Ancient town

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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An ancient city discovered in Eskişehir in Turkey

Nestled in the historic district of Seyitgazi are the remains of the oldest city of Eskişehir. 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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