The Great Mosque-A superb architectural complex where Islam meets China

The Great Mosque is the major spot for the religious activities of over 70,000 Moslems in Xi’an. It is also an important historical monument in Shaanxi Province. Apart from its Islamic characteristic, this mosque possesses much Chinese traditional designs and artistic outlooks. It assumes the striking features of Chinese pavilions, with painted beams and engraved…

Mark and Nigel’s private visit to the VIP section with a real close watch at the Warrior

The spring arrives, the entire museum is bathed in the sea of cherry and peach blossom. Mark and Nigel are having their special visit down to the Pit No. 1, Terra-Cotta Warrior. museum. It’s been a great experience for them, and I am happy to be their photographer:) Welcome to Xi’an.

Qin Shihuang

Qin Shihuang, who lived from 259 to 210 BC, was the cunning first Emperor of a unified China. His brilliant military victories and political stratagems ended the Warring States period, a time of disunity and upheaval. To consolidate his power, he embarked on construction projects of astonishing size and grandeur – the Terra-cotta Warriors and…