Yin Xu, an ancient capital of a Chinese civilization from 1300 to 1046 BC, around 3000 years ago, is now an archaeological site close to Anyang, around 500 km southwest from Beijing. Tombs, palaces, bronze-ware were unearth from the site. Oracle bones and oracle bones scripts are significant discoveries in Yin Xu showing prototype of early Chinese writings. As the vital proof of Chinese civilization, Yin Xu was listed as UNESCO world cultural heritage in 2006.
Yin Xu Anyang,