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  • Yanguan Scenic Spot
  • Yanguan Scenic Spot
  • Yanguan Scenic Spot
  • Yanguan Scenic Spot
Yanguan Scenic Spot
Name in Chinese :海宁盐官观潮景区
Opening Hours:8:00-16:30
Admission Fee:Peak Season 150RMB; off Season 100RMB
Telephone:+86 573 87617200
Address:No.1 Guyi Road,Yanguan town,Haining

Introduction

Haining is located in the north of Zhejiang Province, facing the Qiantang River in the south. The Yanguan Scenic Spot in Haining is a National AAAA Level Scenic Spot, also the best place to enjoy the tidal bore. The world-famous Qiantang Tidal Bore, or the Haining tide, created by the gravity from the moon and the rotation of the Earth, has been hailed as "marvelous spectacle". It is a tradition for people living around the Qiantang River to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival by eating moon-cakes and enjoying the sight of the tide. The history of watching it began in the Tang Dynasty (618 AD-907 AD) and became even more popular in the Song Dynasty (960 AD-1279 AD). The tradition of watching of Qiantang tidal wave was also popular in the Ming Dynasty (1368 AD-1644 AD) and Qing Dynasty (1644 AD-1911 AD). Haining is traditionally deemed as the best place to watch the marvel, since it offers the best view of the tide water rapidly rising and surging. The natural wonder has become a popular attraction for visitors both domestic and abroad and is favored by people of all generations.