• The Daming Palace

    The Daming Palace

    This is an extraordinary history. The Tang Dynasty (618-907) was then the most powerful on the earth. And in its centre was a building, the Daming Palace, the very embodiment of an express’s dreams and ambitions.

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  • The Leifeng Pagoda

    The Leifeng Pagoda

    Next to the West Lake in Hangzhou, stands a well-known pagoda, called leifeng Pagoda. Legend has it that a white snake, which changed into a kind-hearted girl in order to seek true love, was imprisoned by a monk called Fa Hai under this pagoda.

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  • The Huaqing Palace

    The Huaqing Palace

    As the most gorgeous spring palace in Chinese history, famous for a beautiful yet heart-breaking romance, it witnessed the decay of the Tang Dynasty.

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Part 1- The miraculous Xianyang Palace of the Qin Empire

Xianyang, a small city in the west China, used to be the capital of the mighty Qin Empire 2,000 years ago.

Part 2- The towering buddhist pagoda

In the 5th century, China was struggling with unrest. A woman with overwhelming power ordered the construction of a spectacular pagoda in hope of blessing on her dynasty.

Part 3- Eternal regrets of the Daming Palace

This is an extraordinary history. The Tang Dynasty (618-907) was then the most powerful on the earth. And in its centre was a building, the Daming Palace, the very embodiment of an express’s dreams and ambitions.

Part 4- The Huaqing Palace in the heyday of Tang Dynasty

In this episode, archeologists are going to recapture the magnificence of the HUaqing Palace of the Tang Dynasty.

Part 5- Seeking a dream in Lin´an

On the north bank of he lower reaches of the Qiantang River, there is an ancient city. In 589 A.D., Emperor Wen of the Sui Dyansty changed its name from Qiantang County to Hnagzhou for the first time in history.

Part 6- The king and the buddhist pagoda

Next to the West Lake in Hangzhou, stands a well-known pagoda, called leifeng Pagoda. Legend has it that a white snake, which changed into a kind-hearted girl in order to seek true love, was imprisoned by a monk called Fa Hai under this pagoda.

Part 7- The legendary porcelain tower

Many poets and painters who had been to China depicted the gorgeous tall tower in Nanjing: " You cans ee the quaint ancient Tower of Porcelain towering into the sky". Westerners branded it as "The Tower of Porcelain of Nanjing" for its splendid and colorful glaze.