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Yangxian

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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.

Popular Attractions in Yangxian

Huayang Ancient Town
4.2/5
422 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.
Hanzhong Canola Fields
4.7/5
135 Reviews
Folk Village
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.
Crested Ibis Nature Reserve
4.3/5
35 Reviews
Nature Reserve
Crested ibis is rare, beautiful, and a species under major protection at the national level. It is a species facing the danger of extinction in the world. It is known as "Jewel of the East". In May of 1981, a few surviving wild crested ibis were discovered in Yang County, Hanzhong City, Shanxi Province. Within the nature reserve, there are care and breeding center for crested ibis, promotion hall, and flying shack.
Changqing Nature Reserve
4.8/5
19 Reviews
Forest
Nature Reserve

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Sep 19, 2020
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Sep 20, 2020
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Sep 21, 2020
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Sep 22, 2020
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