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Xishiku Church

Photo 1: Xishiku Church, Beijing         Xishiku Church is located in the north side of Xi’an Gate Avenue, also known as North Church. There is a platform in front of the church, surrounded by white marble railings on three sides. Photo 2: Jesus Good Shepherd Powerdekor on the Top of the Front Side of Xishiku Church          A white marble stone is inlaid on the top of the front side

Wofo Temple

Photo 1: The Temple of Reclining Buddha( Wofo Temple), Beijing         The Temple of Reclining Buddha was built in the early years of Zhenguan of the Tang Dynasty. Photo 2: the Glazed Arch in The Temple of Reclining Buddha( Wofo Temple) Photo 3:  Gate Hall (Shan Men Hall) in The Temple of Reclining Buddha         It is located in the Beijing Botanical Garden, old trees are towering in

Wangfujing Street

Photo 1:  Wangfujing Street, Beijing         Wangfujing Street has a history of several hundreds years, enjoys the reputation of “Golden Street” , its south end is close to Chang’an Avenue, because there is a sweet-water well on the street, it was named Wangfujing Street. Photo 2:  Wangfujing Street , “Golden Street” with a History of Several Hundreds Years         Wangfujing Street is 810 meters

Kunqu Opera,Suzhou

Photo 1: Kunqu Opera, a Drama with Amazing Jiangnan Culture Charm, Presents an Opportunity to Experience the Characteristic Culture of the Ancient City Suzhou         Suzhou Kunqu has a long-standing reputation and is a wonderful flower in the Chinese Quyi Flower Garden. Photo 2: Kunqu Opera is Known as the Gem of Opera Art         Kunqu Opera is a treasure in Chinese traditional culture and art. It is a kind of

The Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests, Beijing

, Photo 1: Temple of Heaven, Beijing         Temple of Heaven is the world ‘s largest buildings for worshiping heaven , was originally the place where the emperors of Ming and Qing dynasties worship heaven, was built in the eighteen year of Yongle,Ming Dynasty(1420). Photo 2: The Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests, Temple of Heaven Photo 3: Indoor Scenes of The Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests      

Wang Zhoushi

, Photo 1: Suzhou Pingtan, Known as “Pearl of Jiangnan”         Suzhou Pingtan is a kind of local folk art sung and performed in Suzhou dialect. It is a kind of Talk-and-sing art originated in Suzhou. It is very popular in the Jiangnan area and is commonly known as “storytelling.” Suzhou Pingtan is a general term for Pinghua and Tanci. Pinghua only says but does not sing, Tanci says and sings, the actors play and sing by themselves, and

Squirrel-shaped Mandarin Fish,Su zhou

Photo 1: Squirrel-shaped Mandarin Fish,Suzhou         Squirrel-shaped Mandarin Fish is a masterpiece of Jiangsu cuisine, which have been listed as a top-grade delicacy at banquets all over Jiangnan area. Photo 2:Emperor Qianlong Went on a Fact-finding Nission to the South of the Yangtze River Photo 3: Songhelou Restaurant, Suzhou         As a traditional famous dish of Songhelou Restaurant,Squirrel-shaped Mandarin Fish has a history of more than 200 years. According to legend,

Zhongshan Park, Shang hai

Photo 1: Zhongshan Park, Shanghai Photo 2: One Corner of Zhongshan Park         Zhongshan Park was British real estate developers Hogg’s private garden in old Shanghai, converted into a concession park in 1914, Zhongshan Park takes British garden style as main body, and it is a “mix and match” garden including traditional Chinese garden, Japanese garden, botanical garden and so on. Photo 3: the Tallest Bronze Statue of Chopin in the World

Tianqiao, Beijing

Photo 1:Tianqiao, Beijing         During Yuan, Ming and Early Qing dynasties, Tianqiao was once a watery place, a swamp, there is a white marble single hole bridge of the Yuan Dynasty in the center(located in the crossroad in the north of today’s Tianqiao South Street ), it is a must pass when the emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties offer sacrifice to Heaven, thus it is called “Tianqiao”,

Big Wild Goose Pagoda

Photo 1:Inscribed on the World Heritage List , Big Wild Goose Pagoda is a Well-preserved Ancient Building and a Holy Place for Buddhists Photo 2:  Da Ci’en Temple,  Xi’an         The Big Wild Goose Pagoda, also known as the Da Ci’en Temple Tower, is located in the Da Ci’en Temple in the southern suburbs of Xi’an. According to legend, the first Buddhist Abbot of Da Ci’en Temple, Master Xuan Zang