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UNESCO Approved Hoh Xil & Gulangyu as World Heritage in 2017

In July 2, 2017, the 41st session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee opened in Krakow, the ancient city of Poland. At this conference, China declared two projects, including the natural heritage "Hoh Xil" and the cultural heritage "Gulangyu Island".July 7, approved by the World Heritage Committee, Hoh Xil was being listed in the "World Heritage List". This is also the largest world natural h ...
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Guilin to Kunming High Speed Train Is to Be Launched

With the upcoming new high speed train between Shanghai and Kunming, Yunnan Province, in the relatively isolated Southwest China, will soon enter the national high-speed rail system and be more easily accessible. Another good news from China Railway Administration is that Guangxi’s several cities will be also connected with Yunnan by high speed rail. The fastest high speed train from Guilin to ...
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Harbin Ice and Snow Festival 2022: Dates, Activities & Venues

The 37th Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival will be held on January 5 in 2022, themed at "Harbin Glory, Icn Snow in Northern China". Don’t miss its grand opening, featuring spectacular fireworks display and a series of theatrical performances, ice & snow activities. The main venues for ice & snow sculpture displays and winter activities include Sun Island, Zhaolin Par ...
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UNESCO Names Huashan Rock Painting a World Heritage Site for 2016

The 40th Session of UNESCO World Heritage Committee was held in Istanbul between 10 and 20 July 2016. This year, 29 new heritage sites are added to the list, including the site of Mountain Huashan Rock Painting from China. In the border regions of Guangxi, southwest China, the groups of rock paintings are found on the sheer cliffs and overhanging the surging rivers. As far back as 5BC during t ...
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Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge to open in 2016

The opening date of Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge is to be announced, but it won’t keep us waiting too long, and will be a big surprise to any of us who'd like to challenge the longest and highest glass-bottomed bridge in the world. A world architecture wonder – what does it look like? The terrifying bridge hangs above Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon, with a length of 430 meters (1,410 feet), a width ...
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Bird Watching Tour to Tianjin with the Newly Opened Birding Festival

North China sees its first snows in November. As the temperature drops, the migratory birds have flown southward, and some of them stop in Tianjin. Therefore it is time to head out for fall birding.  Approximately 130km away from the capital Beijing, Tianjin faces Bohai Gulf in the Pacific Ocean to the east, with Haihe River winding across the city. One of China’s top birding destinations, ...
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Hefei-Fuzhou High-speed Rail Offers China’s Most Scenic Train Trip

It isn’t China’s best known high-speed train, but since it deputed in late June 2015, Hefei-Fuzhou bullet train has gained great attention as it traverses through some of the country’s most beautiful destinations, making it ‘the most beautiful train ride in China’.Thanks to the world’s largest and most complicated high-speed rail network, travelling China by rail is a joy, not least for in ...
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