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Yongzhou Yangming Mountain National Forest Park

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Located in the northeast of Shuangpai County, Yangming Mountain National Forest Park is a natural tourist resort with high mountains, clear water, dense trees and fascinated scenery. On mountain top, you may find undulant mountains penetrate into the clouds and unique hillside trees.

At the peak of Yangming Mountain, there are numerous wild azalea. It is known as the best azalea in China. At May, the azaleas are seen booming here.

Yangming Mountain in Shuangpai has always been known as a famous mountain since ancient times, enjoying unique sceneries featuring "ancient, rare, smart, and elegant", a long-standing "harmony" culture tradition, as well as a profound Buddhism origin.

The Mountain has long been known as the blessing land and honored as the most harmonious Mountain by overseas guests. It is said that Wangshou Temple on the mountain is the place where the seventh Buddha died. It has been attracting many people from all over the world for hundreds of years. There are also many spectacular wonders and fantastic scenic spots in Yangming Mountain National Forest Park. As one of the eight recommended new tourist attractions in Hunan, Yangming Mountain is a good place for sightseeing.

Yangming Mountain in Hunan Province shares the same name and has profound historical ties with the other Yangming Mountain in Taiwan. In 2006, Yangming Mountain on the mainland established the brotherhood relationship with Yangming Mountain in Taiwan. By now the Mountains have become platforms for promoting harmonious cross-strait ties.

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  • Yongzhou Introduction

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    The unique landscape and fantastic culture make Yongzhou a wonderful place to visit in Hunan Province.Linking Hunan Province with various coastal cities in Southern China, Yongzhou is famous for many sites of historic and cultural interest, including Mount Jiuyi where Emperor Shun died during his southern trip, Liuzhi Temple built in memory of the distinguished writer Liu Zhongyuan (773 AD-819AD) of the Tang Dynasty, and the Wuxi Park where hundreds of stone carvings have been left by many celebrities across history.The city’s unique landscape and fantastic culture make Yongzhou a wonderful place to visit in Hunan Province. Mount Jiuyi, Mount Emperor Shun and Mount Yangming all have amazing scenery. The King Pan Hall is a holy place for the Yao people to worship their ancestors. The ancient battlefield in Qianjia Cave exhibits the Yao people\'s unconquerable spirit. Female scripts in Jiangyong County, a unique writing system only learned and used by local women, show the diversity of human culture. All these splendid scenes and rich cultures have attracted many tourists from home and abroad.
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  • Yongzhou Qianjiadong Scenic Area

    Yongzhou Qianjiadong Scenic Area

    Qianjiadong is a natural scenic area integrating limpid water, beautiful waterfalls, and spectacular caves, green mountains in thousands of postures and hot springs.Qianjiadong comprises of three basins, including the upper and the middle basin, with an area of 200 square kilometers. In the language of the Yao nationality, Qianjiadong of Jiangyong means a valley where thousands of households live. Inside the area, there are 80,000 mu of primitive forests and 28 kinds of rare and precious animals under state’s key protection. It is celebrated as the gene pool of flora and fauna resources of South China. Qianjiadong Scenic Area was ranked into the list of the provincial scenic area in the year 1998.According to historical records, the ancestors of the Yao nationality inhabited Qianjiadong, living and working in peace and contentment. There was only one stone cavern entrance to the cavern. The cavern was embosomed by mountains all around, with fantastic rock peaks, pouring waterfalls and dense forests. Inside the cavern, the earth is fertile and there are wide fields, with a river going through it.
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  • Yongzhou-Mount Emperor Shun National Park

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  • Yongzhou-Mount Emperor Shun National Park

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    Located in the northwestern part of Dong\'an County, Mount Emperor Shun National Forest Park was once called Jinfeng Mountain and later it acquired its present name from Emperor Shun who died during a hunting trip here. The park covers an area of 14553.6 hectares with forest coverage of 91.8 percent. In this park, the beautiful mountains, elegant lakes, amazing stones and vast forests constitute beautiful scenery. Also it is called \"the gene bank\" for various plants and wild animals and \"a natural oxygen bar\". Therefore the park is praised as paradise on earth and it is an attractive destination for tourists to be close to nature.Transport: Take public buses in Dong\'an County to Taimiaokou and then take a taxi to the destinationTel: (86)746-4611229Admission(for reference): RMB 218 yuan/adultOpening hours: 7:30-18:00
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  • Jiuyi Mountain National Forest Park

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