Residents of Miao Village in Guizhou have houses built on stilts on the mountainside.
Western Hunan (Xiangxi) is home to the Tujia and Miao minorities and some of China’s oldest continuously inhabited towns. Here are four that make the area world famous.
Suzhou’s classical gardens embody the sophistication of east Yangtze traditional architecture, which aims for harmony between a structure and the natural environment that surrounds it.
Lijiang Ancient Town, a well-preserved old city in the northeast of Yunnan Province, is one of the best places for relaxation.
We’ve picked five ancient towers renowned for the praise they received by Chinese poets and writers.
With a history of 1,300 years, Fenghuang Ancient Town is known as China’s most beautiful town.
According to Chinese tradition, burning incense and offering prayers can bring good luck. Here are some of the top spots as holy destinations for prayers. Why not take a culturally intriguing temple tour?
Bridges are an important symbol of ancient Chinese civilization, and demonstrate the skill and intelligence of the master craftsmen who first constructed them.
As an essential part of Chinese cultural heritage, ancient towns in China reflect the histories and traditions of different peoples and areas.
Towers are supposed to stand still, but over time some may tilt or be effected by sudden external forces. While the Tower of Pisa probably comes to mind, China also has a number of towers famous for their tilt.