The Longevity Village in Handan, Hebei Province

April 04, 2014 - FOLKLORE TOUR - Post by: WfpaEdit 3 Comments

The Aihaoping Village, a Longevity Village in Handan, Hebei Province, is located at the foot of Motianling Mount in Handan City. Ever since the village was established, the villagers have rarely suffered from serious diseases. Most people could live a long life, and their average life expectancy is above 85

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The Pailou Complex in Nange Village

March 28, 2014 - FOLKLORE TOUR - Post by: WfpaEdit No Comments

The pailou, also known as paifang, is an archway of a memorial or decorative nature. It could be made of wood, brick or stone, with or without glazed tiles, often carrying some inscriptions on the middle beam. The Nange Pailou Complex is located on the Zhongzhi Street of Nange Village,

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Jinshanling Great Wall in Hebei Province

March 21, 2014 - FOLKLORE TOUR - Post by: WfpaEdit No Comments

Located in the mountainous area in Luanping County, Hebei Province, the Jinshanling Great Wall is the most well-preserved section of the Great Wall. It starts from the Wangjinglou Tower in the east and ends at Longyukou in the west, stretching about 10.5 kilometers. The Jinshanling Great Wall was constructed eight

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Hakka Tulou in Fujian Province

March 14, 2014 - FOLKLORE TOUR - Post by: WfpaEdit No Comments

Fujian Tulou is a type of Chinese rural dwellings of the Hakka in the mountainous areas in southeastern Fujian, China. They were mostly built between the 12th and 20th centuries. A tulou is usually a large, enclosed and fortified earth building, mostly in square or circle, with very thick load-bearing rammed earth walls. It can

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Sea Sacrifice Festival of Tianheng in Jimo, Shandong Province

March 07, 2014 - FOLKLORE TOUR - Post by: WfpaEdit 1 Comments

The Sea Sacrifice Festival in Tianheng Township of Jimo City, Shandong Province enjoys a history of over 500 years. It is the largest and most famous festival of offering sacrifice to the sea in North China. This distinctive folk festival originates from the traditional ritual performed by fishermen, who intended

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Xixiang County-The Most Beautiful Land of Tea in China

February 28, 2014 - FOLKLORE TOUR - Post by: WfpaEdit No Comments

Xixiang County, a county in Hanzhong, Shaanxi, China, is a land of tea with a plantation of nearly 15,000 hectares. Usually, the tea garden is open during the tea-picking season lasting from the Tomb-Sweeping Day (it falls on the beginning of April in solar calendar) to June. Visitors can not only

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