Ethnic Minorities of China

Beijing’s Drum and Bell Tower area spared from demolition

It appears that one of our favorite historical spots in Beijing, the area including the Drum and Bell Towers and surrounding hutongs – often referred to as the Gulou area – will be spared from demolition....
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Buddhist sculpture and art

Interview with Matthew Hu, Chinese cultural heritage preservationist

Beijing’s whirlwind of development, like the rest of China’s, is having serious consequences for the city’s traditional neighborhoods. In wake of such destruction and construction, who is behind the movement to protect the structures of...
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The mystic Yellow Mountain in Anhui

Saving Gulou from Demolition – a special event this Saturday, March 27

UPDATE: Unfortunately, this event has been canceled. Stay tuned for any additional updates. We at WildChina just received an email from our friends at the Beijing Cultural Heritage Protection Center regarding the rumored demolition of...
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