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About Ganzhou

Situated in southern Jiangxi, Ganzhou (赣州) lies at the center of the Jiangxi, Guangdong, Fujian, and Hunan region and is where the Gan (赣) River starts. Ganzhou has a long history and today has well-preserved Song-era city walls as well as multiple national scenic areas, nature reserves, and forest parks. Ganzhou is also famous as an old base of revolutionary activity in China. Visitors can see monuments to the Long March, former residences of leaders of the Revolution, and other historic attractions.

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Tongtian Cliff
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Geological Sites
Tongtian Cliffs features not only exquisite and colorful Danxia landforms, but also a number of cultural landscapes. There are many natural caves and grottoes in the mountain, one of which has a hole in the top through where visitors can get a surreal look at the sky above. Two main areas comprise these cliff grottoes, an area with ancient stone carvings and a modern recreational area. The stone carving area is concentrated near the entrance, and contains five caves including Guanxin Cave, Wanggui Cave, Longhu Cave, Tongtian Cave and Cuiwei Cave. Guanxin Cave was once the location where Wang Yangming, a philosopher of the Ming Dynasty, taught his students.
Ganzhou Jidi Haiyang World
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Mt. Ya Scenic Park
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Mt. Ya Scenic Park is known for its waterfalls. It is an ideal location for weekend vacations. The hiking trail of the park is one straight line and easy to walk on. On the trail, you will pass the Garden of A Hundred Fruits and a bamboo forest. Then you will arrive at the entrance of the Wolong Valley waterfalls, the main attraction of the mountain. Along the way, you can visit the Lianxin waterfall, the Sandie waterfull, and appreciate the view of Mt.Ya from the patio. On the top of the mountain, there is a restaurant you can dine in.
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Posted: Dec 18, 2018
Bajingtai is a well-known tourist attraction in the old city of Zhangzhou, Jiangxi. It is located in the Eighth Park in the northern part of the old city. It is a tower on the ancient city wall and was originally used for military purposes. Bashijingtai was built by Kong Zongtang during the Jiayou Period of the Northern Song Dynasty (1056-1063). Kong Zongxi was a native of Qufu, Shandong, and the forty-sixth generation of Confucius. At that time, Confucius was the army of Zhangzhou. After the construction of the Bajingtai, Kong Zongxi drew the "Eight Maps of Zhangzhou" and asked Su Dongpo to write a poem. Su Dongpo wrote "The Eight Diagrams of Zhangzhou Eight Horizons and Preface" and "The Post-order of Eight Horizons". And put forward the concept of eight scenic spots in Zhangzhou, which is imitated by the later generations of tourism. History has been burnt down many times in history. The current Bajingtai was rebuilt in 1983. It is a Song Dynasty style. The tower has three floors. Visitors can climb to the attic to enjoy the scenery. Zhangjiang and Gongjiang meet here, forming a Lijiang River after confluence. The Lancang River flows into the Yangtze River through the entire territory of Jiangxi, and is also the mother river of Jiangxi. The eight rivers on the stage enjoy the magnificent river view. Su Dongpo did not go to Zhangzhou when he wrote the poem, but after 17 years, Su Dongpo was taken by the eunuch Lingnan. Passing through Zhangzhou was a special trip to the Eight Horizons. He lamented that the poem written in the past was not able to tell the truth, so Write a follow-up.
Posted: Dec 18, 2018
Where is Zhangzhou? I believe that some foreign friends do not check the information, do not check the map can not tell why, this city is a famous guest, the history is very long, more rare is the ancient city wall with a history of more than 2,000 years in the city center near the river . The Chuzhou ancient city wall was built in the Han Dynasty, and the existing part was built during the Northern Song Dynasty. The ancient city wall of Zhangzhou is a brick wall structure. Although it has undergone dynasty changes and erosion of wind and rain, it has not been devastated. Walking on the trail, the seven-meter-high, 3.6-kilometer-long ancient city wall looks magnificent and vicissitudes. The mottled wall tells the history, and the green grass growing on the wall indicates the vitality of life. The ancient city wall of is the same as the ancient city walls of Pingyao, Xi'an, Xingcheng and Jingzhou. It is called the fifth largest city wall in China and the largest existing ancient city wall in the Jiangnan area. The ancient city walls along the Luzhou and surrounding areas include eight mirrors, ancient pontoon bridges, and Zaoxiang alleys. Whether it is the opposite of the river or the perspective of the city walls, the ancient walls of Luzhou are like an elegant dragon. In the city of Zhangzhou, it is like the patron saint of the city, witnessing the positive changes that are changing with each passing day. The dynasties have been repairing the ancient city walls of Zhangzhou, which is an invaluable treasure of Jiangxi. Because there is no famous big attraction in Zhangzhou, the ancient city wall of Zhangzhou has not received much attention, so visitors are very rare. There is no ticket gate at this ancient city wall. Visitors can freely climb the wall to overlook the square and feel the extraordinary charm of ancient architecture!
Posted: Dec 23, 2018
Ganzhou, Jiangxi Province, is located in the southern part of Jiangxi Province and is the second largest city in the province. Quzhou is still a historical and cultural ancient city. It still has a good old city wall, which is rare in the country. There are many cities in China that have preserved ancient city walls. The more famous ones are Xi'an, Nanjing, Pingyao, Dali, etc., but these ancient city walls are generally in the Ming Dynasty, while the Zhangzhou city walls are different. The existing ancient city walls in Zhangzhou were first built in The Northern Song Dynasty is a domestic orphan. The earliest city walls in Zhangzhou were built in the Han Dynasty and have a history of more than 2,000 years. Since the Song Dynasty, through the continuous construction of various dynasties, Zhangzhou has formed a 13-mile-long, majestic wall. The relatively intact ancient city wall was built in the Jiayou Period of the Northern Song Dynasty. It is the largest existing ancient city wall in Jiangnan and one of the few brick walls in the Northern Song Dynasty. The city wall is 7 meters high and 3.6 kilometers long from the east gate to the west gate. The wall, the gun city, the horse face and the city gate are all well preserved. From the wall of Yugutai, you can walk along the city wall to the Eight Horizons. Yugutai and Bajingtai are very representative attractions in the old city of Zhangzhou, and the history is profound. Chuzhou's Northern Song Dynasty ancient city wall to thank one person, this is Confucius's 46th Sun Kong Kong Zhanhan. During the Jiayou Period of the Northern Song Dynasty (10561063), Kong Zonghan served as the state of Minzhou, and built the city wall in order to relieve the flooding of the city.
Posted: Dec 19, 2018