Category Archives: History and culture

Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal

The embryo of Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal was firstly dug in The Spring and Autumn Period. From north to south, it crosses four provinces and 2 direct-controlled municipalities and total length is 1,794 km. With a history of more than 2400 … Continue reading

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Explore old Hangzhou-The Historic Street

Qinghefang historic district – the most historic district of Hangzhou, also the only relatively intact old neighborhoods, is a microcosm of the history of Hangzhou. Qinghefang is not far from the West Lake, only ten minutes walking distance, the whole … Continue reading

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Dragon and Dragon Year of China

Dragon & Dragon & Dragon year 23 Jan 2012 to 9 Feb 2013 is the next dragon year of China. The ancient Chinese created a 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac which is represented by 12 different animals. They are rat, … Continue reading

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