Monday, August 13, 2007

Hangzhou re-ploughs ancient octagon farmland

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An overview of farmlands in the shape of an octagon in the city of Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province, August 12, 2007. The design is a symbol of Taoism, and the field was first built in the Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279AD) for emperors to work and show their recognition to the importance of agriculture.




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