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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.
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Jianmen Pass
3,728 Reviews
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
827 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
588 Reviews
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
493 Reviews
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.

Guangyuan Weather

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Weather Forecast and Travel Tips for Guangyuan
Oct 20, 2020 Guangyuan Weather:Cloudy, Northeasterly Wind:0-10 kph, Humidity:68%, Sunrise/Sunset:07:04/18:18
Guangyuan Travel:Suitable, Umbrella:Advised, UV Strength:Very Low

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