Highlights: Luoyang Laojun Mountain is located in Luoyang, Henan, 2200 meters above sea level, formerly known as Jingshi Mountain. Laojun Mountain is a notable mountain in the Taoist tradition. Legend has it that Li Er, the founder of Taoism, lived here in his later years. Laojun Mountain's main attractions include Zhongtianmen Square, Jinding, Laojun Temple, Nantianmen, Yuhuangding, and Mazongling. Yuhuangding is the perfect place on Laojun Mountain to observe the surrounding landscape. Jinding and Mazongling are good places to watch the sunrise and the sea of clouds.
Highlights: The Yellow River Hukou Waterfall is located in the channel of the Yellow River where it passes through the Qin Jin Grand Canyon. To the east of the falls is Shanxi's Linfen region, and to the west of the falls is Yichuan County, Yan'an, Shaanxi Province. The section of the falls in Shaanxi is located 35 kilometers east of Yichuan County, Yan’an. Because the Yellow River carries so much sediment, this is one of the few places on earth you can see a yellow waterfall. The scenery of Hukou Waterfall changes through each of the four seasons.
Highlights: The Wudang Mountains is situated in Danjiangkou City, Shiyan City and is home to a famous Taoist shrine. The Wudang Mountains has scenic spots such as Taizipo, Purple Cloud, Nanyan, and Jinding. The scenic spots are surrounded by mountains and lush forests, resembling a pair of scrolls. Wudang is also one of the important martial arts martial arts schools in China, and you can see the masters and martial arts enthusiasts practicing martial arts here.
Highlights: The Hukou Waterfall is a famous waterfall on the Yellow River. The roiling water of the Yellow River roars downward here with great power. The Hukou Waterfall area is divided by the Yellow River. On the west side is Yichuan County, Shaanxi, and on the east side is Ji County, Shanxi. The waterfall is also divided into the Hukou Waterfall (the part of the falls in Shaanxi) and the Shanxi Hukou Waterfall (the part of the falls in Shanxi). Separate tickets are sold for each area. The Shanxi section of the Hukou Waterfall is located 45 kilometers west of the seat of Ji County in Linfen City, Shanxi.
Highlights: Qinling Wildlife Park is located in Chang'an district in Xi'an. The Wildlife Park includes an area that guests can walk through, a safari area (where tour buses take guests through an herbivore section and a megafauna section) and a Bird Performance Forest. The walking area is located in the western half of the wildlife park and includes a panda enclosure, a snub-nosed monkey enclosure, and a marine mammal park. The safari part of Qinling Wildlife Park includes a herbivore section and a megafauna section. In the herbivore section, you can see animals such as giraffes, zebras, and wildebeest. You can also see animals that are unique to Asia such as the white-lipped deer and the Bactrian camel. In the megafauna section you can find tigers, cheetahs, lions, bears, and wolves.
Highlights: A perfect place to escape from the summer heat, Longtan Grand Canyon is located in the north of Xin'an County, Luoyang City, and is full of geological wonders such as the High Gorge Valley and the Water to the Sky. The clear streams and waterfalls splashing from the cliffs can be seen everywhere. It also has activities such as zip lines, rock climbing, and rubber boats.
Highlights: The Shanzhou Cave Dwellings are located in the south of Shan County in Sanmenxia. The site is easily accessed by road or rail. The cave dwellings kept residents cool in summer and warm in winter, and provided excellent shelter from wind and earthquakes. In addition to spending the night in renovated dwellings, visitors can relax in the hot springs, taste local cuisine, and watch traditional cultural performances.
Highlights: The Maijishan Grottoes are one of China's four most famous caves. Constructed over 1000 years ago, there are over 200 different caves cut into the side of a hill. Visitors can climb the walkway on the side of the cliff to admire the Buddhist sculptures and surrounding scenery.
Highlights: The Qinling Mausoleum was constructed in the year 684 and is one of the rare places in China - or even the world - where emperors from two dynasties and an imperial husband and wife are interred. Emperor Gaozong of Tang (Li Zhi) and his wife Wu Zetian, China’s only empress, are interred here. This mausoleum is also one of the few imperial tombs in China that has not been looted. The Qinling Mausoleum Scenic Area is quite large. In addition to the Qinling Mausoleum itself, it also contains many “companion tombs” (peizangmu) in which members of the imperial court and major ministers are buried. The tombs of Prince Zhanghuai, Crown Prince Yide, and Princess Yongtai are currently being excavated.
Highlights: The Jinsi Canyon Scenic Spot is located in Shangluo City's Shangnan County on the northern slope of Bashan Mountain. The great canyon is made up of four parts including Bailong Gorge, Qinglong Gorge, Heilong Gorge and Shiyanzhai. The scenic area maintains its original ecological environment and is densely packed with many plants. This is a natural oxygen bar, which is relaxing and enjoyable for body, spirit and mind. It is an excellent place to visit.
Highlights: The Jiezhou Guandi Temple is located at the West Pass in Yuncheng's Jiezhou Town. The current buildings are reconstructions of buildings that would have stood here during the Qing Dynasty. The Jiezhou Guandi Temple is divided into two parts: the main temple and the Jieyi Garden. Upon entering the scenic site, visitors will first come to the Jieyi Garden. In the garden are structures such as the Jieyi Building and the Junzi Pavilion. In the main temple, the primary hall is Chongning Hall. This is where the statue of Guandi can be found. Every year, around National Day, a grand "Guandi Cultural Festival" is held featuring historical ceremonies and folk worship activities.
Highlights: Li Family Courtyard in Yuncheng is the private residence of Li Ziyong, a wealthy merchant in southwest of Shanxi, and it was built in the late Qing Dynasty and early period of the Warlord Era. Li Family Courtyard is a typical building reflecting the style of residential houses in the southern Shanxi province. The whole building is arranged around a quadrangle courtyard and also boasts Hui style architecture. It combines the features of two major architectural forms in south and north of China, and in terms of the art of decoration, the national culture infiltrates every corner of the building.
Highlights: The Xixia Dinosaur Relics Park is located in Xixia County's Danshui Town in Nanyang City. It is one of the Funiu Mountain National Geological Park's important attractions. The Xixia dinosaur site is a sedimentary paleontological site within the Cretaceous fault basin. So far more than 1,000 dinosaur egg fossils have been uncovered. Among these fossils, the Xixia giant long egg and Gobi prismatic egg are incredibly rare finds. They are symbolic of the fossilized eggs which have been discovered at Xixia. A large number of dinosaur egg fossils were unearthed in Xixia. They are well-preserved and magnificent, and have become known as the ninth wonder of the world after the "First Qin Emperor's Terracotta Warriors and Horses."
Highlights: Bailuyuan Film and Television City is a large city built on the blueprint of the noval "Bailuyuan" (White Deer Plain) written by famous writer Chen Zhongshi. In Bailuyuan Film and Television City, visitors can learn about the authentic architecture, history and culture of Shaanxi. Visitors can also enjoy a variety of performances including "Two Tigers Keeping Changan" and "Guanzhong Earthquake". In the City, many shooting sites of films and TV series were preserved to present a vivid demonstration of historical events happened in Shaanxi.
Highlights: White Cloud Mountain, located in Song County, Luoyang City, is home to countless waterfalls and deep pools. Here, you will find beautiful sights wherever you look: precipitous peaks, strange rock formations, and virgin forest. Its clean air makes the area a natural oxygen bar. The scenic area’s Yuhuang Peak is the highest peak in central China, and you can climb it to view a gorgeous sunrise or the “cloud sea.” In addition to the natural sights, White Cloud Mountain also has cultural sights like the Wuman Temple, Yunyan Temple, and Yuhuang Tower.
Highlights: Taiping Forest Park in Hu County has high mountain waterfalls and streams that are rare in China’s northwest. Every year in April, when the Chinese redbud blooms, the beautiful flowers are viewable throughout the park. The park has five major attraction areas: Stone Gate, Yellow Goat Dam, Moon Palace Pond, Qinling Ridge, and the Birch Woods. Particularly popular among visitors are the Stone Gate area next to the main entrance and the Yellow Goat Dam area, where waterfalls are clustered. When you come to Taiping Forest Park, you will feel surrounded by virgin forest and a comfortable coolness even during the height of summer.
Highlights: Dangjia Village is located in Xizhuang Town in the northeast of Hancheng City. It is a well-preserved architectural village of the Ming and Qing Dynasties. It is known as a "living fossil of the ancient traditional residences of Eastern mankind." Its stone-built alleys are tall and splendid, elegant courtyard doors are particularly eye-catching, the inscriptions prominently reflect the owner's status and beliefs, and the layout of the village lanes is even more interesting.
Highlights: Located in Fucheng Town, Xiangcheng District, Xianyang City the Shaanxi Zhangyu Ruina Chateau Winery provides its visitors with all natural and modernized pastoral scenery complete with sightseeing tours. This winery adopts Italian Tuscany architecture that is complimented by with wine culture displays and leisure areas. It was built into an international winery that showcases high quality grape cultivation and high end wine production. You are also able to purchase these wine's to take home for your tasting pleasure. While visiting you can explore the standardized vineyards to see how your wine is made from start to finish. From the time it grow on the vine, it harvested, cultivated, and turned into the delicious wine that you savor.
Highlights: The history of Huayang Ancient Town dates back to the Warring States Period (475–221 BCE). It was an important military and economic hub. The old town has over 300 well-preserved Ming and Qing dynasty buildings, including official residences, guest houses, and pawnshops. Visitors can also see the ruins of the old city wall as well as a tower and theater that date from the Song and Yuan dynasties. It is one of only a few mountainside towns with a rich history.
Highlights: The Grand Canyon Resort is located in Guandaokou Town, Lushi County, Sanmenxia City connecting Henan, Shaanxi and Shanxi. The canyon runs from the east to the west. It is just like a strip extending to the east. The long, narrow and deep river down in the canyon has rapids consisting of multiple waterfalls in different shapes and a collection of ponds and pools. The canyon resort mainly boasts Dacongtan Waterfall, Zhuozu Pool, Yinma Groove, Sandie Canyon, Feishui Pond and other tourist spots.
What are some Fun Attractions Nearby in Xi'an?
Some Fun Attractions Nearby in Xi'an include:Luoyang Laojun Mountain|黃河壺口瀑布旅遊區（陝西側）|Wudang Mountain|Hukou Waterfall|Qinling Wildlife Park
What are some highly-rated Fun Attractions Nearby in Xi'an?
Some highly-rated Fun Attractions Nearby in Xi'an include:Luoyang Laojun Mountain:4.6|黃河壺口瀑布旅遊區（陝西側）:4.6|Wudang Mountain:4.5|Hukou Waterfall:4.6|Qinling Wildlife Park:4.4
At what locations in Xi'an can Fun Attractions Nearby in Xi'an be found?
The Fun Attractions Nearby in Xi'an are mainly located in:Luoyang Laojun Mountain:Luanchuan|黃河壺口瀑布旅遊區（陝西側）:Yichuan|Wudang Mountain:Danjiangkou|Hukou Waterfall:Ji County|Qinling Wildlife Park:Xi'an