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Travel Guide - Longtan Park & Liuhou Park

Longtan Park

Longtan Park is a large scale scenic area embraced by verdant mountains, featuring karst natural scenery, ethnic customs of minorities in southern China last minute China travel deals and the subtropical karstic plantscape. In the park, 24 mountains in distinct shapes, such as the Sleeping Tiger Mountain, Beauty Peak and Peacock Mountain etc., stand among a lake(Mirror Lake), two ponds (Long Pond and Lei Pond) and four valleys, and over 700 types of subtropical plants filled the gap in deep green.

While enjoying the breathtaking scenery in this park China travel service, visitors also have chance to encounter with the ethnic buildings and the customs of the minorities in Southern China and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. the Longtan Wind and Rain Bridge is definitely a amazing artwork of Dong people. Besides, you can also enjoy the ethnic songs and dances performance in the minority village along with some local flavors including oil tea, bamboo rice and sour fish etc.

Liuhou Park

With an area of about 20 hectares, this park was originally built in Tang Dynasty in memory of the great literate, Liu Zongyuan who was once the governor of LiuzhouChina Educational tours. Liu Zongyuan was a famed literate, ideologist and politician in the Tang Dynasty. In Liuzhou, there are some places of historical sites related to him, such as the Liuhou Memorial Temple, Liu Zhongyuan Cenotaph, Luo Pool, Juxiang Pavilion etc. This park was extended on the basis on of the Liuhou Memorial Temple in 1909.

Inside the park, there is a 7 hectares large artificial lake, and the curved bridge beautify the lake, verdant trees, pavilion and rockery decorated this lake even more beautiful and elegant. Besides, there are also some other recreational facilities including Miniature Garden, zoo and Children's Park. So if you have been to Liuzhou, this place should be on the list of your touring routes.

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Travel Guide - The Alu Ancient Cave

The Alu Ancient Cave is seen as the most beautiful cave in Yunnan Province China vacation deals. It is one of the most grand natural caves in Asia.

The Alu Ancient Cave is situated within the spectra of Luxi County in Southeast Yunnan. It is actually a large syntheses of grotesque limestone caves, which once used as the settlement for one wild tribes. It is considered as the most wonderful cave in Yunnan Province. The Alu Ancient Cave consists of nine peaks and eighteen distinct caverns. It is the main cave of the whole scenery, which is made up of Dongyuan Cave, Biyu Cave top China travel service, Yuzhu Cave and Yuzhu Cave.

Covering an area of 1.5 square kilometers, the Alu Ancient Cave Scenic Spot has exploited a three-kilometer tour route to the public with a water cave and three land caves. There are different kinds of stone modalities in the caves like flowers, bamboo shoots, windows and curtains.

The Alu Ancient Cave has a quite long history of several hundreds of millions of years. When the old sea in now Yunnan and Guizhou provinces rose and became the land, the large amount of calcareous material in the sea turned into limestone gradually.

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Don't miss Xixi National Wetland Park for your Hangzhou travel

Situated in the western part of Hangzhou, Xixi National Wetland Park affordable China tours is a rare urban wetland with rich ecological resources, simple natural landscape. It is the first and only wetland park in China combining urban life, farming and culture. 

Three Causeways and Ten Sights

The three causeways are Causeway Fu, Causeway Lu and Causeway Shou, which means fortune, prosperity and longevity in Chinese. Causeway Fu is 2,300m long and 7m wide, stretching through the park from south to north. Causeway Lu is 1,600m long and 7m wide, stretching through the core reserve area from west to east. With a total length of 3,600m and a width of 4.5m, Causeway Shou is the longest of the three, stretching from south to north. Crisscrossing waterways and ancient trees form an ecological landscape.

The ten sights are Qiuxue Hut, Water Mirroring Red Persimmons, Exhibition of Dragon Boat Culture, Lotus Flower Eco-Reserve Area, Charm of Hong's Villa, Boat-rowing in the Moonlight, Fog and Water Fishing Village, Xixi Plum Villa, Gao's Villa China travel service, and Music Appreciation in Hezhu.

(1) Aesthetic Features of Xixi
Xixi is a wetland with distinct aesthetic features, namely simplicity, coldness, elegance and wildness.
Simplicity relates to plainness or the consideration of 'back to nature'; Coldness connotes tranquility far from noisy city;
Elegance means it is a place boasting artists and literary figures. Wildness suggests this is a pure land in human society;
Due to its rural landscapes and picturesque waterways, Xixi has always been an ideal location for relaxing and creation.

(2) Dragon Boat Contest
It is said Dragon Boat Contest took its name from Emperor Qianlong when he toured Hangzhou China shopping. In 2008, the contest was included as a component of traditional Dragon Boat Festival, which is one of the first National Intangible Cultural Heritages. Visitors can take part in the contest to experience the old traditional culture. 

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