While the coronavirus outbreak is undoubtedly a matter of paramount importance, here are at least five factors that will put Wuhan on your list of cities to visit once it’s the outbreak has subsided.
In all of human history, there was only a handful of capitals comparable to Chang’an, among which Athens and Rome. It is arguably the longest lasting cosmopolis, flooded with foreign envoys, visitors and officials speaking six different languages.
It is the Lantern Festival in Tang dynasty China, the fifteenth day of the first month in the Chinese lunar calendar. It is an exuberant celebration when people indulge themselves by gazing at the moon or lanterns, and playing with fireworks.
Legend of the Demon Cat, Chen Kaige’s historical fantasy film based on Yoneyama Mineo’s Samana Kukai, transports viewers to the luxurious Tang capital of Chang’an, modern Xi’an.