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Shimendong
石门洞

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WaterfallForestNational Park
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Closing in 55 mins Open from 8:00am-5:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 4-6 hours
Address: The south bank of the Minjiang River, 31 km northwest of Qingtian County, Lishui City
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Phone: 0578-6621599

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Shimendong is a provincial-level scenic and forest park located in the county's northwest 30 kilometers of the north bank of the Lijiang River, across the river for 330 national highway, convenient transportation. Linjiang flag, Gu two peaks stand, such as the gate, so called "Shimen." It was designated as a major cultural relics protection unit at the provincial level in 1963, and it was designated as a provincial scenic scenic spot in 1985 and a provincial forest park in 1991. There are breathtaking series of different characteristics of waterfalls, the bottom from the cliff 1125 meters down, like pendant, like a pearl, like silver fog. The whole scenic area is composed of four scenic spots: Dongtian Waterfall, Prince Scenic Spot, Xiantao and Shigu Lake. It is a "Dongtian Fairyland" with the characteristics of Qing, You, Spirit, Ancient, Qi, Sad, Wild and Interest. Into the "stone gate" around the peaks and arches, trees are green. There are “Xie Ketang,” “Ling You Temple,” “Liu Ji Reading Office,” “Liu Wencheng Temple,” “Guanyin Pavilion,” “Muyu Rock,” “Shizhu,” “Qingyun Cave,” “Yuedong,” “Guoshi Bed,” “Flying Waterfall,” “Silver Bridge of Diasporas,” “Waterfall Pavilion,” “Waterfall Viewing Platform, “White Man Cave,” “Breath Cave,” “Riying Rock,” "Collection stone", "Nongyuechi", "Yuan ape hill" and other 20 sites, and more than 100 cliff monuments, is the provincial level key cultural relics protection units. The newly developed scenic spots of Prince's Scenic Spot include "Prince's Ding", Taoist Taoist Temple, Niubi Cave, Tonten Cave, Shengshui Cave, Shenying Cave, Nanhai Ertongzi, No-word Tianbei, Kowloon Zhuangzhu, Shengshui Lake and more than 20 high-quality places.

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Introduction

Shimendong is located in Qingtian, Lishui, Zhejiang Province, on the banks of the Lijiang River. It was discovered in the Northern and Southern Dynasties and flourished in the Song and Ming Dynasties. It was also famous for the founding father of the Ming Dynasty, Liu Ji, who was studying here. Many literati have left precious treasures here, and the cultural heritage is rich. Shimendong is a tourist attraction that integrates sightseeing, leisure and cultural experience. The now open attractions are Shimen Waterfall and Bowen Ancient Village.
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