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About Zhaoqing

Zhaoqing is located in Guangdong. In ancient times it was called Duanzhou under the Sui. It is where the Duan inkstone originated, one of China's “Four Famous Inkstones", and was indispensable to calligraphers and artists. The scenery here is majestic, with beautiful scenic areas such as Seven Star Crags, Dinghu Mountain, Panlong Gorge and Xing Lake. There are also cultural sites of interest that are representative of Cantonese culture and have also borne witness to the city's history, including the old city walls, Longmu Temple, Qingyun Temple and the Mei Nunnery.

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Qixingyan (Seven-Star Cave)
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City Park
Qixingyan is a classic karst land formation consisting of seven small but characteristic limestone peaks. The area contains lakes and caves that make up a breathtakingly beautiful scene. Here you can climb a mountain, swim in a lake, climb the Tianzhuyuan or Shishiyan rock, or look out on the entire lake from the top down. Cave enthusiasts can go to the stone chamber cave, which features hundreds of stalactites and stalagmites, and carvings showcasing different fonts from different dynasties.
Dinghu Mountain
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Mountain
Dinghu Mountain is one of the four famous mountains of Lingnan. Located in Zhaoqing, it offers clear lakes, waterfalls, lush virgin forests, fresh, clean air and a beautiful environment for ecological tourism. It also features ancient temples such as Qingyun Temple and Baiyun Temple, and is great for sightseeing and rock climbing. The larger scenic area also contains a number of smaller destinations, some of the most highly recommended ones being the Baoding Garden and Butterfly Valley. Baoding Garden is primarily a display of Ding culture. Here visitors can see many famous Ding replicas. In Butterfly Valley, visitors can take a ride on a boat surrounded by beautiful butterflies and gorgeous scenery.
Ziyungu
4.5/5
556 Reviews
Lake
Ziyungu is the birthplace of Duanyan. There are ancient stone mills, waterwheel workshop ruins, old pit cave sites, and numerous waterfalls. Ziyungu is a pivotal part of the Xijiang Antelope Gorge Conservation Area. The natural landscape in the scenic area is very attractive. Because of the convenient transportation and rich tourism resources, many city people regard this area as an ecotourism route back to nature.
Duanzhou Ancient City Wall
4.3/5
133 Reviews
Historical Site
Duanzhou Ancient City Wall is located in Songcheng Road, Zhaoqing City, and was built in the Song Dynasty. It has a rectangular shape and a high point in the north of the city. It is the only remaining ancient city wall in Guangdong and the landmark building of the cultural city of Zhaoqing. The ancient city wall has been repaired many times so far, and there are many kinds of brick walls. These brick walls are unique proofs. They are also the living fossils of the visitor, the living "brick museum". Although it is not magnificent, it has its own unique flavor.

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