Posts Tagged ‘Jiangxi Travel’

Nanchang Travel

Nanchang Travel

Monday, May 11, 2009 22:03

Founded during the Han era, this provincial capital flourished under the Ming Dynasty as a center of trade. However, it is best remembered as the scene of a significant uprising led by the Communist leader Zhou Enlai, who took control of the city for a few days in 1927. Although ...

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Jiujiang Travel

Jiujiang Travel

Sunday, May 10, 2009 21:19

The gateway to Lu Shan (Lu Mountain), the ancient port of Jiujiang, was used for shipping rice and tea and, during the Ming dynasty, porcelain from Jingdezhen. Badly damaged during the Taiping insurrection, it was later opened to foreign ...

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Jingdezhen Travel

Jingdezhen Travel

Saturday, May 9, 2009 20:51

For centuries the ceramic capital of China, Jingdezhen is still one of the country's major porcelain producers. Although pottery kilns were operating here as far back as the Han Dynasty, it was the discovery of real porcelain, during the ...

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