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    3. Yandang Mountain World Geological Park in Zhejiang (闆佽崱灞卞湴璐ㄥ叕鍥?

    Yandang Mountain is famous for its screen-like peaks, caves and waterfalls.

    Located in Yueqing City, Zhejiang Province, Yandang Mountain is 300 km away from Hangzhou, 70 km away from Wenzhou and covers roughly 295 square kilometers of terrain.

    Yandang Mountain is famous for its screen-like peaks, caves and waterfalls. It is a mountainous natural resort on the seaside and known as "emperor of mountains" and a "marvelous beauty of the world".

    Yandang Mountain is an archetypical representation of an ancient rhyolite volcano. Situated at the edge of the volcanic area of the Asian Continental Plates, it is a natural museum of geology and rhyolite rocks. The mountains and rocks found at Mt. Yandang keep record of the geologic history spanning the evolution of a revival volcano from between 128 million years to 108 million years ago.

    Travel Tips:


    The area is famous for several unique local goods and wares that are worth purchasing including Xiangyu Fish, Yanming Tea, Kwan-yin Bamboo, Jinxing Grass and Shan Yueguan Birds. Additionally, your visit should last at least a day to visit all the sites, so make sure to bring lunch and plenty of water.

    Admission: Lingfeng Peak: 30 yuan;

    Lingyan Rock Scenic Zone: 30 yuan;

    Dalong Qiu Scenic Zone: 30 yuan;

    Sanzhe Waterfall Scenic Zone: 10 yuan;

    Xiansheng Men Scenic Zone: 10 yuan;

    Yangjiao Cave Scenic Zone: 10 yuan;

    Yanhu Lake Scenic Zone: 10 yuan;

    Jinzhu Jian 10 yuan;

    Fangdong: 20 yuan

    Forest Park: 25 yuan

    Tel: +86-577-62241762

    Add: 88 Yanshan Road, Yandang Mountain, Yueqing City, Zhejiang Province

    Getting There:

    By Bus: There are air-conditioned tourist coaches that depart from New South Coach Station (opposite of Wenzhou Railway Station). Coaches headed towards Yandangshan are scheduled to leave at 7:30am, 9:30am, 10:30am, 1:30pm and 3:30pm everyday.

    Author锛? 銆€銆€銆€Source锛? 銆€銆€銆€ Editor锛? Wu Qiong
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