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Xiandu Scenic Area
Name in Chinese :仙都
Opening Hours:Dinghu Peak 7:30-17:00 (peak season); other spots 8:00-16:30 (peak season); 7:30-17:00(off-season)
Admission Fee:CNY 130
Telephone:+86 578 3120301
Address:Xiandu Scenic Area, Jinyun County, Lishui City, Zhejiang Province

Introduction

Located in Jinyun, Zhejiang, Xiandu Scenic Area features an enchanting landscape of peculiar peaks, gossamer mist and beautiful waters which exist in harmony with the rural scenery and historical relics. It is a national AAAA level scenic spot, consisting of four main scenic areas - Dinghu Peak, Old Man Ni's Ravine, Gufu Crag, the Lesser Chibi, Furong Gorge, and Xianshui Cave. There are 160 unusual peaks, and 27 different caves in the 166.2-square-kilometer scenic area, mainly for sightseeing and spending holidays.

Legend has it that the founder of the ancient Chinese civilization, Emperor Xuanyuan settled down in this area to practice alchemy and achieved immortality. Its long history, beautiful scenery and pleasant climate have won the area the name of “Xiandu” (a fairyland in Chinese). Dinghu Peak (鼎湖峰) is the prime attraction spot of Xiandu scenic area, which is famed for its splendid landscapes. The Dinghu Peak stretches out just like bamboo shoots in spring. It is about 170.8 meters high vertically, which makes the peak unique in the area. While on top covers an area of 710 sq m, the bottom area is about 2,468 sq m. Green pines, verdant cypress peaks, aerial seas of clouds, rustic villages and streams in the beautiful scenic area make it an ideal location for photography.

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