A collection of sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. It is a form of funerary art buried with the purpose of protecting the emperor in his afterlife. The tallest figures being the generals. The sculptures include warriors, chariots and horses. The three pits containing the Terracotta Army held more than […]
Cuju an ancient Chinese football game, is the very earliest form of football. It is a competitive game that involves kicking a ball through an opening into a net. The use of hands is not allowed. Invented in the Han dynasty, it is recognized by FIFA as the earliest form of football for which there is evidence, […]
The Square covers a total area of 270 acres. Its name literally means “The Sea of Stars”. Xinghai Square was built at the centennial of the City of Dalian in 1998. The sculptures of 1000 footprints and an opened book facing the sea commemorates the vicissitudes of the city’s history. Around the square are high-end apartments, restaurants, […]
Designed by Hong Kong architects Dennis Lau and Ng Chun Man. Grand Lisboa is a 47-floor, 260 meter tall hotel in Macau of China. It is owned by Sociedade de Turismo e Diversões de Macau. Built next to a preceding complex built in 1970 by Stanley Ho, head of a gambling empire and the richest man in […]
Founded in 1986, a full-time undergraduate Academy of Fine Arts approved by the Ministry of Education, is one of the nine independent established Academies of Fine Arts in China. The school now covers an area of 92 acres, and the construction area is 480,000 square meters. It has 13 secondary schools: School of Plastic Arts, School of […]
Tianmen Mountain Cableway is claimed in tourist publications as the “longest passenger cableway of high mountains in the world” and a total length of 7,455 meter and ascent of 1,279 meter. The highest gradient is 37 degrees. Tourists can walk on kilometres of paths built along the cliff face at the top of the mountain, including sections […]
The tall stone statue, built during the Tang dynasty. It is carved out of a cliff face of Cretaceous red bed sandstones that lies at the confluence of the Min River and Dadu River in the southern part of Sichuan. The Leshan Giant Buddha is a 71-meter tall, the statue depicts a seated Maitreya Buddha with his […]
Spread over 31 square kilometers, this luxurious housing estate, opened in 2007, was modeled after France’s famous “City of Lights” with Parisian-style buildings, fountains, landscaping and even its own Eiffel Tower. The replica Eiffel Tower here is over one hundred meters tall, or one-third the size of the original.