A Feast for the Eyes This Holiday
Art lovers in Beijing are set to enjoy the upcoming Spring Festival with an exhibition of 90 Chinese cultural relics that have been ranked "national treasures." The artefacts on display at the exhibition, which is on at the National Museum of China until March 31, include the best of relics unearthed in the 3,600-year-old Sanxingdui Ruins and 3,200-year-old Jinsha Ruins in Southwest China's Sichuan Province.
Museum Gets Green Accolades
The Sanxingdui Museum in Guanghan, Southwest China's Sichuan Province, is the third tourism destination in China to be granted the Green Globe 21 certificate.
3,000-year-old Earthenware Restored to Original Splendor
Some 700 pieces of earthenware made in the ancient Shu Kingdom have been unearthed by archeologists after they were buried thousands of years ago at the Sangxingdui Ruins in southwest China's Sichuan Province.
New Digging to Probe Mystery of Ancient Sanxingdui Ruins
Archeologists will launch a large-scale excavation at the Sanxingdui Ruins in southwest China's Sichuan Province this year to probe the mysteries of a lost civilization dating back more than 3,000 years.
Archaeological Discoveries
Hailed as one of Sichuan's most important archaeological finds linked to the ancient Shu culture after the discovery of the Sanxingdui Ruins in 1929 in nearby Guanghan, the discovery of the graveyard on Commercial Street in Chengdu was listed among China's top 10 archaeological finds in 2000.
Valuable Relics From Sanxingdui to Be Exhibited
Over 200 valuable relics, mainly bronze and jade excavated from the Sanxingdui Site in southwest China's Sichuan Province, will be exhibited later this year, according to a press conference Thursday in Chengdu.
Poet's Home Holds Secret Treasures
For Chinese literature lovers, the Chengdu Du Fu Thatched Cottage Museum is the sacred land of poetry and a national treasure. The museum is dedicated to one of China's greatest poets, and is also a great place to relax. Covering 16 hectares, the museum boasts different flowers in different seasons.
Sichuan Tourism "Flattop" Organized
Sichuan tourism's 3 magnates-4 world cultural heritages and 7 scenery spots, 2 universities and Panda Travel Group signed cooperation agreements yesterday in Chengdu, organizing the biggest travel "flattop" of Sichuan.
Sanxingdui Competes for World Cultural Heritage
On August 21, experts in architecture and cultural relics from Beijing and leaders of Provincial Planning Commission, Provincial Construction Development, Provincial Tourism Bureau and Provincial Culture Bureau gathered in Guanghan, discussing Programs on Protection of Sanxingdui and Development of Guanghan's Tourism.
Significant Discovery
Located in Guanghan, a city 40 km from Chengdu, the Sanxingdui Ruins were accidentally discovered in 1929 by a farmer digging a ditch in his field. Since then, more than 10,000 relics, some of which date back 3,000-5,000 years, have been unearthed.
Precious Relics in Jinsha Ruins
Jinsha Village in the suburbs of Chengdu, capital city of southwest China's Sichuan Province, used to be known to very few people. But a major archaeological discovery earlier this year is putting it in the limelight nationwide.
New Bronze Site Reveals Changes in Regional History
A newly found Bronze Age site some five kilometers from Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province is likely to force a revision of the accepted ancient history of this region, Wang Yi, director of the city's Cultural Heritage Archaeological Institute, announced Tuesday.
Exhibition of National Treasures Opens
A national treasures exhibition opened on the first day of the new century in the art museum of the China Centenary Altar in Beijing.
Sanxingdui Ruins Prove Diversity of Chinese Civilization
Ancient ruins located on the upper reach of China's Yangtze River have provided evidence of the diverse origins of Chinese civilization. The Sanxingdui ruins in Guanghan, Sichuan Province, are of the ancient Shu Kingdom, which can be dated back some 3,000 to 5,000 years.
Exploration of Sanxingdui Goes Smoothly
Chinese archaeologists have excavated three ditches 40 centimeters under the ground during the ongoing excavation of the Sanxingdui, an important relic site in southwest China's Sichuan Province.
Sanxingdui Used to Be Pilgrimage Center
Sacrificial offerings unearthed at the Sanxingdui, an important relic site in southwest China's Sichuan Province, have proven that the site used to be a pilgrimage center in the world during ancient times.
Fourth Excavation of Sanxingdui Ruins Begins
Archeologists have recently begun the fourth round of excavations of Sanxingdui, an important relic site in southwest China's Sichuan Province. The fourth excavation will be focused on the former palace of the Sanxingdui ancient kingdom which covers an area of 500 square meters.
Exploring Mysteries of the Sanxingdui Mound
Inner exploration for Sanxingdui, the ninth wonder in the world, was officially carried out on December 4. According to resources, the exploration gets a smooth development.
Ancient Ditches Unearthed in Sanxingdui
Chinese archaeologists have excavated three ditches 40 centimeters under the ground during the ongoing excavation of the Sanxingdui, an important relic site in southwest China's Sichuan Province. A 10-meter-long section of a ditch has been cleaned up. It is 30 centimeters to one meter wide and 20 to 80 centimeters deep.
Further Tourism Development in Sichuan Province
Zhong Mian, director of the tourism bureau of Sichuan Province, said that the province will develop a series of programs featuring three famous tourism attractions: the giant panda habitat, the scenic Jiuzhaigou resort and the Sanxingdui relics site.
Decorating Sichuan "Tourism Ambassador"
Sichuan formulates its future tourism vision recently with natural ecology and historical culture as the two keys, including Sanxingdui, Jiuzhaigou and Giant Panda and makes giant panda the real "Tourism Ambassador" of Sichuan.
Six Southwest China's Provinces Jointly Develop Tourism Market
Southwest China's Sichuan, Yunnan and Guizhou provinces, and the Guangxi Zhuang and Tibet autonomous regions, as well as Chongqing Municipality--all rich in tourist resources, have in recent years intensified their efforts to jointly tap tourist resources and develop tourism, as to gradually make it a pillar industry.
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