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About Yuanyang

Yuanyang County is located on the south bank of the Red River in southern Yunnan. It is quite famous as a mountain county in Yunnan’s Honghe Hani and Yi Autonomous Prefecture Peoples of seven different ethnicities live here: Hani, Yi, Dai, Miao, Yao, Zhuang, and Han (ethnic Chinese). Visitors are delighted by the rich and varied folk culture of simple and elegant mountain villages and diverse customs set amid stunning natural scenery.

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Honghe Hani Rice Terraces
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Terraced Field
UNESCO World Heritage-Natural Site
The Honghe Hani Rice Terraces are located on the southern slopes of the Ailao Mountains in Yunnan province. They were constructed over generations by the local Hani people. There are four major scenic spots in the area: Bada, Laohuzui ('tiger mouth'), Duoyishu, and Jingkou Village. The rice terraces look particularly beautiful at sunrise and sunset. The frequent early morning mist that envelops the terraces creates a surreal landscape. Visitors can also learn about the Hani people's unique culture.
Duoyishu Terraced Field
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Terraced Field
Bada Scenic Area
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Terraced Field
Folk Village
The Bada Scenic Area is also known as Malizhai Scenic Area and located in Yuanyang County, Honghe Hani and Yi Autonomous Prefecture. The scenic area is centered around Hani customs, culture and natural landscapes. Scenic attractions include the Quanfuzhuang, Bada and Shangmadian rice terraces. Bada Scenic Area is a prime destination for sightseeing around the Hani rice terraces and among clouds and seas. It is also where visitors can gain an understanding and experience of the heart of Hani culture.
Laohuzui Terraced Field Scenic Area
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Terraced Field

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If you want to ask me where the terraces are the most beautiful, I will not hesitate to answer the Yuanyang terraces. Hani Terrace is how amazing and beautiful, it seems that only when you have seen it with your own eyes can you feel the true. Originally a rugged mountain, it became a fertile paddy field in the hands of the Hani people of the generations, and it was layered in layers, and it was like a beautiful pastoral scroll. In 2013, Yunnan Honghe Hani Terrace was successfully listed on the World Heritage List and became China's 45th World Heritage Site. It also made China's World Heritage number surpass Spain, second only to Italy. Since then, Hani terraces have attracted the world's famous, tourists from all over the world have come to the world, and thumbs up, Hani people are really amazing. Yangyang terraces are widely distributed. In addition to the above three scenic spots, there are Dapingzi terraces in Daping Township, Niepupu terraces in Fengchunling Township, Laocaozhai terraces, Dayutang terraces, and Shixinzhai Village in Xiaoxinjie Township. Terraced fields, Da Laca terraces, Dianzhai terraced fields, Kuluzhai terraced fields, Shangxin urban and rural new city terraces, tile ash city terraces, Salado township head terraces, Majie town Yaozhai terraces, etc. Thousands of thousands of acres of terraced fields have different shapes and unique features. Go to Yuanyang to see the terraces, self-driving is the best way, because there are many tourists visiting here, so be sure to do a good job in advance, plan a good route, book a hotel and so on. In the process of playing, we must respect the local customs of the Hani people.
Posted: Dec 23, 2018