The Mogao Grottoes in Dunhuang, Gansu province are a glorious pearl on the ancient Silk Road, and a typical example of traditional Chinese culture, said Su Bomin, a deputy to the National People’s Congress, in an interview during the fourth session of the 13th congress which opened on Friday in Beijing.
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Su Bomin, vice president of Dunhuang Academy China, called for safeguarding cultural relics with digital tools at the Deputies’ Corridor of this year’s Two Sessions.
An Exclusive Peek Into China’s Forbidden City In Honor of the Chinese New Year; Elizabeth Stamp; Architectural Digest
Consisting of nearly 1,000 buildings, this sprawling complex was visited by historical figures such as Marco Polo and Richard Nixon…
For over 1,300 years, the Hani people in Southwest China have plowed rice terraces that appear to cascade down the lush hillsides and form a spectacular view. The terraced fields in Yuanyang county, Yunnan province, made it onto the UNESCO World Heritage list in 2013.
Bumping one’s way slowly on the back of a camel across the desert of Dunhuang, Gansu province, a modern-day visitor can easily imagine the past, when traders trudged along the ancient Silk Road, chatting and laughing in good spirits as they expected a good harvest.
For over 1,300 years, the Hani people in Southwest China have been plowing their rice terraces that cascade down the lush hillsides and shape a spectacular rice-paddy terracing view.
Shan Jixiang worked as director of the Palace Museum in Beijing for over seven years before his retirement in 2019. Before that post, he had served as director of the National Cultural Heritage Administration, on par with a vice-minister.
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China Passes Landmark Law Protecting the Yangtze – One of China’s ‘Mother Rivers’; Andy Corbley; Good News Network
New Chinese laws protecting the environmental and biological integrity of the Yangtze, China’s Mother River, go into effect March 1st…
The Old Town of Lijiang, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in southwest China’s Yunnan province, has returned to its unsophistication from excessive commercial development thanks to the town’s efforts to incorporate more cultural elements into its tourism development.
Jiuzhaigou Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in southwest China’s Sichuan Province, is famous for its majestic and stunning scenery. As the cold weather brings ice and snow to the valley, the crystals juxtaposed with the vibrant colors of the ponds and trees create an almost otherworldly scene.
The Nujiang River in southwest China’s Yunnan Province is one of the rivers within the Three Rivers Natural Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Join CGTN to enjoy the spectacular sight of the Nujiang River.
This jaw-dropping spire is called Red Clouds Golden Summit and sits on a ridge on Mount Fanjing, or Fanjingshan – an other-worldly Unesco World Heritage Site – in China’s Wuling mountain range.
Southwest China’s Yunnan province, one of the country’s most-visited tourist destinations, received more than 530 million visitors in 2020, local authorities said.
The Temple of Heaven, literally the Altar of Heaven, is a complex of Chinese buildings situated in southern Beijing.
Cultural heritage keeps people together and reminds them that, in spite of times such as the COVID-19 pandemic, traditions and values are passed from one generation to the next.