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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.

Popular Attractions in Guangyuan

Jianmen Pass
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Historical Site
The Jianmen Pass is located in Jiange County between Dajian Mountain and Xiaojian Mountain. It has been famous throughout history, holding an important position militarily due to its precipitous topography and ease of defense. Visitors to the scenic area can take the easier “Bird Path” to the top of the mountain, or the “Ape Route,” which requires renting professional mountain climbing equipment. Then, at the glass viewing platform at the top, visitors can take in the majestic scenery of the entire Jianmen Pass.
Zhaohua Ancient Town
800 Reviews
Ancient Settlement
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.
Qianfo (Thousand Buddha) Cliff
560 Reviews
Historical Site
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.
Jianmenguan Tianci Hotspring Resort
474 Reviews
Hot Spring
Jianmenguan Tianci Hotspring Resort is located in Jiange County on the banks of the Qingjiang River, southwest of Guangyuan. The resort has a range of indoor and outdoor pools with crystal-clear water, all of which display the water temperature. There is also a fish pedicure pool, a sand bath, and other baths infused with Chinese herbal medicines such as ginseng and goji berries. In the evening, guests can watch dance performances.

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Mingyuexia Tour Raiders: Mingyue Gorge is an important part of Jianmeng Road. The Canyon Road, the ramp, the track, the waterway, the highway and the railway are all in one and the same. ". It is a rare human landscape in the country and the world. The ancient stack road ruins are the most representative, and the Great Wall and the Canal are listed as three outstanding buildings in ancient China. The now-repaired plank road is 2,000 meters long, making full use of the original plank hole and shape structure, recreating the grandeur of the plank road of the Qin and Han Dynasties. Sub-attraction: Tiger mouth The height of a dozen meters above the plank road is the dangerous part of the old Sichuan-Shaanxi road. One of the cliffs is like a tiger's mouth, commonly known as the "tiger mouth". This is the passage formed by a recess made by the National Government on the half-wall of the ancient plank road with explosives. Mingyue Ancient Plank Road The most dangerous place in the country, the best preserved plank road, preserve the exquisite Song Tombstone, Xiao Hebei site, and Zhuge Liang Beicao Cao Wei, write a chapter here Remains of the pen and other ruins. Baocheng Railway Baocheng Railway built in the 1950s, just past the Mingyue Gorge, between the tunnel and the tunnel across the plank road, and occasionally the train passing by, with thousands of years of vicissitudes The ancient plank road is like a time and space interlaced. Western Orogenic Belt Museum Mingyue Gorge is a veritable geological museum with unique karst geological landscape. There are a large number of corals and brachiopod fossils in the rocks on the west side of the canyon. Contrast stratigraphic profile. Tips: Address: Chaotian District, Guangyuan City, Sichuan Province Transportation: From Chengdu Zhaojue Temple Station, take the bus directly to Guangyuan, and then take the ride at Guangyuan North Gate Bus Station. To the Chaotian car, you can get off at the place where you can go through the Mingyue Gorge. You can also go directly to Chaotian District and transfer to the Mingyue Gorge for three rounds. Specialty food: spades (oil) cake, Chaotian tribute tea, Chaotian Tianma, Chaotian black fungus, flower mushroom, honeysuckle (tea), boletus and so on. Accommodation: In order to meet the needs of tourists, there are comfortable and warm hotels around the scenic spot, as well as comprehensive hotels such as catering, entertainment and conferences for tourists to choose.
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