Top 10 Travel Tips for the Westerners Travelling in Beijing ( top 1- top 6 )
Whether you are the first-time visitor or regular visitor coming to China, there are always a few Chinese customs or ways of life that you may find peculiar. This blog just listed 10 main travel tips for westerners when visiting in Beijing. We hope that will help you prepare for your Beijing China Tour.
Relics of Ancient China Worship on Display at Beijing Confucius Temple
A special exhibition featuring a complete set of ancient articles used during worship rituals of Confucius ( 551-479 BC ) is on display at the Beijing Confucius Temple and the Imperial College. Visitors can touch the antiques and play ancient musical instruments.
China Sets up Special Fund to Protect Great Wall
China Cultural Relics Protection Foundation, the major non-governmental conservation organization, established the Great Wall Protection Fund on last Monday in a bid to better finance the protection of the Great Wall.
Palace Museum to Offer Discounted Tickets from Mid-September
To shift peak hour of the overwhelming crowds, the Palace Museum in Beijing will control the sale of tickets through 3 pilot programs beginning in mid-September
Ruins of Old Summer Palace will Back to Life on an App from Oct. 1
News: From Oct. 1st, 2014, visitors will be able to download an app through which they can see the recovered landscapes of Yuanmingyuan, or named the Old Summer Palace before 1860.
Yuanmingyuan, or the Old Summer Palace, was first constructed in 1709 and located in northwest of Beijing midtown. Before 1860, Yuanmingyuan is the summer palace
A Documentary on Terracotta Warriors wins British Award
The documentary “New Secrets of the Terracotta Warriors” has won the “Best Public Presentation of Archaeology” at the British Archaeological Awards 2014.
Top 10 Traditional Chinese Residential Houses ( top 6 – top 10 )
This blog continue to talk about the top resident houses in China: Boat-shaped house, Diaolou, Diaojiaolou, Tuzhuanfang and Bamboo Building House.
Top 10 Traditional Chinese Residential Houses ( top 1 – top 5 )
China is a country with a vast area and various ethnic groups. Up to now, Chinese residential houses gradually formed 10 topical styles: Siheyuan, Water Town, Mongolian Yurt, Yaodong, Tulou, Boat-shaped house, Diaolou, Diaojiaolou, Tuzhuanfang, and Bamboo building.
Tibet Shoton Festival Holding from 25 to 30 April, 2014
From 25 to 30 August, Shoton Festival are holding in Lhasa, Tibet. It is one of the most popular traditional festival in Tibet. During the period, some Tibetan arts will be performed and exhibited, including Tibetan operas, Buddha paintings, wonderful yak race, horsemanship display and so on.
Book the Luxury Victoria Sophia in the Best Time ( September & October ) at the Lowest Price
Victoria Sophia is a luxury 5 stars cruise ships, specifically designed to accommodate both leisure and business travelers. Book now at the lowest price:$910 – $1175 between Chongqing and Shanghai; $399 – $577 between Chongqing and Yichang.
Shanghai Yuyuan Old Night Market Opens for Visitors’ Shopping
Yuyuan Market is located next to the Yuyuan Garden. Now, it is a good place to buy souvenirs, traditional Chinese arts and crafts.
120 Doraemons are Exhibited Freely in Chengdu, Home to Giant Panda
A Doreamon exhibition is held freely in Chengdu from Aug. 16 to Sept. 28, 2014. One hundred and two life-size Doraemon figures ware displayed during the show.