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Dancing Characters
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Dancing Characters

Hanzi(Chinese characters) are the most commonly used script in China. According to surviving ancient literature and archeological findings, Chinese characters have a history of at least 5,000 years. The origin of Chinese characters corresponds with the history of ancient Chinese civilization. Chinese characters number in the tens of thousands, yet the most frequently used number about 3,500....

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Folk Arts in China
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Folk Arts in China

China boasts a wide variety of arts and crafts which are renowned for their excellent workmanship. In terms of technique, Chinese folk arts are categorized into cutting, bundling, plaiting, knitting, embroidering, carving, molding and paining. They all have strong local characteristics and diverse folk styles. For example, Jingtai cloisonne enamel gets its name from the fine blue-glaze variety prod...

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Essence of Spring-Apricot Blossom Festival Tour 9 Days
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Essence of Spring-Apricot Blossom Festival Tour 9 Days

Spring is in the air so come and smell the Apricot. During the Spring, Xinjiang is more beautiful to visit when the apricot blossoms. Enjoy all of our best destination through Taxkorgan county, Turgen Vally Yili, Turpan and Urumqi during this wonderful time of year....

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New rules to supervise foreigners self-drive tours in China
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New rules to supervise foreigners' self-drive tours in China

Foreigners will be investigated by the police if they ignore warnings not to approach out-of-bounds military zones during self-drive tours, said China's tourism regulator on its official website on Wednesday. Previously on August 18, the ministries of public security and foreign affairs, General Administration of Customs, National Tourism Administration and the General Staff Headquarters of People...

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Mid-Autumn Festival
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Mid-Autumn Festival

The Mid-Autumn Festival falls on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month, usually in October in Gregorian calendar. The festival has a long history. In ancient China, emperors followed the rite of offering sacrifices to the sun in spring and to the moon in autumn. Historical books of the Zhou Dynasty had the word “Mid-Autumn”. Later aristocrats and literary figures helped expand the ceremony to co...

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Dunhuang Yadan Landform
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Dunhuang Yadan Landform

Yadan Landform, alias “demoniac town”, lies 180km to the northwest of the Dunhuang city proper. The broad, flat-topped elevation with one or more cliff-like sides and several or scores of meters tall, common in Gobi desert in northwest China together characterize it. It’s called “wind-erosion mesa” with “Yadan Landform” as its scientific name....

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Painted Bricks in Jiayuguan Han ’s Graves
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Painted Bricks in Jiayuguan Han ’s Graves

Rich and colorful as well as bright-colored characterizes the painted bricks in Jiuquan Han ‘s graves. As regards the shape and structure of the graves, the quadrate coffin chamber with a sloped tunnel in the front of the door of it. The graves, because of the differences in their construction materials, are arranged under categories of arched brick graves. Graves combined bricks and adobes, a fe...

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Its Time to Kanas (free ? maybe Yes)
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It's Time to Kanas (free ? maybe Yes)

The Kanas Lake (kā nà sī hú 喀纳斯湖), a frigid highland valley lake, nestling at the foot of the Youyi (Friendship) Peak of the Altai Mountains (ā ěr tài shān 阿尔泰山), is actually the widest section of the Kanas River, a tributary of the Erix River. Kanas is the only outstretched belt of Siberian taigas forest in China, the only distribution area of Siberian plants in China, the ...

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