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Xiandu Mountain
China Travel Guide - Travel in Zhejiang

        Xiandu Mountain
Xiandu Mountain
(xiān dū shān 仙都山) is located in Jinyun County (jìn yún xiàn 缙云县), Lishui City (lì shuǐ shì 丽水市), Zhejiang Province (zhè jiāng shěng 浙江省). In ancient times, it was called Jinyun Mountain (jìn yún shān 缙云山). It is famous for its grotesque rocks and beautiful scenery, which is combined with the cultural relics. It is regarded as one of the palace of Yellow Emperor (huáng dì 黄帝), together with Mountain Huang (huáng shān 黄山) in Anhui Province (ān huī shěng 安徽省) and Lushan Mountain (lú shān 庐山) in Jiangxi Province (jiāng xī shěng 江西省).

Ruili City
China Travel Guide - Travel in Yunnan

      Dai village
Ruili City (ruì lì shì 瑞丽市) is a county-level city in Dehong Prefecture, Yunnan province, southwest China. It is a major border crossing between China and Myanmar, with Muse town located across the border.

Chinese Architecture
Learn Chinese - History and Culture

Chinese architecture refers to a style of architecture that has taken shape in Asia over the centuries. The structural principles of Chinese architecture have remained largely unchanged, the main changes being only the decorative details. Since the Tang Dynasty, Chinese architecture has had a major influence on the architectural styles of Korea, Japan, Taiwan and Vietnam.

一鼓作气 (yì gǔ zuò qì)
Learn Chinese - Chinese Idiom


During the Spring and Autumn Period (春秋 chūn qiū,770--221 BC),an army from the State of Qi (qí guó 齐国) confronted one from the State of Lu (lǔ guó 鲁国). After the first roll of drums from the Qi side to summon Lu to battle,the Lu ruler wanted to attack.

Bad Words in Chinese
China Living Tips - Communication & Others

China CussingSometimes, you just gotta let it all out. Whether it’s with your friends or just some complete pigu muncher, curse words do come in handy – whatever the language.

How Many Bad Words in Chinese Do you Need to Know?
Nanjing University
Study in China - Colleges and Universities

Nanjing University, one of China's key comprehensive universities under the direct supervision of the Ministry of Education, dates from 1902 when it was known as Sanjiang Normal School. During the following decades, it evolved as Liangjiang Normal School, Nanjing Higher Normal School, National Southeast University, the Fourth Zhongshan University, and National Central University. On August 8, 1949, National Central University was renamed National Nanjing University. In October 1950, as required by the Ministry of Education, the name was changed to Nanjing University (NJU). In 1952, due to the nationwide restructuring of colleges and universities, some academic units such as the School of Engineering and the School of Agriculture were separated from the university; meanwhile, it merged with the School of Liberal Arts and the School of Sciences of the University of Nanking founded in 1888. Its name remained while its campus moved from Sipailou to Gulou.

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Hachimitsusan, Colorado USA/captain0051, Kobe Japan

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Germany Spirit and Chinese Gastronomy
Foreigners in China - Foreigners in China
“Did you eat?” This was the most common greeting in China in 1996. In the beginning of 1990s, I often heard people extending greetings to their neighbors in this way, whenever in afternoon or in evening.

“Yes, I did.” Answers were always brief and stereotyped. These answers were all beyond all questions—was there anybody who didn’t have his or her meal at 1 o’clock I in the afternoon or 7 o’clock in the evening?

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