One of the most renowned mountains in China, Mount Huang is situated the province of Anhui. The mountain is famous since antiquated times, where legendary stories spoke of mythical characters who found the secret of immortality on the mountain. It is the only 'object' to have a Chinese painting style named after it. On this episode of Chinese Touch, we'll travel up Mount Huang and learn why it has become a symbol of China for the Chinese themselves.
The ancient city of Ping Yao stands in China's Shanxi province. The walled city was established 2700 years ago and is one of the best preserved ancient walled cities in China. Many of the dilapidated buildings have stood for hundreds of years, however despite being situated in one of China's poorer areas, it was once very rich and prosperous. On this episode of Chinese Touch, we'll take you to visit the Ancient Han city of Ping Yao.
To Tibetan Buddhists, Jokhang Temple and Pargor Street running around it, are at the heart of their beliefs. It’s here that their Buddhist faith and daily lives come together.On this episode of Chinese Touch, we'll explore this ancient temple and learn why it is so significant to the lives of local Tibetans.