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Brief Travel Guide - Chongdu Valley

Chongdu valley is located in Luanchuan couty of Luoyang.Emperor Liu Xiu of Eastern Han Dynasty boated twice of Yin River Yangtze River tour for this place to shake off the besiegement of King Wang Mang.He set up Eastern Han Dynasty sucessfully and bestowed this place the name. Magic history and its three extremely specialities have enabled Chongdu valley rapidly wellknown throughout the whole nation,and now it's acknowledged as one of the 10 most vitality hot scenic spots of Henan province."

To Gap 150 kilometres south-west of scenic areas of Luoyang City in the Luanchuanxian by golden rooster River, Zhu River, King Temple, node composition sets show, dinner, Sun, strange for one, has more than 100 attractions. Node within Linmaocao Feng, ringed pheasant flew along, the Four Seasons springs green, perennial Lan groups, Tsui Chuk clean water cutting, fat ducks Zhuang geese play, the Water Village affordable China tours features rich, which is called "the North one can." Zhang was a famous writer bow praise as "high-Gap Lan Tibet meticulously, Lushui Sau Chuk meditate on past conditions; Vertical view shows landscapes Wang Chuk, listen to tapes on the Tingquan. "node architectural style atmosphere, location, transport facilities, cuisine meets, improving services, facilities. Small farmers feared the tranquil center; Gaan repair bamboo grove, wearing belts snacks Shuihang clean water; Smoke forced the bamboo grove Park Corner; Wooden chairs leisure, mallard on the Valley's situation; Display and record the 20 century farming life color home; - Lake fishing, yachts visible, and so has the middle of Phnom Penh into a green Gap "leisure clubs." Hua Cao, slipway, California, stimulating the movement of drifting, dynamic entertainment once again re-create ecological Gap "workshop happy." No wonder people say tourism, and leisure to re-developed, happy and healthy to re-crossing.

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Get to know Jiuxiang Scenic Resort

Jiuxiang, a beautiful large scenic resort China vacation deals inhabited mainly by the Yi and Hui nationalities, is situated in Jiuxiang Township, over 70 kilometres away from Kunming and 47 kilometres away from the county town of Yiliang.

In Jiuxiang, mountain ridges stretch and peaks taper. Rivers Yangtze River tour and streams crisscross. Shady trees are wide-spreading. The relative height from the highest peak of the mountains to the lowest valley is about 200 metres. The elevation ranges roughly from 1,750 metres to 1,900 metres. The topography is typically of a karst type, so Jiuxiang is called the village of karst caves. There are more than one hundred karst caves in Jiuxiang scenic resort. It has been found that the caves in Jiuxiang are the largest cave group system with the most numerous karst caves in China. The stalactites in the caves take on many forms and shapes in different colours. Found in the caves are numerous natural bridges, valleys, rivers and waterfalls, which constitute a wonderful subterranean world.

With a total area of about 200 square kilometres, it consists of five smaller scenic areas, namely, the Triangular Caves (Sanjiaodong), the Overlapping Rainbow Bridge (Diehongqiao), the Upper Big Cave (Shangdadong), the Long Sandy Bank (Dashaba) and the Bright Moon Lake (Mingyuehu). Sixty-six karst caves in the area are estimably worthy of exploitation. The first phase of the exploitation project centres upon the Overlapping Rainbow Bridge which lies 45 kilometres away from the town of Yiling County. This area consists of the White Elephant Cave (Baixiangdong), the Sleeping Dragon Cave (Wolongdong), the Palace of the Goddesses (shennvgong), the Gods' Fields (Shentian) and a 600-metre long Shady Green Gorge (Yincuixia) along which tourists can have a boat ride. The entrance into the Sleeping Dragon Cave is called the Terrestrial Gate which overlooks the very depth of cave from a height of 120 metres. A spiral steel staircase of 9 windings is constructed. The waterfall in the cave has a drop of 30 metres. The Lion's Hall within the White Elephant Cave is 200 metres wide. There are a stage and a subterranean ballroom of 2,000 square metres in it. Outside the White Elephant Cave, a bridge lies 200 metres above the cave. The Palace of Goddesses is ornamented by beautiful stalactites. Shady Green Gorge winds through verdurous mountains. It is vety pleasant to have a boat ride on the stream here.

Jiuxiang is known as the "Natural Museum of Karst Caves" claiming to have the largest, most wonderful and most number of Karst Caves top 10 China tours in China. There are about a hundred caves naturally clustered into 4 groups: the Sanjiao Cave, the Dashang Cave, the Diehong Cave and the Dasha Dam Cave. Among them sixty-six caves have great commercial value and are suitable for exploitation. The caves in the area are extremely well-known for grotesquerie in shape and magnificence in its natural wonder.
Jiuxiang, home of the Yi ethnic group, has strong minority ethnic custom, a long and colorful history, and widely spread ancient myths and tales. There are the mysterious Hunting Festival, the Worship of the White Dragon Festival, the Love Song Contest, the Bullfighting, the Wrestling, the Sanxian Dance (which is a three-stringed plucked instrument), and the Rattle Stick Dance and so on. There are always too many to see, too much to experience and embrace in Jiuxiang .

Warm clothes shall be prepared before entering the area because you may get wet and cold in the boat trip visiting the karst caves and the gorges. The folk songs, dances and the local cuisine are also too special to miss. There are buses available at the gate of the Jiuxiang which is very convenient for tourists to visit any of the scenic spots.

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Learn something about Songyue Temple Tower

The Songyue Temple Pagoda is located at the south foot of Songshan Mountain, 7 kilometers northwest to Dengfeng County in Henan Province China tour deals.

Songyue Temple Tower, the largest brick tower now standing in China,The pagoda is surrounded by hills and is the oldest brick pagoda with dense eaves. With peaks rising one after another, the scenery is very beautiful.

The Songyue Temple was originally named as the Xianjü (leisure residence) Temple. It was the summer or winter palace for Emperors Xuanwu and Xiaoming in the Northern Wei Dynasty (386-534). Because Buddhism was canonized at that time, the palace was changed to the temple. Emperor Xiaoming once personally presented lectures on Buddist sutras here. The temple used to have a large scale. According to historical documents, the Buddhist temple is large and has made full use of national resources. There are more than 700 monks and over one thousand rooms. In the early Tang Dynasty (618-907), the temple got the present name. It was expanded several times. Empress Wu Zetian China best tours often lived here and changed it into her temporary palace for a while. After the Tang Dynasty, it was on the decline.

Among the original buildings, only the pagoda survived today. Other buildings, such as the Temple Gate, the Great Hall, the Samghrma Hall, the Civilian Hall and others, were all added in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). The pagoda was built during the Zhengguang reign (520-524) in the Northern Wei Dynasty with a history of over 1,400 years. It is 40 meters tall and the plane is in dodecagon with a circumference of 33 meters. The outer is divided into 15 layers with dense eaves and the inner 10 layers. The foundation is 0.85 meters in height and its structure is very simple and crude. On the four walls of the pagoda, there are doors whose openings are wide and tall. The top of the door is in pointed arch, decorated with lotus flower patterns in the shape of E. Besides the four walls travel China guide with doors, there is a shrine on each of the eight walls. The shrine is a square tower with a single layer, protruding out of the wall. Entering the pointed arch door, one can go to the inner chamber of the shrine, and see colored Buddhist frescos preserved inside. Besides, on each stage of every side of the pagoda, there are arch doors and windows with lattices, which are mostly for decoration and amount to more than 500. The spire of the pagoda is 3.5 meters high. The whole pagoda is in the shape of parabolic curve with clear and smooth lines, displaying a grand and beautiful view. Not only its artistic structure is at a very high level, but also its construction techniques are quite accurate. Therefore, the Songyue Temple Pagoda has an important position in the history of Chinese ancient architecture.

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