In the ancient time, Changsha in Central China's Hunan province played an irreplaceable role in China's cultural exchanges as the Yuelu Academy here served as an institute for higher education since its establishment in 976.
There are many lesser-known attractions to be found near some of the country's most popular tourist attractions. Wang Kaihao reports.
China's Gulangyu Island was issued a certificate of the world heritage site by the UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova on Monday, making the nation possess the most world heritage sites worldwide.
Inner Mongolia autonomous region in North China has started the process of having the Juyan archeological site recognized with a UNESCO cultural heritage listing, said local authorities on Wednesday.
Forget the latest digital gadgets – traditional Chinese toys continue to captivate.
Great Wall protection has improved, but more needs to be done, say the results of a State Administration of Cultural Heritage inspection released on Monday.
An exhibition displaying old royal craftsmanship began on Friday at China's former imperial palace.
Located in Luanping County, Hebei Province, Jinshanling is the best preserved section of the Great Wall, with many original features.
Lv Xinzhe, a 100-year-old man from Lvzhuang village in Henan province, sticks to shadow puppetry despite its dim future prospects.
Suzhou Kunqu Opera Theatre of Jiangsu Province originated with the Jiangsu Provincial Su and Kun Opera Troupe, which was established in 1956.
The Fengning Manchu paper-cut originated in the 18th century during the reign of Qing Emperor Kangxi (1662-1722) and developed a unique fashion and style with geographical and ethnical features.
Dujianyan is not only home to an irrigation system on the Minjiang River meant to prevent flooding in Sichuan province, it is also a famous scenic spot featuring many attractions.