Buddhist cave art was greatly influenced by Indian Buddhist art and emerged in China along with the spread of Buddhism starting in the Han Dynasty around the 1st Century A.D.
What was the origin of China's famous Mogao Caves, also known as the Thousand Buddha Caves? Find out here.
A continued exploration of some of the historical and artistic qualities of the famous Buddhist sculptures in China's Mogao Caves.
Learn how the features of the Buddhist statues found in caves in China evolved throughout history.
This clip takes us to the historical aesthetic of the breathtaking Fengxian Temple of the Longmen Caves, which contains the magnificent Lushena Buddha.
This clip displays the exquisite beauty of the Dazu Grotto statues. They are unique in that they depict not only religious figures but also the peacefulness of secular life.
This video shows the care and precision taken in the making of the Grand Buddha grotto statues, ultimately culminating in a stunning example of great artistry.
This video is an introduction to the famous hutongs of Beijing.
This video introduces the various types and styles of Beijing siheyuan.
This video is an introduction to Beijing's Luogu Lane, also known as "Centipede Street."
This video discusses the care taken in the remodeling of South Luogu Lane in order to preserve the charm of the ancient capital while also providing new tourist attractions and modern conveniences for its residents.
This is an introduction to the Panzhongxi, a type of folk art that exists in the Beijing hutongs.
This video introduces the famous Siheyuan number 42, once home to famous scholar from Fu Jen Catholic University.
A Taiwanese woman flies halfway across the world to see her new granddaughter. Unable to speak English and with Chinese medicine that gets confiscated by police, her determination is put to the test.
Sparked by the death of their friend, a group of old men decide to start truly living life by going on a motorcycle trip around Taiwan. But will their frail bodies be up for the challenge?
An author and documentary filmmaker Laoji believes the only thing you should do as a kid is play. His son Simba has always longed to see the polar bears. One day Laoji and his family embark on a journey others only dream about.
Zhuli Kosa is a hotel in the ancient water town of Zhujiajiao. The interior design concept aims to ‘relive the olden days of the Song Dynasty’, when Japanese aesthetics were de rigeur.
The owner of Zhuli Kosa details the painstaking efforts made in creating the ideal place to stay for Zhujiajiao visitors.