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Baoshan, located in the southwestern part of Yunnan Province, borders the mountains and rivers of Myanmar. Within China it borders the prefecture-level cities of Dali, Lincang, Nujiang, and Dehong. Thirteen ethnic minorities are native to Baoshan. It is the place of origin of the Dai ethnic group and a famous hometown of overseas Chinese. The Southern Silk Road, the Yunnan-Myanmar Highway, and the Stilwell Road pass through it. Its famous attractions include Taibao Mountain, the Gaoligong Mountains, the Volcanic Hot Sea, Heshun Ancient Town, and Banglazhang Hot Spring.
You will see hot springs everywhere at Tengchong Thermal Sea Scenic Area. As soon as you come in, the “Hot Sea Giant Boiling Pot” - a round geothermal pool that can hard-boil eggs - will catch your eye. You will see many geyser vents as you make your way around the path that rings the inside of the park. The Yugu Hot Springs within the scenic area offer more than 20 open-air and semi-enclosed bathing pools. The Meinu Hot Springs offer multiple open-air bathing pools, cavern pools, and large swimming pools. Accommodation is available within the Tengchong Hot Sea Geothermal Scenic Area, where you can relax in a private hot spring in your room.
Heshun Ancient Town was an important town along the Southwest Silk Road. Built surrounding a mountain, Ming- and Qing-era ancestral halls, memorial archways, and ancient residences are spread through the town. The town's main attractions include the Museum of Dianmian War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression, Zhongtian Temple, the Wanlouzi (“curved building”) residential complex, the Liu Ancestral Hall, and the Ai Siqi (20th-century philosopher and author) Memorial. The town offers a rich variety of snacks with distinctive local flavor. There are many inns available in the town, most reconstructed out of traditional residences. One of these is worth a night’s stay to experience the ancient town’s tranquility.
Yinxing Village is in the northern part of Tengchong County in Yunnan Province. There are large and small ginkgo trees everywhere in front of the houses. In autumn, the small village is surrounded by tall trees full of golden leaves. All corners of the village are carpeted with leaves, creating breathtaking scenery. In addition, there are ancient caves, the ancient Shimen road, Lotus Hill and other attractions.
Tengchong Volcanic Geothermal National Geological Park offers visitors a taste of spectacular volcanic scenery, including extinct volcano cones, limestone terraces, and a picturesque river. There is also a small museum that informs visitors how volcanoes are formed. A wide footpath leads to the large volcano. There is also a small volcano which can be accessed via a fork in the path. The park also offers balloon rides that provide magnificent views over the extinct volcanoes.