About Mengzi: Located in southeast Yunnan, Mengzi City is the capital of the Honghe Hani and Yi Autonomous Prefecture. Mengzi has been called the “home of Chinese crossing-the-bridge noodles” and “China’s pomegranate capital.” It also has many large silver mines. The Nanhu (南湖 - “South Lake”) scenic area is named for its location in the southern part of urban Mengzi and is the legendary birthplace of crossing-the-bridge noodles. The scenic area has many traditional Chinese architectural structures and is surrounded by western European-style architecture. In Mengzi, you will also find unique attractions like the village of Bisezhai, the remains of the Mengzi French treaty port, and the Jade Emperor Pavilion.