The reconstruction of the National Museum of China began on March 17, 2007, marking the beginning of the 2.6 billion- yuan (US$332 million) project into the world’s largest. The National Museum of China, which sits to the east of Tian’anmen Square, was built in 1959 to celebrate the tenth...
Great Hall of the People Construction of the Great Hall of the People started in October 1958 and was completed by the end of August 1959, taking ten months altogether. It has a total floor space of 171, 800 square metres, 20,000 square metres more than that of the Forbidden City...
Chairman Mao Memorial Hall South of the Monument to the people's Heroes is Chairman Mao Memorial Hall. The square hall stands on a double platform with marble balustrades. Forty-four octagonal granite columns support the double roof, with eaves of gold glazed tiles. Inside the Chairman Mao Memorial Hall are three...
The Yangtze River Three gorges comprise the most famous part of the Yangtze river. The three gorges stretch from nanjinguan of yichang in Hubei Province in the east to a village called baidicheng of the fengjie county in Chongqing Municipality. The three gorges are named Xiling, Wu and Qugtang gorge...

Yangshuo

To the beautiful scenery known yangshuo county, guangxi zhuang autonomous region in the northeast, the southern city of guilin, is the jurisdiction of guilin.county building began duokaihuang decade (year 1590), it has been more than 1,400 years. county area of 1428 square kilometers, 20,000 hectares of arable land, the...

Tian’anmen Square

Tian'anmen(Heavenly Peace Gate) Square has a history of more than 500 years. The square was located in front of the Imperial City during the Ming and Qing dynasties. South of the square lies a spacious piece of land, highlighting the position of Tian'anmen. In the early Ming Dynasty(1368-1644), a...

The West Lake

West Lake (Chinese: 西湖; pinyin: Xī Hú; Wu: Si-wu) is a freshwater lake in Hangzhou, China. It is divided into five sections by three causeways. There are numerous temples, pagodas, gardens, and artificial islands within the lake. The first one is Spring Dawn at Su Causeway (苏堤春晓). It is a thin...

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