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Deepest High Speed Railway Station Being Built Under The Great Wall

Just below the core of the world cultural heritage site at the Badaling Great Wall section in Beijing, Chinese workers are building the world’s deepest and Asia’s largest underground high-speed railway station. The tunnel section is 12.01 kilometers long, which is the longest line of the 174 kilometers Beijing-Zhangjiakou high-speed railway line. Besides, the tunnel is only 4 meters from ...
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China High Speed Rail Provides Takeout Service at 27 Stations

Have you ever heard that you can order a takeout service on China high speed rail? Yes! You heard me! This latest service is so convenient that you will not have to eat instant noodles or carry bags of snacks any more.Recently, China’s railway authority is set to introduce an online food delivery service to 27 of major high speed rail stations across the country. That is to say, the passengers ...
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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 2020: Dates, Activities & Venues

The 36th Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival will be held on January 5 in 2020, 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 ...
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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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