China National Silk Museum is home to the largest collection of silk textiles in the world.
Paper, sugar, brick and clay, what do they have in common? They’re all used in Tianjin folk arts, still today.
Grottoes are an important symbol of Chinese Buddhism.
Chinese embroidery, with a history dating back to the Neolithic Era, has become world-famous since the opening of the Silk Road during the Han Dynasty. Here are the most famous styles.
Originating from a folk tale about two lovers, Zhinü and Niulang, the Qixi Festival has been celebrated for over 2000 years and has been called China’s own Valentine’s Day.
The Chinese have been looking for ways to cool off for millennia, creating some astounding inventions in the process.
The festival’s blazing torches are an iconic part of the Yi people’s ancient culture.
One of China’s oldest traditional crafts remains popular today.
Aren’t they missile silos? No. Fujian tulou are a type of traditional fortified-earth dwelling, often circular, specific to the Hakka people in Fujian. They are inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Shaolin Temple in Henan, Mount Wudang in Hubei and Mount Emei in Sichuan are the three birthplaces of Chinese Kung Fu.