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The Yellow Emperor and The Remarkable Worshipping Ceremony

The Yellow Emperor and The Remarkable Worshipping Ceremony

The Yellow Emperor (2717 BC – 2599 BC), the common master of the Chinese nation in ancient times, is respected as the “founder of humanity” of China. His surname was Gongsun at first, later changed to Ji, with given name being Xuanyuan, so people also call him Ji Xuanyuan. The Yell...

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Interesting Diet Phenomena in Northern and Southern China

Interesting Diet Phenomena in Northern and Southern China

Chinese people believe that each place has its own way to nurture the inhabitants. In broad and extensive China, the differences of living or eating habits between north and south are quite conspicuous, many of which are usually seen as funny jokes making people laugh out loud. First and foremost, t...

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What is “Reign of Zhenguan” in Tang Dynasty?

What is “Reign of Zhenguan” in Tang Dynasty?

After Li Shimin took over the throne he changed his year of reign to be “Zhenguan. ” And what we call the ” Reign of Zhenguan” refers to the achievements made politically and socially in the very period....

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How large an area does the Mausoleum for the Yellow emperor cover? And what are the main buildings in it?

How large an area does the Mausoleum for the Yellow emperor cover? And what are the main buildings in it?

The Mausoleum of the Yellow Emperor covers an area of around 4 square kilometers,which embraced by green waters and hills is densely canopied with junipers in verdant but with a road leading directly the front of the tomb. Erected at the hilltop is a stone-tablet known as “Off Ho…...

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Could you tell us when was the Pagoda built on the Pagoda Hill and how to access it?

Could you tell us when was the Pagoda built on the Pagoda Hill and how to access it?

Towering on the top of the Jialing Hill across the Yan River in the south of the city of Yan’an the pagoda was initially built in the Tang Dynasty....

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How does Wanhuashan (Ten Thousand Flower Hill) look like?

How does Wanhuashan (Ten Thousand Flower Hill) look like?

Ranging some 20 kilometers away to the southeast of Yan’an City it towers over 1,500 meters above the sea level. Covering an area around 70 hectares the hill is spread with lushly growing trees and many kinds of rare plants and flowers....

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Where does the Fresh and Cool Hill lie? And what are the historical sites to be traced there?

Where does the Fresh and Cool Hill lie? And what are the historical sites to be traced there?

Towering to the north of the Yan’an City the Fresh and Cool Hill comes to form a tripod shape opposite the Pagoda Hill on the other side of the Yan River. At the foothill there are some stone-carving objects centering round the Ten thousand Buddha Cave....

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Brief Introduction of Xian City

Brief Introduction of Xian City

Xi’an, as the capital city of Shaanxi province, is the most beautiful and historical city in west China, and in history, she was the traditional capital city of 13 dynasties....

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