Travel Information

  • Yuanjiacun Village, which has been taking advantage of its rural resources to develop its folk tourism, has attracted three million tourists each year for three years in a row with annual turnover exceeding one billion yuan (about 145 million US dollars).

  • The Silk Road was a transportation artery for the trade of silk between Asia and Europe from the 2nd century B.C. to 16th Century A.D., which helped facilitate cultural exchanges between the two continents.

  • More than 2,100 years ago, ZHANG Qian in the Han Dynasty was sent on diplomatic missions to Central Asia for two times, thus kicking off friendly exchanges between Central Asian nations and China and developing a Silk Road that runs through the West and East and connects Asia with Europe.

  • Bronze chariots that belonged to the first Chinese emperor will get new luster when they are lifted from a cramped subterranean showroom at a major museum to a new exhibition hall above ground.