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Jade burial suit.  Jade has a long history in China which can date back to the early Neolithic period (about 5000 BC). In ancient China, it was associated with virtue, as Confucius said there are 11 De (virtue) in jade. It also symbolized grace and dignity. Only high officials can be buried with jade objects.

A Chinese jade burial suit; in ancient China jade was associated with virtue, as Confucius said there are 11 De (virtue) in jade; it also symbolised grace and dignity.

In the three gorges region of the Yangtse River, along a secret tributary, can be found the hanging coffins of Bawusia, placed there more than 2000 years ago.

In the three gorges region of the Yangtse River, along a secret tributary, can be found the hanging coffins of Bawusia, placed there more than 2000 years ago.

Xi'an China

Xian is a city showcasing both China, old and new, authentic yet modern. It is also a city simple to navigate and cheap to enjoy our guide to getting around in Xian.

The Mogao Caves or Mogao Grottoes , also known as the Caves of the Thousand Buddhas , form a system of 492 temples 25 km (16 mi) southeast of the center of Dunhuang, an oasis strategically located at a religious and cultural crossroads on the Silk Road, in Gansu province, China. The caves may also be known as the Dunhuang Caves, however, this term also include other Buddhist cave sites in the Dunhuang area, such as the Western Thousand Buddha Caves, and the Yulin Caves farther away.

The Mogao Caves or Mogao Grottoes , also known as the Caves of the Thousand Budd.

Get a glimpse of Chinese history with the terra cotta warriors of Xi'an.

100 Trips You Must Take In Your Lifetime

100 Trips you must take in your Lifetime - Get a glimpse of Chinese history with the terra cotta warriors of Xi'an.

Chengjiang Fossil Site, China. Inscription in 2012. Criteria: (viii)

Inscription in Criteria: (viii)

Chengjiang Fossil Site, China In the far southwest of China, Yunnan Province contains the most complete record of an early Cambrian marine c...

UNESCO's new World Heritage Sites for 2012

Chengjiang Fossil Site, China In the far southwest of China, Yunnan Province contains the most complete record of an early Cambrian marine c.

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