VR China: World of Wonders – Dafangpan City Site
Updated 14:19, 16-Apr-2019
"China: World of Wonders" is a new Virtual Reality series focusing on 10 tourist destinations in the country. It was released as part of CGTN's coverage of the Two Sessions, one of China's most important annual political meetings currently underway in Beijing.
In this episode, let's travel through time and visit an ancient city site in northwest China. Dafangpan City is 90 kilometers west of Dunhuang City in the Gobi Desert in Gansu Province. The city was shaped in a rectangular prism, 132 meters long, 17 meters wide and 6.7 meters high. According to the historical record, the city was built in the Han Dynasty (202BC-220AD) as a storage warehouse.