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.
Photo taken on Aug 10, 2015 shows Buddha statues in one of the caves of the Yungang Grottoes, a 1,500-year-old Buddhist site in North China's Shanxi province.
Nearly half of all natural world heritage sites are threatened by harmful industrial activities, such as oil and gas exploration, mining and illegal logging, according to a new report released Wednesday by the World Wide Fund for Nature.
The Dunhuang Research Academy showcased 23 mural paintings to mark the National Tree Planting Day on March 12.
Preservers of Chinese heritage gathered at Palace Museum in Beijing last week to celebrate 70 years of the founding of UNESCO and the 30th anniversary of China's ratification of the World Heritage Convention.
A group of photos show the beautiful landscape of the Wusuli river along the China-Russia border in Northeast China's Heilongjiang province.
An exhibition displaying old royal craftsmanship began on Friday at China's former imperial palace.