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Xiandu Mountain
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        Xiandu Mountain
Xiandu Mountain
(xiān dū shān 仙都山) is located in Jinyun County (jìn yún xiàn 缙云县), Lishui City (lì shuǐ shì 丽水市), Zhejiang Province (zhè jiāng shěng 浙江省). In ancient times, it was called Jinyun Mountain (jìn yún shān 缙云山). It is famous for its grotesque rocks and beautiful scenery, which is combined with the cultural relics. It is regarded as one of the palace of Yellow Emperor (huáng dì 黄帝), together with Mountain Huang (huáng shān 黄山) in Anhui Province (ān huī shěng 安徽省) and Lushan Mountain (lú shān 庐山) in Jiangxi Province (jiāng xī shěng 江西省).

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Double-Dragon Scenic Area
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 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.

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The Grand Canyon of Western Zhejiang
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 The Grand Canyon of Western Zhejiang
The Grand Canyon of Western Zhejiang
(zhè xī dà xiá gǔ 浙西大峡谷) is located at the joint border of Zhejiang (zhè jiāng shěng 浙江省) and Anhui Province (ān huī shěng 安徽省). It extends from Mount Huang (huáng shān 黄山) and the water from the canyon is source for Qiantang River (qián táng jiāng 钱塘江). The canyon is high with rapid running water, in the shape of a long belt spanning the length of 80 kilometers. It is regarded as “the first Grand Canyon for tourism in the east China”. It is the canyon with the best reserved vegetation, the most beautiful scenery and the smallest resident population.

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Taohua Island
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 Taohua Island
Taohua Island
(táo huā dǎo 桃花岛) is one of the islands of Zhoushan Archipelago (zhōu shān qún dǎo 舟山群岛). It is located in the lotus ocean of East China Sea, sharing a marine channel with Mount Putuo (pǔ tuó shān 普陀山). Taohua Island is mentioned many times in the famous Novels of Jin Yong, such as The Legend of the Condor Heros (shè diāo yīng xióng zhuàn 射雕英雄传), therefore gaining its popularity.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 November 2009 09:40
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Xuedou Mountain Scenic Area
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  Xuedou Mountain
Xuedou Mountain
(xuě dòu shān 雪窦山), located at the northwest of Xikou Town (xī kǒu zhèn 溪口镇), Fenghua City (fèng huà shì 奉化市), Zhejiang Province (zhè jiāng shěng 浙江省), with an altitude of 800 meters, is the highest peak of the ranges of the Siming Moutain (sì míng shān 四明山). There is a hole in the mountain, from which there is a spring which is milky white, thus the spring is called Milky Spring (rǔ quán 乳泉), and the hole is called Xuedou (xuě dòu 雪窦, means milky white). Therefore, the mountain is given the name of Xuedou Mountain.

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