Tour Directory

Traveling Silk Road is a journey through history that is very much alive today !

lesley@china-silkroad-travel.com
Request a Quote
Home > Our Blog >
Kuqa—The One of The Most Influential Area South of Tianshan
More Details

Kuqa—The One of The Most Influential Area South of Tianshan

Kuqu County is situated in the mid-west of China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, southern foot of the middle section of the Tianshan Mountain and the northern edge of the Tarim Basin. Kuqa was known as Qiuci in ancient times. In his book Buddhist Records of the Western World, the famous Tang Dynasty monk Xuan zang referred to Qiuci as Quzhi....

Post Time: 17-07-03 Views: 164

Musical Instruments Imported from Western Regions
More Details

Musical Instruments Imported from Western Regions

Musical instruments introduced from Western Regions to Central Plains mainly include suona(a woodwind instrument), Tartar harp, pipa (four-stringed Chinese lute), harp, etc. ...

Post Time: 17-07-01 Views: 76

Silk Road—A Relic Of China’s History Of Exchanges With Fo
More Details

Silk Road—A Relic Of China’s History Of Exchanges With Fo

During the Northern Song Dynasty, the relatively weak Han regime ruling the Central Plains controlled only a limited area. Its trade with the Western Regions and Foreign countries also suffered impediment. The Silk Road was not open. By the time of the Southern Song Dynasty, as a result of the vigorous support from the imperial court, coupled with advances in the shipbuilding technology, sea routes...

Post Time: 17-06-30 Views: 136

The New Development of Silk Road
More Details

The New Development of Silk Road

Silk Road enjoyed new development during the Three Kingdoms Period (220-280). it not only continued its extension west of the Congling Plateau, but also opened a new route along the northern foot of the Tianshan Mountain, thus increasing the Silk Road routes to three. During the Wei, Jin and the Southern and Northern Dynasty periods (220-589), due to China’s long-term division, the administration’...

Post Time: 17-06-29 Views: 106

Jiuquan—An Important Portal On The Silk Road
More Details

Jiuquan—An Important Portal On The Silk Road

Lying between the Arjin Mountain, Qilian Mountain and Mazong Mountain, Jiuquan is located in northwestern Gansu and the west end of the Hexi Corridor. Based on archeological records, cultural relics and local journals, Jiuquan in ancient times was a land of dense forests, vast grassland, and abundant wildlife resources. As early as some four thousand years ago, mankind began to settle in the area, ...

Post Time: 17-06-28 Views: 162

Vicissitudes of the Silk Road——Han Dynasty
More Details

Vicissitudes of the Silk Road——Han Dynasty

During late years of the Western Han Dynasty when chaos prevailed the political arena, the imperial court relaxed its governance of the Western Regions. Taking advantage of this opportunity the Hun forces fought back and the Silk Road was interrupted. After the establishment of the Eastern Han Dynasty, large tracts of land west of the Yumenguan Pass and the Yangguan were still controlled by the Hun...

Post Time: 17-06-27 Views: 180

Introduction of Western Religions to Central Plains
More Details

Introduction of Western Religions to Central Plains

During the Han the Sui and the Tang dynasties, Buddhism from India, Zoroastrianism and Manichaeism from Persia, Nestorianism from East Rome, Islamism from Arabia were gradually introduced to China, producing a significant impact on the development of China’s politics, ideology, culture, art and science....

Post Time: 17-06-23 Views: 134

Introduction of Resources and Products from Western Regions
More Details

Introduction of Resources and Products from Western Regions

Since Zhang Qian’s missions to the Western Regions, resources and products from countries in the Western Regions entered the inland of China in large quantities. The Ferghana horse introduced during the reign of Emperor Wu of the Han Dynasty was one of the most famous breeds. This excellent stallion is heavyset, with slender legs and well-developed chest, neck and buttocks. In addition other anim...

Post Time: 17-06-22 Views: 144

CITIC xinjiang is specializing in organizing the Classic Ancient Silk Road Tour ,and we are the professional Xinjiang Tour experts。 We arrange both large and small group tours and specialize in vacation planning. We pride ourselves in helping people plan the vacation adventure that is right for them. Even only one person coming, we also can provide personalized service for you. With many years of experience behind us, we always offer the best value, most comfort and flexible tour for you, you will never feel rush and tired.
Contact Center

86+991-2699399

xinjiangtravel@hotmail.com
silkroadtrip@hotmail.com

ID:citictour

ID:toursxinjiang