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Travel Guide - The Ancient Ceramics Kiln Site

The ancient ceramics kiln is located on the eastern part of Qianguashan Hill in Hongta Industrial Zone China vacation deals. It was discovered in December 1960. According to research, the kiln started the production in Yuan Dynasty and got developed by soldiers moved from Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, one of the most famous areas for ceramics production.

Plenty of ceramics were unearthed at the site, including green-glazed porcelains, blue and white porcelains, and black-glazed porcelains. The identification of these porcelains shows that the production techniques of them have reached a mature stage. The patterns on the blue and white porcelains unearthed here resemble those in Jingdezhen from Yuan Dynasty, which suggests the influence of Jingdezhen on the ceramics What & Where to buy in China production in Yuxi. The research also shows that, beside Jingdezhen, Yuxi is the earliest area in China that started producing blue and white porcelains. The production techniques in Yuxi were innovated by skilful craftsmen and the products were endowed with distinctive local characteristics. The blue and white porcelains produced in Jingdezhen were covered with white glaze while those in Yuxi were covered with green glaze. The technique called “green glaze printing with blue and white patterns” on green and blue kettle with fish and aquatic weeds unearthed in Yuxi has never been seen in other ancient kilns in China. The kettle now is preserved in the Palace Museum and its picture is collected in the General History of China.

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Get to know Verbage from Lufeng World Dinosaur Valley Park,Chuxiong

The world’s largest dinosaur fossil preservation site affordable China tours is nearly 10,000 sq meters, the largest of its kind. Over 30 sets of individual dinosaur fossils (400-odd fossils remain underground) are exhibited. It is the core protected area of China Lufeng Dinosaur National Geopark. There are also over 60 sets of restored and mounted dinosaur skeletons and other reptile fossils including some rarely seen elsewhere in the world, such as 12 complete dinosaur skulls touted as particularly rare treasures.

The dinosaur fossils in Lufeng have been sound asleep for billions of years under the red land except for when local people collected some of the fossils, known as “dragon bones”, for treating some diseases, kindling “ dragon lanterns” or using them as “toy stone beads”. No one knew the truth until the arrival of two specialists, Yang Zhongjian and Bian Meinian.

Mr. Yang Zongjian (1897-1979), the founder of Chinese Vertebrate Paleontology China Holidays as well as the father of Chinese dinosaur studies, was a native of Hua county of Shaanxi province. He was enrolled in the Department of Geology of Beijing Univ in 1917 and went abroad to the University of Munich in Germany for self-funded doctorate studies of Vertebrate Paleontology in 1924. After his graduation and return from Germany, Yang Zhongjian worked at the Central Geological Survey Center. In 1929 he worked as deputy director for the Cenozoic Research Office of the Central Center of Geological Survey and started to take charge of the excavation at the Peking Man Site in Zhoukoudian. From then on he dedicated his life to the research of Chinese vertebrate paleontology.

In 1937 after the outbreak of the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression, Yang Zhongjian transferred to Kunming city, Yunnan province, as head of the Kunming Work Station of the Central Center of Geological Survey. In October 1938, two assistants to Yang Zhongjian were on their way back to Kunming from a survey in Youmou basin and stayed overnight in Lufeng.

At that time the Yunnan-Myanmar road China shopping was under construction in Lufeng. According tothe construction workers, there were “dragon bones” at Shawan in the northwest of Lufeng. The assistants soon found some fossils in a gully to the northeast of Shawan. In 1938, Dr. Yang Zhongjian, dug out the first dinosaur fossils. The exposed string of cervical vertebrae fossils of a Lufeng Dilophosaurus opened the most brilliant page in China’s history of dinosaur excavation and research.

As of 1951, after 13 years during which the fossils experienced relocation several times, they finally settled in one place. In 1995, a large Late Middle Jurassic dinosaur site was found in Ana Dinosaur Mountain of Chuanjie township, Lufeng county, (the present World Dinosaur Valley), buried with hundreds .

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Travel Guide - Hansa Zangfang Temple in Ruili

It is one of the bigger temples in Ruili village China vacation deals, belongs to the wood railing frame architecture, grandly and beautifully, with flowery ornament. The corridor is near the door and a couple of peacocks carved into the door. Inside the zangfang, there is a tall figure of Sakyamuni sitting in the seat, gracefully and elegantly, with five disciples standing beside him. The peacocks, white elephants and kylin were drawn in the roof and the wall of the temple. Long flags hung on the girder, which made it more magnificent.

In the stockaded villages of Dai people, nearly every family has a magnificent house, and Hansa Zang House is the biggest and most magnificent one among those houses in Ruili. Zang House means “temple” and is a kind of buildings with balustrades. It is always colourfully decorated, and well known along Sino-Burma boundary Holidays in China. The temple is not very large, but there is a kindly dignitary in the temple who will enlighten you and bless you if you are lucky enough.

Hansa Zang House is a building with Dai characteristics. Hiding in bamboos and roots of Ficus microcarpa China travel service , it , together with neighbouring stockaded villages of Dai, forms a harmonious block of buildings. It is said that this is the soul of traditional buildings of Dai and artistic storehouse of Dai culture. Every Dai festival, pilgrims and tourists will come to worship in an endless stream.

“Hansa Zangfang” is the pith of Dai’s architecture and artistic treasury of Dai’s culture.

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