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By:Susan on 5/23/2011 7:51:50 PM Category: Culture
Tags: ,Jiangtouzhou Village, Lingchuan Town, Guilin,

Jiangtouzhou Village, 30km from Guilin City, is considered as one of the 'Most Valuable Ancient Village of China'. This ancient village has still remarkably preserved the age-old architectures dating from Ming and Qing dynasties. According to the historical records, 90% residents, with the fami

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By:Alexander on 5/23/2011 2:10:48 AM Category: Culture
Tags: ,Tang Dynasty, Chinese History,

Tang Dynasty (AD 618-907), traditionally regarded as the golden age of China, was a time of patricians and intellectuals, Buddhist monks and Taoist priests, poetry and music, song and dance --a period of peace and exceptional creativity lasting 300 years.

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By:Susan on 5/16/2011 8:00:35 PM Category: Culture
Tags: ,Old Lane, East Lane, West Lane, Zhengyang Gate, Prince Jinjiang Man, Guilin Attraction,

There were two ancient lanes below Zhengyang Gate near Prince Jingjiang Mansion, East Lane and West Lane. As the urban redevelopment going into depth, West Lane has disappeared for a long time. Only East Lane keeps its original appearance. Wandering along this ancient lane, you can not only app

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By:peterwang on 5/15/2011 7:33:40 PM Category: Culture
Tags: ,chinese culture,

Chinese folklore has it that humans were originally created out of clay by the Goddess Nüwa. Still using her simple materials, Chinese folk artists revive this legend daily by molding delicate clay figurines. Numbers of clay animal sculptures are unearthed in China regularly and they rev

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By:Alexander on 5/11/2011 8:07:35 PM Category: Culture
Tags: ,Liu Sanjie, Folk Singer, Zhang Yimo, Impression, Guilin, Yangshuo,

Liu Sanjie  was an outstanding folk song singer of the Zhuang nationality in the tang Dynasty and was praised as " Song Fairy " and " Queen of Song ". she helped the poor people and fought back the greedy land lords with her songs.The land lords kiddnaped her,but finally&nb

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By:山水诗书 on 4/14/2011 9:09:40 PM Category: Culture
Tags: ,Active,China,Tours,,

China Expedition Tours (CET) focuses on specializing China tours to meet the specific needs of different types of groups. While all of our tours have their own distinct characteristics, each one offers a high level of interaction and participation. We offer China Family Tours, Active China Tours (s

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By:liao on 4/9/2011 6:13:59 AM Category: Culture
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"While the river seems to be a green silk ribbon hills here are just like jasper hairpins." Located in the northeast of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Guilin has always been a famous historic and cultural city in China, reputed as "the landscape in Guilin, the best under heaven.&q

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By:Summer on 4/5/2011 6:40:44 PM Category: Culture
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The characters all over the world fall into three parts, namely the pictography one (picture writing), the ideography one (from the writing one can tell the meaning) and the phonography one (alphabetic writing—like the English words and French words). The Chinese characters belong to the firs

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By:Susan on 4/5/2011 5:56:25 PM Category: Culture
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Qing Ming is a time to remember the dead and the dearly departed. More important, it is a period to honour and to pay respect to one's deceased ancestors and family members. Because it reinforces the ethic of filial piety, Qing Ming is a major Chinese festival.  Literally meaning "clea

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By:Alexander on 4/2/2011 2:12:17 AM Category: Culture
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Guilin noodles, one day two bowls, never feed up! You cann't miss it when traveling in Guilin.

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