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Mianyang

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About Mianyang

Mianyang, with a history of 2,200 years, is one of Sichuan's most important tourism cities. Mianyang is filled with many of the nation's leading science, technology and engineering institutions are located here. In the Science and Technology Museum, one of the few "outer space wind tunnels" in the country is located here. Mianyang's natural landscape is also very enchanting, and every year in April Yaowang Canyon turns into a sea of blossoming flowers. The characteristic peaks and karst caves scattered across Jiuhuang Mountain are a paradise for photography lovers. While in Mianyang, you can experience the ancient culture of the Dai people; you may perhaps find here traces of the great Tang Dynasty poet, Li Bai, who spent his youth in this area.

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Jiuhuangshan
3.9/5
943 Reviews
Mountain
Jiuhuangshan is located on the way to Jiuzhaigou from Chengdu. This area is home to the Qiang minority group and has many distinctive socio-cultural features which tourists may find interesting. While there, it is imperative to visit the old fort that would have housed residents during past times of turmoil and warfare. To the rear of the village, you will find the splendid Temple of Heaven with its Thousand Buddha Corridor and Hall of Guanyin, the Goddess of Mercy. There is also a Qiang minority cultural exhibition and exciting animal performances. Dotted throughout the scenic area are numerous lovely and unique mountain caves. Among these, the most famous is perhaps the Yuanwang (King of the Apes) Cave. With its colorfully lit up stalactites and stalagmites, the cave is a paradise for photography lovers. Couples traveling together can walk hand-in-hand on a romantic stroll across the Lover's Bridge. Suspended on the gently swaying cable bridge, it is as if you are walking among the clouds.
Foye Cave
4.4/5
542 Reviews
Geological Sites
Cave
Foye Cave is located in the northwest of Jiangyou City. It is a typical karst cave. It is one of the locations of the 86 edition of Journey to the West. According to legend, in the 23rd year of the Warlord Era, people found a stone statue in the dark river of Tongtian, so the name of the cave: Foye Cave. You can hear the sound of flowing water in the cave, and see the various forms of stalactites, coupled with colorful lights, very beautiful. Out of the Foye Cave is the back view of Foye Cave, where the scenery is beautiful and refreshing. Visitors can draw bamboo in the water, just like the “Jiangnan Water Town”.
Yaowang Valley Scenic Spot
4.1/5
735 Reviews
Mountain
Yaowang Valley Scenic Spot is an excellent leisure resort area especially suitable for families who like roadtrips. Every year around April, the scenic area is filled with blooming flowers and the mountain comes alive with petals drifting on the breeze. It is exquisitely beautiful. In the springtime, many visitors from the surrounding cities like to come here to admire the landscape, to take photos and to enjoy the flowers.
Zhonghua Dongtian
4.1/5
292 Reviews
Geological Sites
Cave
Zhonghua Dongtian is located in the town of Hanzeng, Jiangyou City, northwest of Sichuan Province. It is a cave landscape formed by natural landscape and karst structure faults. Zhonghua Dongtian is a combination of Shimashan virgin forest tour, perfume lake water recreation and leisure, Tianyin cave group exploration, and four seasons love flower sea exhibition. It is a good place for leisure travel.

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