Located in the Sichuan Basin between Neijiang City to the east and Ya'an City to the west, Meishan is located in the southwestern part of the Chengdu Plain. Featuring many cultural relics and historic sites, Meishan has a long history and rich culture. It is the hometown of the famous poet Su Dongpo. Meishan also has many beautiful landscapes such as the Wawushan National Forest Park, Heilongtan Scenic Area, Pengzu Mountain and Zhongyan Temple. Furthermore, Meishan's cuisine is not to be missed.
Wawu Mountain, in southwestern Hongya County, is the birthplace of Taoism. Wawu Mountain has many plants and animals, including many kinds of national Grade I-protected flora and fauna. This is a great destination for mountain adventures and leisurely sightseeing. Wawu Mountain has retained its rudimentary ecology, and thus has a low degree of commercialism. Visitors here can enjoy a variety of outdoor sports. When taking a leisurely walk along the trails, visitors may come across various protected animals such as antelopes, black pheasants and Chinese monals. This place is full of many wonderful natural surprizes.
Liujiang Old Town is located on the banks of the Huaxi River in Sichuan Province. It was constructed during the Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279) . The old town mainly consists of buildings from the Ming and Qing dynasties. Among them, the Zengjia Courtyard is worth seeing. The layout of the courtyard is unusual, it is like the traditional character for ‘longevity.’ Visitors can take a stroll through the town and experience its unique charm. The banks of the river are home to ancient Chinese banyan trees.
The main complex of Three-Su Temple Museum includes the front gate, the front hall and the public hall. The main hall, Qixian Hall and Ruilian Pavilion were built during the reign of Emperor Kangxi in the Qing Dynasty. The structures built and reconditioned in modern times follow the pattern of the 4th year of the reign of Emperor Kangxi in the Qing Dynasty, making it a classic and complete ancient Sichuan structure complex of Qing Dynasty. The main hall has the statues of Su Xun, Su Shi and Su Zhe. A set of gardens are formed by Lvzhou Pavilion, Baoyue Pavilion and Yunyu Tower connecting by a pool in the east. The hall consists of a ternary quadrangle dwelling. Though the ternary quadrangle dwelling is arranged based on axis, its two sides follow a flexible and abundant pattern.
Renshou Black Dragon Lake is an artificial lake and a great place to relax. The area boasts many scenic spots with lots of vegetation. You can leisurely walk along the river and enjoy the fresh air. There are a lot of farmhouses. If you are tired of strolling, it's great to pick a farmhouse to taste the fish from Black Dragon Pond and local cuisine.