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Daxu Old Town, a 2000-year-old town with well preserved traditional Chinese architectures and shiny stone streets in Nanning, Guangxi, China.

Daxu Old Town, a 2000-year-old town with well preserved traditional Chinese architectures and shiny stone streets in Nanning, Guangxi, China.

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Anping Bridge is a Song dynasty stone beam bridge in China's #Fujian province. It is 2,070 metres (1.29 mi) long.The bridge is also known as the Wuli Bridge , literally Five Li Bridge because its length is about 5 li, where a li is about 500 meters or 0.3 miles. It is a nationally protected historic site registered with the State Administration of Cultural Heritage.

Anping Bridge is a Song dynasty stone beam bridge in China's #Fujian province. It is 2,070 metres (1.29 mi) long.The bridge is also known as the Wuli Bridge , literally Five Li Bridge because its length is about 5 li, where a li is about 500 meters or 0.3 miles. It is a nationally protected historic site registered with the State Administration of Cultural Heritage.

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One of the most famous Chinese paintings, often referred to as “China’s Mona Lisa” has a connection to the Chinese annual Qingming Festival, celebrated April 4-6 on the Western calendar. The painting is called Qingming Shanghe Tu. Qingming (清明) means…

One of the most famous Chinese paintings, often referred to as “China’s Mona Lisa” has a connection to the Chinese annual Qingming Festival, celebrated April 4-6 on the Western calendar. The painting is called Qingming Shanghe Tu. Qingming (清明) means…

Song Dynasty Town, a beautiful place; Song Dynasty Town, a song culture places; Song Dynasty Town, a show of song of eternal love. Beautiful scenery, a window of a door, one showed Chinese Ancient Song Dynasty style.

Song Dynasty Town, a beautiful place; Song Dynasty Town, a song culture places; Song Dynasty Town, a show of song of eternal love. Beautiful scenery, a window of a door, one showed Chinese Ancient Song Dynasty style.

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Chinese Architecture / Anping Bridge is a Song dynasty stone beam bridge in China's Fujian province. It is 2,070 metres long.The bridge is also known as the Wuli Bridge, literally Five Li Bridge because its length is about 5 li, where a li is about 500 meters.

Chinese Architecture / Anping Bridge is a Song dynasty stone beam bridge in China's Fujian province. It is 2,070 metres long.The bridge is also known as the Wuli Bridge, literally Five Li Bridge because its length is about 5 li, where a li is about 500 meters.

Maijishan Grottoes. Located Southeast of Tianshyui City in Gansu Province on a 142 meters high hill named Maijishan, meaning "Wheat-pile Hill". Work on the grottoes started in the late 4th century and continued through successive North Wei (386-534 A.D.) and Song (960-1279 A.D.) dynasties until the 19th century. There are 194 existing caves, in which are preserved more than 7,000 sculptures made of terra cotta and over 1,000 square meters of murals.

Maijishan Grottoes. Located Southeast of Tianshyui City in Gansu Province on a 142 meters high hill named Maijishan, meaning "Wheat-pile Hill". Work on the grottoes started in the late 4th century and continued through successive North Wei (386-534 A.D.) and Song (960-1279 A.D.) dynasties until the 19th century. There are 194 existing caves, in which are preserved more than 7,000 sculptures made of terra cotta and over 1,000 square meters of murals.

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Chinese Architecture / Anping Bridge is a Song dynasty stone beam bridge in China's Fujian province. It is 2,070 metres long.The bridge is also known as the Wuli Bridge, literally Five Li Bridge because its length is about 5 li, where a li is about 500 meters.

Chinese Architecture / Anping Bridge is a Song dynasty stone beam bridge in China's Fujian province. It is 2,070 metres long.The bridge is also known as the Wuli Bridge, literally Five Li Bridge because its length is about 5 li, where a li is about 500 meters.

Hall of Wenzhong, Xinye Village, Zhejiang, China. by William Yu Photography, via Flickr

Hall of Wenzhong, Xinye Village, Zhejiang, China. by William Yu Photography, via Flickr

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Traditional Chinese roof ridge decor, Song Dynasty. Roof ridge decor in Chinese architecture serves a feng shui function of deflecting harmful qi from approaching the inhabitants.

Traditional Chinese roof ridge decor, Song Dynasty. Roof ridge decor in Chinese architecture serves a feng shui function of deflecting harmful qi from approaching the inhabitants.

City God Temple of Pingyao, Constructed during the Song dynasty (960-1279), China

City God Temple of Pingyao, Constructed during the Song dynasty (960-1279), China

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