Baoding is a city in Hebei which has been famous for more than two thousand years. It was the provincial capital of Hebei from 1966 to 1968. The Zhili Provincial Governor’s Office and the Ancient Lotus Pool are two sites in downtown Baoding that showcase the glory of this ancient city. Leaving the city proper, the natural landscape of Yesanpo has become an excellent place for escaping the summer heat. You can also go to Lake Baiyangdian and take a wooden boat through the verdant reeds. If you find the history of China's Qing Dynasty interesting, the Western Qing Tombs won't let you down. This is the final resting place of many Qing dynasty emperors including Yongzheng and Daoguang.
Baishishan World Geological Park is located in the south of Laiyuan County, Baoding Prefecture. It is an area of astounding natural beauty whose main attraction are spectacular marble landforms whose peaks are covered in green forest. Baishishan is named after the white marble found throughout the mountain. At the peak, there is a glass skywalk overlooking precipitous cliffs. If you are brave enough, it is worth walking across it.
Located in Sanpo Towship, Lishui County, Baoding City, The Hundred-li Canyon is a distinctive sight in the Yesanpo Scenic Area. Bailixia is mostly made up of steep canyons. Here, you can see spectacular canyons and watch the streams and waterfalls. In summer, the temperature in the scenic area is relatively low, making it a nice place to get away from the heat.
Located in Lishui County, Baoding, Hebei Province, Ye Sanpo is a great place for summer trips in the rural areas of Beijing and to enjoy the natural scenery. Ye Sanpo is a collective name for a scenic group, which comprises canyon cliffs, alpine meadows, cave wonders, river sceneries, etc. Each scene has its own characteristics. Each year from April to October, it is extremely pleasant to come here and view the mountains and rivers or explore the caves.
Langya (Wolf’s Tooth) Mountain is located in Baoding in the western part of Yi County. It is part of the Taihang Mountain range and is some 45 kilometers away from Yi Town. This mountain is dangerously steep. It gets its name because its peak is so sharp and pointy, resembling the tooth of a wolf. Langya Mountain has borne witness to many of history's tales and legends, among which, the tragic story of five Eighth Route Army soldiers who sacrificed their lives in a bloody battle against the Japanese. Visitors who come to Langya Mountain these days will find themselves faced with a majestic mountain landscape full of trees. While they are here, they can also take the opportunity to remember the five brave martyrs who sacrificed themselves defending their homeland.