Lotus Mountain, a getaway dubbed as 'Guangdong Great Wall'

Lotus Mountain in Guangdong        Lotus Mountain is the famous scenic area in Guangdong Province. Located at the riverside of Lion River, the mouth Pearl River, Panyu District, Lotus Mountain consists of 48 red hills and has a maximum elevation of 108 meters, covering the area of 2.54 square kilometers. On the mountain there is a Kylin Peak, and the Lotus Mountain is named after the rock which is like lotus in shape on the kylin Peak. With the reputation of "Guangdong Great Wall", the Lotus Mountain is of great military importance in history.

Explore autumn scenery along the rivers in Guangdong

Autumn in Guangdong Province is a delightful season with warm sun and beautiful scenery. Enjoying a drive alongside the rivers is just perfect for those who want to get close to nature. Below are four recommended rivers in Guangdong. Dongjiang River    Wanlv Lake   The Dongjiang River is one of the best-known rivers in the province with mountain scenery and several old towns along the way. Longchuan, Boluo and Dongguan are recommended for the long history and scenic views of South China. Established in 214 B.C. in the Qin Dynasty (221-206 B.C.),

Changliu: a great weekend eco-getaway in Guangdong

Village children lead visitors on hikes through the rolling hills to see the forest, waterfalls and caves in the area.   Mrs. Yi -- who is 64 -- shows off her freshly harvested choi sum.   Changliu’s Wu Wei architecture features a gate at the entrance of the village with eyes painted over the doorway for good fortune.   A villager makes a bamboo basket that will hold a live chicken to be given as a gift at a village housewarming party.   Not far from the economic powerhouse that is the Pearl River Delta, it’s hard to believe that

Baishuizhai, a hidden gem in Guangdong's stunning countryside

  IF you are tired of your busy urban life and want to enjoy a relaxing weekend without traveling too far, Baishuizhai Scenic Spot would be a good choice. Located in Paitan Township, Zengcheng City, Baishuizhai is about 200 kilometers from Shenzhen and takes three hours to reach by bus.     Baishuizhai is a provincial tourism resort. Covering an area of nearly 200 square kilometers, the mountainous scenic zone is known as the emerald of the Tropic of Cancer. It boasts unique waterfalls, weathering landforms and topography and an enchanting ecological

Explore the nature beauty of Baishuizhai in Guangdong

  IF you are tired of your busy urban life and want to enjoy a relaxing weekend without traveling too far, Baishuizhai Scenic Spot would be a good choice. Located in Paitan Township, Zengcheng City, Baishuizhai is about 200 kilometers from Shenzhen and takes three hours to reach by bus.     Baishuizhai is a provincial tourism resort. Covering an area of nearly 200 square kilometers, the mountainous scenic zone is known as the emerald of the Tropic of Cancer. It boasts unique waterfalls, weathering landforms and topography and an enchanting ecological

Luofu Mountain, one of China's top 10 sacred mountains of Taoism in Guangdong

      Located in Boluo County of Huizhou City, Luofu Mountain is one of the ten sacred mountains of Taoism in China. Covering an area of 260 square kilometers, the scenic area boasts 432 peaks, over 980 waterfalls, fountains and 18 caves. The mountain, called "the First Mountain in south of the Five Ridges", features numerous attractions, famous Chinese tradition medicine culture and pleasant weather throughout the year.         SOURCE: china.org.cn
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