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City renowned for long silk tradition

Updated: 2012-08-22 07:47
By Wang Qian in Zibo, Shandong ( China Daily)

City renowned for long silk tradition

Girls dressed in silk cheongsam stand on an ancient street in Zhoucun, a district of Zibo known for its silk industry. Zhang Hongxia / For China Daily

As the capital of the Qi state for more than 800 years during the Western Zhou Dynasty (1100BC-770BC) and Warring States Period (475BC-221BC), Zibo has long been an important silk and textile production center in northern China.

City renowned for long silk tradition

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