraces Tourism Peak
Karakol Lake, lies in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, enters the peak season for summer tourism recently. With glamorous sceneries of snowy mountains, deserts,...
Chengjiang Fossil Site Entered World Heritage List
Yunnan’s Chengjiang Fossil Site was listed as World Heritage on July 2012. It is the first ancient Chinese fossil site to make the list, and the fourth world heritage in China’s...
China’s first private Perfume Museum opens
Established by the perfumer Yin Kaiyun, China’s first private perfume museum opens in Kunming, Yunnan Province. The museum, including laboratory, exhibition area and documentar...
Precise Length of Great Wall Announced
The precise length of Great Wall was announced by the State Administration of Cultural Heritage to be 21,196 kilometers in early June 2012. This is more than twice the length as ...
Wuhan-Yichang High-Speed Railway to Launch in June
Wuhan-Yichang high-speed railway is to open in mid-June 2012, shortening the travelling time between the two cities from more than 5 hours to 90 minutes. There will be 20 pairs ...
Old Summer Palace Hopes for a Whole Landscape Debut
Old Summer Palace, also known as Yuanmingyuan hopes for its whole garden debut at the end of this year. It is the first time in 152 years for people to appreciate the whole landsc...