Ancient town

The ancient Vietnamese city of Hoi An voted 20th best city in the world by the famous American magazine

QUẢNG NAM (Vietnam), July 18 (Bernama): Hoi An, the ancient city located in the central province of Quang Nam in Vietnam has been voted the 20th best city in the world by the readers of the American magazine Travel + Leisure. Readers ranked the city based on factors including hotel …

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An Ancient City in Southwest China Restores a Slow-Paced Way of Life | Kathmandu Grandstand

By Yang Wenming, People’s Daily Weishan, an ancient city located at the foot of Ailao Mountain in the western part of Yunnan Province in southwest China, was founded in 1389 with a history of over 600 years. The ancient city is home to a number of historical relics that bear …

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An ancient city in southwest China restores a slow-paced way of life

A rainbow hovers over a square in the ancient town of Weishan County, Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China’s Yunnan Province, June 13, 2019. (Photo by Zhang Shulu/People’s Daily Online) By Yang Wenming Weishan, an ancient city located at the foot of Ailao Mountain in the western part of Yunnan …

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View of the ancient town of Tianchang Township, Hebei (North China)

Aerial photo taken on June 21, 2022 shows the scenery of an ancient town in Tianchang Township of Jingxing County, north China’s Hebei Province. Historical sites have been renovated and infrastructure has been improved in the ancient town of Tianchang County to better preserve cultural heritage and attract more tourists. …

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Yreka is an ancient California town steeped in fascinating history

Posted in Northern California June 20, 2022 by Lysa Allman-Baldwin California is full of small towns and big cities steeped in fascinating history. And much of it began during the Gold Rush era that began in the 1800s. Each location offers a distinct window into …

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Whitby: Old Town tradition continues with annual Penny Hedge Planting Ceremony

There are only two occasions when the annual harborside ceremony, which dates back to the 12th century, has not taken place – and the coronavirus lockdown was one of them. However, yesterday at 9am, on the eve of Ascension Day, the ceremony of the Horngarth, or the planting of the …

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The beauty of the ancient city in the middle of the sun and the wind in Phan Rang

The Po Klong Garai tower complex stands in the bright sunshine of Phan Rang – Thap Cham town. (Photo: NDO) The tower complex is not only a spiritual and cultural space of people, but also a valuable heritage, in which intact traces of the history, architecture and art of sculpture …

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Two Chatteris Organizations Benefit From Ancient City Charity

Two good local causes have benefited from donations from a charity whose roots date back to the 16th century. The Court Leet is a Chatteris charity that raises money from the income from the land it rents, then uses the money for general benefit and the betterment of the town. …

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China’s Chengxiang Millennial Ancient City LOGO Design Global Solicitation Begins

To motivate participants, the organizer of this event Chengxiang City almost came out 200,000 RMB to reward creators of excellent works. There will be a first prize winner who will receive 120,000 RMB in cash prizes, two second prize winners who will receive 20,000 RMB in prizes respectively, three third …

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The image of the ancient city of Anhai selected in the commemorative stamps which feature the “ancient cities of China”

Jinjiang element becomes “China’s Visiting Card” for the first time QUANZHOU, CHINA – Media outreach – March 8, 2022 – The Jinjiang element has become the “visiting card of China” for the first time. – The Anhai-themed stamp, one of the commemorative stamps of the “Ancient Cities of China (IV)” …

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The Image of Anhai Ancient Town Featured in Commemorative Stamps That Feature “China’s Ancient Towns” | Taiwan News

Jinjiang element becomes “China’s Visiting Card” for the first time QUANZHOU, CHINA – Media outreach – March 8, 2022 – The Jinjiang element has become the “visiting card of China” for the first time. — The Anhai-themed stamp, one of the commemorative stamps of the “Ancient Cities of China (IV)” …

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An overview of the ancient city of Pingyao during the Spring Festival in Shanxi -Xinhua

Tourists visit the ancient town of Pingyao during the Spring Festival in Jinzhong City, north China’s Shanxi Province, Feb 7, 2022. With a history of over 2,800 years, Pingyao has was named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1997. It is best known for its nearly intact Ming Dynasty …

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Nanjing Ancient Snowy City

The ancient-style illuminated city of Jinling is covered in snow at night in Nanjing, east China’s Jiangsu Province. (Photo courtesy of Jinling City) The winter scenery of the old-style pavilions and granaries inside the scenic area under the snowfall has attracted many Hanfu (or traditional Chinese costume) enthusiasts to take …

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Nanjing Ancient Snow Town

The ancient-style illuminated city of Jinling is covered in snow at night in Nanjing, east China’s Jiangsu Province. (Photo courtesy of Jinling City) The winter scenery of the old-style pavilions and granaries inside the scenic area under the snowfall has attracted many Hanfu (or traditional Chinese costume) enthusiasts to take …

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Hoi An Ancient Town – Asia’s leading cultural destination attraction | Culture – Sports

Visitors visit Hoi An (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Enter the Hoi An ancient town in the south-central province of Quang Namvisitors can deeply feel a diverse and artistic blend of architectural works typical of Japanese, Chinese, Vietnamese and French cultures. After two quiet years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, …

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The villa in the ancient town of Xitang is inspired by vernacular architecture

Villa in the ancient town of Xitang combines luxury with Chinese vernacular architecture Xitang Ancient Town Villa is the latest resort in the historic water town of Jiangnan region, southern China, Courtesy of Nature Times Art Design Co. This new complex in the ancient town of Xitang is inspired by …

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Lachhi: a family’s efforts to promote the ancient city of Khokana into a modern tourist hub

After the massive earthquake of 2015, the ancient city of Khokana in the southern part of the Kathmandu Valley was devastated. It was the same with the family of Hari Nath Dangol. Like many physical structures in Khokana, Dangol’s ancestral home was destroyed in the earthquake. “We were unable to …

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Ancient city seeks top tourism designation

Ti Gong Landscape of Zhujiajiao Old Town Ti Gong Xunmeng Garden in Zhujiajiao Town Zhujiajiao Ancient Town Tourist Market will receive new energy as efforts are underway to transform the Water Town into a National Level 5A tourist attraction, the top category for tourist destinations in China, officials said. the …

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Ancient Hoi An Town – Attraction of Asia’s Leading Cultural Destination | To travel

Foreign vacationers take a bike tour around the city. (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – After two calm years due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Hoi An is once again lively as it is one of the two destinations selected by the provincial authorities to reopen its doors in international tourists. Located …

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Russia to help Syria preserve ancient city of Resafa – Archaeologist

ST. PETERSBURG (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – November 20, 2021) Russia sent a team of rescue archaeologists to Syria to make a digital copy of the ancient city of Resafa, a UNESCO-recognized Syrian heritage site, told Sputnik the main scientist behind the effort. Resafa was a fortified desert outpost in …

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The huge heritage map of the ancient city inspires storytellers

Print and digital download photos available A story contest based on the beautiful heritage map specially commissioned by Totnes produced a plethora of stories as creative and engaging as the map itself, the judges say. Aspiring writers were invited to let their creativity run free by drawing inspiration from the …

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Huge heritage map of ancient city inspires storytellers

A story contest based on the beautiful heritage map specially commissioned by Totnes has produced a plethora of tales as creative and engaging as the map itself, say the judges. Budding writers were invited to let their creativity run free, taking inspiration from the huge map on display in St …

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Ancient city of Metropolis delivers new treasures

An ancient Greek and Roman city called Metropolis within the borders of the Turkish province of Izmir has delivered many precious gifts over the course of three decades, the latest being the statue of a noblewoman. Excavations in the city of Metropolis, an ancient town in the Torbali district of …

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November 06: Bean festival in a brazier pot + Visit of the old town + Peaceful walk in nature

Highlights of this trip:1. Brazier pot bean feast: one brazier pot + four small hot pots + 12 traditional Chinese cold dishes + 2 traditional Chinese hot dishes + 10 traditional Chinese staples;2. Visit the village of Willow-Valley: you can still see traditional Chinese houses, ancient trees and old town …

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An ancient city rich in history and heritage

From witnessing fierce battles to hosting royal buildings, the town of Bobbili has had its share of history, in terms of heritage and legacy. Often referred to as Veera (courageous) Bobbili, the city obtained this title due to the worth of its people. Going back to the roots, let’s go …

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Opening of an international festival in the ancient city of Longquan in Shijiazhuang, China

BEIJING – The 2021 Shijiazhuang International Festival opened in the ancient Longquan City of Shijiazhuang, an archetypal Chinese city and the provincial capital of Hebei, China, to promote and develop the local economy through local drinks, food and artistic performances. The colorful event organized by Shijiazhuang Municipal Government, Municipal Commerce …

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Xitang Ancient Scenic Town in Zhejiang

This photo released on May 26, 2021 shows the scenery of Xitang Ancient Town in Jiashan County, Jiaxing City, east China’s Zhejiang Province. (Chinese Information Service/Wang Gang) Xitang Ancient Town is a scenic and tranquil water town with a history of over 1,000 years. Featuring picturesque scenery of canal towns, …

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An ecological wonder and an ancient city draw tourists to Peng’an County, Sichuan

PENGAN, China, April 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — A livestock herding festival has been launched in Peng’an County, Sichuan province, the April 30attracting tourists from all over the country to enjoy this natural wonder and a recently restored ancient city. A herd of cattle crosses the Jialing River to an island …

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Termites threaten Hoi An old town

By Lan Huong March 31, 2021 | 17:45 GMT + 7 Many old houses in the central city of Hoi An are damaged by termites. Photo by VnExpress / Ha Thanh. Following social distancing from Covid-19 last year, hundreds of relics across Hoi An, a UNESCO heritage site, have been …

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Ambitious plans for the ancient city of Putuo

Ti Gong Artist’s impression of the Zhenru sub-center in the Putuo district The city of Zhenru in Shanghai, which dates back to the Song Dynasty (960-1279), will become a “center of public activities” for the Yangtze River Delta region. The city of the district of Putuo, originally formed around the …

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Christie Crimson Series Laser Projectors Light Up Culture Show in Furong Old Town

Christie® Crimson Series 3DLP® laser projectors were deployed for a large-scale cultural performance in the scenic ancient city of Furong, China’s Hunan Province. Entitled “Revelry of the Blooming Hibiscus,” the nighttime show celebrates the rich culture of the Tujia people, one of the largest ethnic minority groups in the country, …

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View of the ancient city of Shuangjiang in Chongqing

Aerial photo taken on March 10, 2021 shows tourists visiting the ancient city of Shuangjiang in the Tongnan district of Chongqing, southwest China. The Ancient City of Shuangjiang, located in Tongnan District in Chongqing, was built at the end of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and the beginning of the Qing …

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This ancient city is the perfume capital of India

As appealing to men as they are to women, attars have an androgynous quality. They have intense floral, woody, musky, smoky, green or herbaceous notes. Depending on the season, the aromas can be both hot (cloves, cardamom, saffron, oud) and refreshing (jasmine, pandan, vetiver, marigold). (Related: Frankincense Trees – In …

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Explore the Songjiang culture in the ancient city of Cangcheng

Shot by Ma Xuefeng. Edited by Ma Xuefeng. Subtitles by Edgar. With 127 well-preserved ancient structures dating from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), and the Republic of China (1912-1949), Cangcheng, an ancient city in Songjiang District, is extremely different from other ancient Chinese cities trapped by tourists as …

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Relive ancient times in the ancient city of Qibao

Shot by Tang Dafei. Edited by Hu Jun. Subtitles by Shen Ke. The festive spirit was at the rendezvous in the Bell Square of the ancient city of Qibao over the weekend, with traditional paper cutting artists, plasticine sculptors, calligraphers in colored ink, old-fashioned Chinese dessert chefs and embroiderers teaching …

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Ancient living city with thousands of lanterns

The night landscape in Zhengding in Shijiazhuang, in the province of Hebei (north of China). [Photo provided to China Daily] As night falls, the modern part of the county darkens into darkness. Red lanterns of different sizes illuminate the ancient structures, bringing the ancient city back to life. Zhengding, about …

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Ancient charm of China: the old town of Huangyao

01:06 Despite its rapid industrialization, there are still corners in China that have retained their original color. The ancient towns and villages of China are places where traditions are well preserved in terms of architecture, way of life, folk customs and craftsmanship. The new series “Ancient Charm of China” intends …

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Ancient charm of China: ancient city of Xitang

01:07 In Jiashan County of Jiaxing City, east China’s Zhejiang Province, is Xitang, an ancient water town. With its history dating back to the Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 BC East China. Ancient City of Xitang in Jiashan County, Jiaxing City, East China’s Zhejiang Province. / Photo VCG Ancient City …

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Discover a new view of an ancient city – Travel

Artists from China and abroad perform various performances at Xizha Scenic Area in Wuzhen, a 1,300-year-old water town in Zhejiang Province, during the Wuzhen Theater Festival in October. [Photo provided to China Daily] Most of the old towns I visited on the lower Yangtze River turned out to be largely …

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An ancient city discovered in Eskişehir in Turkey

Nestled in the historic district of Seyitgazi are the remains of the oldest city of EskiÅŸehir. Shovel by shovel, Küllüoba is revealed with excavations carried out since 1996. The head of the excavation, Prof. Dr Turan Efe and Associate Professor Dr Murat Türkteki, the head of the Archeology Department of …

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Hoi An Ancient Town – UNESCO World Heritage Center

Hoi An Ancient Town The ancient town of Hoi An is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a Southeast Asian trading port dating from the 15th to 19th centuries. Its buildings and street plan reflect the influences, both indigenous and foreign, which have combined to produce this unique heritage site. The …

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Turkish dam project would wipe out ancient city

The recently released images of the ancient city of Hasankeyf are nothing short of shocking. In scenes and sounds reminiscent of the destruction of Palmyra by the Islamic State and the Taliban blowing up the Bamiyan Buddhas, stones rained in some areas following the sound of the blasts, rocking the …

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Iraqi militias find relics destroyed by IS in old town

Iraqi militiamen, who this week chased Islamic State fighters from the ancient city of Hatra, found IS had destroyed relics dating back more than 2,000 years. “Carvings and engraved images are destroyed, but the walls and towers of the Hatra Kingdom remain standing,” said Marwa Rashid, spokesperson for the Iraqi …

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Ring-shaped geoglyphs discovered near ancient city in Peru

Dozens of circular geoglyphs, some featuring multiple intertwined rings, have been identified and mapped near the ancient Peruvian town of Quilcapampa, revealing that these earthen patterns were created near ancient routes used for trade. Geoglyphs are drawings, which often form shapes or images, on the landscape. They are found all …

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Preserving Amaravati as an ancient city

The organic and historical links between the ancient city and the surrounding villages must be developed. India is on the cusp of a paradigm shift in how its much neglected heritage should be preserved. The funding shortage was almost ended with the launch of two new programs by the central …

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Ancient Town Provides New Clues to Early Life in Wyoming

For years Bryon Schroeder has heard rumors of an ancient abandoned village in central Wyoming, where archaeologists found tens of thousands of artifacts, then moved on before fully excavating the site. The site, first discovered in 1969 in Shirley Basin, has become almost legendary. When Schroeder started asking where exactly …

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Archaeologists excavate ruins in ancient city of Magdala

An ancient synagogue discovered on the shore of the Sea of ​​Galilee may have been a temple where Jesus preached, according to the Christian organization that owns the site. Archaeologists have excavated the 2,000-year-old ruins, which date back to the 1st century, in the town of Migdal in northern Israel. …

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