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The renowned historical and cultural city of Shaoguan (韶关) lies in northern Guangdong. The fact that the Shixia (石峡) culture thrived here during the Neolithic period proves that the people of this region were already an advanced civilization by that time. Surrounded by mountains, Shaoguan was a strategic military location. The mountainous terrain also makes for some beautiful natural scenery here. In addition, Shaoguan is inhabited by a concentration of minority peoples. The result is an area with highly diverse attractions. Danxia (丹霞) Mountain, a national scenic area; Nanhua (南华) Temple, the birthplace of Nanzong Zen; and the site of the discovery of the “Maba Man” are among the local sights.
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Mount Danxia is located in Shaoguan City, Guangdong Province, and is a landscape area dominated by Danxia landforms. In addition to beautiful natural scenery, Mount Danxia also has a long and rich historical and cultural importance. For example, there are numerous stone cliffs and inscriptions, historic ancient cottages and stone temples, and mysterious hanging-coffin burials.
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Yunmen Mountain Scenic Area is located in the northeast of the Yunmen Temple Buddhist Cultural and Ecological Protection Area. It is full of trees and waterfalls with beautiful scenery. In the scenic area, you can cross the 168-meter-high, 316-meter-long glass bridge, climb 1638 steps up the mountain and admire the Yunmen Flower Sea. There is also a zoo, mobile games, water parks, and other areas.
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The Guangdong Great Canyon, also known as the Ruyuan Great Canyo, is located in Dabu Town, southwest of Ruyuan County, Shaoguan. The canyon is 15 kilometers long and has a depth of more than 300 meters. The canyon is densely forested with waterfalls, streams, and an abundance of rhododendrons and wildflowers. Take a stroll near the canyon and immerse yourself in the clean air and nature. It is also a great place to escape from the summer heat.
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Ruyuan Tianjing Mountain Xianren Bridge is located in Luoyang Town, Ruyuan Yao Autonomous County, Guangdong Province. There are 12 scenic points of interest here, including the Yama Xiushui, Tongxin Lovers' Bridge and Xianren Chaosheng (Pilgrimage of the Immortals). Together, it forms a beautiful scenic area deep in Taoist culture, integrating mountains and rivers, the Xijing Ancient Road and the Xianshan Qiong Pavilion. It is an ideal place for leisure and sightseeing, scientific exploration, and summer vacations.
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Nanhua Temple is located on the bank of Caoxi River, 7 km southeast of Maba, Qujiang District, Shaoguan City. It is a famous Buddhist temple in China is the birthplace of the Southern Chan school of Buddhism, which was promoted by the Sixth Patriarch of Chan Buddhism, Huineng. Huineng's body is also buried here. Nanhua Temple is located at the foothills of the Baolin mountain rage. It was first built in the Northern and Southern Dynasties period and has a very long history. The treasure of the temple is the body of the sixth patriarch, Huineng, and many people come to the temple to pay respects.
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Maozi Peak Forest Farm is situated in the northwest of Nanxiong City, bordering on Dayu County of Jiangxi Province in the north and northwest. It is the popular town of ginkgo, and there are birds and flowers in every season, the scenery of the mountains is very lovely. And it was once a revolutionary holy spot for guerrilla warfare. The Hat Peak Forest Farm is a low hill and the mountains are wavy. The forest farm is high in the north and west, low in the south and east.

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