The Chinese civilization is one of the oldest civilizations in the world and is said to have started to develop around 5000 years ago.
Indeed, according to the legend The Yellow Emperor (黄帝 Huáng Dì), a mythical Chinese sovereign who reigned in the 22nd century BC. JC, would be the father of Chinese civilization as well as its first emperor. It would also be during his reign that writing and Chinese martial arts were invented.
Another significant figure in Chinese history is the first emperor of the Qin dynasty, Qin Shi Huangdi (秦始皇帝), who unified in 221 BC. JC all the different kingdoms of this time in the same empire, the Empire of China. He is also considered the father of the famous Great Wall of China.
Moreover, it is to him that we owe the incredible mausoleum located near Xi An (Northwest China), where he was buried, accompanied by thousands of statues of terracotta warriors on a site of no less than 56 square km.
Over the centuries and millennia, China has therefore developed very quickly and has thus evolved under different dynasties, wars and various influences, such as the emergence of Buddhism, Taoism, or even Confucianism.
The Chinese civilization which abounds in a cultural, architectural and artistic wealth that is simply breathtaking!
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