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Double-Dragon Scenic Area

 Double Dragon Cave
Located at the southwest of the northern Jinhua Mountain (jīn huá shān 金华山), the Double-Dragon Scenic Area (shuāng lóng fēng jǐng qū 双龙风景区) is 15 kilometers away from Jinhua City (jīn huá shì 金华市), Zhejiang Province (zhè jiāng shěng 浙江省). To the east of the area, there is the Great Buddha Temple (dà fó sì 大佛寺), and to the west, there is the Liudong Mountain (liù dòng shān 六洞山). It is background with mountains and forests and featured by underground waterfalls as well as magnificent Red Pine Original Taoism Temple (chì sōng zǔ tíng 赤松祖庭). The Double Dragon Scenic Area is an ideal summer resort and worthy the name of the cool world.

The most famous scenic spots within this area is the Double Dragon Cave (shuāng lóng dòng 双龙洞), Ice-Pot Cave (bīng hú dòng 冰壶洞) and the Chaozhen Cave (cháo zhēn dòng 朝真洞).

Double Dragon CaveDouble Dragon Cave is located at the center of the scenic area. At the both sides of the entrance of the cave, there are two stalactites, which are like the head of the dragon. Thus the cave got its present name. The temperature in the cave lasts at 15℃, which makes people feels cool in summer and warm in winter. A spring flows from the cave, sweet and fresh. It is crowned as “the stone in the cave is superior to the limestone in Taihu Lake, and the spring is better than any other springs”. Entering the cave, tourists have to lie in a boat. This is the most attractive for many tourists.

The Waterfall inside the Ice-Pot CaveThe entrance of the Ice-Pot Cave is narrow and facing upward, the vertical cave is like a teapot with a narrow neck and a spacious body. Entering the cave is like entering a pot, hence the name. Standing in the cave, tourists can hear the loud noise of the waterfall in the cave, like a claps of thunder. Rise the head, there is a waterfall flowing down from the top of the cave, like ten thousand horses stampeding. On the ceiling of the cave, there is a huge stalactite, like a hand, hanging beside the waterfall.

To the north of the Ice-Pot Cave, stepping more than 640 stone steps, tourists can see the Chaozhen Cave, which is also called Taoist Cave (zhēn rén dòng 真人洞). It is said that the Immortal Huang cultivated them and lived in seclusion. The cave is about 10 meters high, winding deeply about 250 meters long the cave. Inside the cave, there is the Stone Vase (shí huā píng 石花瓶), Luosi Cave (luó sī dòng 螺蛳洞), Heaven Pool (tiān chí 天池), Stone Chessboard (shí qí pán 石棋盘), and A Tread of Heavenly Light (yī xiàn tiān 一线天).

Chaozhen CaveThe newly discovered Fairy Waterfall Cave (xiān pù dòng 仙瀑洞) is about 700 meters high above sea level, with a drop of 73 meters. Everything within the cave is naturally made uncanny workmanship. There are five halls, three rooms and one pool within the cave, which totally covers an area of more than 2800 square kilometers. Each hall has its own characteristics. And they are the ideal place for the tourists to have a rest with a cup of tea, and enjoy the beautiful scene of the waterfall and the pool.

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Double-Dragon Scenic Area

Location: 8 kilometers from the north Jinhua City
Admission fee: RMB 55
Opening hours: 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Transportation: you can take a taxi or take tourist bus Line 3 and 5 to get there directly

 

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