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The Ancient Kingdoms in Western Regions——Kashi
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The Ancient Kingdoms in Western Regions——Kashi

Kashi is located in the southwestern edge of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. As the westernmost city of China the name Kashi had its origin in the Uygur word Kashgar which has multiple meanings including”colored brick houses” or “jade converging land”....

Post Time: 17-06-09 Views: 191

Zhangye—An Important City On The Silk Road
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Zhangye—An Important City On The Silk Road

Located in northwestern Gansu and in the middle section of the Hexi Corridor, Zhangye was called Ganzhou in ancient times. Lying on the Qilian Mountain to the south, the Heli and Longshou Mountain in the north and the Black River flowing through, all these geographical features contribute to Zhangye’s unique landscape of desert oasis. Zhangye is endowed with flat terrain, fertile soil, luxuriant ...

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Dunhuang——Famous Posthouse Town on the Silk Road
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Dunhuang——Famous Posthouse Town on the Silk Road

Dunhuang is also well-known for its Buddhism Grottoes. There are three major grotto sites in Dunhuang, i.e. Mogao Grottoes(Thousand Buddha Caves), Yulin Grottoes(Ten Thousand Buddha Valley) and West Thousand Buddha Caves. Located twenty-five kilometers southeast of the city, the Mogao Grottoes site is the largest of the three. ...

Post Time: 17-06-07 Views: 202

Opening of the Silk Road
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Opening of the Silk Road

Zhang Qian’s two missions to the Western Regions opened the East-West trans-Asia inland transportation routes. Between 104B.C. and 101B.C. Western Han set up four counties in the Western Regions: Jiuquan, Zhangye, Wuwei and Dunhuang and formally incorporated the Western Regions into Western Han’s territory. This had also provided a safe and reliable channel for East-West cultural exchange. Sinc...

Post Time: 17-06-03 Views: 144

Tianshui——The Major Towns for Merchants To Visit and Cond
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Tianshui——The Major Towns for Merchants To Visit and Cond

Situated in the southeast of Gansu Province. Tianshui was known as Qinzhou in ancient times. As a major town along the Silk Road, it was believed to be the original site where the Qin Tribe’s ancestors thrived during the Western Zhou Period....

Post Time: 17-05-28 Views: 123

Ancient Capital City - Xi’an
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Ancient Capital City - Xi’an

The starting point of the Silk Road is China’s ancient capital city ——Chang’an, present day Xi’an, Shanxi Province. As early as in the Paleolithic Age, the original settlers thrived in today’s Xi’an area, leaving many historical remains such as the Site of the Lantian Man....

Post Time: 17-05-26 Views: 180

The Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation
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The Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation

President Xi Jinping delivers a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in the National Convention Center in Beijing on May 14, 2017....

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“High speed rail of Silk Road” will be completed
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“High speed rail of Silk Road” will be completed

“High speed rail of Silk Road” will be completed...

Post Time: 17-05-17 Views: 187

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