Preserving the Heritage of an Imperial City – Hue

Hue, the imperial capital of Vietnam until 1945, when the last emperor, Bao Dai abdicated, is a city steeped in traditionalism, culture and art. Hue and its surroundings feature impressive monuments, ornate temples and pagodas and foremost, the imperial palace.

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Tips To Tour Shenzhen And Staying In A Luxury Hotel

Have you ever travelled to any part of the world where modernization and nature resides together? So, plan your next vacation at Shenzhen. It is considered to be China’s first Special Economic Zone. On September 6, 2010, China celebrated 30 years of establishment of the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone, in south China’s Guangdong province. However, it did not deter the place from having a rich biodiversity. The place is also famous for having a culture that has been preserved for ages. Thus, while on one hand you can enjoy folk songs, on the other you can marvel at the technological advancements that the place is proud of. But, for staying in Shenzhen, luxury hotels should be booked well in advance. These days you can buy an accommodation in Shenzhen complete with all the luxuries and comforts you dream of via the Internet – easily and conveniently.

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Ruins of Yuanmingyuan in Beijing

The Ruins of Yuanmingyuan is situated in the northwest of the Beijing City, west of Tsinghua University directly north of the 5th ring Road and less than 1 kilometers east of the Summer Palace. Before aggressive Anglo-French troops invaded China in 1860, the three gardens of Yuanmingyuan were part of a huge imperial residential and garden complex of the Qing Dynasty, set far away from the Forbidden City. At the beginning it was a gift from Qing Emperor Kangxi to his fourth son Prince Yinzhen(Emperor Yongzheng) and was mainly composed of water scenery. When construction began, the name, however, was still unknown. In 1709, Emperor Kangxi himself gave the plaque bearing the name “Yuanmingyuan ” to the garden.

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