Three most famous ancient caves

Mogao Caves at Dunhuang Also known as the Thousand Buddha Grottoes (千佛洞), form a system of 492 temples 25 km (16 mi) southeast of the center of...

Four Treasures of the Study

Four Treasures of the Study is an expression used to denote the brush, ink, paper and ink stone used in Chinese and other East Asian...

Traditional Chinese Furniture

Chinese Antique Cabinets Cabinets in the China’s history are mainly used to store things in daily life, just as the same function of wardrobe at...

Traditional Chinese Musical Instruments

Ancient Chinese believed that the music could purify people's minds. More than 3,000 years ago, ancient China had some 70 types of musical instruments....

Chinese embroidery

Chinese embroidery has a long history since the Neolithic age. Because of the quality of silk fibre, most Chinese fine embroideries are made in...

Chinese cloisonne

Chinese cloisonné is amongst the best known enamel cloisonné in the world. Cloisonné, also called copper padding thread weaving enamel, is a kind of traditional...
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Chinese acrobats

Chinese variety art (Chinese: 雜技藝術) refers to a wide range of acrobatic acts, balancing acts and other demonstrations of physical skill traditionally performed by...

Jia Baoyu and the Twelve Beauties of Jinling

Jia Baoyu (simplified Chinese: 贾宝玉; traditional Chinese: 賈寶玉; pinyin: Jiǎ Bǎoyù; Wade–Giles: Chia Pao-yu; Meaning: Precious Jade) The main protagonist is about 12 or...

Love these ancient Chinese painters?

Gu Kaizhi, courtesy name Changkang, was a celebrated painter of ancient China. He was born in Wuxi and first painted at Nanjing in 364....
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Literature about the Yellow Crane Tower

The yellow Crane Tower in Wuhan City is top of the four most famous ancient towers or pavilions in China. The following two poems...

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