Grand Canal and Silk Road Set for UNESCO List
China is striving to attain UNESCO listing for two sites of great historical significance, the Grand Canal and the Silk Road, both are ancient pathways and key means of transporta...
Yuanmingyuan Park Holds Royal Ice Skating Show
Locals in Beijing are holding traditional gatherings called temple fairs to Spring Festival. A very special temple fair is being held in the Yuan Ming Yuan park this year, re-enac...
Silk Road Excavation Debuts at Taklamakan Desert
Chinese archaeologists are now carrying out new series of excavations along the Silk Road in the Taklamakan Desert, northwest of China' s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. Archaeo...
Potala Palace Made 5A Scenic Spot
Up> Legend has it that Potala Palace was first built in the seventh century, when the then Tibet King Songtsen Gampo greeted his bride the Tang Dynasty Princess Wen Cheng from...
Jade Exhibition Opens in Shenyu Museum Beijing
Over 300 pieces of precious jade objects, kept through China's imperial times and representing the nation's time-honored jade craftsmanship, are now target="_blank" title="Beijing...
Replica of Beijing's City Gate Unveiled
A replica of Beijing's City Gate Yongdingmen, south of Beijing's city axis, is unveiled to the public at Beijing's China Red Sandalwood Museum. Those beijingers born before the 1...
Ming Tombs Open 6 More Tombs
Since January 1st 2013, Ming Tombs will open another 6 tombs besides Changling Tomb, Dingling Tomb and Zhaoling Tomb. Tourists have to make an appointment if they want to visit t...
Bird’s Nest Hosts Snow Festival
The Bird's Nest will host a snow festival from December 22th to February 24th 2013. The snow festival will witness the debut of Snow White from Disneyland. Fifteen activities wi...
Kumbum Monastery Ranks National 5A Tourist Area
Kumbum Monastery in northwest China’s Qinghai province ranks as a National 5A Tourist Area, the highest honor of China’s tourist attractions, marking the monastery a Qinghai tou...
Ice and Snow Theme Park to be Open in Heilongjiang
Harbin Ice and Snow World in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province started to collect ice and snow target="_blank" title="Harbin">Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival on J...