Impressive Travel Experience to Chishui Grand Waterfall

You can see many groups of waterfalls if you walk along the Shizhang Cave Waterfall Group , such as Renyou River Waterfall Yangtze River tour, the Hidden Waterfall, the Zhongdong Waterfall Group, the Panlong Waterfall Group and the Jifei Cliff Waterfall Group. This geological topography are called "Danxia Landform”, which is weathered red conglomerate rocks and cliffs in China. It has five outstanding features: "the Site of Long March”, "the Danxia Landform Crown", "the Bamboo Village", "the Kingdom of the Tree Ferns" and "Place of 1000 waterfalls", which makes it praised as a scenic spot. It is also ranked 7th on China’s list of the 7 most beautiful Danxia Landscapes. In a word, it is worth visiting.

Along with the China tour deals Shizhang Cave Waterfall Group, there are also some other groups of waterfalls including the Zhongdong Waterfall Group, the Panlong Waterfall Group, the Jifei Cliff Waterfall Group, Renyou River Waterfall and the Hidden Waterfall. In this area, there are groups of waterfalls and bamboo groves. The Chinese call the geological features in the area"Danxia Landform." Danxia Landform in China is weathered red conglomerate rocks and cliffs. The area is praised as a scenic spot with five outstanding features:"Place of 1000 waterfalls,""the Danxia Landform Crown,""the Bamboo Village,""the Kingdom of the Tree Ferns" and "the Site of Long March." The Chishui Danxia Landform is ranked 7th on China’s list of the 7 most beautiful Danxia Landscapes.

As the the second best scenic spot in Guizhou, Shizhang Cave Waterfall Group in Chishui will not disappoint you. Among them, the Huangguoshu Waterfall China Photography Tours is the best which is a national 4-A scenic spot.

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Travel Experience to Xiamen International Marathon

Xiamen International Marathon, which is held since 2003 at the first Saturday of every January, is one of the two leading Marathon competitions of China China tour deals and an international marathon race that attracts the eyes of the world. With full marathon, half marathon, 10-km and 5-km races competitions, the number of participations is over 20,000 every year, and in the year of 2009, the number has already added up to 30,000. Moreover, there are over 40 television stations home and abroad rebroadcasting the competition which attracts more and more people’s eyes, and more and more people coming to participate in this competition.

The race course is designed to run through all the beautiful sights of Xiamen City along the Ring Island Road, which will surely give visitors another different experience to enjoy this beautiful island with a unique angle. Along with the competition, there will be a Xiamen International Marathon Photograph Competition China travel service, which is so great for photograph enthusiast.

Time: 8:00a.m., Saturday, January 2th, 2011
Venue: Xiamen International Conference and Exhibition Center (starting Point)
Registration: Both individual and team registration will be accepted China Educational tours.
Web Registration: October 10 to December 12, 2010
Site Registration: November 1 to December 12, 2010
Registration Charge: USD 20 per person, overtime registration charges double.
Awarding Ceremony: Awarding ceremonies will be held at Xiamen International Conference and Exhibition Center.

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Travel Experience to Qujiang Pool Park

Located in southeast Xian, 6 kilometers (3.7 miles) from the Bell Tower (the city center of Xian last minute China travel deals), Qujiang Pool Park was was designed by Zhang Jinqiu who aimed to rebuild the royal garden of ancient China and made it a recreation area in Xian. With it natural beauty and abundant history, Qujiang Pool Park has become a popular scenic spot since the day it opened to public on July 1st, 2008.

In history, Qujiang Pool was once the most famous scenic spot in Chang’an (the name of Xian in ancient China), a royal garden since the Qin Dynasty (221BC - 207BC). Later, in Tang Dynasty (618 - 907), Qujiang Pool China travel service has become a public recreation area. The Royal families, dignitaries and citizens usually went here.

While walking through the west gate of Qujiang Pool Park, the first thing you can see is the pool, which covers an area of 82 acres. Going south, you can find there are nine wooden houses which named after the tunes to which Song poems are composed. In some of the houses, Shaanxi opera, leather silhouette shows and Fengxiang clay sculptures are presented, and one of the buildings is a small museum, in which you can see the discoveries of archeological excavations of Qujiang ancient ruins.

Standing in the Qujiang Pavilion, which is located by the lake, visitors could see the Jiangtandieshui, a tiny waterfall which naturally divides the pool into two parts. Go south, you can find two reed marshes, which you can walk through on a wooden landing stage. At the end of this stage, you will arrive at Yunge Pavilion, from where you can rent a boat and take a visit on the lake. To the south is the Willow Dam, named for willows on both sides. At the end of Willow Dam, the Yuejiang Tower is situated in the south of the park, from where you can get a birds-eye-view of the park and have a rest. Then going north, you can see a house with a small pavilion off its winding corridor: a house on the river.

Here, it is a small island was designed with some houses and galleries for tourists to have a rest, even fishing. Besides, you can reach the island from a wooden bridge on the east bank, and arrive at the last scenic spot, the traditional Chinese style Changguan Teahouse. Not bad have a cup of Chinese tea and enjoy the beautigul scenery of the river.
Qujiang Pool Park Notes

1 By Public Transport
Take Bus No. 715 or Qujiang Xinjing Line and get off at Qujiangchi Yizhigongyuan Shopping in China (Qujiang Pool Park) station.
Take Bus No. 22, 212, 504, 801 to Qujiangchi Diaoduzhan (Qujiang Pool Control Office) station, and then the take a 2 minutes’ walk to Qujiang Pool Park.
2 By Taxi
Xian Railway Station-Qujiang Pool Park, 10 kilometers (6.2 miles), and it takes about CNY 30 by taxi.
Bell Tower-Qujiang Pool Park, 6 kilometers (3.7 miles), and it takes about CNY20 by taxi.
Qujiang Pool Park Remark

1 There are any other tourist spots nearby Qujiang Pool Park, such as Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Qujiang Cool Cve Heritage Park, Tang Paradise, Mausoleum of Huhai(the successor of Emperor Qin Shi Huang) etc.
2 If you want to eat there, Yuejiang Tower restaurant will be nice, however, since it is far from the downtown are, so the facilities are not so well developed, you can bring some water or food, or also go back and have dinner downtown.

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Travel Guide - Jiawu Sea Warfare Museum

Location of Jiawu Sea Warfare Museum

Located in Liugong Island, Jiawu Sea Warfare Museum last minute China travel deals is a large memorial hall that records the solemn and tragic history of Jiawu Sea Warfare. The museum first began opening to the public in 1985. There are totally 9 display rooms, integrating multifarious art forms such as painting, sculpture, films and videos added with modern technologies such as music, light, electricity and intense visual languages, making this period of history more vivid and authentic. Till now, the museum has already received more than millions of visitors from all over the world. Through different artistic mediums, providing an unforgettable lesson of the defeat of Beiyang Navy and the unity of the Weihai people.

Features of Jiawu Sea Warfare Museum

Since the opening of the Museum on March 21st, 1985, it has been turned into a museum to commemorate the national heroes sacrificing their lives in the Sino-Japanese War. In Liugong Island lies Jiawu War Memorial Hall, there are 28 unique memorial sites displaying such relics as Beiyang Fleet Command, Dragon Temple China travel service, Residence of the Commander, Dingruchang, Navy Academy, Iron Dock and various Old Fort, etc. All the 28 relics of Beiyang navy of Qing Dynasty are ranked State-level cultural relics, now, it is under good protection. At present, most of them are opened to visitors, such as Beiyang Fleet Command, Dragon Temple, Residence of the Commander, Dingruchang, Weapon Museum, Old Fort, etc.

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Travel Guide - Taiqing Palace

The Taiqing Palace, a sacred Taoist Palace, is located on the southern slopes of the well known Mt. Laoshan in Qingdao China vacation deals. Reportedly, there were once 8 temples, 9 palaces and 72 convents on the mountain when Taoism was at its height of prosperity. Among the existing buildings on the mountain, the Taiqing Palace is the largest with the longest history.

The prominent point of Taiqing Palace was that it was structured in 140 BC during the reign of Western Han Dynasty (206 BC-24 AD); it is praised as the second most imposing Taoist building in China. Although rebuilt on several occasions, the palace still follows the traditional architectural style of Song Dynasty (960-1279) which is highly distinctive. Covering an area of three hectares (7.4 acres), the Taiqing Palace contains 3 courts and 155 rooms.

Sanguan Hall - Hall of Three Gods

Sanguan Hall is located in the east court of the palace. The statues of the God of Heaven God of Water China travel service, God of Earth and other jinn are enshrined in this hall. There are two famous 'Naidong' Camellias which is one special winter-resisting species in front of the hall. One’s branches cover half of the court with a height of 3.5 meters. Its flowers bloom in severe winter and last for about three months, resembling burning flames. The tree has a long history of more than 600 years and can be seen as a precious treasure of the Taiqing Palace.

Sanqing Hall - Taoist Trinity Hall

The rectangular middle court consists of Sanqing Hall which is the main hall and other two subsidiary halls, which also have some reputed deities enshrined insideHolidays in China. Outside the Sanqing Hall stands a tall elm. It is said that the tree was planted in the Tang Dynasty (618-907). There is also a notable spring at the forecourt of Sanqing Hall and never dries up.

Sanhuang Hall - Three Emperors Hall

located in the west court, Sanhuang Hall is also rectangular in programming. The statue of Huang Di who is considered as the ancestor of the Chinese nation, sculptures of the God of Medicine, God of Agriculture and other ten famous doctors of the past dynasties are also positioned in this hall. The cypress in the court was planted in the Han Dynasty (206 BC-220 AD). A small tree drills out from the crack of the tall cypress, forming a grand sight.

The Taiqing Palace boasts large numbers of historical relics, especially inscription left by ancient notables. The stone walls outside the Sanhuang Hall were engraved with the ordinance issued by Genghis Khan who was an remarkable leader in Chinese ancient time. There is also a stele made by Kublai Khan, the grandson of Genghis Khan and first emperor of the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368). They are all valued treasure of the Taiqing Palace and even Mt. Laoshan.

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Travel Guide - Mingqing Street of Pingyao Ancient City

With main streets forming a "干"shape, there are altogether four main streets, eight branch streets and 72 lanes in Pingyao Ancient City affordable China travel packages. The three-storey Market Tower is the center and joint point of the city streets. The buildings such as Ancient City Government seat, Town God's Temple, Confucius Temple, Military God Temple, Wealth God Temple and Lucky Fortune Temple are arranged symmetrically. Even have experienced a really long history, all these buildings show no sign of dilapidation. In front of the gates of some magnificent buildings and grand shops, deep ruts on the ground are still there to be seen, reminding visitors of its ancient busy traffic and commercial situation.

The streets in this ancient town are broad and very well arranged. Dotted with memorial archways and decorated gateways, the streets and lanes stretches one after another and high and low with the old houses and courtyards flanked. Walking along the ancient street, visitors will have the feeling of backing to a town of ancient China China travel service.

Located in the town center, the 18.5 meter-high Market Tower Public China Holidays is the highest building within the main street from the south to the north running through it. It is said the marketing was going on around this tower all day long long long time ago, hence the name Market Tower. Nowadays, this tower is one of the historical sites and protected by the provincial government. Moreover, though it had a renovation in 1688 during the Emperor Kangxi Period of Qing Dynasty, people still don’t know when it was first built.

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Explore the scenic Lushan National Park

Lushan National Park China vacation deals is a famous tourist attraction both in home and abroad. It has fascinated large amounts of visitors bccause of its natural sceneries and cultural heritages.

Map of Lushan MountainLushan located in the south of Jiujiang City.It has a favorable position to the south of China's longest river, the Yangtze River, to the north of the Tengwang Pavilion, to the east of the railway from Beijing to Kowloon and to the west of China's largest freshwater lake, thePoyang Lake.

The national park China travel service covers an area of 500 square kilometers (about 320 square miles) and has more than 90 mountain peaks. The tallest of these is Hanyang Peak which reach to a height of 1473.4 meters (4,834 feet). Lushan possess its renown because of its features envelop ravines, waterfalls, grottoes, rocks and rivulets. There are 12 main scenic areas, altogether 37 spots, over 900 cliff inscriptions, and over 300 steles. The major spots involve Wulao Feng, Sandie Spring, Lulin Lake, Flower Path, Ruqin Lake, Jinxiu Valley, Xianren Dong and Donglin Temple,and so on.

Wulao Feng, 1,436 meters (about 4,711feet) above sea level, situated in the southeast of Lushan. Its five parallel peaks once formed a single peak. Standing on the top ,you will be pleasant with a grand view of the distant mountains, trees, lakes, and a blue sky.

Sandie Spring lies below Wulao Feng. It drops through three craggy tiers with a fall of 155 meters (about 509 feet). The upper part is like snow falling down to the pool; the middle reach wanders and twists with splashing sprays dancing in the air; while the lower level resembles a dragon running in the pond. This is seen as the best of the Lushan waterfalls. Accordingly that you are not a true visitor here if you miss Sandie Spring Student tours to China . However, it was not discovered until the Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279) account of its hidden position in a deep plateau.

Gu Ling, situated in the center of Lushan, is 1,164 meters (about 3,819 feet) above sea level.The ptimitive name of Gu Ling was Guniu Ling, maybe because it looks like a bull. Gu Ling Street is 1,167 meters (about 3,829 feet) long and it has a manifold of shops, hotels, restaurants, bookshops, bars, coffee houses and dance halls that together compose a town high in the sky. The Center Park in Gu Ling was built in 1954. After several rebuilding it now covers 10,000 square meters (about 11,960 square yards). In the park there is a large half moon shaped flowerbed in which stands a great stone bull which is the sign of Gu Ling. He is two meters (about seven feet) in height and four meters (about 13 feet) in length. The base of the bull bears character 'Gu Ling'. Meandering pathways, fragrant flowers, flourishing trees and a pavilion all lead to vivid atmosphere of this peaceful place.
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Travel Guide - Jianshui Ancient Town

The ancient city wall of Jianshui was built in Ming Dynasty with a long history of more than 600 years. Today, only Qingyuan tower at the West Gate and Chaoyang tower last minute China travel deals at the East Gate is left standing.

The Zhu family garden is a local residence with its unique characteristic. It was built 100 years ago by a merchant named Zhu and his brother after they became wealthy. The garden is built as alabyrinth. The main building is structured with a programming of "four vertical and three horizontal lines". It consists of many courtyard-style folk houses. The lively paintings, the upturned eaves and the elegant carvings on the roof beams will bring us back to the time when Zhu lived.

A young Opera stage stands in the water in the garden with only the goldfish to appreciate the scene. A pavilion built for the daughter of the master is a vestige for you to tell how the girl spent her lonely life.

The Jianshui Confucius Temple top China travel service is one of the biggest Confucius temples in China and another ancient building which is worth a visit. Confucius, the great philosopher, educator, lived from 551-479BC. His philosophies have deeply influenced the culture and life of Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese and Korean. The Jianshui Confucius temple was first built 700 years ago and expanded several times. It survived, thanks to its remote location. The big cypress tree standing in the temple is hundreds of years old. Dacheng Hall is the most imposing one in the temple.

There are many ancient wells in Jianshui and it is interesting to search for these wells. One of them is so strange with the mouth likes the moon, hence its name--Moon Well China Photo Tour.

The most famous one in Jianshui is Daban Well. It is situated outside the West Gate. Local people like the taste of water and use it to boil tea every day. Not far away from Daba Well, there is another famous one named Xiaojie Well and goldfish swim in the water lightheartedly. These ancient wells are closely related to people’s daily lives.

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Travel Guide - Mausoleum of General Yue Fei

Have you heard about Yue Fei? He came from Tangyin in Xiangzhou of today's Henan Province affordable China tours , which was a great general famous for wars against the Jin Dynasty (1115 - 1234) in the Song Dynasty (960 - 1279). He was a great general, after he joined the army, he and his troops continuously won wars against the Jin. Nevertheless, after Yue and his army had recovered most of the lost territory, Emperor Gaozong (1107 - 1187) embraced the evil plot of Qin Kuai (1090 - 1155, Prime Minister of the Song Dynasty) and surrendered to the Jin. As a consequence, Yue Fei was falsely accused and later secretly killed in jail. Not long after that, the wrong was put right when Emperor Xiao Zong (1163 - 1189) came to power. The Mausoleum of General Yue Fei was built to commemorate of this great hero. In history of China, Yue Fei is the representative of national heroes.

During the history, the Mausoleum of General Yue Fei has been destoryed and renovated several times. The existing one was rebuilt in 1715 in the Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911) and comprehensively repaired in 1979. It is what we saw today.

Covering an area of four acres, theChina travel service Mausoleum of General Yue Fei is located at the southern foot of Qixia Hill near the West Lake. If you enter the gate with double eaves, a patio with towering trees on both sides will be found. The Shrine of Remembrance, the main hall, is right in the center. There is a sculpture of general Yue setting in the middle of the hall. He is in a colorful embroidered round cushion cover. You can find he is solemn and mighty in appearance. He has a sword in his hand and looks as if he is ready to protect his country at anytime. Over the sculpture you can find a tablet in the original handwriting of Yue Fei, which states returning our territory and keeping it integrated. It is large pictures depicting Yue Fei's life stories that at the back of the hall. On the floor of the hall is a picture depicting 373 cranes. According to these cranes, we can feel his integrity and faithful mind.

Passing the west of the main hall China shopping, you will find a yard, which is made up of two corridors exhibiting poems written to commend Yue Fei. Not only Yue Fei, but also his son’s tomb was put here. Yue Fei's tomb is right in the center, and to its left is the tomb of his son Yue Yun who had been a competent assistant of his father on the battlefields. Moreover, you can find stone horses, tigers, and sheep of the Ming Dynasty (1386 - 1644) decorated both sides of the enclosure here. This tomb was rebuilt and possesses the features of the Song Dynasty during the long history. There are four iron sculptures facing the tomb, including Qin Kuai the chief plotter, in kneeling position. The purpose of making these sculptures is to atone for their crime forever. If you are interested in it, you can have a visit.

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Learn general information on Ling Canal

Located in Xing'an County, 66 kilometers (41 miles) away to the northeast of Guilin Guilin tours in Guangxi Province, the Ling Canal is one of the oldest and most integrated canals in existence in the world. What’s more, you can enjoy the beautiful scenery, cultural relics, and historical sites of Guilin tours.

As early as 219BC to 214BC in the reign of Emperor Qin Shi Huang (259BC - 210BC, the first emperor who unified China), the canal was built. Since then, the canal has been renovated several times. Including the six countries (Qi States, Chu States, Yan States, Han States, Zhao States, Wei States), Qin Shi Huang dispatched 500,000 troops to the regions south of the Five Ridges (covering Guangdong and Guangxi Provinces last minute China travel deals). Nevertheless, there were no convenient roads to the south. To solve this problem, Shi Lu (an official of the Qin) was ordered for the building of a canal, thus, the food and money can be transferred in time. Once completed, to their surprise, the project not only facilitated the transporting of goods but also provided irrigation to the region. All in all, it occupied an important position in the integration of China and the prosperity of that region. In other words, the canal witnessed the history of the Guilin.

The length of the canal can reach about 34 kilometers (21 miles), consists of two parts: the northern canal and the southern canal. The Xiang River Yangtze River tour and the Li River are connected by this canal. The canal is 10 meters (32 feet) long and 1.5 meters (5 feet) deep. There are five parts consisted of the canal and each of them has a specific function. For example, Hua Zui, in the shape of a ploughshare, is a stone dam made of giant stones. It is used to divide the upper reaches of a sea partly into the northern canal which disembogues itself into the Xiang Rive and partly into the southern canal, which empties into the Li River. Generally speaking, the regions are still benefit from this canal for it still performs its function in terms of irrigation. So you should visit Ling Canal if you travel to Guilin. Here belowed is something about Guilin travel guide.

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A famous tower in China - Canton Tower

As one of noted attractions of sightseeing Guangzhou, the Canton Tower is a radio and TV tower China vacation deals, which is not far away from Chigang Pagoda, Haizhu District, Guangzhou, and 125 meters (410 ft) away from the north shore of the Pearl River. Facing the Haixin Sha Island and Pearl River New City in Guangzhou 21st century CBD District across the river, the tower was finished in 2009 and became operational on September 29, 2010 for the 2010 Asian Games.

Do you heard about the Xiao Man’s Waist? It is a description of the slender waist of Xiao Man, who a famous geisha in the Tang Dynasty (618AD-907AD). It was adopted on the innovative design of the tower. While most skyscrapers bear ‘male’ features; being rectangular, introvert, strong, straight, and based on repetition. However, the creative architects wanted to create a ‘female’ tower, being complex, transparent, curvy and gracious. In other words, they want to design a free-form tower with a rich and human-like identity that would become a landmark of Guangzhou city, which makes you feel that it is a dynamic and exciting city. As a result, it is what you see today: a tower is very slender and tall, and bears similarities with the figure of a female. As same as the slender waist, the narrowest part of tower is the waist, which is the 66th floor, with a diameter of only 30 meters (98 ft).

The most impressive part of this 610-meter tower is the a tapering silhouette and is designed to house TV and radio transmission facilities China travel service, exhibition observatory decks, revolving restaurants, space, conference rooms, shops and 4D cinemas. There is a rotation between lower and upper level floor plates designed by the Information Based Architecture and characterized by a twist and narrowing elliptical waist of less than 27 meters (87 ft). The main design features to offer outdoor and physical experience for tourists. In addition, there are outdoor gardens set within the structure, and a large open-air observation landscape opens up magnificent views over the city. Obviously, it is not only the tallest TV tower in Asia, but also one of the most beautiful structures providing transmission services for the Sixteenth Asian Games.

You can enjoy an unobstructed view of Guangzhou City China shopping here. If you want to have a bird’s-eye view of the beautiful scenery of both the Guangzhou New City and the Pearl River, climbing the tower is a perfect choice. Besides sightseeing function, the tower also plays the role as transmit radio, TV and microwave digital signals.

Entering the tower, you can see the Urban Planning Exhibition Hall with a total floor area of not less than 5,000 square meters designed to display large-scale large city models and other urban construction achievements. Moreover, there are also viewing platforms, entertainment and restaurant facilities, with recreational, dining and other services for tourists. It is really convenient for you to visit.

The tower is very beautiful in night, which glows and emits light rather than being up lit. Every node in the lighting design is individually controllable to allow for animations and color changes across the entire height of the tower. Thus, the various colors add the beauty of the tower. There are also showed three laser lamps which can reach as far as 1 kilometers point directly to the top three buildings of Guangzhou City, Zhongxin building, and the twin towers in Zhujiang New City. The aerial mast is controlled by keying circuit, and it will change one color everyday. As a result, local people would know what the day it is depend on the light that day.

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Travel Experience to Jinshitan Scenic Area

Jinshitan Picturesque Place, also called as the Fantastic Stone Seaside Nationwide Hotel, is located in the Liaodong Peninsula. It is about 50 kilometers away from the northeast of Dalian City China travel deals. It involve two peninsulas with a wide beach between them, with a area region of 62 rectangle kilometers (15,321 acres) and a water surface area of 58 rectangle kilometers (14,322 acres). Enclosed by sea all around, the beach operates a shoreline of 30 kilometers (19 miles).

The most wonderful perspective is focused in the southern peninsula. The wide framework came into shape as early as the Sinian and Cambrian Times. you can see huge numbers of unusual stones in various kinds of forms and positions. Others similar camels, turtles, dinosaurs, lions, and so on . No wonder it is known as the hard creature globe. The Longevous Stone found in is the greatest deposit rock Shopping in China with the best framework on the globe, established 600,000 years ago. One just cannot help marveling the power of characteristics.

Jinshitan Picturesque Place also offers top-class leisurely infrastructures. The golf course actions huge veggies of 17,500 rectangle kilometers (4,324,344 acres), using the beach. A tracking ground in the european peninsula, prepared with modern features, calculating a space of 2,000,000 rectangle kilometers (494,210,763 acres). A plant display area also can be available in it.

You would never be exhausted in Jinshitan Picturesque Place for there are so many scenic sports to pursuit. Jinshitan Picturesque Place China tour videos plans to become an all-round resort that combines travel and leisure with enjoyment. Many tasks are still under designs, such as Concept Areas, Hi-tech Farming Touring and Business presentation Recreation area and Fantastic Stone Area Country, etc.

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et to know Wolong National Natural Reserve

As for Chengdu travel guide, Wolong Panda Reserve is definitely a strong recommened place, which is also known as Best Sichuan Tour Package of Pandas, Jiuzhaigou Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries, which is situated in the east of Mt. Qionglai, about a 3-hours drive from Chengdu. It is a comprehensive state natural reserve, occupying an area of 200,000 hectares (494,200 acres). Wolong National Natural Reserve was first built in 1963, making it the earliest, largest and famous panda reserve in China and also in the whole world. In 1980, it was listed on UNESCO Man and Biosphere Reserve Network.

Supported by the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda, which was founded in 1980 with assistance from World Wildlife Fund, in Wolong Panda Reserve, there are totally sixty-seven captive pandas among 150 pandas. In the Center, Hi-tech is used so common, which can be regarded as a world leader in propagating the panda species. If you like, you can take pictures with mice-like Wolong panda babies.

In China, pandas are national treasures and also ambassadors showing goodwill to other people and countries, so people from all nations are welcome to adopt pandas by naming them with an accompanying donation China tour deals.

Wolong National Natural Reserve, since the opening of wildlife observation spots, has attracted numerous animal-lovers, tourists, explorers, as well as scientists, where wild pandas may show up sometimes.

Wolong National Natural Reserve, well-known as bio-gene bank both at home and abroad, is home not only to the giant pandas but also to some other rare and endangered animals such as red panda, golden monkey, white-lipped deer (Cervus albirostris), gnu (wildebeest) and some precious plants like yew and beech.

Other main scenic areas in Wolong Panda Reserve China travel video include: local plant specimen No.2170, animal and plant specimen museum, bird specimen No.225, beast No. 56, insects No.700, amphibious reptiles No.17 and fish No. 6.

Since Wolong National Natural Reserve enjoys warm and humid climate favorable to Chengdu pandas' favorite food, bamboo, it is also a fairyland for tourists. Meanwhile, 101 mountains above 5, 000 meters (16,400 feet) varying from 6, 250 meters (20,500 feet) to 1, 150 meters (3, 772 feet) as well beneficial to bio-diversity preservation and fantastic beauty of natural view here.

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Learn more about Museum of Chinese Characters

Since China is one of the earliest cradle of human civilization, Chinese characters are surely among the most ancient ones in the world. That’s the reason why China built Museum of Chinese Characters in Anyang City of Henan Province last minute China travel deals.

With the theme of Chinese character, the museum wants to preserve China’s traditional cultural inheritance and make enough room for protection of cultural investigation of aged Chinese civilization.

Location of Museum of Chinese Characters

The Museum of Chinese Characters is situated at Anyang City Student tours to China, in the north of Henan Province in which the oracle script, China’s earliest inscriptions on tortoise shells and bones dating back to more than 3,000 years, was discovered in 1899.


The museum presents the unfolding of Chinese characters since old times, shows cultural property, comprising stone inscriptions, bronze vessels of the Shang and Zhou Dynasties, Chinese ancient coins, seal engraving, silk and writing bamboo, and calligraphy work of individual dynasties.

In addition to Chinese characters, which are widely used by most Chinese, the museum China Photo Tour also houses items including more than 40 other types of written languages used by China’s other minority, comprising the Tibetan, Kazak and Uygur.

In the exhibition hall, covering 34,500 square meters, school textbooks written in minority ethnic groups languages, such as Li and Tujia are displayed.

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Travel Guide - Jiuzhaigou Scenic Area

Situated in the depths of the mountains in the border area of Nanping, Songpan and Pingwu counties in Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture of northwestern Sichuan, is a fairyland called Jiuzhaigou Best Sichuan Tour Package of Pandas, Jiuzhaigou – Nine-Village Valley, which is the home of nine Tibetan villages. The valley is 50 kilometers in length.

The place is dotted with more than 100 gorgeous lakes, which differ from others by having a high concentration of calcium carbonate, so that the lakebeds and embankments are all covered with crystals. The water is so clear that the bottom is visible despite depths of several dozen meters. Waterfalls are the essence of the scenery in Jiuzhaigou. They are created between lakes on different levels with water flowing down the cliffs covered with trees. The water actually oozes through the tree trunks into the falls. The trees in the primitive forest Educational tours in China are thick with leaves that block the sunlight. As the height and temperature there vary, there is a distinctive distribution of plants, with the broadleaf forest, at the foot of the mountain, and a coniferous forest at the top. In autumn, the mountaintops are covered with white snow while the hill slopes and the valley are a blaze of color.

In 1992, UNESCO entered this scenic area onto the world natural heritage list.

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Wonderful events for winter - Ice & Snow Festival

p>Hā’ěrbīn’s main claim to fame these days is this festival. Every winter, from December to February (officially the festival opens 5 January), Zhāolín Park (照林公园) China vacation deals and Sun Island Park become home to extraordinarily detailed, imaginative and downright wacky snow and ice sculptures. They range from huge recreations of iconic buildings, such as the Forbidden City and European cathedrals, to animals and interpretations of ancient legends. At night they’re lit up with coloured lights to create a magical effect.

It might be mind-numbingly cold and the sun disappears mid-afternoon, but the festival, which also features figure-skating shows and a variety of winter sports, is Hā’ěrbīn’s main tourist attraction – and prices jump accordingly.

The festival takes place in multiple locations. The main venue, Harbin Ice and Snow World and the Snow Sculpture Art Exhibition are both held on Sun Island . The Ice and Snow World exhibits are held in the west end of the island on the north bank of the Sōnghuā River Yangtze River tour. They are best seen at night, so note that a daytime ticket (good from 9.30am to 1.30pm) does not grant admission to the venue at night.

The Ice Lantern Venue Student tours to China is held in Zhaolin Park and many consider it the least interesting venue. If you do go, again, get along at night when the lanterns are lit.

Taxis are expensive and often hard to flag down during the festival times but you can ride horse carriages, or even use your own feet: the Sun Island venues are actually reachable by crossing the frozen Sōnghuā River (plan on one to two hours). Note that prices for the festival have been skyrocketing recently so don’t be surprised if they are even higher than quoted above.

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Travel Guide - Former Residence of Mei Lanfang

The former Residence of Mei Lanfang (renowned Peking Opera star), located on No. 9 Huguosi Street China tour deals in the West City District, was originally part of Prince Qing's Mansion. In 1965 Mr. Mei's wife donated her husband's collection of art works and materials to the country. In 1984, the Society for the Study of Mei Laifang was established and his former residence turned into a museum, one of the historical and cultural sites under the state protection.

Mei Lanfang was born in 1894 into a family of Peking Opera performers. He began his stage debut at 11. In his 50-year stage career, he maintained strong continuity while always working on new techniques. His most famous roles were those of female characters; skillful portrayal of women won him international acclaim, and his smooth, perfectly timed, poised style has come to be known in opera circles as the "Mei School."

Mr. Mei was the first artist to spread Peking Opera to foreign countries, participating in cultural exchanges with Japan, the United States and other regions China Educational tours.

After 1949 he once served as director of China Peking Opera Theater China travel videos, director of the Chinese Opera Research Institute, and vice-chairman of China Federation of Literary and Art Circles. Besides his autobiography, Forty Years of Life on the Stage, Several of his articles and essays have been published in The Collected Works of Mei Lanfang. His well-known performing items have been published in A Selection of Peking Operas Performed by Mei Lanfang.

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Beijing Travel Guide - Wan Fung Art Gallery

The Beijing Wan Fung Art Gallery China travel deals is an arts company whose purpose is to develop Chinese culture, exhibit the works of outstanding contemporary artists, and promote international art exchanges. An exposition was held here recently, displaying the works of Yin Kun, Xin Yi, Xiao Se, Lao Dao and Li Chunyao, reflecting their individual characteristics and creativity.

Yin Kun, a talented and sensitive young artist, has a deep interest in everyday life experience, and attitudes towards reality. His works depict social indifference towards some typical phenomena, through which an in-depth meaning is revealed -- the conundrum of money. His frames function as a stage for his carefully designed characters and props on which to manifest behavioral art. Human figures are delineated in rose-red, while a gray background represents a false living space. Poor Children reflects his fervent wish that the false material world might change when innocent children open their eyes, as well as his yearning to save and protect children.

Xin Yi was born in Beijing China Educational tours in 1961, and began his career as a painter in 1991. As a distinctive painter brimming with creativity, his works evoke a strong feeling of innate vitality, as well as a natural and unsophisticated romantic spirit. Drawing on eastern culture and its pluralistic, abstract connotations and thought augments his inherent spirituality and develops these vitalized components, which he combines with modern esthetics to develop something entirely new. With a plain and unsophisticated heart, he tries to experience the vitality, as well as the beauty of nature, and use his unique method to express these aspects through vivid depictions of life in the big city, thus radiating an inner yearning beyond its noise and bustle.

Xiao Se, a professional painter, was born in Beijing in 1970, and was selected a new prominent Chinese oil painting artist by Fine Arts Literature in 2000. He staged exhibitions of his oil paintings in 1998, 1999 and 2001, and his works are sought by galleries and collectors alike.

Influenced by contemporary Western expressionism, most of his works are vivid representations of the perplexity experienced by his generation about culture, ideals and beliefs.

Lao Dao, a council member of the Xu Beihong International Arts Research Society, was born in Heilongjiang Province China tour videos in 1968, and graduated from the Xu Beihong Studio attached to the Central Academy of Fine Arts. Many of his works have been exhibited, and several dozen are currently held in private collections.

Numerous products of traditional Chinese culture, such as calligraphy, seals, silk, ancient coins, and ancient books, either in the original or their rubbings, have been extensively used by Lao Dao, combined with oils, to create distinctive works of irresistible fascination. Each of the overlapping and mottled pieces tell of the turbulent past, and ingenious combinations represent the excellence of Chinese culture, which, in turn, endows his works of art with its essence.

Li Chunyao was born in Hubei Province in 1975, and graduated from the oil painting department of Hubei Academy of Fine Arts in 1999.

City life is the predominant theme of his works, particularly its feeling of uncertainty, a common phenomenon in today's society. To raise common concern and find ways of confronting such perplexity, Li Chunyao has drawn from Fauvism and German Expressionism in his lavish use of vibrant colors and startling vitality, all of which evoke his inner thirst.

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Proper protection of historical sites in Yangtze River area

Historical sites China tour deals are cherished because of their long-time cultural accumulations. But how to avoid losing their inside information during the process of moving these inscriptions? Li Hongsong, deputy director of Ancient Building and Historic Site Protection Center, expressed his own ideas. Cultural relics should not be protected by setting up monuments, but by prolonging their life in a scientific way, he said. The aim of protecting the Qutang Gorge stone inscriptions is not only to restore them but also to truly record the history in them. The new stone inscriptions, as one way of protection, should be integrated with the surrounding environment. He insists that higher requirements should be set for the site selection and restoration project.

According to Li, of the 13 pieces of stone inscription works, four will be cut out and relocated, four will be replicated and the other five will be carved artificially. The tablet carrying "Ode to the Resurgence of the Song Dynasty" will be cut out in whole piece and migrated to the newly built Three Gorges Museum in Chongqing China Educational tours.

Archaeologists, together with geologists and related engineers, investigated the gorges area several times, mapping, sampling, analyzing and calculating, for working out a plan to protect the cultural relics in the area. At last they chose a site 500 meters downstream from the original one for the replicas. It is a precipitous valley, composed of steep cliffs and gentle slopes. The cliffs rise as high as 200 meters, while the top of the slopes is also at an elevation of 180 meters. It, to a large degree, preserves the natural scenes and human landscapes of the original site. The conditions for replicating inscriptions are also great.

The migration of stone inscriptions puts forward harsher requirement for cultural relic protection. The most advanced way of cutting is employed, which causes little trembling in work and has little harm on the relics. Also, three-dimensional technology is used to project the original characters onto the new cliff wall. In the following step, experts will depict each piece of the works carefully. After repeated revision, craftsmen will carve them with chisels. When the whole work is completed, a new chalk wall measuring 190 meters long will appear on the cliffs on the Yangtze River Yangtze River tour again.

Li said that protection of stone inscriptions will be carried out in four ways: material collecting, protection on the original site, moving to other places or making replicas at the new sites, and displaying. Most inscriptions will be protected in the first two ways and few will be moved to other places, such as the carvings on the Chalk Wall and Niuweishi cliff paintings.

Water is a primary factor in the Three Gorges culture. The life, transportation and economy of the ancient people here are all closely related to water. For instance, the cliff painting at Niuweishi depicts the fishing life of ancient people. As fishermen often quarreled with each other over the ownership of fishing docks, they sometimes set up tablets beside their docks to mark the building process and ownership. With the development of water transport, commercial shipping became an important living way for the Three Gorges ancestors. As this area was rich in well salt, many people lived on the shipping of salt. A tablet in Fuling records such an event. The inscriptions also depict the dangerousness of the place. Many of them record events such as road and ship building, navigation route harnessing and compulsory ferry, notice of danger or praying for peace. Other inscriptions reflect the history and politics of the Three Gorges area China Photographing Tours. The "Ode to the Resurgence of the Song Dynasty" is one such example. The stone in Liugang showed military establishment of the Qing Dynasty in Yunyang County.

What should also be mentioned is the art value of these inscriptions: the poems of famous literary figures, rich styles of calligraphy and exquisite sculptures always remain an attraction to visitors.
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Learn the history in Yangtze River area - Tomb Group of the Ba Aristoc

It is hard to believe that Xiaotianxi Village affordable China tours in Fuling, Chongqing, was the final rest place of the ancient Ba aristocrats of about 2,000 years ago.

In this small village built on a mound near the Wujiang River, with dozens of households, however, a large amount of bronzes and jade wares typical of Ba culture were unearthed. The findings are unparalleled in the Three Gorges Reservoir area, either in quality, diversity or amount.

According to Fang Gang, an archeologist with the Chongqing Cultural Relics Institute who was working at the site, the Xiaotianxi Village Ruins were found by accident in 1972. The village became famous overnight because of the bronzes found here. It was the first time that such abundant bronzes of the Ba people were found in the Three Gorges area. It coincided with the depiction in Records of the States South of Mt. Hua: “Most of the mausoleums of its (Ba’s) former kings were in Zhi.” Zhi refers to Fuling.

Between 1972 and 1993, four salvage excavations were conducted on the Xiaotianxi Ruins Yangtze River tour and cultural relics from nine of the tombs were collected and studied. In 1994, the Sino-Japanese Archaeological Physical Exploration Experimental Research Team employed the CT technology in exploring underground relics and received abnormal signals, so they guessed they might have found the mausoleums of the Ba kings. Meanwhile, numerous bronzes were unearthed. The most important of those, a set of 14-piece chime bells, is now preserved in the Fuling Museum.

Fang said that the current excavation has cleaned up 11 shaft tombs, ranging from the early Warring States Period to the early Eastern Han Dynasty (25-220). From these tombs, large quantity of bronze and jade articles were dug out. There were also two skeletons, including a complete one, and two Chu-style jade swords which were found for the first time in Ba tombs. From Tomb No. 12, archeologists unearthed the most diversified high-class bronzes. On the surfaces of kettles and vehicles, handicraft with inlaid silver filigree was witnessed; while on chunyu (a kind of ancient bronze musical instrument), dagger-axes, bells, Ba-style swords and spears, archaeologists found patterns such as hair bun, hand palm, clouds, tiger, boat and fish.

In a small tomb China Educational tours measuring no more than four meters long and two meters wide, a strange bird-shaped vessel was found one meter underneath the ground. The vessel has duck-web feet, cock’s nib and bird’s wings. Though many feathers have fallen off, the excellent workmanship stands out clearly. The remaining feathers show traces of finely polished nail-sized turquoises which were stuck on the bird’s body.

Were these mausoleums belonging to the former Ba kings?

Though among the findings from these tombs are chunyu and zheng, two musical instruments used by ancient rulers to call on their troops, and other high-class belongings, such as chime bells and jade swords, they were not items exclusively possessed by Ba kings. What’s more, the bird-shaped vessel in some way features the Central Plains culture. All the tombs are not in a very large scale, and most of them are of the middle and late Warring States Period. From these facts, Sun Hua, professor from the School of Archaeology and Museology of Peking University, concluded that the tombs should have belonged to the aristocrats who remained on the land after the Ba Kingdom was conquered by the Qin State, who later united China.

Then, where are the true mausoleums of the ancient Ba kings?

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