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Ancient tomb delivers secrets from the past

By WANG RU in Beijing and QIN FENG in Xi'an | China Daily Global | Updated: 2024-03-04 08:32A four-wheeled wooden carriage, the first of its kind found in China, discovered in a passage of a tomb that is part of the Qinshihuang mausoleum complex in Xi'an,


Grottos of Bingling Temple (Linxia)

Updated: 2013-11-02( )The Grottoes of the Bingling Temple are 50 kilometres to the southwest of Yongjing County, Gansu Province, and are located in Jishi Mountain at the northern bank of the Yellow River.Bingling means one hundred thousan

Bingling Temple World Heritage Tourist Area, Gansu province

Bingling Temple World Heritage Tourist Area, Gansu province(炳灵寺世界文化遗产旅游区 bǐng líng sì shì jiè wén huà yí chǎn lǚ yóu qū)Location:Yongjing county, Linxia Hui autonomous prefecture, Gansu,

Drivers of holiday economy have broader potential to tap

By LI YANG | China Daily | Updated: 2024-04-08 08:06Drivers of holiday economy have broader potential to tapBy LI YANG | China Daily | Updated: 2024-04-08 08:06Tourists throng the Maijishan Grottoes on Friday in Tianshui, Gansu province. Over the three-da

Heritage faces growing weather threat

By Wang Ru | China Daily | Updated: 2023-12-09 11:22The Subashi Buddhist Temple Ruins in Kuqa, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.In September, when UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay visited Zhoukoudian in suburban Beijing, which is famous for the disc

Reviving the glory of millennia-old posthouse ruins in Dunhuang

By Yang Xiaoyu | | Updated: 2023-08-09 14:57A view of the Site of Xuanquanzhi in Dunhuang city, Northwest China’s Gansu province, on July 30, 2023 On an overcast, windy morning in late July, standing in the arid Gobi Desert of Dunhuang c

Guardians of the Great Wall

Dedicated couple and teams of experts devote themselves to protecting and better understanding our heritage, report Fang Aiqing in Dunhuang and Ma Jingna in Lanzhou, Gansu.By Fang Aiqing and Ma Jingna | China Daily | Updated: 2023-08-03 10:51Visitors at t

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Chilhujrais an outstanding architectural monument, one of the key in the early medieval Central Asia valuable for its original architecture, making significant adjustments to the dating of the appearance of some architectural details.Chilhujraalso gave ma

Mausoleum of Emperor Huang

Mausoleum of Emperor HuangThe mausoleum of Emperor Huang is the tomb of the first Chinese ancestor--Emperor Huang's imperial mausoleum, locating at the top of Qiao Shan Mountain in the north of the Huang Ling county in Shaanxi Province. It is called ‘the

Tibet to invest 40 mln yuan to protect world heritage temple

Jokhang Temple in Lhasa,Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region. Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region plans to invest over 40 million yuan (about $5.6 million) to protect the Jokhang Temple, a UNESCO world heritage site in the old city of the regio

Online show of Terracotta Warriors

The Terracotta Warriors museum in Xi'an, Shaanxi province.The Terracotta Warriors museum in China's northwestern city of Xi'an is considered one of the greatest archaeological sites in the world.However, few are lucky enough to visit it in person, with th

More Terracotta Warriors emerge from the trenches

Archaeologists have unearthed another army of Terracotta Warriors in their campaign to shed light on history. About 200 more Terracotta Warriors and a large number of weapons from the No 1 Pit of the Mausoleum of Emperor Qinshihuang were revealed in the l


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