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About Jishou

Jishou is located in the hinterland of the Wuling Mountains. It is the capital of the Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture and a county-level city in Hunan Province. The city has a variety of museums and attractions that reflect the history and culture of the Miao people. The famous scenic spots include Dehang, Qianzhou Ancient City, and the Aizhai Extra Large Suspension Bridge. There are three things that you have to see when visiting Jishou. The first is the daily life of the Miao ethnic group, the second is the high gorge waterfalls, and the third is the underground karst caves.

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Aizhai Bridge
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The Aizhai Bridge is located in the Azhai Town of Xiangxi, Hunan Province. The Aizhai Bridge Scenic Area is composed of the Aizhai Bridge, the Jidou Village and the Tiantiantai. The Aizhai Bridge spans the Azhai Grand Canyon, and the Deyi River passes through the valley bottom. The bridge deck design elevation and the ground height difference are up to 100 meters. The bridge type scheme is a steel truss stiffening beam single-span suspension bridge, which adopts a structural design scheme in which the tower and the beam are completely separated. Here you can feel the shock of the vast bridge project and appreciate the beautiful pastoral scenery of Aizhai Town.
Dehang Canyon
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The Dehang Canyon is located on the road to the Zhangjiajie-Phoenix line. It is different from the masculine gas of Zhangjiajie, which belongs to the quartz sandstone landform. The Dehang Canyon, which belongs to the limestone karst gorge, has a graceful appearance. Along the secluded canyon, you can climb to the highest point in the canyon, the Heavenly Desk, to see the surrounding stalagmites, and recall the scenes of Qu Yuan's grief. Climbing a climbing plate Gufeng on the peak overlooking Deyi Miao Village, visiting the quicksand waterfall with great drop, can not help but open up.
Qianzhou Ancient City
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Ancient Settlement
The Qianzhou Ancient City is located at the bank of Wanrong River in the city of Jishou, the capital of Xiangxi Autonomous Prefecture, Hunan Province. Since ancient times, the old city of Qianhou has been known as the Twin Cities on the Great Wall of the South together with Fenghuang Ancient City. There is a 10-mile ancient street in the city, 10-mile river in the city, and 10-mile walls outside the city. It was an important commercial port in the Qin and Han dynasties. It was also an important military command center on the South China Great Wall Anti-drainage Line during the Ming and Qing Dynasties.
Liusha Waterfall
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Trip Moments

The Ganzhou Confucian Temple was built in the 7th year of Emperor Yongzheng of the Qing Dynasty. The main buildings include Minglun Hall, Wenchang Palace, Dacheng Hall, Dacheng Gate, Zhuangyuan Bridge, Qixingmen, Chongsheng Ci, etc., covering an area of 4,887 square meters. There is a shadow wall about 18 meters long in the front of the Temple of Literature. The middle of the shadow wall is made of stone-shaped four-petaled window, which can be seen from the street. There is a door on each side of the window. The title of "German World" on the left door means the hall of the school school, and the title of the road on the right door is "the ancient crown and the present", indicating that it is a place dedicated to Confucius. Admission is from the left, and the worshipper enters from the right. Crossing the Shifangmen, there is a half round pool, about 1 foot 2 feet deep, clear water clear, named Yuechi. There is a stone arch bridge on the moon pond, commonly known as the Yuegong Bridge, also known as the Zhuangyuan Bridge. Anyone who has academic success will come to the bridge and worship the hole, expressing gratitude and praying for a great future. Or the students will step into the bridge before the exam, and they will be able to make a name for themselves. There are two tall osmanthus trees on both sides of the bridge. After the bridge, there is a row of blue-and-mortar brick-and-wood structure, leaving the middle gate. It was originally a place dedicated to the chief executives of the dry state of Ganzhou. The name is named and the right side is dedicated to the local celebritys tablet. Xiangxian Yin, such as Yang Yuebin, Luo Rongguang, Yang Weishu and other people's tablets. Passing through the middle door, the left and right sides are Dongpu and Xiqiao. It used to be a place dedicated to the 72nd disciple of Confucius. Later, it was used as a classroom for the National Eighth Middle School. In front of it is the Dacheng Hall. In front of the temple, there is a "Yu Dao" for the emperor to pay homage. On the carving of the dragon pattern, this road can only go to the emperor. Other ministers or meritors can only be left and right.
Posted: Dec 18, 2018