Category: China

10 destinations to visit along the Grand Canal; China Daily

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Last year, the construction of national cultural parks involving cultural landmarks, including the Grand Canal, was a major public cultural services project mentioned in the country’s 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-25).

Source: 10 destinations to visit along the Grand Canal

Magnificent Huangshan Mountain appreciated by the world; Guan Xiaomeng; China Daily

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Source: Magnificent Huangshan Mountain appreciated by the world

Quzhou, a small city with both cultural and natural landscapes; CGTN

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Source: Quzhou, a small city with both cultural and natural landscapes

Penchant for plants; Cheng Yuezhu & Mao Weihua; China Daily

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An independent taxonomist and his team of volunteers are moving mountains in Xinjiang to discover new species of flora and protect endangered ones through artificial propagation…

Source: Penchant for plants

Video explores charm of West Lake; Ma Zhenhuan; China Daily

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The second episode of a cultural promotional series — The Romance and Love at West Lake, produced by the Hangzhou municipal publicity department in Zhejiang province — was released today to explore the charm of the West Lake from the perspective of foreigners.

Source: Video explores charm of West Lake

Profile: Teacher-turned-conservator brings centuries-old Chinese rock carvings to global stage; Huaxia; Xinhua

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Source: Profile: Teacher-turned-conservator brings centuries-old Chinese rock carvings to global stage

The virtual Wall rescue; Wang Kaihao; China Daily

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An elaborate e-tour program allows everyone to play hero by joining simulated restoration efforts at the World Heritage Site’s Xifengkou section.

Source: The virtual Wall rescue

10 must-visit World Heritage sites in China; Yan Xiaoqing; China.org.cn

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China tops world in number of world natural heritage sites; Xinhua

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China has the world’s largest number of world natural heritage sites, according to the National Forestry and Grassland Administration.

Source: China tops world in number of world natural heritage sites

Cultural and Natural Heritage Day: Themed events across China; Xinhua

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Over 6,200 events that publicize and showcase China’s intangible cultural heritage have been launched in celebration of Cultural and Natural Heritage Day, which falls on the second Saturday of June each year.

Source: Cultural and Natural Heritage Day: Themed events across China

World Cultural and Natural Heritage site in China: Mount Emei; Big News Network

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Mount Emei located in southwest China Sichuan Province is an area of striking scenic beauty, notable for its lofty mountain and lush vegetation.

Source: World Cultural and Natural Heritage site in China: Mount Emei

Mount Wuyi in SE China, World Cultural and Natural Heritage site; Huaxia; Xinhua

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Mount Wuyi in SE China, World Cultural and Natural Heritage site-

Source: Mount Wuyi in SE China, World Cultural and Natural Heritage site

World Cultural and Natural Heritage site in China: Mount Huangshan; Xinhua

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Located in east China Anhui Province Mount Huangshan also known as the Yellow Mountain is renowned for its magnificent natural scenery including massive granitic boulders and ancient pine trees which are often further enhanced by cloud and mist effects.

Source: World Cultural and Natural Heritage site in China: Mount Huangshan

World Cultural and Natural Heritage site in China: Mount Taishan; Xinhua

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A large and impressive rock mass rising to over 1500 meters where graceful bridges gateways or pavilions contrast with pine forests or rocky cliffs, Mount Taishan is considered one of China’s most beautiful scenic spots and a symbolization of ancient Chinese civilizations and beliefs.

Source: World Cultural and Natural Heritage site in China: Mount Taishan

On timeless rivers, life finds a peak; Yang Yang & Li Yingqing; China Daily

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The story began about 40 million years ago, when the Indian Plate collided with the Eurasian Plate, raising the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau and creating the rumpled peaks of the Hengduan Mountains.

Source: On timeless rivers, life finds a peak

Asia’s most beautiful museums to visit; Ruchit Rastogi; Prestige Online

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Museums in Asia are a melting pot of history and identity. They act as a portal for individuals to explore the world’s oldest civilisations…

Source: Asia’s most beautiful museums to visit

Views of Yungang Grottoes in N China’s Shanxi; Huaxia; Xinhua

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Views of Yungang Grottoes in N China’s Shanxi-

Source: Views of Yungang Grottoes in N China’s Shanxi

Surprising snowfall in Sichuan creates amazing scenery in early summer; CGTN

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Source: Surprising snowfall in Sichuan creates amazing scenery in early summer

Bronze art master: Zhu bridges modernity and tradition through bronze art; Shen Li; CGTN

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Bronze holds a special meaning in Chinese culture. The Bronze Age, which started around 1700 BC, had a profound influence on the development of civilization in the nation. In our special four-part series, CGTN will follow one of China’s most celebrated bronze art masters, Zhu Bingren.

Source: Bronze art master: Zhu bridges modernity and tradition through bronze art

View of Mount Fanjing in Tongren City, Guizhou; Huaxia; Xinhua

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View of Mount Fanjing in Tongren City, Guizhou –

Source: View of Mount Fanjing in Tongren City, Guizhou

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