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About Zigong

Zigong is one of the earliest provincial cities and industrial centers of Sichuan Province. It has over two thousand years of salt-making history and 60 years of history as a city. It enjoys the reputation of being the "Millenium Salt Capital," the "Hometown of Dinosaurs" and the "South China Light City". Zigong is famous because of salt. Its named derives from the two salt-producing areas in Zigong - the "Ziliu Salt Well" and the "Gong Salt Well". The city has a unique urban landscape which integrates mountains, water and an urban environment into one complete form. The Dinosaur Museum, Lantern Museum and World Geological Park in the city are all well worth a visit.

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Zigong Dinosaur Museum
4.5/5
2,287 Reviews
Museum
This museum is in the northeast part of Zigong City, situated on a major dinosaur fossil excavation site in Dashanpu, and is one of a relatively rare number of museums dedicated to dinosaurs. You can learn all sorts of new things about dinosaurs here. The museum has two floors. Eighteen stunning dinosaur skeletons are on display on the first floor, as well as many fossils. On the second floor, sound, light, and electronic models are used to recreate the setting in which the dinosaurs lived.
Shenhai Forest Hot Springs Resort
4.7/5
772 Reviews
Hot Spring
Shenhai Forest Hot Springs Resort is located in Shenhai Forest near Zigong, Sichuan Province. The resort is surrounded by beautiful natural forest known for its clean, fresh air. The resort is designed in a European style with Roman and Turkish baths. Visitors can have a fish pedicure, go white water rafting, and bathe in a number of indoor and outdoor springs. There is also a children's pool.
Zigong Colored Lantern Park
4.7/5
185 Reviews
City Park
Zigong Colored Lantern Park was built in 1930. Zigong's annual lantern festival is held here. The park is famous throughout China for its spectacular display of lanterns. Each year, the park showcases a stunning range of colorful lanterns, some of which float on water.
Salt Making Industry History Museum
4.6/5
705 Reviews
Museum
The Salt Making Industry History Museum is a museum and also an exquisite building that combines buildings from the Ming and Qing Dynasties. The museum is large and nicely combines salt exploitation and production, technological innovation and historical relics to allow tourists to learn about its usage and value and marvel at the wisdom of the ancient people.

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