Cormorant is a kind of large and conspicuous waterbird, the cormorant has an almost primitive appearance with its long neck making it appear almost reptilian. It is often seen standing with its wings held out to dry. Regarded by some as black, sinister and greedy, cormorants are supreme fishers which can bring them into conflict with anglers and they have been persecuted in the past...
Huangshan has various tourism products, but the development of water scenery is not so yet. Much needs to be done for boating tourism, mainly made up of sightseeing, vacations and entertainments. Xin'anjiang River is the mother river of the city, flowing down to Qiandao Lake, and the total length is 242KM. The river is clean and clear, and on both sides are poetic and picturesque green hills, green streams, white walls and dark tiles. Along it there are strong folk customs, crowds of miraculous sceneries and humanity gatherings...
The nationally famous hot springs of yellow mountain were tapped more than a thousand years ago. Gushing forth from the foot of Purple Cloud Peak, the spings have never run dry in severe drought or overflowed under torrential rainfall. The high temperature waters have long been heralded for their therapeutic effects in treating metabolic, digestive, nervous, cardiovascular and motorial system disorders. Its clear waters remain at 42`C all year round and can be used for drinking and bathing, for whose purpose baths and swimming pools have been built. It attracted people travelling Huangshan during their vacation.
Located about 40 kilometers away from Mt. Huangshan, Chengkan Village is renowned for its well-preserved residential architecture of Ming Dynasty, Chengkan Village is a wonder among the ancient villages in China for its elaborate layout. The whole village is arranged according to the theory of "the Eight Diagrams" in the I Ching (also Yi Jing in Chinese), or Classic of Changes, one of the oldest of the Chinese classic texts...
The 2011 World Horticultural Expo is themed as: Eternal Peace & Harmony between Nature & Mankind, Nurturing the Future Earth...
Small Wild Goose Pagoda, is one of the two iconic buildings in Xi'an, the ancient capital city in Han and Tang Dynasty (with the Big Goose Pagoda being the Giant Wild Goose Pagoda about 1.9 miles away)...
Hu Qing Yu Tang (Hu Qing Yu Tang Traditional Chinese Medicine Muesum) is located in Dajing lane under the Wu Hill in Hangzhou.It is the Chinese medicine specialized museum founded in 1874.The museum together with Beijing Tongrentang (Herbal Medicine Shop),are called the famous north and south ancient medicine shop of the nation....
Dumpling, the popular food in northern China, has a time-honored history of more than 2000 years, which was originated in West Han Dynasty. With time passing by, it was changed into the dumpling banquet and was welcomed by guests home and abroad. Taking dumplings as its main course, dumpling banquet, according to Chinese tradition, is usually enjoyed on the Spring Festival, Lantern Festival as well as the Winter Solstice. The dumpling banquet is created by Xian Dumpling Restaurant and Defachang Dumpling Restaurant, which have enriched the variety and stuffing of the traditional dumplings. Compared with the traditional one, what is Xian Dumpling Banquet featured with...
Qujiang New District of Xi'an City is located in the south-east, five kilometers from the city center. For Qujiang ( 曲江), the Qujiang Ocean World enriches the tourism items, advances the culture of the city, and impact the blue of the yellow land. It is the continuation and illumination of spirit of Great Tang, and also another explanation to feature of Xi'an culture. "Seawater moistens Chang'an, the Qujiang Ocean World is a largest modernized education base for ocean science and technology in northwestern region, a window for communication between human and nature, and a bridge for people to get a knowledge of ocean, to understand life, to concern nature, and to love life...
The Tomb of Crown Prince Yi De lies to the southeast of Qianling Mausoleum. There was a mound and enclosure walls. To the south of the walls were a pair of stone lions, two pairs of stone figures, and a pair of obelisks. The tomb consists of a tomb passage, three doorways, seven skylights, eight niches, front and back tunnels as well as front and back tomb chambers...