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King Qian Liu of Wuyue Kingdom 2017-05-11
Qian Liu is one of the famous natives of Hangzhou and the founder of the Wuyue Kingdom during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period. He ruled roughly present Zhejiang Province as a king for 41 years. During his period, Wuyue prospered economically and lead the rest of Jiangnan area in such businesses as fishery, salt trading and silk production. This land of happiness ruled by King Qian Liu was the cradle of a wealth of talents who in turn contributed to its unique regional culture that continues to this day. Besides developing the region’s agriculture, expanding Hangzhou and building seawalls, King Qian Liu also built an embankment against the furious Qiantang River Tidal bore, to which an interesting folklore has been devoted.

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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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