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About Yuyao

Yuyao is located in the southern corner of the beautiful Yangtze River Delta. It is world-famous for its neolithic Hemudu site. It is an extremely historical and cultural city with a long and storied past. Since the Han Dynasty, Yuyao has produced many famous people, including Yu Qiuyu, a famous contemporary scholar and writer. He is the pride of modern Yuyao. What's more, Yuyao has 7,000 years of experience in cultivating rice. It was one of the places from which rice cultivation spread throughout the world. The Hemudu site bears witness to the fact that the area was inhabited at least 7,000 years ago. Unique natural scenery creates the rich land and the rich land creates Yuyao. It has many nicknames such as "Home of the Chinese Bayberry" and "Land of Pickled Mustard".

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Zhedong Xiaojiuzhai
1,174 Reviews

Zhedong Xiaojiuzhai is located in Yuyao, Dayin Town, Zhilin Village. In this park, the mountains seem to stretch forever, and the bamboo groves and trees fill the landscape. The Baiyan creek stretches for 6 km through the forest. The ancient trees in the scenic area are towering, the air is fresh, and the negative ion content is extremely high. It is called a “natural oxygen bar”. Walking through the ancient roads, you can enjoy the beautiful natural landscapes: mountains, bamboo, lakes, rivers and stones.

Danshan Chishui
622 Reviews
Ancient Settlement

Situated to the southwestern part of Yuyao city and a part of Siming Mountain, Danshan Chishui was named after the verse line "Reflected in the stream, the red rocks". There are also many Taoism relics in the mountains. Rafting is a popular here during summer, while in autumn and winter, when the mountain is covered in a tapestry of red maple leaves and tasty persimmons come to fruition, many visitors drive here from surrounding areas to enjoy the idyllic pastures. You can also take a relaxing walk along the many pathways here in the mountains and enjoy great views among the hills.

Simingshan National Forest Park
481 Reviews
National Park

Located in Yuyao, west of Ningbo, Simingshan National Forest Park is famous for its fresh air and is an ideal place for outings. The best time to visit Siming Mountain is generally in October of each year when the maple leaves gradually paint the whole mountain red. The snow-covered Siming Mountain in winter is worth visiting. It is also very beautiful when the cherry blossoms bloom in March and April.

Sichuangyan Rafting
113 Reviews

With beautiful scenery, Sichuangyan Rafting allows you to experience not only the thrill of drifting, but also the leisure of bamboo rafting. An excitement surfing zone is set in the middle of the drifting course, and a zigzag surfing track lets you fly downstream. Stunning scenery flanks the drift course, along with the beautiful eco-environment, stimulating your adrenaline and satisfying your desire for beautiful scenes.

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