In the year 420, poet Xie Lingyun was demoted to marquis from duke in a dynasty transition. Two years later, he was effectively exiled to the secluded county of Yongjia in what is now Zhejiang Province.
Luxun Park in Shanghai's Hongkou District is named after a famous Chinese literary figure and patriot who is entombed at the site.
It stretches about 5,500 kilometers from the north to south, and the third-largest region of China - Inner Mongolia - covers over a million square kilometers, or 12 percent of China's total landmass.
For city-dwellers longing for fresh air, Fanjing Mountain with its vast forests is a natural oxygen bar.
After eight months of voting by more than 100,000 people, the Hangzhou Tourism Commission has announced the top 10 night attractions in the city.
Of all the celebrated ancient watertowns of China, Nanxun in the city of Huzhou, Zhejiang Province, may not rank high in familiarity, but its low profile doesn’t diminish its special nature.
The tramways of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region unveiled a new logo and visual identity on Friday for its century-old tramcars, also known as Ding Ding car.
The summer season has come early for many cities in China this month, leading many to think about ways to dodge the scorching heat. Now there is a new option they can consider: heading to the mountains.
At a "silent" restaurant in Lijiang, Yunnan province, two-thirds of the staff is hearing-impaired or mute. According to Zhang Yushou, the owner of the restaurant and veteran of the food and beverage industry, a hearing-impaired waiter working in his cafeteria in 2012 inspired him to open the unusual restaurant.
Taishan, or Mount Tai, is one of China’s most sacred mountains. For centuries, emperors climbed it to pay homage to Heaven and Earth. Philosopher Confucius is said to have stood at the towering top, looked down and pronounced the world a small place indeed.