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Visit expo & secure your free tour to amazing Ningde, apply now!

        In order to promote the electric motor industry and local tourism resources, the government of Ningde invites you for a FREE tour to the 7th Cross-Strait Electric Motor and Appliance Exposition and the 17th Ningde Investment Fair (also known as the Ningde Expo), which will be held from June 17th to 19th this year. The organizing committee will offer free access to the expo, free dining, accommodation, and a complimentary one-day tour in Ningde to potential visitors who are interested in the expo and fair and are engaged in related

Breathtaking Danxia landform in Taining County of Fujian

 Danxia landform in Taining - Mountains formed from reddish sandstone which has been eroded over millions of years to create amazing landscape   Located in northwest part of Fujian, Taining County is famous for its amazing Danxia landform with deep-cutting canyons, exotic caves, clean water and primitive ecology. Danxia, which means "rosy cloud", is a special landform which is found only in China and is formed from reddish sandstone that has been eroded over time into a series of mountains surrounded by curvaceous cliffs and many unusual rock

7 of the most stunning spots in Fujian

Fujian is blessed with a rich history and beautiful natural landscapes, which make it a unique tourist attraction. With year-round warm weather and a humid climate, Fujian is hospitable for travelers in all seasons. However, it is not yet a popular spot on many visitors' itineraries.   Pingtan     Floating on the East China Sea, Pingtan Island enjoys a growing reputation as a rustic getaway with scenic spots and savory local seafood dishes. It is China's fifth largest island and is also Mainland China's closest point to Taiwan. Transport: Arrive in

Get a different taste of China - Discover the Hakka community in Southern Fujian

  Get off the beaten path in southern Fujian, amidst scenic rivers, impressive mountains and a community of people who have settled into this peaceful existence.   The History Seven hundred years ago, waves of Han people fled from war-torn central China to south Fujian in search of refuge. These peace-lovers eventually settled down in the inland regions where scenic rivers wove around impressive mountains. These refugees were called Hakka (客家, meaning “guest” in Mandarin), and are today often mistaken for their own ethnic minority, even

Xiamei, a peaceful village almost untouched by modern world in Fujian

Xiamei village has a rich past, but now it's fading into history, He Na and Hu Meidong report from Wuyi Mountain, Fujian province. Wearing light blue clothes with small black flowers, her white and gray hair wrapped up in a bun, Zhu Ezai sits on a bamboo chair and stares at a small pile of Dahongpao tea on the table in front of her. With quick, repeated movements, the 80-year-old busily picks out bad tea stalks, dust and yellow leaves. The room where Zhu works is in a two-story house built during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Its gray walls are discolored by damp and are crumbling with age.

Top 5 fascinating Chinese destinations you may not know

  1. Fujian Tulou The Fujian Tulou, or Fujian earthen structure, is a type of Chinese rural dwelling that is unique to the Hakka minority in southern Fujian, China. A Tulou is a large, circular or rectangular, enclosed earthen building with extremely thick walls. These structures are usually three to five-storeys tall and can accommodate around 80 families. The thick walls of the Tulou are made by compacting earth, stone, bamboo and other readily available materials, and are usually six feet thick. The result of these walls is a structure that is wind and earthquake