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Hu Xueyan 2017-05-11
Hu Xueyan (1823-1885) is known as a renowned businessman and the founder of Huqingyutang, one of China's best two traditional medicine stores. His mansion, resplendent  with a typical Jiangnan garden is among the best preserved late Qing style buildings in Hangzhou. It is a historical monument under state protection. It is so big as to have four gates, opened at 15 Yuanbao Street, 30 Niyangci Lane, 235 Wangjiang Road, and 237 Wangjiang Road respectively. It is planned to be a tourist attraction.


Address: No.15, Yuanbao (Golden Ingot) Street, Hangzhou (杭州市元宝街15号)
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The Art of the Guqin2017-11-21
Guqin, is a traditional Chinese musical instrument with a history that spans at least three thousand years. Ranked first in the following top four traditional Chinese arts – Guqin, Chess, Calligraphy and Painting, Guqin has long been considered as the symbol of elegance and has been the long-chosen musical accompaniment for singing ancient scholars. To know or to master the art of the Guqin, then the following influential places in Hangzhou are a good place to start.
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Hangzhou, Soaked in Traditional Chinese Medicine2017-11-21
Traditional Chinese medicine has a time-honored history. As early as ancient times, through the process of struggling with nature, traditional Chinese medicine was created. When searching for food, it was discovered that plants could relieve symptoms, which is the origins of traditional Chinese medicine; hot rocks or sand and earth wrapped up with furs or tree barks eased pain when warming oneself by a fire, which is how moxibustion came into being. It is also during the process of producing tools, that the ancient Chinese discovered the stabbing of some parts of the body can ease the pain of some other parts of the body, and that is how acupuncture come into being.
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