Kaifeng

What is Kaifeng known for?


architectural works

WikiPedia:Kaifeng


science discovery

the 10th century. Temple, Robert. (1986). ''The Genius of China: 3,000 Years of Science, Discovery, and Invention''. With a forward by Joseph Needham. New York: Simon and Schuster, Inc. ISBN 0671620282. Page 135. Needham, Joseph. (2000). ''Science and Civilization in China: Volume 6, Biology and Biological Technology, Part 6, Medicine''. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p.154 A Song Dynasty (960–1279) chancellor of China, Wang Dan

(957–1017), lost his eldest son to smallpox and sought a means to spare the rest of his family from the disease, so he summoned physicians, wise men, and magicians from all across the empire to convene at the capital in Kaifeng and share ideas on how to cure patients of it. Temple, Robert. (1986). ''The Genius of China: 3,000 Years of Science, Discovery, and Invention''. With a forward by Joseph Needham. New York: Simon and Schuster, Inc. ISBN 0671620282. Page 135&

;ndash;136. From Mount Emei in Sichuan, a Daoist (Daoism) hermit, a nun known as a "numinous old woman" and "holy physician"—who Temple says was associated with the 'school of the ancient immortals' and thus most likely specialized in 'internal alchemy'—introduced the technique of inoculation to the capital. Temple, Robert. (1986). ''The Genius of China: 3,000 Years of Science, Discovery, and Invention


landscape painting

of Kaifeng, China, circa 1900 200px thumb right Kurdish Jews (Image:KurdJewwomenRowendez905.jpg) in Rawanduz, Iraqi Kurdistan, 1905 '''Li Tang''' ( , style name '''Xigu''' 晞古) (c. 1050 – 1130) Barnhart 1997, 373. was a Chinese (China) landscape (Landscape art) painter (Painting) who lived between the late Northern and early Southern Song (Song Dynasty) dynasties. He


setting water

as "Meeting Zhou Tong By Chance (Media about Zhou Tong#How Wu Song became Zhou's student)" and "Swordplay under the Moon" belongs to the "Wang School Shuihu" of Yangzhou storytelling. It acts as a ''shuwai shu'' ( WikiPedia:Kaifeng


famous place

tollfree fax hours price content A famous place to get the Kaifeng specialty, baozi, in best quality. These baozi contains soup, so be careful when eating them. *


small temple

At the bank of Baogong Lake, buses 1 and 20 phone tollfree fax hours 08:00-17:30 price ¥20 content Temple built to honor Lord Bao. * WikiPedia:Kaifeng


cultural power

increased from 12,000 households to over 250,000 inhabitants after Kaifeng was sacked by invading armies. This began a shift of political, economic and cultural power from northern China to southern China. The east coast of southern China remained a leading economic and cultural center of China until the Republic of China. Today, southern China remains economically more prosperous than northern China. During the Sui Dynasty the county administration was promoted to prefecture


stone based

came from India. Ancient Chinese tomb model representations of multiple story residential towers and watchtowers date to the Han Dynasty (202 BC–220 AD). However, the earliest extant Buddhist Chinese pagoda is the Songyue Pagoda, a 40 m (131 ft) tall circular-based brick tower built in Henan province in the year 523 AD. From the 6th century onwards, stone-based structures become more common, while the earliest are from stone and brick arches found


song period

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together; such was the case of the Southern Song capital at Hangzhou. After the mass exodus from the north, people brought Henan-style cooking and foods (popular in the previous Northern Song capital at Kaifeng) to Hangzhou, which was blended with the cooking traditions of Zhejiang. However, records indicate that already in the Northern Song period, the first capital at Kaifeng sported restaurants


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Kaifeng

'''Kaifeng''' ( ), known previously by several names (see below), is a prefecture-level city in east-central Henan province (province of China), People's Republic of China. It was once the capital of the Northern Song Dynasty.

There are currently nearly 5 million people living in its metropolitan area. Located along the southern bank of the Yellow River, it borders the provincial capital of Zhengzhou to the west, Xinxiang to the northwest, Shangqiu to the east, Zhoukou to the southeast, Xuchang to the southwest, and the province of Shandong to the northeast.

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