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The Wooden Pagoda of Yingxian County

The real name of the Wooden Pagoda in Yingxian County, located in Fogong Temple in the northwestern corner of the county town of Yingxian, is Sakyamuni Pagoda. Since it was built completely of timber, it has been known popularly as the Wooden Pagoda of Yingxian County. It is the oldest wooden structure extant in China, [...]

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3000-Year-Old Relics Found in Shandong

As the sea gets rough, we head inland to Daxinzhuang village of east China’s Shandong province, where 14 bronze relics from the Shang Dynasty some 3,000 years ago have been found. The find, which was made earlier this year, has great archeological significance. All 14 pieces are found in tomb No.139 at the site. Among [...]

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