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biggest and most important holiday falls on the lunar new year,
typically in late January or early February, but if your plans bring you
to China for Gregorian New Year’s Eve, you ...
Written by Lydia, August 2012
Mid-Autumn Festival, also called the Moon Festival, is the second most
important holiday of the year after the Lunar New Year. The event occurs
on the fifteenth day of the eighth lunar ...
Chinese New Year is to China
(and much of Asia) what the Christmas season is to the West. This most
important holiday of the year in China is a time when families gather
together to honor their ...
Written by Lydia, February 2013
With the winter solstice comes short days and cold temperatures, and in China, one of the most significant festivals of the year, the Dongzhi or Winter Solstice Festival. With the festival ushering ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, August 2012
A typical spectacle throughout Asia ,
dragon boat racing is as enthralling as it sounds, as dozens of racers
board these long boats and vie to see who is number one. Perhaps no
dragon boating ...
Written by Emma, Australia, February 2012
Home to many different ethnic minorities, Guilin plays host to a number of colorful festivals and traditions which highlight their unique cultures. Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken ...
There are a number of traditional festivals in China, which fall at different times of the year depending on the lunar calendar. Each festival has its own unique origins and customs. The biggest and ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, March 2012
As with previous years, the 2012 Peach Blossom Festival will be held
daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. from late March to early April (March
25-April 20) at the Nanhui Peach Blossom Village in Shanghai ...
Tanzhesi Temple Zen Tea Culture Festival – Jul. 7 to Sep. 10 2011
One of Beijing’s oldest and best-known temples, the Tanzhesi (or Tanzhe) Temple is holding a Zen Tea Culture Festival from July ...
Chinese New Year, also called Lunar New Year or Spring Festival, is an exciting time to be in Beijing. As China‘s most important holiday, Chinese New Year gives visitors a chance to experience some ...
Chinese New Year is China‘s most important holiday and a fascinating time to be in Shanghai if you play your cards right. The history of the holiday, referred to as Spring Festival in China, dates ...
Every winter since the 1980, the frigid city of Harbin in northern China has hosted one of the world’s most visually stunning holiday displays, the Harbin Ice Festival. A far cry from the ice swans ...
hasn’t been a very exciting place to ring in the New Year, but locals
are beginning to jump on the Western holiday bandwagon. If you’re
traveling in Beijing this New ...
Written by Lydia, July 2012
isn’t typically a destination associated with beer drinking, but each
August, the coastal city of Qingdao plays host to the Qingdao
International Beer Festival, the largest of its kind in ...
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Doing what: Best of Shanghai Day Tour including Jade Buddha Temple and The Bund
New China Destinations on Viator!
Discover new cities in China to explore in 2012! In our quest to continually find fresh places for you to explore, the Viator team is planning to offer tours in many new Chinese cities this year. Check out the giant pandas in Chengdu, the stunning West Lake in Hangzhou and take a cruise down the Yangtze River this month!