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  • Tongxiang Indigo Print Fabric

    Tongxiang of Zhejiang province, a place abundant in cotton, has been famous for indigo print fabric since the Qing dynasty (1889–1912).

    August 12, 2016

  • Stone carving in Qingtian

    Stone carving in Qingtian

    ​The county of Qingtian, in the rolling hills of southern Zhejiang province, is famous for the stone carving crafts that are made of a high-quality pyrophyllite.

    August 12, 2016

  • Silk umbrellas

    Silk umbrellas

    China has a long history of making umbrellas, with the first collapsible one recorded as having been made in 21 AD.

    August 12, 2016

  • Yue Kiln celadon

    The Shanglin Lake area in modern-day Zhejiang province, in the cities of Shaoxing, Yuyao, Cixi and Ningbo, is the home of Yue Kiln sites where the finest celadon was produced in ancient China.

    August 12, 2016

  • Family Temple of Confucius

    Family Temple of Confucius

    Of the categories of Confucius temples, the lesser known family temples are the only ones used for enshrining Confucius and his offspring.

    August 10, 2016

  • Hangzhou Lantern Festival

    Hangzhou Lantern Festival

    Lantern Festival is an important traditional Chinese festival, closely related to the Spring Festival and marks the end of the Chinese New Year celebrations.

    August 2, 2016

  • Temple Fair at Wu Hill

    Temple Fair at Wu Hill

    Temple Fair at Wu Hill is one of the largest and oldest temple fairs in Hangzhou. Different from other places in Hangzhou, there are temple fairs at Wu Hill all year, each featuring different characteristics.

    August 2, 2016

  • Liangzhu Culture

    Liangzhu Culture

    The origin of Hangzhou can be dated back to the Neolithic Age. Throughout its long history, various cultures have settled here including the Liangzhu culture.

    August 1, 2016

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