Eighteen Shaanxi Tourism Cards

2017-04-19 10:30:13 , Source : The Government Website of Shaanxi Province

Terra-Cotta Warriors: The Terra-Cotta Warriors & Horses of the Qin Dynasty. Visiting place: Emperor Qinshihuang’s Mausoleum Site Museum

Address: At east side of the First Emperor Qin’s Mausoleum, Lintong District, Xi’an City

Tang Paradise: Tang Paradise is China’s first large-scale royal garden cultural theme park displaying the style and features of the glorious age of the Tang Dynasty in all aspects.

Address: Qujiang New District, Xi’an City

Great Wild Goose Pagoda: The Great Wild Goose Pagoda is considered as the symbol of ancient capital Xi’an and Shaanxi Province.

Address: Inside the Da Ci’en Temple, Xi’an City

Namaste Dagoba: With a height of 148m, the Namaste Dagoba of Famen Temple is known as the tallest pagoda in the world and is placed with the world’s sole Buddha Finger Sarira inside.

Address: Famen Temple, Fufeng County, Baoji City, Shaanxi Province

Red Rock Canyon: The Red Rock Canyon Scenic Region has beautiful waters and mysterious hills, grotto and ancient temple, and cliffside inscriptions; especially the stone carving art is praised as the “Stele Forest Beyond the Great Wall”. Zhenbeitai enjoys the good reputation of “The First Beacon Tower of the Great Wall”.

Address: Yulin City, Shaanxi Province

Rape Flower: The Sea of Rape Flowers has become a bright card of Shaanxi tourism. Among which, the China’s most beautiful sea of rape flowers Hanzhong Tourist Culture Activity and Hanyin Rape Flowers Travel Season Activity have even become the tourism brand festival celebration activities of Shaanxi.

Places recommended: Hanzhong City and Hanyin County, Ankang City of Shaanxi Province

Hukou Waterfalls: Hukou Waterfalls is the second largest waterfall in China and the largest yellow waterfall in the world. In summer, it is magnificent with vigor; in winter, it has rare, huge icefalls.

Address: Situated in Hukou Township, Yichuan County of Shaanxi Province, and near to Hukou Town, Jixian County of Shanxi Province, Hukou Waterfalls is a tourist area shared by two provinces.

Huaqing Hot Spring: Huaqing Hot Spring is famous for its hot springs and beautiful scenery and even more celebrated for the love story between Emperor Xuanzong of Tang and Lady Yang.

Address: Lintong District, Xi’an City, Shaanxi Province

Huashan Mountain: Huashan Mountain is one of China’s Five Sacred Mountains and enjoys the good reputation of “the Most Precipitous Mountain over the World”.

Address: Huayin City, Weinan City, Shaanxi Province

Mausoleum of Yellow Emperor: The mausoleum of Yellow Emperor, ancestor of Chinese nation, is known as “The First Mausoleum of China”

Address: Beiqiao Mountain, Huangling County, Yan’an City, Shaanxi Province

Louguantai: Louguantai is the earliest and the most sacred place of Chinese Taoism. Louguantai National Forest Park has a total area of 27,500 hectares and is a tourist resort integrated with favorable cultural, natural and forest landscapes.

Geographic location: Zhouzhi County, Xi’an City

Nangong Mountain: The imperial palace was built in the Northern Song Dynasty in 1126 A.D. and was called “Nangong”; so the mountain is called “Nangong Mountain”. In the Qing Dynasty, Nangong Mountain gradually becomes a Buddhist resort.

Geographic location: Langao County, Shaanxi Province

South Lake: The scenic region covers an area of 6.56km2 including 1109 mu of water area and is praised as “the First Lake of Shaanxi Province”.

Address: Hanzhong City, Shaanxi Province

Qianling Mausoleum: Qianling Mausoleum is a multi-burial mausoleum of Li Zhi, Emperor Gaozong of Tang, and his Empress (Wu Zetian, the only empress in Chinese history). The Mausoleum was built in A.D. 684 and basically completed by 23 years.

Address: Qian County, Xianyang City, Shanxi Province

Taibai Mountain: Taibai Mountain is the main peak of Qinling Mountains, one of China’s ten most attractive tourist destinations and the watershed of Yangtze River system and Yellow River system.

Geographic location: The main part of Taibai Mountain is in Meixian County and Taibai County of Baoji City, Shaanxi Province; Taibaishan National Forest Park is within the jurisdiction of Meixian County of Baoji City, Shaanxi Province.

Xian’e Lake: Xian’e Lake has a river area of 96km2 including over 6,000 mu of lake area; it is a bright pearl on the “Shangyu Ancient Road”. Many people in all ages passing Shangzhou are enchanted the scenery of Xian’e Lake and wrote numerous poetic proses.

Geographic location: Shangluo City, Shaanxi Province

Yinghu Lake: Yinghu Lake is the largest freshwater lake in China’s five northwest provinces, with a total area of 102.8km2. It is one of Shaanxi’s top ten fine views and a national tourist destination.

Geographic location: Yinghu Town, Hanbin District, Ankang City, Shaanxi Province

Zhenbeitai: Zhenbeitai was built in 1607. It is a world cultural heritage, a major national historical and cultural site, and one of the most magnificent and majestic buildings among the Great Wall sites of the Ming Dynasty.

Geographic location: Yulin City, Shaanxi Province

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