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Discover China: Fabric restorers give history back its shine
The 290-cm-long and 275-cm-wide yellow Dharani Sutra Quilt was unearthed from the tomb of the Empress Dowager Cixi, a legendary female politician who had the reins of power for decades in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911).
Explain Northern Silk Road
While the ancient Silk Road is known throughout the world, another route - the Southern Silk Road that starts from Chengdu, capital of Southwest China's Sichuan province - remains little known.
About Silk Road Routes
The Silk Road is divided into 3 parts: Xi'an to Dunhuang, Taklimakan Desert to Kashgar, beyond Kashigar and starts from Changan (nowadays Xi'an), passes westwards via Lanzhou, Hexi Corridor, and splits at Dunhuang from south and north of Taklimakan Desert.
About Eurasian Silk Road
The Eurasian Silk Road refers to the Silk Road, a historical trade route that traversed the Eurasian continent and promoted China's friendly exchanges with Asian, European and African countries. As China is the home to silk, silk is the most representative commodity exported from China.
About Silk Road timeline
Looking back on the timeline, it's hard to neglect the role of the Silk Road, which was widely considered as the link connecting China and the west for the first time, as well as the inspiration for today's Belt and Road Initiative.
About Ancient Silk Road
Today, the Ancient Silk Road left not only mysteries and memories but also so many things to see, feel and touch, such as the Mogao Grottoes in Dunhuang, the wild desert Taklamakan, and ancient cities as Turpan, Kashgar and Khotan with a rich taste of cultural treasures of the Silk Road.
Tianjin port opens new route along Maritime Silk Road
A container ship loaded with 692 standard containers, departed northern China's port city of Tianjin for Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on Thursday evening.
The History of Dunhuang
Dunhuang is an oasis surrounded by desert and gravel in northwestern China. It was the main (and only) gateway to and from China on the route, known as the Silk Road, between China, Western Asia and the sub-continent of India.
Online Silk Road Conference 2019 to be held in China's Yinchuan in Sept. 5-6
Yinchuan, capital city of northwest China's Ningxi Hui Autonomous Region, will hold the Online Silk Road Conference 2019 from September 5 to 6, according to a press conference on Tuesday.
In Brescia, the Silk Road becomes the Taste Road
Silk Road int'l expo opens in China's Xi'an
A Silk Road expo opened Saturday in Xi'an, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, with the topic of poverty relief as one of its highlights.
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