EARLIER this month, UNESCO added China’s 24 solar terms in its list of intangible cultural heritage.Zhejiang Province made a list that contains 24 sceneries corresponding to different solar terms. People can head out to specific sights based on the ideal solar term.

The perfect solar terms to enjoy local attractions

Jan 18, 2017
THE ancient Chinese divided the year into 24 segments, called solar terms. These embody the rhythms of nature, and the harmony between human beings and the physical ...

Sea, lakes and temples as solar terms heat up

Jan 11, 2017
ANCIENT China divided the sun's annual movement in the sky into 24 segments, giving each segment a specific solar term. This has played an important role in farming and ...

Idyllic ways to enjoy the solar terms in Zhejiang

Jan 4, 2017
THE 24 solar terms were created in China thousands of years ago, marking the sun's path through the year as a guide for farming and climate. The solar terms play an ...

The many sights and scenes for the solar terms

Dec 28, 2016
EARLIER this month, UNESCO added China's 24 solar terms in its list of intangible cultural heritage. Ancient China had divided the sun's annual motion into 24 segments, ...