China's Wonders

From the Great Wall to the Terracotta Army, the relics and artifacts that tell the stories of some of China’s greatest engineering achievements showcase China’s talent and wisdom in dealing with and respecting nature. This column explores some of China’s great ancient achievements.
From the Great Wall to the Terracotta Army, the relics and artifacts that tell the stories of some of China’s greatest engineering achievements showcase China’s talent and wisdom in dealing with and respecting nature. This column explores some of China’s great ancient achievements.
Archeological site fit for a king - Art & Culture in China
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Archeological site fit for a king

The chariot and horse mausoleum of the King of Chu in Hubei Province showcases the splendid ancient Chu culture during the Spring and Autumn and Warring States periods. 
A private treasure of ancient books - Art & Culture in China
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A private treasure of ancient books

Thousands of private libraries and book depositories had been built in ancient China, but only one with the most profound history remains standing today, and that is Tianyi Ge.
Unshakable strength of Taoism - Art & Culture in China
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Unshakable strength of Taoism

"Zhenwu Tower is astir not motionless, alive not dead."
Opening a window into history - Art & Culture in China
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Opening a window into history

Housing a whole clan of almost 1,000 people, a tulou is known as a small kingdom, functioning as a little village or a small society.

Cliff statues in perfect harmony - Art & Culture in China
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Cliff statues in perfect harmony

The Dazu rock carvings stand for the highest level of Chinese cave temple art, but also indicate that Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism could exist in a harmonious way.
An ancient irrigation sensation - Art & Culture in China
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An ancient irrigation sensation

Tuoshanyan, or Tuoshan Weir, that meets the sea and hills in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, is one of the greatest ancient irrigation systems in Chinese history. 
A monument to Pingyao's past - Art & Culture in China
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A monument to Pingyao's past

The ancient city of Pingyao showcases the nation's evolution of architectural styles and imperial China's social, cultural, economic and religious development.
Qin Dynasty's ancient highway - Art & Culture in China
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Qin Dynasty's ancient highway

From Shaanxi and Gansu provinces to the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in China lies the first state highway in Chinese history – completed more than 2,000 years ago.
A moon rising from the clouds - Art & Culture in China
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A moon rising from the clouds

ON the Xiaohe River in Hebei Province, stands the world's oldest open-spandrel arch bridge – the Zhaozhou Bridge.
Hail the Heavenly Purple Palace - Art & Culture in China
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Hail the Heavenly Purple Palace

The Forbidden City is known around the world for its unparalleled architecture and as the center of Chinese power for five centuries.
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