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The Jinshanling Great Wall

The Jingshanling Great Wall is located on the boundary between Miyun County, Beijing and Luanping County, Hebei Province. Being at a strategic defense point for the eastern area, Jingshanling has been building passes and walls as early as the Northern Qi (550-577), the Five Dynasties (907-979), Liao (907-1125) and Jin (1115-1234) dynasties. In 1410 (the [...]

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Miracles in China

Biggest Ancient Building Complex The biggest and most complete ancient building complex is the former Imperial Palace (also known as the Forbidden City) in Beijing. Longest Man-made Architecture The longest man-made architecture in the world is the Great Wall in China. It climbs and descends on the ridges of mountains in northern China and has [...]

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Wang Zhaojun

Wang Zhaojun is perhaps the best known of China’s "political brides". Wang Zhaojun was a real person, born in Zigui County (in current Hubei Province) in the Western Han Dynasty (206BC-8AD). Her name was Wang Qiang, and Zhaojun was her style name. During the Jin Dynasty (265-420), she was referred to as Mingfei (Concubine Ming) [...]

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