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  • Mongolian Costume Festival

    2013-07-22 13:35

    Models present traditional Mongolian clothes during the annual Mongolian Clothing Festival in Ulan Bator, Mongolia, July 20, 2013.

  • Weaving clouds of color

    2013-07-22 02:27

    Nanjing was the ancient capital of six dynasties, and in August, it will come under the limelight again as the host city of the 2nd Asian Youth Games.

  • Ancient Xanadu still amazes

    2013-07-21 09:35

    Built in 1259, Xanadu shaped Westerners' perception of a wealthy Oriental land after Marco Polo described the town in flamboyant language in his work.

  • Rat, rabbit head sculptures on display

    2013-07-19 09:46

    The bronze heads of a rat and a rabbit, donated by the Pinault family of France in April, are on display at the National Museum of China.

  • UNESCO to review Bingling Temple Grottoes in China

    2013-07-19 09:22

    Bingling Temple Grottoes, filled with Buddhist statues, stupas and murals, were a work in progress between the 4th and 10th centuries.

  • Teens join summer camp on world heritage

    2013-07-18 11:06

    International Youth Summer Camp on Chinese World Heritage opens in Suzhou city, east China's Jiangsu province, July 17, 2013.

  • Xixia Kingdom's antiques displayed in Harbin

    2013-07-17 14:07

    A public exhibition presenting elaborate antiques of the Xixia Kingdom opens in Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang province, July 16, 2013.

  • World heritage site: Malacca

    2013-07-16 10:22

    Melaka and George Town, historic cities located in the Straits of Malacca, were added to the list of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites in July 2008.

  • Ancient music brought back to life

    2013-07-15 14:21

    On June 8, China's Eighth National Cultural Heritage Day, music many people thought had disappeared centuries ago was played in the Forbidden City.

  • Cooperating for posterity

    2013-07-15 13:18

    Many imperial treasures gathering dust in the Forbidden City will soon see the light of day again, restored to their former glory under a rescue project.

  • Kangxi ceremony performed in Chengde, N China

    2013-07-12 14:48

    Kangxi ceremony is performed in Chengde, North China's Hebei province, July 11, 2013.

  • Masks reveal unknown worlds

    2013-07-12 09:41

    The Paris-based Musee du Quai Branly is finally coming to Beijing with an exhibition of 100 masks expressing the dramatic link between people and the unknown world.