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The First Emperor’s legacy reveals a great deal about China’s history, as well as the sophistication of ancient Chinese craftsmanship and its advanced metallurgy technology in use 2,000 years ago. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

The Terracotta Warriors

In 1974, when a group of farmers were digging a well in Xi’an, Shaanxi Province in the northwest of China, little did they know that they were about to unearth the key to one of of the greatest and most…

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The Shunan Bamboo Sea in Sichuan, China

No one could forget the famous fighting scenes in the movie Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, where they flew across the tops of bamboo trees, light as feathers — it was…

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Five of the Most Mysterious Places in China

China can be a mysterious civilization, with thousands of years of culture in a vast land. With recent modernization, many veils have been pulled aside, but there are still many…

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The Monkeys of Mount Emei

Mount Emei in Sichuan Province, China, is one of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites. With an elevation of 10,000 feet, and an area of 60 square miles, Mount Emei is known…

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The Pest-Free Baoguo Temple

As Southern China is known for being a region with humidity, typhoons, and termites, its natural conditions are not suitable for wooden structures. However, the wooden Grand Hall of the…

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Pictorial on Life in China’s Inner Mongolia

Inner Mongolia is located on the northern frontier of China, spanning across the northeast, north, and northwest of China. The Inner Mongolia Plateau is broad and open, with an altitude…

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The Terracotta Warriors

In 1974, when a group of farmers were digging a well in Xi’an, Shaanxi Province in the northwest of China, little did they know that they were about to unearth…

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China’s Famous Landmarks: Mount Huangshan

Among China’s famous landmarks is Mount Huangshan, known as “the loveliest mountain of China,” which has been acclaimed through art and literature during a good part of Chinese history (e.g.,…

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China’s Famous Landmarks: Leshan Giant Buddha

The Leshan Giant Buddha, located in China’s Sichuan Province, is the world’s largest stone Buddha, and is one of China’s famous landmarks. The statue faces Mount Emei, and is located…

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Famous Landmarks in China: Putuo Mountain

Putuo Mountain is one of the four famous Buddhist Mountains in China, making it one of the most famous landmarks in China. Putuo became renowned both at home and abroad,…

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China’s Famous Landmarks

The Palace Museum in Beijing, also known as “The Forbidden City,” was the Emperor’s Palace in both the Ming and Qing dynasties (AD 1368-1912). And it’s one of China’s famous…

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Watch China’s ‘Spider-Men’ in Action

The Miao people of Guizhou Province are skilled at climbing, just like Spider-Man. The Getu River Scenic Area in Ziyun County has a unique landscape of shear cliffs that are…

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Mystery of the Longyou Grotto Caves

Near a small village called Shiyanbei in the Yazhou region, which sits in the middle of Zhejing Province, China, is a cave system like no other. Its extensive, magnificent, and rare…