Xinyu is located in the central western part of Jiangxi Province, between the two provincial capitals Nanchang and Changsha. The city was built more than 1700 years ago. The city is surrounded by mountains on three sides and water on one side. The Kongmu and Yuan Rivers pass through the city. Baoshi Park lies to the south of the city, while Yangtiangang Forest Park lies to the north. To the east of the city is Kongmu River National Wetland Park, Xiannu Lake is to the west. The city is dotted with lakes, including North Lake, Xianlai Lake, Changlin Lake, South Lake, and Wanjing Lake. Xinyi also features natural and cultural sights such as Hongyang Cave, Changshan Ancient Temple, and Yansong Wannian Bridge.
Xiannü Lake is the birthplace of the legend "The Fairy Who Descended From Heaven" as was recorded in ancient times in the book "Sou Shen Ji.” Between these ancient and magical spirit mountains and magnificent waters, there are many beautiful and moving legends. Xiannü Lake Scenic Area’s two natural landscapes are lakes and mountains, which are beautiful and simple. Ancient towns, thousands of years old, with antiquated bridges crossing the water and timeworn stone carvings on the water's edge, as well as the ancient temple and pottery kilns are truly some characteristic wonders of the Chinese nation.
The Cave Capital of China is located in Dongcun Township, the northeast of Fenyi County, Jiangxi Province, covering a vast area. The Cave Capital of China is planning to become a karst cave capital including the supernatural and experimental cave sightseeing, cave life experiencing and health preserving in caves. The main tourist areas include: The Cowboy and the Lady Cave, the World Scenic Cave and the Idyllic Cave.
Kaiguang Xintiandian Xingyu National Subtropical Botanical Garden is situated at the northwest side of Yangtiangang National Forest Park in Xianqu Lake District. It is composed of six special themed botanical gardens, including Subtropical Shanlin Botanical Garden, Subtropical Huagu Botanical Garden, and Xiangtu Botanical Garden. Within the garden, there are also amusement facilities, such as Color Village, 7D Theatre, Children Development, and Aquatic Amusement Park. It is a great place for visitors to relax and have fun.