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    4. Mount Danxia Geological Park in Guangdong (涓归湠灞变笘鐣屽湴璐ㄥ叕鍥?

    Mount Danxia is a famous scenic area located in the northeastern suburbs of Shaoguan City.

    Mount Danxia is a famous scenic area located in the northeastern suburbs of Shaoguan City, Guangdong Province, covering a total area of 319 sq km.

    This geopark is composed of several Scenic Spot Areas including Danxia, Shaoshi, Bazhai, Aizhai and Jinjiang Long Corridor. The tourist areas of Elder Peak, Yangyuanshi (Male Stone) and Xianglong Lake in the Danxia Scenic Spot Area are open to the public. Aizhai and Jinjiang Long Corridor Scenic Spot Areas showcase the natural beauty of mountain and water scenery specifically for sightseers. Additionally, these areas integrate the popularization of the sciences, scientific surveying, rock climbing and exploration for tourists on leisure time and holiday.

    Locally described as a "world famous UNESCO Geopark of China," there are a number of temples dotting the mountains along with numerous scenic walks. It is described in local signage as a "world famous UNESCO geopark of China". There are a number of temples located on the mountains and many scenic walks can be undertaken. In 2010, Mount Danxia were inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site as part of China Danxia.

    Travel Tips:


    There are many great hotels in Shaoguan; Hotel de Royce, Xihe Liuhua Hotel and Orange House. All provide leisure, restaurants and entertainment.

    Admission: 120 yuan (High Season); 100 yuan (Low Season)

    Cable car tickets: 55 yuan (round trip); 40 yuan (one-way up); 30 yuan (one-way down)

    Add: Danxiashan National Park, Shaoguan City, Guangdong Province

    Tel: +86-751-6291683

    Getting There:

    By Bus: There are many special tourist buses to Danxiashan leaving from Shaoguan Railway Station. Buses come every 15 minutes and ticket prices are 15 yuan per person.

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