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Ya'an
Ya'an
Ya'an is located on the Ancient Southern Silk Road; it used to be the capital of Xikang Province. Ya'an received its nickname "the Rainy City" due to the abundance of rain. Ya'an has beautiful mountains and rivers, and an ecological environment which can overall be described as good; it is a natural oxygen bar and the birthplace of the world's tea culture and tea cultivation. In addition to its natural scenery, Ya'an has a rich selection of historical and cultural relics and revolutionary Communist relics. Ya'an has become a tourist attraction for people to remember the great achievements of their revolutionary ancestors as well as to feel the magnificent beauty of nature.
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Bifengxia Wildlife Park
4.5/5
2,548 Reviews
Zoo
Located within the Bifengxia Scenic Area, the Bifengxia Wildlife Park offers clean air and beautiful scenery. You can see all kinds of wild animals at the park, which is a great place to learn about animals and get close to nature. It's a great place to bring kids for a wildlife adventure. Most of the animals here roam free, and guests can ride the feeding trucks and feed lions, tigers, and bears. It’s very exciting to watch these large, ferocious animals carry off their prey.
Bifengxia Giant Panda Base
4.5/5
3,208 Reviews
Canyon
Bifengxia Giant Panda Base is located in Ya'an, Sichuan province. The area receives year-round precipitation and mist and is surrounded by forest. The beautiful natural landscape and fresh air attract a large number of visitors. The panda base offers a semi-wild environment for pandas, as well as a zoo with lions, tigers, and other predators. Visitors can feed the animals and watch entertaining animal shows.
Laba River Park, Erlangshan National Park
4.4/5
633 Reviews
Nature Reserve
Laba River Park is located at the foot of Jinshan Mountain. The park is home to rare fauna and flora including the giant panda, snub-nosed monkeys, dove trees, and takins. Boasting beautiful natural scenery and fresh air, the park has something to offer in all seasons. In spring the rhododendrons come into bloom, while in summer the temperature is refreshingly cool, making the park an excellent escape from the summer heat. In fall the red foliage is the major attraction, while in winter the park is blanketed in snow. Hiking and animal watching are popular activities for visitors.
Shangli Ancient Town
4.1/5
380 Reviews
Ancient Settlement
Shangli Ancient Town is located in Yucheng District of Ya'an City. The town is surrounded by mountains and rivers. Many of the Ming and Qing styles stilted buildings are preserved. The ancient town is not very big, and visitors can feel it in the layout in the shape of the word "井" in the ancient town ("井" means well, take "water in the well" to prevent fire). Surrounded by flowing water, the ancient town faces the field’s rolling hills and forms an idyllic landscape along with the surrounding ancient trees, streams and bridges. The first name of Shangli Ancient Town was “Luosheng,” which is an important stopover before entering Ya'an, on the Linqiong Ancient Trail of the Southern Silk Road. It is an important border of the Tang Dynasty and the location of the Office of Tea and Horse, as well as the place where the Red Army crossed in modern times.

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10 Old Towns in the Southwest
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Oct 26, 2020
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Tomorrow
Oct 27, 2020
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Wednesday
Oct 28, 2020
12°
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Oct 29, 2020
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Weather Forecast and Travel Tips for Ya'an
Oct 26, 2020 Ya'an Weather:Overcast, Northeasterly Wind:0-10 kph, Humidity:83%, Sunrise/Sunset:07:18/18:26
Ya'an Travel:Suitable, Umbrella:Advised, UV Strength:Very Low

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