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Dragon Boat Festival in Taiwan's Qu village


There is a place called Qu village located in Zhanghua city, Taiwan province that has over two hundred people who have the surname Qu, and who are said to be descendants of China's ancient great poet Qu Yuan. It is one of the seldom known Qu villages.

A taste of Sichuan opera


File photo shows an actor presents face-changing, a stunt technique in Sichuan opera, at the Wuhou Shrine Museum in Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province. Sichuan opera is one of the oldest forms of Chinese opera, distinguished by face-changing, fire-spitting and other stunts.

Trip to Xiamen Botanical Garde


Located in Wanshi Mountain in Xiamen, Xiamen Botanical Garden is generally known as the Wanshi Botanical Garden. Now the botanical garden grows more than 5,300 species of tropic and subtropical ornamental plants, and consists of 29 special plant gardens, each having its own unique characteristics.

Dragon boats race on Qinhuai River in Nanjing


Participants compete in a dragon boat race during a dragon boat carnival on the Qinhuai River in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province, June 2, 2013. The event was held as a means to celebrate the upcoming Dragon Boat Festival, or Duanwu Festival, which falls on the fifth day of the fifth month in the Chinese lunar calendar, or June 12 this year. (Xinhua/Li Wenbao)

General view of Hefei Xinqiao International Airport in E China


A helicopter takes photo of the general view of the Hefei Xinqiao International Airport, east China's Anhui Province, May 30, 2013. Located in Gaoliu Town of Feixi County, 31.8 kilometers away from the center of Hefei City, Xinqiao International Airport has replaced Luogang International Airport as Hefei's main airport. (Xinhua/Ma Qibing)

Beijing visa-free tourists allowed to retrieve prohibited goods


Beijing relaxed its 72-hour visa-free transit policy on Wednesday by allowing tourists traveling under this arrangement to retrieve prohibited-entry goods upon leaving the capital.

Xi'an - Living history


Parks and green spaces are found along the Xi'an city walls, whichseparated the inner ancient city and the outer modern one.

Ancient sculptures at Jinci Temple in Taiyuan


Photo taken on May 24, 2013 shows colored sculptures at the Shengmu Dian (Hall of the Saint Mother) of Jinci Temple in Taiyuan, capital of north China's Shanxi Province. Jinci Temple was first built during the period of the Northern Wei (386-534) in commemoration of Shuyu, the second son of Emperor Wuwang of the Zhou dynasty (1100-771 BC).

Tourists visit eco-agricultural park in Moganshan Town, E China


Tourists visit a sapling planting base of an eco-agricultural park in Moganshan Town of Deqing County, east China's Zhejiang Province, May 29, 2013. The town in these years has made greatimprovement in promoting the development of organic agriculture and agricultural sightseeing tourism

Forum on Pan-Asian traveler trends


Set for June 3 at the Shanghai Theater, Portman Ritz-Carlton in Shanghai, the International Luxury Travel Market Asia 2013 opening forum will hear leading industry experts discussing the ongoing rise of the region's luxury travel industry andseek opportunities to build business across the region.

Green tourism boosts economy


Senior officials in Inner Mongolia vow to accelerate the development of the local tourism industry to not only enhance economic growth, but also respond to State Council guidelines issued in 2011, according to Bater, chairman of the autonomous region.

Beautiful sea of clouds scenery in China's Guizhou


Photo taken on May 22, 2013 shows the scenery of the sea of clouds and the terraced fields at the Pingzhai Township of Liping County, southwest China's Guizhou Province. (Xinhua/Yang Daifu)

Lavender flowers attract tourists in China's Wuxi


Photo taken on May 25, 2013 shows lavender flowers in Xuelangshan forest park in Wuxi, east China's Jiangsu Province. Over 100,000 lavender plants here attracted numbers of tourists. (Xinhua/Luo Jun)

China strengthens river banks to preserve Mogao Grottoes


China is investing millions of dollars in a flood control project to prevent Mogao Grottoes, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in northwest China's Gansu Province, from seasonal flooding, the caves' administration claimed on Tuesday.

Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon in China's Tibet


The Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon is one of the deepest and longest canyons in the world. The Yarlung Zangpo River starts at Mount Kailash before reaching the juncture of Mainling and Medog counties, where it swerves around towering Namjagbarwa, the highest peak in the eastern section of the Himalayas, carving a U-shaped gorge. The canyon is home to many animals and plants barely explored and affected by human influence, while its climate ranges from subtropical to Arctic. []

HK welcomes return of Giant Rubber Duck


The giant inflatable rubber duck returns to Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong, May 21, 2013. It was abruptly deflated for maintenance for almost a week. The 16.5-meter-tall duck, conceived by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, sailed into the harbor on May 2 to cheering crowds. [Photo:]

Tourists enjoy bonfire party at Xibu Street in Zhangjiajie


Photo taken on May 18, 2013 shows the night scene of the Xibu Street in Zhangjiajie, a well-known scenic spot in central China's Hunan Province. [Xinhua/Li Ga]

Meeting with the ancients


To most people, Luoyang in central China's Henan Province is just a transit hub en route to the Shaolin Temple on neighboring Songshan Mountain or a quick stop-off to check out the famous Longmen Grottoes or the prefecture-level city's spring peony festival.

Mingsha Mountain, Crescent Spring in Gansu


Tourists visit the scenic spot of the Mingsha Mountain and Crescent Spring in Dunhuang City, northwest China's Gansu Province, May 21, 2013. Dunhuang has received about 749,200 tourists in the first four months of 2013, increasing 58.63 percent year on year. [Xinhua/Nie Jianjiang]

Tibet has China's largest proportion of nature reserves


In southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, 61 nature reserves have been established across a total land area of 410,000 square meters, a regional forestry officialstated Friday.