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  • Xinning Langshan National-Level Scenic Zone

    Xinning Langshan National-Level Scenic Zone

    Hunan Xinning Langshan-National-Level Scenic Zone, adjacent to Guilin in the south and next to Zhangjiajie in the north, is located where it is over ten miles away from the south of Xinnig County, covering an area of about 100 km² with 60 scenic spot having been developed.Langshan, the most representative Danxia landform in China, is a resort of elegant water, beautiful mountains and amazing caves. On this land, protuberant rock forest, sophisticated limestone karst caves, mysterious gorge groups and comely Fuyi River weave an amazing picture of green water and red precipice.In this scenic zone, there are 3 natural bridges, 10 thread of sky, to idiomatical caves, 8 rivers and stream penetrating through the whole county, over 20 splendid gorges, many kinds of plants and animals. Five main scenic zones, Zixia Cave, Mount Camel, Octagonal Village, Xiaban Mountain and Fuyi River, lie here.By Patricia
    Hunan & Other regions 2012-06-21 01:29 View:2319
  • Sanqingshan Mountain

    Sanqingshan Mountain

    Mount Sanqingshan is located in the northeast of Shangrao County in Jiangxi Province, which is known as “The top peak and the best place in the world.”The main peak is named Yujing Peak and is 1,817 meters above sea level.Mount Sanqingshan got its name because the Yujing, Yuhua and Yuxu peaks are lined just like the “Three Pure Ones” (Yuqing, Shanqing and Taiqing) sit on the mountains. Mount Sanqingshan experienced a geological movement that lasted 1.4 billion years before the rare granite peak landforms were finally formed. Odd-shaped peaks and spectacular stones, ancient trees and famous flowers, splendid springs and waterfalls, and cloud seas and mist are known as the four wonders of the mountain. Further more,Mount Sanqingshan also characterizes itself by its natural mountain viewand the Taoist manmade landscapes. Forty-eight odd-shaped peaks, 52 strange stones and more than 500 landscapes have been developed.In August, 1988, Mount Sanqingshan was approved by the State Council to become a key national scenic spot, and it covers a total area of 229 square kilometers with its highest peak,Yujing Peak, standing at 1,817 meters above sea level.Translated by Sophia
    Hunan & Other regions 2011-07-30 14:02 View:1384