Explore Zhangjiajie

In central China, there is a fascinating scenic area called Zhangjiajie. Zhangjiajie is located in the northwestern part of Hunan Province, about 265 kilometers to the northwest of Changsha, the provincial capital. Most scenic spots in the area are situated in the northern part of Zhangjiajie city. Spots such as Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest […]

Maijishan Grotto

Maijishan grottoes, which are one of the four biggest grottoes in China. Located Southeast of Tianshui on a 142 meter high hill, Mt. Maijishan got its name from its natural shaped which looks just like a “wheat-pile hill”. There are 194 existing caves, in which are preserved more than 7,200 sculptures made from terra cotta […]

Gong’s Mansion

Prince Gong’s Mansion is one of the most ornate and extravagant royal residences in Beijing. My friend and I visited it last Sunday. The mansion is located north of Shichahai Lake in the western part of central Beijing. It was built in 1777 by imperial minister He Shen during the reign of Emperor Qianlong in […]