Ancient Ruins & Temples

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Reach out and touch an ancient culture. These places bring history to life.
Xi'an Wall Changle Gate, Xi'an, ChinaXi'an Wall Changle GateXi'an, ChinaBy far one of the coolest experiences I had on my trip to China a few years ago was when we had the opportunity to cycle along the city walls in...Dazu, Chongqing, ChinaDazuChongqing, ChinaThe steep hillsides of the Dazu area contain an exceptional series of rock carvings dating from the 9th to the 13th century. They are remarkable...Dazu, Chongqing, ChinaDazuChongqing, ChinaThere are more than 10,000 carvings dating from the late 9th to the mid-12th century which depict themes of Tantric Buddhism and Taoism....Xi'an, ChinaXi'anChinaTerracotta Warriors - The first pit - where around 2000 warriors have been excavated and painstakingly put back together like a giant jigsaw puzzleXi'an, ChinaXi'anChinaTerracotta Warriors. Spend an afternoon having a look through the pits. So far only 2000 have been unearthed and put back together like a giant...Xi'an, ChinaXi'anChinaThe warriors were found by accident, by farmers digging for water. A meter to one side and they may have been missed!Qin Terracotta Warriors, Xi'an, ChinaQin Terracotta WarriorsXi'an, ChinaOver 700,000 workers were involved in the project of creating the mausoleum for the Qin Emperor.Qin Terracotta Warriors, Xi'an, ChinaQin Terracotta WarriorsXi'an, ChinaAmazing discovery by local farmers on these Terracotta WarriorsXi'an, ChinaXi'anChinaThe famous Terracotta Warriors - the mausoleum of the first Qing emperorYungang Grottoes, Datong, ChinaYungang GrottoesDatong, ChinaYungang Grottoes outside Datong, China - not far from Beijing. Pretty amazing Buddha carvings and statues.The Palace Museum, Beijing, ChinaThe Palace MuseumBeijing, ChinaHall of Supreme Harmony The Hall of Supreme Harmony is the largest hall within the Forbidden City. It is located at its central axis, behind the...Great Wall of China, Beijing, ChinaGreat Wall of ChinaBeijing, ChinaThe Great Wall of China is one of the main attractions in Beijing. This is from one of my many visits to the wall. It's part of the Mutianyu...Great Wall of China, Beijing, ChinaGreat Wall of ChinaBeijing, ChinaOnce you step on it, it takes your breath away. It's mind blowing to think that this massive Great Wall was built by hands. Right through the...
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