New festivals celebrate West Lake, Liangzhu; Wu Huixin; Shine

Hangzhou government has designated June 24 and July 6 as days to honor the city’s premier historic…

Source: New festivals celebrate West Lake, Liangzhu

Visit the Gates of Hell? 5 most unbelievable places on Earth; Sylvia Issa; SCMP

From China’s Rainbow Mountains to the underwater waterfall of Mauritius, these lesser-known natural wonders need to be seen to believed…

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Museum technology: 3D printing Yungan Grottoes; Alice Sarsfield-Hall; blooloop

Thanks to museum technology advances in 3D printing, the Yungang Grottoes in China can become travelling exhibition from the ZJUMAA.

Source: Museum technology: 3D printing Yungan Grottoes | blooloop

Online show of Terracotta Warriors; Xinhua

The Terracotta Warriors museum in China’s northwestern city of Xi’an is considered one of the greatest archaeological sites in the world.

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Guia Lighthouse contests Cultural Affairs Bureau stance on projects in heritage protection area; Nelson Moura; Macau Business

The Concern Group for the Protection of the Guia Lighthouse has contested the response issued by the Cultural Affairs Bureau that there was no need to assess the heritage impact of some development projects along Avenida do Dr. Rodrigo Rodrigues.

Source: Guia Lighthouse contests Cultural Affairs Bureau stance on projects in heritage protection area

China holds largest number of world natural heritage sites; Xinhua

China’s Cultural and Natural Heritage Day falls on June 13 this year.

Source: China holds largest number of world natural heritage sites

Drone captures rare sika deers in China’s Shennongjia National Park; Xinhua

A drone captured two sika deers drinking water from a lake in Shennongjia National Park of central China’s Hubei Province. Sika deer is an endangered species under top national protection in China. The park, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List, has taken a series of measures to protect its ecological environment.

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Potala Palace, Norbulingka welcome visitors again; Xinhua

The Potala Palace in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region reopened to the public after being closed for more than four months due to the novel coronavirus epidemic.

Source: Potala Palace, Norbulingka welcome visitors again

Project of recording Tibetan billboards and street signs attracts interest on Chinese social media; Global Times

A plan aimed at preserving the beauty of traditional Tibetan calligraphy by photographing old-style billboards and notices on streets in Southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region has captured the attention of netizens on Chinese social media in May.

Source: Project of recording Tibetan billboards and street signs attracts interest on Chinese social media

More Caves From China’s Yungang Grottoes are Reproduced Thanks to 3D printing; Vanessa Listek; 3DPrint

Source: More Caves From China’s Yungang Grottoes are Reproduced Thanks to 3D printing – 3DPrint.com | The Voice of 3D Printing / Additive Manufacturing

Mogao Grottoes in Gansu reopens; Xinhua

The Mogao Grottoes, a renowned UNESCO World Heritage site in Northwest China’s Gansu Province, reopened on Sunday after being closed for months due to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Source: Mogao Grottoes in Gansu reopens

Seven villages you pay to visit – are they are worth the entry fee?; Tim Pile; SCMP

From Nusfjord in Norway to Thailand’s long neck village of Huai Sua Tao, find out what makes these places special.

Source: Seven villages you pay to visit – are they are worth the entry fee?

Before-and-after photos show how China’s popular tourist attractions have changed since lockdown; Monica Humphries; Business Insider

Millions of people travel to China every year. According to Forbes, the country welcomed 60.7 million visitors in 2017.

Source: Before-and-after photos show how China’s popular tourist attractions have changed since lockdown

World Cultural Heritage site Yungang Grottoes shines after visit from Chinese President Xi Jinping; Chen Xi; Global Times

The Yungang Grottoes, the more than 1,500-year-old UNESCO World Cultural Heritage, continued to shine amid the COVID-19 pandemic following a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday.

Source: World Cultural Heritage site Yungang Grottoes shines after visit from Chinese President Xi Jinping

World heritage grottoes in China reopen after 108 days; CGTN

Source: World heritage grottoes in China reopen after 108 days

Discover the most beautiful forests in the world; Break.com

Many people think that forests are only trees, but in fact, the forest ecosystem is more diverse than you think.

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9 May 2020: World Migratory Bird Day; Unesco

Source: 9 May 2020: World Migratory Bird Day

China Bucket List | Dazu Rock Carvings; CGTN

Source: Travelogue: China Bucket List | Dazu Rock Carvings

Three Parallel Rivers Series | Ep. 8: Peak of Turtles; CGTN

When surveyed from above, you can see how nature has sculpted the peak into a flock of eminences resembling turtles, forming the formidable “Race of Thousand Turtles.”

Source: CGTN Nature: Three Parallel Rivers Series | Ep. 8: Peak of Turtles

Three Parallel Rivers Series | Ep. 5: Balagezong Mountain; CGTN

On Balagezong Mountain, tropical and alpine plants live side by side.

Source: CGTN Nature: Three Parallel Rivers Series | Ep. 5: Balagezong Mountain