China’s Forbidden City treasures now for the masses

BEIJING — At China’s five century old Forbidden City in the heart of Beijing, 16 million visitors a year navigate through its numerous halls...

The Beauty of Two West Lakes

West Lake (西湖) is a freshwater lake in Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang province in eastern China. It is divided into five sections by...

Types of Chinese Architectures

With thousands of year’s history, China made great devotion to world architecture. She owns some classic types of buildings. Palace (Gong) Gong is a word for...

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...

Chinese guardian lions

Since the introduction of the lion symbolism from Indian culture especially through Buddhist symbolism, statues of guardian lions have traditionally stood in front of...

Features of Chinese Architecture

Internal Characteristics of Chinese Architecture Deeply rooted in traditional Chinese culture, ancient Chinese architecture boasts the following national cultural characteristics: Readability Ancient Chinese architecture, like a silent...

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...

Ancient Chinese architecture

Chinese architecture has a time-honored history and great achievement. The Chinese ancient architecture is one of the important parts of art appreciation. As to...

Saving China’s abandoned Tulou homes

Looking like a design amalgamation of a Roman coliseum and a doughnut, tulou buildings, found in China's southwest Fujian province, are some of the...

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