A spectacular jade carving may hold the clue to an early society that predates what many historians believed to be China’s oldest, writes Alastair Sooke.
Martin Williams checks out the natural delights of Qinyuan county in China’s Shanxi province and peak into China’s financial past at the province’s ancient city of Pingyao, a Unesco World Heritage Site.
Globalization is shaping a new future for Tibetan Autonomous Region…
History, culture and nature make this southern Chinese city a uniquely wonderful holiday destination…
Dunhuang Academy director, Zhao Shengliang, on why the iconic Buddhist art of the Mogao Caves plays an important global role in promoting Chinese culture.
In 2021, a new malt whisky distillery called Emeishan will open in a dramatic location close to the sacred peak of Mount Emei, in China’s Sichuan province. Pernod Ricard will spend up to US$150m in an effort to create China’s ‘most iconic malt whisky’. Richard Woodard finds out more.
Festivals, monuments and crafts deeply rooted in culture are a must-visit.
The quake-hit Jiuzhaigou National Park will reopen partially and only for group tourists from Sept. 27, with a daily limit of up to 5,000 tourists, said the park’s administration.
About 5.5 billion trips are made in China in 2018, contributing nearly 10 trillion yuan.
Part of the Jiuzhaigou National Park in China’s Sichuan Province will reopen to visitors on Sept 27 on a trial basis, over two years after it was hit by a powerful earthquake…
As the climate in Northwest China gets warmer and wetter, the Mogao Grottoes in Dunhuang, Gansu Province have deteriorated with changes in temperature and humidity, challenging scientists seeking to protect the ancient remains.
Embalmed remains included.
Nestled among the mighty Himalayas, to the north of India, lays the mystical land of Tibet. It is the highest habitable place on the face of this earth lying at an average elevation of 5000 m above the level of the sea. A place where you can touch the sky, if anybody is asked what…
When the forecast calls for cooler temperatures, these are the hot spots around the globe to visit.
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A campaign to drive more Indonesian visitors to Macau has launched despite the protests in Hong Kong, the gateway for Indonesians to Macau. WebBeds, together with the Macau Government Tourist Office and several prominent Macau hotels including MGM Cotai and Hotel Lisboa, have gone ahead to launch the…
The ancient civilization of Liangzhu, China’s latest cultural site inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, has had its history recorded in middle school textbooks, which will be used in the new school year that started on Monday. The archaeological discoveries of Liangzhu, including its unique water conservancy system and jade…
Summer is the busiest season for staff at the Mogao Grottoes, as more than a third of the annual visitors to the UNESCO World Heritage site arrive during the vacation time.
Think historic villages and green spaces away from the bustle.
Research laboratories that could simulate environmental conditions surrounding historical sites and relics have been put into operation, helping Chinese researchers in their cultural heritage protection endeavors.