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Jin merchants civilization

2013-10-17

Jin merchants, also known as Shanxi province merchants, were the most powerful and prominent merchant guilds during the Ming and Qing dynasties.

Yellow River civilization

2013-10-17

The Yellow River is at the center of Chinese civilization and, in the eyes of many Chinese, is China’s mother river, whose culture represents Chinese civilization.

Guanyu

2013-10-17

The Guan Gong Temple, in the town of Xiezhou is the largest temple of its kind in the world and is on China’s historical protection list.

Ancient Great Wall

2013-10-17

Shanxi province has many sites along the Great Wall, putting it in a lead position in the number of sites, along approximately 3,500 kilometers in all.

Buddhism civilization

2013-10-17

Buddhism was introduced to Shanxi province as early as the Eastern Han Dynasty (AD25-220) and became quite popular in the Southern and Northern Dynasties (AD420-581).

Pagoda tree civilization

2013-10-17

This old tree, also called the Big Pagoda Tree, is near the city of Linfen, Shanxi province and is considered a holy place by many Chinese, where they can worship their ancestors.

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