A new discovery in ancient Hangu Pass

Recently, a new discovery in Hangu Pass found by the Luoyang Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology suggests that Hangu Pass is not only a pass, but once was also a city. The discovery will contribute to the study of passes in the Qin and Han dynasties and the Silk Road’s application for World Cultural […]

Courtyard of Family Zhang in Guxian county, Shanxi

Located in Shibi vilage, Guxian county, north China’s Shanxi province, the Courtyard of Family Zhang was built in late Ming and early Qing dynasties. The courtyard consists of two grand yards and five separate small yards. Zhang’s Family settled in Shibi village in late Ming dynasty, rose in the reigns of Emperor Jiaqing (1796-1820) and […]