Launched by China Daily, 14 participants enjoy the opportunity to feel the beauty of Chinese scenery and culture by taking part in the activity "Shanxi through the eyes of foreigners", organized by China Daily and the Shanxi Tourism Bureau.

Shanxi is regarded as an important cradle of Chinese civilization. It boasts the magnificent Taihang Mountain, the Yellow River, which has nurtured the millennia-old Chinese civilization, Wutai Mountain, which is a famous Buddhist site, the Yungang Grottoes that were carved about 1,600 years ago and the ancient town of Pingyao the best preserved ancient county in the country.