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About Danzhou

Danzhou City, located in the northwest part of Hainan Island near the Gulf of Tonkin, is an economic, transport, communications, and cultural center in west Hainan. A long history has left Danzhou City with many ancient structures, such as the Han-era (206 BCE - 220 CE) Fubo Well (伏波井), Zhonghe Ancient Town, and the Dongpo Academy. Local natural attractions that can't be missed include Yunyue Lake (“Cloud Moon Lake”), Lanyang Hot Springs (“Blue Ocean Hot Springs”), and the Lumuwan Waterfall (“Deer Mother Waterfall”).

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Shihua Water Tunnel
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Shihua Water Tunnel is a rare natural cave in Danzhou. It is over one million years old. The resort is composed of an inner resort, stone forest resort and tropical orchard resort. Stalactites in various shapes can be found in the cave. It is also full of small, dense and exotic cave flowers blooming on the walls.
Danzhou Millennium Ancient Salt Field
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Historical Site
The ancient salt field in Danzhou has a long history. This is one of the early salt-making areas, which still remains in good condition today. Yantian Village, where the salt field is located, is a seaside village. When you enter the village, you see different sized stone troughs scattered across the seashore. They are scattered around Yantian in a spectacular fashion. Today, Yantian Village retains this ancient salt-making culture. Not far from Yantian is the famous Yangpu Port, where freighters are berthed.
Dongpo Academy
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Historical Architecture
Dongpo Academy was the place where Su Shi gave lectures in Danzhou after being demoted. Now it still keeps the features of antiqueness and classic beauty. Inscriptions artifacts have been still kept here from ancient times, giving off the exhilarating air of scholarship. It was here that he opened a school to teach poetry and disseminate Central Plains culture. Nowadays, many of Su Dongpo's manuscripts are on display in the main hall and the adjacent rooms on both sides.
Botanical Gardens of the Two Tropical Institutes
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Botanical Garden
The Botanical Gardens of the Two Tropical Institutes is located in the western part of Nada, Danzhou city, Hainan province and is the home to plant specimens used by the Chinese Academy of Tropical Agricultural Sciences and Chinese Research Institute of Tropical Agricultural Sciences. The botanical gardens feature thousands of trees and plants from countries all over the world, with seven areas including the tropical spices garden, the garden of tropical oil plants and the garden of tropical ornamental plants. Not only is it a valuable repository of tropical plants, but it can also be appreciated for its natural beauty.

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Posted: Aug 30, 2019
From the park, we immediately went to the next destination, the Bingma Point Lighthouse, which is located in Longmen Village, Zhangman Town, Zhangzhou City. It is a self-driving road to the villages and towns. There are local villagers driving through the country lanes. I remembered Vietnam, a group of cattle arrogantly occupied the entire road, lined up slowly and forward, a leisurely and idyllic scenery. There are many such large wind turbines along the road. They are seen in the clouds, especially the feeling of small freshness, decided to stop and take a photo with it. standing next to it, I found out that it was still spinning, especially tall, tried several angles with a wide-angle lens, and barely had a photo that was quite satisfactory. You can see the Bingma Point Lighthouse again. It is an important navigational aid on the northwest route of Hainan Island. It has direct access to the highway. It is taller than the Lin Gaojiao Lighthouse. We can only look outside, and the interior is just under construction and cannot be accessed. The way back to the lover's bay, although the fog is relatively large, but there is still the sun, I stand on the rock in the lover's bay and look down, I feel that watching the sunset here is very good. When the sunset gradually fell, the sunset glowed red half the sky, and the fishing boats on the sea returned. From the singularity to the indifference, from the colorful to the sky, it has poured out the afterglow of love for a day, unimpeded to the sea, and we have to continue on our way to Sanya.
Posted: Dec 25, 2018