Twelve new 5A tourist attractions announced in China

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The Ministry of Culture and Tourism on Friday announced 12 new 5A-rated tourist attractions, based on recommendations from relevant provincial (autonomous region or municipality) administration departments of culture and tourism.

Aerial photo of China’s Anren Museum Town, Chengdu City, Sichuan Province, China. /APC

Aerial photo of China’s Anren Museum Town, Chengdu City, Sichuan Province, China. /APC

National 5A new tourist attractions are Yellow River Hukou Waterfall, Taizhou Fucheng Cultural Scenic Area, Sanbai Mountain National Scenic Site, Jigong Mountain National Nature Reserve, Qutang Gorge Scenic Area of ​​the city from Baidi, Weishan Lake Scenic Area, Three Gorges Waterfall Scenic Area. , Huang Yao Ancient Town Scenic Area, Anren Chinese Museum Town, Guizhou Zhijin Cave National Geopark, Guan’egou Scenic Area and Jiangblake Scenic Area.

Here are descriptions of three of the new 5A attractions:

View of Hukou Waterfall, on the bank of the Yellow River in Shaanxi Province, China. /APC

View of Hukou Waterfall, on the bank of the Yellow River in Shaanxi Province, China. /APC

Hukou Waterfall, located on the border between Shanxi Province (north) and Shaanxi Province (northwest), is the second largest waterfall in the country and the largest in the Yellow River. In 1991, Hukou Waterfall was named one of the “Top 40” National Scenic Spots.

View of Hukou Waterfall on the bank of the Yellow River in Shanxi Province, China. /APC

View of Hukou Waterfall on the bank of the Yellow River in Shanxi Province, China. /APC

Standing on the bank of the Yellow River, the roaring river can be seen rushing through the mountains and falling into a deep pool, resembling boiling water in a teapot. The mist is refracted by the sunlight, forming a rainbow that spans the water like a colorful bridge.

The Qutang Gorge Scenic Area of ​​Baidi City

City view from Baidi Qutang Gorge, Fengjie County, Chongqing, China. /APC

City view from Baidi Qutang Gorge, Fengjie County, Chongqing, China. /APC

Qutang Gorge Scenic Area of ​​Baidi (White Emperor) City is located at the confluence of Caotang River and Yangtze River in the east of Fengjie County, Chongqing. It majestically occupies the north bank of the Qutang Gorge, the first gorge of the Three Gorges of the Yangtze River. Surrounded by water, the scenic spot has rugged terrain.

Scenery of red leaves around Qutang Gorge, Fengjie County, Chongqing, China, December 3, 2017. /CFP

Scenery of red leaves around Qutang Gorge, Fengjie County, Chongqing, China, December 3, 2017. /CFP

Qutang Gorge stretches along the north side of Baidi City. At eight kilometers in length, it is the shortest but narrowest, most dangerous and majestic section of the Three Gorges, with dangerous cliffs towering on both sides. Baidi City has a long and splendid historical culture. Scholars and scholars like Li Bai (701-762) and Du Fu (712-770) wrote countless famous and immortal poems here, earning Baidi City the title “Poetry City”.

Jigong Mountain National Nature Reserve

View of the main peak of Jigong mountain, Xinyang city, Henan province, China. /APC

View of the main peak of Jigong mountain, Xinyang city, Henan province, China. /APC

Covering an area of ​​192 square kilometers, the Jigong Mountains National Nature Reserve is located on the border between Henan Province and Hubei Province, at the western foot of the Dabie Mountains. The reserve is located at an altitude of up to 3,300 meters.

A sea of ​​clouds at Jigong Mountain National Nature Reserve, Xinyang City, Henan Province, China. /APC

A sea of ​​clouds at Jigong Mountain National Nature Reserve, Xinyang City, Henan Province, China. /APC

Jigong Mountain has many cliffs, valleys and tall peaks. It gets its name from its rooster-like crest shape. The long Jigong Mountain is often covered with a sea of ​​clouds, and its main peak looks like a colossal rooster flying through the clouds and dancing elegantly.

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