The Terra cotta Warriors and Horses Museum

“Conquest of Six States by the First Emperor of China”Viewed from Terracotta Warriors and Horses The First Emperor of Qin (259 BC-210 BC) was the first person to establish a united feudal dynasty in China’s history, reputed as “the First Emperor of China”. He created the imperial system, and adopted a series of measures to […]

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Ancient Town of lijiang

The place the sun first shines upon is Jiantang in the east, and the most beautiful place in the human world is shangri-la by the Nazi river This is a folk song of the Tibetan people describing the beautiful landscape in Yunnan. Shangri-la was originally a fictional place depicted in the 1933 novel Lost Horizon […]

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Buddha of Brightness in the Longmen Grottoes

The Longmen Grottoes, located in the southern suburbs of Luoyang, Henan Province, have a history of more than 1,500 years. In the Tang Dynasty, Empress Wu (r.690-704), sponsored the construction of the largest of the Longmen Grottoes-the Temple of Ancestral Worship. Inside the temple is a huge statue of Sambhoga-kaya Buddha, or the Buddha of […]

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Smiling Buddha in the Maijishan Grottoes

As one of the four famous grottoes in China, the Maijishan(Haystack Mountain) Grottoes are appreciated for the quality and quantity of the clay sculptures enshrined there. Located southeast of Tianshui City in Gansu Province, Maijishan got its name from its haystack-like shape. The sculptures in the Maijishan Grottoes evoke a strong secular flavor alongside the […]

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The Clernal Smite of the Buddha

Buddhism found its way to China around the first century and has since exerted a significant, far-reaching influence on Chinese culture. It has left an indelible mark on Chinese art, with splendid Buddhist artistic works surviving the vicissitudes of time. Among them, statues of the Buddha constitute an important component, and are found in many […]

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