Fortress Towers, Kaiping

During the 19th and early 20th centuries, many Chinese emigrants returned to find their country in a state of political disarray. In Guangdong, instability and corruption had led to widespread banditry throughout the province, particularly in rural areas like Kaiping. In order to protect themselves from attacks, returning Chinese used their wealth to build sturdy…

Mount Huangshan

Located in the southern part of Anhui Province, Mount Huangshan (The Yellow Mountains) extend across four counties – Shexian, Yixian, Taiping and Xiuning. They rose above the earth surface as a result of movement of the earth’s crust over a hundred million years ago. Later they underwent the erosion of Quaternary glaciation and have gradually…

Forbidden City

  As the largest and best-preserved ancient royal building complex in the world, the Palace Museum is a reflection of the highest architecture level in ancient China. Forbidden City, located in the center of Beijing, is the largest, best-preserved in the world. The Forbidden City used to be the imperial palace of Ming Dynasty which…