Category: China

9 Places That Should Be On Your China Bucket List; That’s Magazine

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World heritage site Hongcun village receives 17,000 visits during holiday; Wang Yifan; ECNS

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Beijing celebrates city’s World Heritage sites; Wang Kaihao; China Daily

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Beijing hosted a series of events on Thursday to celebrate China’s Cultural and National Heritage Day.

Source: Beijing celebrates city’s World Heritage sites

China’s Great Wall to be recognized as model for protection and conservation; Chen Xi; Global Times

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The Great Wall might gain the honor of being a demonstration case for protection and conservation from UNESCO at the 44th session of the World Heritage Committee in July, Chinese officials announced on Tuesday.

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Snapshots of Tibet; Xu Lin; China Daily

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Known as “the roof of the world”, the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau has long been an ideal and mysterious destination for visitors who are passionate about exploring remote lands.

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Mt. Emei’s highest peak in Sichuan reopens after 15-year closure; Hong Yaobin; CGTN

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Mt. Emei, a UNESCO World Heritage site in southwest China’s Sichuan Province, has reopened its highest peak, Wanfo Summit, after a 15-year closure.

Source: Mt. Emei’s highest peak in Sichuan reopens after 15-year closure

Blooming lotus flowers entice tourists in E China’s Zhejiang; CGTN

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As summer arrives, the lotus flowers in Liangzhu Archaeological Site Park in Hangzhou City of east China’s Zhejiang Province are blossoming and enticing thousands of tourists.

Source: Blooming lotus flowers entice tourists in E China’s Zhejiang

China Post issues special stamps on ‘Fujian Tulou’; China Daily

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To mark China Tourism Day, China Post issued on Wednesday a set of special stamps themed on “Fujian Tulou,” rural round-shaped dwellings exclusively found in the southeastern province of Fujian and designated by the UNESCO as a World Heritage Site since 2008.

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10 Amazing Trips to Take Around China; That’s Magazine

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In pics: protection and restoration team of Yungang Grottoes Research Institute in Shanxi; Huaxia; Xinhua

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Digital technologies used to rebuild 1,500-year-old grottoes in virtual world; CGTN

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Various technologies have been adopted to digitize the 1,500-year-old Yungang Grottoes in Datong, north China’s Shanxi Province, to permanently preserve the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Source: Digital technologies used to rebuild 1,500-year-old grottoes in virtual world

How were China’s legions of terra-cotta warriors made? Experts have pieced it together; Marcos Martinon-Torres; National Geographic

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Creating thousands of live-size soldier statues to protect the mausoleum of China’s first emperor was a massive operation, requiring many steps and close collaboration.

Source: How were China’s legions of terra-cotta warriors made? Experts have pieced it together.

Tourists flock to SW China’s Jiuzhaigou Valley during May Day holiday; Liang Feng; CGTN

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Jiuzhaigou Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage site in southwest China’s Sichuan Province, welcomed a large number of tourists during the May Day holiday.

Source: Tourists flock to SW China’s Jiuzhaigou Valley during May Day holiday

Xiamen, one of China’s most livable cities; CGTN

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Source: Xiamen, one of China’s most livable cities

Live: Day 1 of Labor Day holiday at Temple of Heaven in Beijing; CGTN

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Join CGTN’s Sun Ye at the Temple of Heaven, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Beijing, for a walk in the historical compound.

Source: Live: Day 1 of Labor Day holiday at Temple of Heaven in Beijing

Beat the Crowds With These Last-Minute May Holiday Ideas; Robynne Tindall; The Beijinger

Photo source: The Beijinger

Perfect destinations for a last-minute getaway… assuming you can find plane tickets, that is…

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Digital donors new ‘protectors’ of Mogao Grottoes; Xinhua

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Clouds wrap mystical peaks of Mt. Huangshan; CGTN

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Live: Scenery of Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area in SW China; CGTN

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Join CGTN to enjoy the beautiful scenery of Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area in southwest China’s Sichuan Province. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is famous for its colorful water pools and snow mountains.

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10 Amazing Trips to Take Around China This May Holiday; That’s Magazine

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