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About Panzhihua

Panzhihua is situated in the southwest corner of Sichuan province. It named after a rare local species of cycad called Cycas panzhihuaensis. It was a major hub on the ancient 'Southern Silk Road' and is one of China's largest producers of steel, vanadium and titanium. The most popular attraction is Panzhihua Cycad National Nature Reserve, home to the world's largest virgin forest of Cycas panzhihuaensis. Other major attractions include Panxi Daliegu Gesala Ecotourism Zone and the Yangtze River International Rafting Base.

Popular Attractions in Panzhihua

Panzhihua Park
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City Park
Panzhihua Park is at the foot of Jingshi Mountain, Bingcaogang. After years of development, the park has a national monument, recreational rides, and a zoo with rare animals. The urban park is distinctive in that it is built on a mountain. Moreover, the peak of the park is an ideal place to take photos of the panorama of Panzhihua. There are all kinds of plants and flowers throughout the park. For leisure, local residents enjoy breathing the air, walking, running and doing morning exercises throughout the park. At the peak of the mountain, there is a "tieshu" park in which visitors can appreciate the unique and rarely seen wonder of "the iron tree in blossom."
Longtan Cave
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Geological Sites
Longtan Cave is located in Miyi County's Baima Town in Panzhihua. The sights within the scenic area are glorious to behold. Visitors here can admire the beauty of nature, as well as get some exercise in the form of mountain climbing. Within the cave, wondrous stalactites can be seen. The strange shape of the stalactites is complemented by the lighting, making for a very beautiful view. The cave has waterfalls both large and small, which are both magnificent and imposing. Throughout the 1,000-meter-long cave, there are six waterfalls with a drop of more than 15 meters. Such a sight is rare to see.
Er'tan National Forest Park
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National Park
Er'tan National Forest Park is on the tourist Chengdu route: E'mei Mountain, Xichang and Kunming. It boasts picturesque and natural landscape, such as high mountains, canyons, lakes and forests, as well as buildings and the Er'tan Hydroelectric Station. Along the road to the scenic spot, visitors see mountains and deep and tranquil canyons. Under lush trees, visitors may come across rare wildlife. It is photogenic and perfect for leisure and vacations.
Gesala Ecotourism Area
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Gesala Ecotourism Area is in the northwest corner of Yanbian County, Panzhihua City. It is known as a natural geological museum. The scenic spot is a must when taking the golden tourist route from Panzhihua to Lugu Lake. It consists of primitive forest, mountain scenery, the Tiankeng floor drain and Yi customs. Thanks to myriads of azalea in spring, it is a good choice to enjoy beautiful scenery.

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The Museum is located in Renhe District, Panzhihua City, Sichuan Province. It is comparable to China's Four Famous Names, which combines the advantages of China's ancient Four Famous Names. Walk into the museum, enjoy art, learn knowledge, open your eyes, and understand the flower city from another angle - Panzhihua is a culture.
Posted: Dec 12, 2018
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The Third-Line Construction Museum is a landmark building in Panzhihua City. The third-tier cities here are not distinguished by the current economic development index, but the third-line construction initiated in the early days of liberation, for the sake of national security, to prepare for the war, and to prepare for the core purpose. Time flies, the past condensed in pictures, sculptures and images. The third-line people used their hardworking hands and the spirit of hard work to dedicate their youthful years of life, and achieved the brilliance of all strategic third-tier cities such as Panzhihua.
Posted: Dec 12, 2018
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In the deep section of Longbian Mountain in Miyi County, Panzhihua City, Sichuan Province, there is a water moon cave, the Dragon Cave. Legend The two emperors of the Three Emperors and Five Emperors were born here. The caves are strangely rocky, the streams are flying down the waterfall, and the years have passed. The stone pillars, stalagmites and stone waterfalls form a strange underground world. It is extremely high in content and has the reputation of the first hole in Panxi. Cross the Dragon Palace and the Heavenly Palace, trace the ancient legends and explore the secrets of water and stone.
Posted: Dec 12, 2018
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Posted: Dec 12, 2018