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About Guangyuan

Guangyuan, formerly known as Lizhou, is located in the upper reaches of the Jialing River. It is the birthplace of Wu Zetian, the only female emperor in Chinese history. It is an important historical and cultural corridor of the Three Kingdoms Period. It is also an important part of the Sichuan-Shaanxi Communist revolutionary base. Guangyuan has abundant resources with beautiful scenery. It offers many places of interest and scenic spots, including Huangze Temple, Qianfo Cliff and Jianmenguan Pass, which fully showcase the style of this historical, cultural and tourist city.

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Qianfo (Thousand Buddha) Cliff
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The Qianfo Cliff is located on the east bank of the Jialing River in the northern part of Sichuan Province's Guangyuan City. Directly across the river from the Huangze Temple, the entire cliff is centered on the Dayun Cave and is divided into northern and southern parts. The scenic area has many caves and large statues to be discovered. It is an amazing place that showcases the exquisite Buddha carving techniques that were used in ancient times. The scenic area's stone carvings are located on the banks of the Jialing River. There are innumerable Buddha statues here beyond counting, a sight that is entrancing and intoxicating.
Zhaohua Ancient Town
4.3/5
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Historic Town
Zhaohua is located in Yuanba District in Guangyuan, Sichuan Province. The town was previously known as Jiameng. It is one of only a handful of well-preserved towns from the Three Kingdoms period (220–280). Visitors can wander through the streets of the old town and explore Ming and Qing dynasty architecture. The town is also home to a number of important historical relics from the Three Kingdoms period.
Empress Hot Spring Hotel
4.4/5
238 Reviews
Hot Spring
The Empress Hot Springs are also called Tangshan. Located deep within the mountains—far from the city—and featuring beautiful natural scenery, fresh air and pseudo-historic architectural style, this hotel’s theme echoes that of the Qianfo Cliff Scenic Area, which is “to dream of the Tang Dynasty.” The Empress Hot Spring Hotel combine private villa hot spring gardens with a natural open-air hot spring pool, which is suitable for guests of all ages.
Mingyue Gorge
4.4/5
158 Reviews
Canyon
Mingyue Gorge was formed by Jialing River breaking through the mountains. It can be called the throat of the ancient Sichuan Road. It forms the only passage connecting the north and the south. The terrain is terrain but it offers views of the breathtaking natural environment. The valley is full of strange peaks and stones in this particularly peculiar natural landscape. Mingyue Gorge was originally called Chaotian Gorge. Later, the literati of the Ming and Qing dynasties changed the name to Mingyue Gorge. Then it was dubbed as the “Transportation Museum of China”. When walking down the plank road of this scenic spot, it is fascinating to personally see the dangers posed by the ancient Sichuan Road mixed interestingly with the magnificent beauty of Jialing River.

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