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East Lake
China Travel Guide - Travel in Hubei

          East Lake
East Lake
(dōng hú 东湖), the biggest scenery tourist attraction in Wuhan (wǔ hàn 武汉) and also the largest lake within a city in China, is located on the south bank of the Yangtze River (cháng jiāng 长江) and in the east suburb of Wuchang (wǔ chāng 武昌). It covers an area of 87 square kilometers (33 square kilometers of water area). Because of its winding banks and crisscrossing ponds and brooks, it is called “a lake with 99 bays”. And it gains the reputation of “the lake looks like sea, the sea seems as the lake”. The East Lake Scenic Area was designated by the State Council as one of the first group of key national scenic areas in 1982.

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Song Dynasty City
China Travel Guide - Travel in Zhejiang

  Song Dynasty
Hangzhou Song Dynasty City
(háng zhōu sòng chéng 杭州宋城) is located at southern-west part of the West Lake scenic area (xī hú jǐng qū 西湖景区). The north of it is Wuyun Mountain (wǔ yún shān 五云山) and Qiantang River (qián táng jiāng 钱塘江) is in the south. With a slogan of "Give me one day, and I will return you a thousand years", the Song Dynasty City is the largest theme park featuring the civilization of Song Dynasty (sòng cháo 宋朝) in China. It was invested and built by Hangzhou World City Song Dynasty City Zhi Ye Co. Ltd (háng zhōu shì jiè chéng sòng chéng zhì yè yǒu xiàn gōng sī 杭州世界城宋城置业有限公司). The Song Dynasty City was regarded as top ten beautiful sceneries in Zhejiang Province and one of the top ten new sights in Hangzhou City. In 2000, it was awarded as the first batch national four-A scenic area.

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Hangzhou Zhang Xiaoquan Scissors
Learn Chinese - History and Culture
           
Zhang Xiaoquan Scissors are produced in Hangzhou City, the provincial capital of Zhejiang Province in East China. In China, the brand Zhang Xiaoquan represents not only scissors, but also profound Chinese culture. Every generation worked hard to keep its reputation. In the past 300-odd years of history, Zhang Xiaoquan has never been more popular than today.
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蚍蜉撼树 ( pí fú hàn shù )
Learn Chinese - Chinese Idiom

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Han Yu (hàn yù 韩愈)was a famous poet of the Tang Dynasty ( tàng chào 唐朝,618-907). In one of his poems he wrote, "An ant tries to topple a giant tree, ridiculously overrating its ability."This idiom later was used to indicate overestimating one's power and trying to overthrow someone much stronger.

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Shanghai Antique Market (上海古玩市场)
China Living Tips - Shopping & Leisure

A house, a shopping mall and a street (一楼一城一条街) are the major three antique markets in Shanghai.

A House---TREASURE HOUSE MARKET (藏宝楼)

Teasure House Market"Treasure House", the true name of "FUYOU ROAD CRAFTS MARKET"(福佑路工艺品市场), it's used to be Fuyou Antiques Market. This market attract crowds of amateur collectors every Sunday morning on the lookout for a wide variety of objects such as paintings and calligraphy, pottery and all sorts of curios.
Add: Fangbang Lu 457, Shanghai
Tel: 021- 63262733

 

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A Chinese American tells you: What do foreigners get up to in China?
Foreigners in China - Foreigners in China

Have you ever wondered what brings foreigners to China and what do they do while they are here?

On the streets and lanes of China, we see increasing numbers of foreigners. Speaking various foreign languages or strangely-toned Chinese, they have become part of our life. It is now quite common to see blond hair on the people walking along the street. The sight of a foreign face is no longer a novelty.
But foreigners remain a tiny minority in China. Few people know them well. Many ask themselves: What brings foreigners to China, and what do they do while they are here?
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Central South University
Study in China - Colleges and Universities

Central South University (CSU) is a comprehensive and national key university under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education in China. CSU was established in April, 2000 on the basis of the amalgamation of the three former individual universities, namely Central South University of Technology, Hunan Medical University and Changsha Railway University. CSU is situated in Changsha, Hunan. Gao Wenbing is secretary of the Communist Party of China's CSU Committee, and Prof.Huang Boyun, an academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, is president of CSU.

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International Friendship Stories --- I met a wonderful girl.. Anna
About ForeignerCN.com - WorldFriends Networks

International Friends --- I met a wonderful girl.. Anna
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WorldFriends Networksi speak with anna ..who lives in london now very frequently..and we are both in relationships ...i can only hope when she finds the time to come visit with me ..that i can make her journey here half as enjoyable as mines was there...i now count anna as one of my best friends..and i know she counts me the same way ..and all i can say is it was one of my better decisions to join World Friends. thank you for letting me get to know one of the nicest families i have ever met..

 

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