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About Shiyan

Located in the northwestern part of Hubei Province, Shiyan City is the core city of the Western Hubei ecological and cultural tourism circle. As a national garden city and one of China's excellent tourist cities, Shiyan has beautiful mountains and pretty waters, with very charming scenery. The area's Wudang Mountain is a world cultural heritage site, a famous Taoist holy land, and one of the “Top Ten Chinese Scenic Spots Liked By Europeans."

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Wudang Mountain
4,149 Reviews

The Wudang Mountains is situated in Danjiangkou City, Shiyan City and is home to a famous Taoist shrine. The Wudang Mountains has scenic spots such as Taizipo, Purple Cloud, Nanyan, and Jinding. The scenic spots are surrounded by mountains and lush forests, resembling a pair of scrolls. Wudang is also one of the important martial arts martial arts schools in China, and you can see the masters and martial arts enthusiasts practicing martial arts here.

Wulong River Scenic Area
243 Reviews

Five dragons River Scenic Area is found in Shiyan West, a mysterious and quiet canyon world. It consists of five valleys: Tianle Valley, Feilong Valley, Weaving Women Valley, Fengshen Valley, and Wuxi Valley. Among them, the Five dragons River is an important tributary of the famous "Tanabata" Tianhe River upstream. Five dragons River Scenic Area is famous for its five dragons and how promising it is. It is also famous for its immortality and sacredness. It is a well-deserved leisure resort.

Nanyan Palace
166 Reviews
Taoist Temple

Nanyan Palace was built in the Yuan Dynasty to the 22nd year of the Yuan Dynasty. The entire Nanyan Palace is inlaid on a cliff and built on the mountain. It is comparable to the famous Hanging Temple of Hengshan. The surrounding trees of Nanyan Palace are green. The existing main buildings include Tianyi Zhenqing Palace (Shidian), Dadian, Liangyi Hall, Nantianmen, etc., as well as famous scenic spots such as Feisheng Cliff and Longxiangxiang. Legend has it that this place is also where the Emperor Zhenwu has risen.

Zixiao Palace
197 Reviews
Historical Architecture

Founded in the Song Dynasty, the Zixiao Palace is located at the peak of the Wudang Mountain Exhibition Banner. It is surrounded by peaks and deep pines and cypresses. In the Song Dynasty, the Purple Palace was destroyed during the "Golden Arms South". In the 11th year of the Yong Dynasty (1413), Ming Chengzu Zhu Xi rebuilt the Wudang Mountain. The Purple Palace is one of the key palaces. It is also the home of the Ming Empire. . The main buildings of the Purple Palace are the Dragon and Tiger Hall, the Purple Temple and the Parent Hall. Among them, the Purple Temple is the main hall of the Purple Palace, and it is the only surviving temple in Wudang Mountain. It is built in three. Above the level of Chongtai, it is even more magnificent.

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