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About Yangxian

Yang County is under the jurisdiction of Hanzhong City in Shaanxi Province. The county is located in the southwest of Shaanxi, along the upper reaches of the Han River. Yang County has a long history and flourishing literary culture. It is in this county that famous scholars such as Du Fu, Bai Juyi, and Su Shi wrote popular poems and stories that have lasted through the ages. The county possesses good ecology and beautiful scenery. It is the only place in Hanzhong or even southern Shaanxi to have two national-level nature reserves for the red crested ibis and evergreen trees. Some of the main tourist attractions include the scripture building at Zhiguo Temple, the Tomb and Temple of Cai Lun, the Cai Lun Paper Culture Museum, and the Kaiyuan Stupa.

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Hanzhong Canola Fields
4.7/5
118 Reviews
Rural Area
The canola fields are located in the valleys of the Qinba Mountains near Hanzhong. The fields burst into a spectacular yellow bloom in early April and attract a large number of tourists from neighboring areas and other provinces.
Huayang Ancient Town
4.2/5
335 Reviews
Ancient Settlement
The history of Huayang Ancient Town dates back to the Warring States Period (475–221 BCE). It was an important military and economic hub. The old town has over 300 well-preserved Ming and Qing dynasty buildings, including official residences, guest houses, and pawnshops. Visitors can also see the ruins of the old city wall as well as a tower and theater that date from the Song and Yuan dynasties. It is one of only a few mountainside towns with a rich history.
Crested Ibis Nature Scenic District
4.6/5
12 Reviews
Botanical Garden
The Crested Ibis Nature Scenic District is located in the Hanzhong area of Yang county and is an integrated suburban park that combines ecology, human and cultural landscape, and agricultural sightseeing. The scenic area is home to the rare Crested Ibis, China's national treasure, and also features pear blossoms. Visitors to the reserve can bask in the beautiful sight of lush pear trees teeming with flowers when they bloom, while the Crested Ibis soar freely in this idyllic place where man and nature coexist harmoniously.
Cai Lun's Tomb
4.4/5
24 Reviews
Cemetery
Yangxian, Hanzhong, Shaanxi, China

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