Capturing memories of brick and stone

2013-08-02 14:35:08

His images document ancient architecture in all its glory, worn and battered by time and use but true to its original form.

Bridging hope and history

2013-08-02 14:13:22

An unexpected disaster has become a rallying call to preserve heirloom and heritage, galvanizing a whole community into realizing how fragile some traditions can become.

Experts investigate Silk Road's ancestors

2013-08-02 11:10:41

When German geographer Ferdinand von Richthofen coined the term "Silk Road" in 1877, he may have never imagined that similar roads had existed long before the ancient trade route originated in the 1st century BC.

Inheriting traditional tin pot technique

2013-08-01 13:50:03

Chen Baoyu, who was born in 1980, is the 4th generation of craftsmen to make tin pots, in Mengcheng county, Anhui province and mastered the skill at an early age.

Gansu's great Silk Road secrets

2013-07-31 16:32:40

Gansu is a province full of historical scenic spots, including Matisi Grottoes, Tiantishan Grottoes, Giant Buddha Temple and Jiayu Pass.

Scorching heat damages Summer Palace

2013-07-31 09:17:06

Fluctuating temperatures have damaged several Buddha statues in Beijing's Summer Palace, park authorities said Tuesday.

Five generations of ancient Miao jewelry

2013-07-29 16:59:34

Ma Maoting from Hunan province is the 5th-generation of his family to make a living from their handicraft of making silver jewelry.

Creative industry taps into ancient culture

2013-07-29 10:52:16

An animated series based on Buddhist stories from Gansu province is soon to be broadcast on TV, as emerging creative industries tap into ancient Chinese culture.

Top 10 private museums in China

2013-07-26 11:03:22

The 10 private museums detailed in our latest list are the finest and most famous examples of their kind in China.

Process of repairing pieces of terracotta warriors

2013-07-25 13:42:58

A group of photos show the whole process of archeological workers repairing terracotta warriors at the Emperor Qinshihuang's Mausoleum Site Museum in Xi'an, Shaanxi province.

Villagers help to protect Great Wall

2013-07-23 10:44:37

Under the scorching sun, Wang Jihu and dozens of villagers clean dust and earth from a section of the Great Wall in Gansu province.

Huge Buddha portrait unfolded in Lhasa's Gandan Temple

2013-07-23 09:41:31

Devotees worship a huge Buddha portrait after unfolding it during the annual religious ritual in the Gandan Temple in Lhasa, capital of Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, July 22, 2013.