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Daxu Old Town, a 2000-year-old town with well preserved traditional Chinese architectures and shiny stone streets in Nanning, Guangxi, China.


freemug: An alleyway in Hampton Court, home of King Henry VIII. You might recognise it from the TV programme ‘The Tudors’ which is filmed here.


Maijishan Grottoes. Located Southeast of Tianshyui City in Gansu Province on a 142 meters high hill named Maijishan, meaning "Wheat-pile Hill". Work on the grottoes started in the late 4th century and continued through successive North Wei (386-534 A.D.) and Song (960-1279 A.D.) dynasties until the 19th century. There are 194 existing caves, in which are preserved more than 7,000 sculptures made of terra cotta and over 1,000 square meters of murals.

from Mail Online

The 1,000-year-old wooden bridges that keep modern China moving: Stunning timber structures have withstood test of time

Still standing: The Qiancheng Bridge, in the village of Tangkou, which was built during the Southern Song Dynasty, which began in 1127