Sudrabfox Notes


The Great Tang Mall, also called Grand Tang Dynasty Ever Bright City. It is a 2100 m pedestrian street located south of the Giant Wild Goose Pagoda and west Tang Paradise. It aligns with buildings featuring Tang Dynasty (618 – 907) architecture and sculptures telling Tang stories. In addition, tourists can enjoy street performances, various food, and shopping here. Every January and February around Chinese New Year, extra activities are held here. So… Read More

One of the decorations is calligraphy. The most common word is fú (福), meaning happiness or fortune. But you’ll rarely see it upright. In the Ming dynasty, the Emperor ordered every household to decorate by pasting fu onto their doors. On New Year’s Day, he sent soldiers to check. They found that one illiterate family pasted the word upside down. The Emperor ordered the family to be punished by death. Thankfully, the Empress was… Read More

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