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Work on the "Ji Family Courtyard", dating back to the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368), in the city of Gaoping, Shanxi province, is underway.
Two large stone horses that researchers unearthed in the Nanjiao district of the city of Datong, Shanxi province, several days ago, will be housed in the local museum's warehouse and will go on display in a proper setting later on.
The China's Travel Channel is set to begin shooting a half-hour documentary in the old town of Pingyao, Shanxi province.
The village of Shangzhuang, in Shanxi province, has been doing repair work on three seriously damaged sets of housing dating back to the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368) for more than two months now, spending 2 million yuan ($328,600) on a project sponsored by the Cultural Relics Department.
The ancient town of Pingyao has embarked on a quest to resurrect the lost art of handmade lacquerware.
China came up with a repair plan, recently to restore Shanxi provinces' Wooden Pagoda, in Yingxian county, after 24 years of waiting and a deteriorating situation.
China's tallest ancient brick pagoda, Wenfeng, in the northern Shanxi Province, has been closed to the public as it has begun to lean dangerously, the local cultural relics bureau said on Thursday.
The number of tourists visiting scenic parts of Mianshan Mountain, in Shanxi province, reached a new height, this year, on the fourth day of Golden Week.
The 2013 China Datong International Sculpture Biennial, and the selection of winners of the Zengzhushao Sculpture Fellowship, got off to a great start Sept 28, at Heyang Gallery, in the city of Datong, Shanxi province.
People visit the 2013 China Datong International sculpture Biennial in Datong, north China's Shanxi Province, Sept. 28, 2013.