The Shanghai Museum holds a number of national treasures, and make sure to check out China's provincial museums as well.
Few migrants’ lives along the ancient Silk Road have been known in such detail as those of Wirkak (Shi Jun) and Wiyushi (Kang Shi)
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The monumental sculptural complex at Mt. Baoding, Dazu in China consists of nearly 10,000 painted and gilded images of Buddhist deities and narrative scenes carved out of sandstone.
Journey to the Purple Mountain and the burial of the first Ming emperor
Imagine peering into a cave and seeing a monumental carved Buddha peer right back at you.
A 14th-century physician climbs Mount Hua.
A Chinese garden in which each perspective was carefully orchestrated to achieve beauty and a sense of pleasure for the visitor.
The emperor's terracotta army was intended to demonstrate his power in this life, and to extend it into the world of the dead.
An imperial surprise: staging Europe in China
Every inch of this contemplative space was carefully crafted—there’s bamboo, patterned paving, and scholar’s rocks.
The writing on these bones is 3000 years old, but scholars can decipher an incredible 40 percent of the characters.
Not for everyday use, this ritual bronze vessel is significant in function and in heft. It weighs over 400 pounds!