Showing posts with label China. Show all posts
Showing posts with label China. Show all posts

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

The Greater and Lesser Wild Goose Pagodas

The Greater and Lesser Wild Goose Pagodas were built in 652 or around the Yonghui reign of the Tang Emperor. The square, the pyramid-shaped pagoda is 64.1 meters high in seven layers and built with gray bricks. It is considered as the masterpiece of Buddhist architecture. Close eaves the pagoda gets smaller gradually from the bottom to the top.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The Museum of Emperor Qin Shihuang's Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses

The Museum of Emperor Qin Shihuang's Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses included in the UNESCO list of cultural heritage and one of the eight wonders of the world. This museum has three pits, pit one has an area of 14260 square meters: more than 6000 life-sized color-painted terra-cotta warriors and horses were discovered. Pit second has an area of 6000 square meters; 1000 terra-cotta warriors and horses were discovered. Pit there has an area of 500 square meters; one chariot and 56 terra-cotta warriorsThe Museum of Emperor Qin Shihuang's Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses included in the UNESCO list of cultural heritage and one of the eight wonders of the world. This museum has three pits, pit one has an area of 14260 square meters: more than 6000 life-sized color-painted terra-cotta warriors and horses were discovered. Pit second has an area of 6000 square meters; 1000 terra-cotta warriors and horses were discovered. Pit there has an area of 500 square meters; one chariot and 56 terra-cotta warriors.


Sunday, June 25, 2017

Shishapangma: The Fourteenth Highest Mountain in World

Shishapangma, additionally called Gosainthan, is the fourteenth most astounding mountain on the planet at 8,027 meters (26,335 ft) above ocean level. It was the last 8,000-meter crest to be moved, because of its area totally inside Tibet and the confinements on visits by remote voyagers to the district forced by experts of the Government of China and of the Tibet region.
Shishapangma is situated in south-focal Tibet, five kilometers from the fringe with Nepal. It is the main eight-thousander totally inside a Chinese domain. It is likewise the most elevated crest in the Jugal Himal which is bordered with and frequently considered a piece of Langtang Himal. The Jugal/Langtang Himal straddles the Tibet/Nepal fringe. Since Shishapangma is on the dry north side of the Himalayan peak and further from the lower landscape of Nepal, it has less sensational vertical help than most major Himalayan peaks.
Geologist Toni Hagen clarified the name as importance a "verdant plain" or "knoll" (Pangma) over a "brush" or a "range" (Shisha or Chisa) in the nearby Tibetan vernacular, along these lines meaning the "peak over the lush fields".
Tibetan Geologist Guntram Hazod records a neighborhood story that clarifies the mountain's name as far as its strict significance in the Standard Tibetan dialect: Shisha, which signifies "meat of a creature that passed on of characteristic causes" and sbangma which signifies "malt residue left over from preparing lager".

Saturday, June 24, 2017

The Great wall:Badaling Section

The Badaling Section of the Great Wall was listed in UNESCO world cultural heritages, 1987. It is situated to the north of the Juyoing Pass, Badaling section 60 kilometers away from the city. The wall is 7.8 meters high on average and wide enough for 10 people to walk. The watchtowers were built every 500 meter interval for accommodation, storing weapons and observing enemy movements. But today it is the main source of attraction for travelers from the world.


The Ming Tombs

The Ming Tombs lies 50 kilometers northwest from Beijing, Changping District. It contains 13 emperors of the Ming Dynasty at the foot of the picturesque Tianshou Mountain. The Ming Tombs was listed in UNESCO world cultural heritages in July, 2003.


Tanzhe Temple

The temple popularly knows as the Pool and Zhe Tree Temples because of the Dragon Pool near it and the trees on the hill. The Tanzhe temple lies in Mentougou District, first built in the Jin Dynasty (265-420). "First there was the tenth temple, then came Beijing" famous saying in Beijing. The temple came across through dynasties such as Jin, Yuan, Ming, and Qing. Emperor trees were painting in the Liao dynasty, about 1000 years ago.

The Big Bell

The temple is situated on the north side of the Third Ring Road. The big bell in the temple history of more than 500 years, was built in the Yongle reign of Ming Dynasty. The bell is 6.94 meters high and weighs 46.5 tons. The inner and outer side of the bell is inscribed with the Buddhist sutras, contain more than 2270,000 characters. The bell is known as the king of the bells in China. The has more than 100 bells in different shapes from the Yuan, Ming, and Qing dynasties. The temple is named as museum of ancient bells in China.


Thursday, June 22, 2017

The World Park

The World Park lies in the southwest outskirts of Beijing, covering an area of 470,000 square meters. The park collects the miniatures of more than 100 world- famous scenic sights from more than 40 countries. The water system was built according to the shapes of the five continents and four oceans.

Badachu in the West Hills

Badachu is located in the West Hills Scenic Area and it is named for eight Temples: the temple of Eternal Peace, the temple of Divine Light, Three-Hill Nunnery, the temple of Great Mercy, Dragon Spring Nunnery, the temple of Fragrant World, Precious Pearls Cave, and the Zhengguo Temple. The temples are limited its area, the top of the Cuiwei, Pingpo and Lushi hills.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The Grand View Garden

The Grand View Garden covers an area of 125000 square meters and has 40 scenic spots. The Garden was built for the TV serial "A Dream of the Red Mansions". This garden shows the great classical Chinese tradition.

The Garden of China's Minorities

The Garden of China's Minorities is museum demonstrating the traditional architecture, folk, softens, handicraft making, ethnic cuisines, dancing performances. The garden has 16 buildings representing 16 ethnic groups.

The Summer Palace

The Summer Palace is situated in Haidian District, 15 kilometers away from the city center. It has also long history back Liao and Jin dynasties, at the time of the Ming and Qing dynasties convert into the elegant imperial garden. It is the largest and best preserved imperial garden in China; famous classical gardens in the world. The architectures in the park are arranged according to the physical features of the hill and the lake.
In 1988, it was rebuilt with the money Empress Dowager Cixi. The UNESCO listed in the world cultural heritages in 1998.


Temple of Heaven

Temple of Heaven was the site for emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties to worship and pray for good harvests. The temple lies in the southern part of Beijing, which was built in the 18th Yongle reign of the Ming Dynasty 1420. This temple covers and area of 2.7 million square meters, contain inner and outer altars. The Temple of Heaven was listed in UNESCO list of cultural heritage in 1998.
The Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests and Imperial Heavenly Hall in north, in south the Imperial Vault of Heaven and Circular Mound Altar are linked by a 2.5 meter high, 28 meter wide and 360 meter long passages. Echo Wall is surrounded to the Imperial Vault of Heaven, a mere whisper at any point will send the sound to the other end.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The Forbidden city: Palace Museum



The UNESCO list in the world cultural heritages, the Palace Museum in 1987 commonly known as the Forbidden City. The Forbidden city was open for public in 1925 and renamed the Palace Museum. The Palace Museum covers an area of 720,000 square meters and the world largest in the world. The construction started in 1406 at the Ming Dynasty and lasted for 14 years. The emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties had ruled here.

The Hall of Supreme Harmony, the Hall of Central Harmony, and the Hall of Preserving Harmony for political activities.

The hall of Heavenly purity, the hall of the Union and peace, the Hall of Earthly Tranquility, where the emperors of the Ming and Qing Dynasties handle their daily affairs.



Monday, June 19, 2017

Tian'anmen Square

The largest square in the world with an area of 440,000 square meters, one million people can gather at once. Tian'anmen Square is in the center of Beijing, with everyday national flag is raised as the sun rises. It attracts many domestic and international tourists because of its standing position. The Tian'anmen Rostrum, everyone can view the biggest square in the world, the National Museum of China on the east, in west the Great Hall of the People, in the south the Monument to the People's Heroes and the Chairman Mao Memorial Hall.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Huashan

Huashan Trail one of the most dangerous hikes in the world and hiking in Mount Hua. It is situated in Huayin City, 120 km from Xian. It is part of the Qin Mountains or Qinling. Mount Hua has its own religious significance. It has been placed of Daoist, Buddhist, hardy hermits and other. Huashan has many temples and religious symbols on its slopes. It has three routes of ascent to peak.
The traditional route in Hua Shan Yu was developed in the 3rd to 4th century AD during the Tang Dynasty. The Huang Pu Yu name after the hermit Huang Lu Zi who lived in this gorge in the 8th century BC. Now cable car is used to go North Peak. It's also used by People’s Liberation Army soldiers with local guide in 1949. From the path North Peak leads to Changlong Ling also to another peak the west peak, Center Peak, East Peak and the South Peak.
Located: Huashan, Shaanxi,where Mount Hua 
Elevation: 2160m 
Prominence: 330m Province: Shaanxi 
Mountain Range: Qin Mountains
Parent Range: Qin Mountains

The scared mountains of China are an important destination to Pilgrimage. It is divided into several groupsThis mountains is associated with the absolute God and cosmic deities of Chinese traditional religion.

View of Annapurna Range

Viewing Annapurna Massif from The Tibet Section Lamjung Himal (6983 m), Annapurna II (7937 m),  Annapurna III (7555 m),  Annapurna IV ...