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About Guangyuan

Guangyuan, formerly known as Lizhou, is located in the upper reaches of the Jialing River. It is the birthplace of Wu Zetian, the only female emperor in Chinese history. It is an important historical and cultural corridor of the Three Kingdoms Period. It is also an important part of the Sichuan-Shaanxi Communist revolutionary base. Guangyuan has abundant resources with beautiful scenery. It offers many places of interest and scenic spots, including Huangze Temple, Qianfo Cliff and Jianmenguan Pass, which fully showcase the style of this historical, cultural and tourist city.

Popular Attractions in Guangyuan

Jianmen Pass
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Historical Site
The Jianmen Pass is located in Jiange County between Dajian Mountain and Xiaojian Mountain. It has been famous throughout history, holding an important position militarily due to its precipitous topography and ease of defense. Visitors to the scenic area can take the easier “Bird Path” to the top of the mountain, or the “Ape Route,” which requires renting professional mountain climbing equipment. Then, at the glass viewing platform at the top, visitors can take in the majestic scenery of the entire Jianmen Pass.
Zhaohua Ancient Town
740 Reviews
Ancient Settlement
Zhaohua is located in Yuanba District in Guangyuan, Sichuan Province. The town was previously known as Jiameng. It is one of only a handful of well-preserved towns from the Three Kingdoms period (220–280). Visitors can wander through the streets of the old town and explore Ming and Qing dynasty architecture. The town is also home to a number of important historical relics from the Three Kingdoms period.
Qianfo (Thousand Buddha) Cliff
518 Reviews
Historical Site
The Qianfo Cliff is located on the east bank of the Jialing River in the northern part of Sichuan Province's Guangyuan City. Directly across the river from the Huangze Temple, the entire cliff is centered on the Dayun Cave and is divided into northern and southern parts. The scenic area has many caves and large statues to be discovered. It is an amazing place that showcases the exquisite Buddha carving techniques that were used in ancient times. The scenic area's stone carvings are located on the banks of the Jialing River. There are innumerable Buddha statues here beyond counting, a sight that is entrancing and intoxicating.
Jianmenguan Tianci Hotspring Resort
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Hot Spring
Jianmenguan Tianci Hotspring Resort is located in Jiange County on the banks of the Qingjiang River, southwest of Guangyuan. The resort has a range of indoor and outdoor pools with crystal-clear water, all of which display the water temperature. There is also a fish pedicure pool, a sand bath, and other baths infused with Chinese herbal medicines such as ginseng and goji berries. In the evening, guests can watch dance performances.

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The ancient city of Zhaohua is located in the south of the Qinling Mountains. It is located in the cradle of Daba Mountain. The Sanjiang River meets and the north and south pass. It has been the seat of the county since the day of its birth. It has been uninterrupted and has lived for more than 2,300 years. I don't know if it is in adolescence or in a strong age. I only feel that it is just as fragrant. Everywhere, there is a magnetic attraction that confuses people. There are hundreds of people living here, the wall is ruined, antique, in my opinion, the ancient city is very deep, very hidden, very elegant, can not see through, its beauty is not only in the appearance of the simple beauty is still in the bones. The ancient city site was unearthed, and many rare cultural relics traced the history to more than 4,000 years ago. The fire spread to the Guanghan Sanxingdui civilization, and the stone was shocked. From ancient times, Zhaohua Ancient City carried the most basic cultural elements of Chinese civilization, and was called "the first county of Bashu and the second capital of Shu State" by historians. Walking in the streets of the ancient city, you will always pick up the treasures of history and culture or the treasures of folk customs. The mottled wall forms a living black and white ink, and the vicissitudes of life are born. quiet and quiet, people are less beautiful, let you really stay away from the hustle and bustle of the city and discover the true meaning of life. Walk the ancient city, no matter which small stone bridge you step on, hand care which piece of broken wall, even if you just walk into an alley, you can feel a thick mixed The atmosphere of history and culture, do not deliberate, no effort. The heavy chapter of history slowly unfolds to you, The historical figures who go deep into the soul stand in front of you, this is the charm of the ancient city.
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