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.