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T. G. I. Friday's

Tel: 0086-21-64734602

Add: 4 Hengshan Rd., Shanghai

Taijing Miao Sisters Festivals

Taijing Miao Sisters Festivals

Also dubbed as Valentines's Day of the Miao, the festival is observed by the Miao people each year from the 14th to the 16th day of the third lunar month. During the festival, young women would invite their lovers to have "Sister Meal" together, go outing, tread on drums, sing in antiphonal sytle, exchange gifts, and even decide their betrohals. A genuine reflection of people's romance life in the transition period from materiarchal to patrilineal society, this festival is dubbed as a "Festival Hidden in Flowers" and "The Oldest Valentine's Day of the Orient". 

Taishan Hotel

Add: 26 Hongmen Road, Tai'an

Tel. +0086-0538-8224-678

Taiyuan Wheaten Food Restaurant

Add:Entrance to Yinze Rd., 17 Jiefang Rd., Taiyuan.

Tel: 0086-351-2022230

Taizhou Time Plaza Hotel

★★★★

Add: No.489 Shifu Ave, Taizhou

Tel: 0086-576-88589999

Tang Paradise

Tang Paradise

 Situated at No. 99 Furong Road, New Qujiang District in the south of Xi'an, the Tang Paradise is the first theme park that displays the imperial garden culture of the flourishing Tang Dynasty (618-907) in an all-round way. It covers an area of 650,000 sq m and the water surface has an area of 260,000 sq m. The Tang Paradise consists of a number of Tang-style structures, such as Ziyun Building, Wangchun Pavilion, Fengming Jiutian Theater and Imperial Banquet Palace, in addition to the leisure equipment, the water-screen film, and the performance of Tang songs and dances.

Tang Yun Hotel

★★★★

Add: Eastern Section of Taishi St., Hancheng

Tel: 0086-913-5388181

Tangyue Archway group and Bao Family Garden

Tangyue Archway group and Bao Family Garden

Lying in the Tangyue Village of Fujie Township, Shexian County, the Tangyue Archway Group is a key historical monument under state protection. There are seven memorial archways winding their various ways into a group, both simple and elegant. They are arranged in order of loyalty, filial peity, moral integrity and justice, with the last in the middle. Around the ancient memorial archways are the ancestral temples, old residential houses and ancient pabilions. The ancient architectural structures, coupled with the beauty of the countryside, have made this site a popular location for filming movies and television dramas. 

Located close to the Tangyue Archway Group, the Bao Family Garden is a traditional Chinese private garden combining the typical ancient Huizhou-style with a potted landscape unique also to Huizhou. Known as the Mother of the Oriental Potted Landscape, the Garden has been formally applied for inclusion on the list of World Intangible Cultural Heritage Sites, as well as the Guinness Book of World Records. The Garden covers an area of 24 hectares and houses nearly 10,000 potted landscapes. The latter incorporates the finest examples of potted landscapes of different schools both at home and abroad, and abounds in rare plants from far and near. The Garden, with all its unique features, is the largest and most beautiful aristocratic manor of the Huizhou merchants. 

Tanzhe Temple

Tanzhe Temple

Located 40 kilometres west of the Forbidden City is Tanzhe temple, one of the largest temples in Beijing. Sat amongst the hills, the temple is stunning and dates back to the third century

Panjiayuan Market is seven kilometres south east of the Forbidden City

Tao Tao Ju Restaurant

Add: 20 Dishifu Rd., Guangzhou

Tel: 20-81389632

Teda International Hotel & Club

★★★★★

Add: 7 Fukang Rd., Tianjin
Tel: 0086-­22-­23005555

Temple of Marquis Wu

Temple of Marquis Wu

  Situated in the sourthern suburbs of Chengdu, the Temple of Marquis Wu was built in memory of Zhuge Liang(181-234), prime minister of the State of Shu during the Three Kingdoms period (220-280). It is the most famous temple to commemorate Zhuge Liang, Liu Bei and other heroes of the State of Shu in China, the only temple for the worship of both the king and his high-ranking official, and the most influential museum of the historical relics of the Three Kingdoms in the country. It embodies the high combonation of Confucianist culture with military ideology, and is acclaimed as a scared land of the Three Kingdom by the people at home and abroad. In 1961 it was included in the first group of the key historical monuments under state protection by the State Council.

 The Temple of Marquis Wu is tucked away in the lushly growing cypress trees, and faces south. Along the central axial line, there are a number of architectural structures, such as the front gate, the second gate, Hall of Liu Bei, Passage Hall and Hall of Zhuge Liang; and the graveyard of Liu Bei is on the western side. In the temple, tourists can find 47 clay sculptures of the historical figures of the Shu Han, more than 50 steles, over 60 plaques, and over 10 ancient cooking vessels, stoves, bells and drums.

 The newly established "Three Kingdoms Culture" Exhibition Area is composed of two parts; the exhibition hall and the external environment. The external environment consists of the Sanfen Bridge, mythological animals, auspicious sculpted animals, spirit beasts, broken pillars of the Han Palace. "Fighting for the State", "Immortal at the River" (a stone carving on the broken wall), and the carved stone preface. The exhibition hall falls into five parts, i.e., the stormy Situatuion of War. Farming and Sericulture, and Lingering Customs and Lifestyle of the Past.

Transport :  It can be reached by bus Nos. 1, 10, 57, 82 and 301

The Bell Tower

The Bell Tower

 Situated in the center of the city proper of Xi'an, the Bell Tower is the symbol of Xi'an. First constructed in the 17th year of the Hongwu reign(1384) of the Ming Dynasty, it is one of the largest, most magnificent and best-preserved architectural structures of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) in China. The Bell Tower is a wooden structure with three layers of eaves on the external carved beams, and pointed tops on the four corners. The whole building is covered with color patterns, with gilded or colored drawings, painted beams and carved pillars inside. A six-m-high top plated with gold sits on a glazed louts throne at the top of the Bell Tower,displaying the unique architectural art of the Ming Dynasty.

The Bund

The Bund

Populated by the beautiful Art Deco buildings of the European, British and American banks that settled here in the 1930s, the Bund is the best way to experience the city's colonial past. Situated on the banks of the Huang Pu River, there is something happening on the Bund every moment of the day; from locals doing tai chi in the early morning mist to families parading along the strip under the neon lights at night.

The Drum Tower

The Drum Tower

 About 30 m west of the Bell tower, the Drum tower faces south and echoes with the Bell Tower. The Drum Tower got its name from a huge in the tower, which was beat at sunset to indicate the end of the day in ancient China. Built in the 13th year of the Hongwu reign (1380) of the Ming Dynasty, the two-story Drum Tower is 33 m high, with triple eaves and a hip roof. The Drum Tower in Xi'an is the largest one of all the drum towers in China.