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Ankang

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About Ankang

Ankang is located in the southeast of Shaanxi Province. It is known for its biodiversity and wide range of Chinese medicinal herbs. The area also has a rich history and is home over 650 historical sites including ruins, temples, stone inscriptions and cultural relics. There are also Taoist and Buddhist temples, mosques, churches and an ancient tomb from the Southern Song dynasty.

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Yinghu Lake
4/5
694 Reviews
Lake
Located at the foot of Tianzhu Mountain to the southwest of Ankang City, Yinghu Lake is a large freshwater artificial lake in the northwestern region formed upon completion of Ankang Hydroelectric Station. The lake is surrounded by hills with gentle slopes covered in dense vegetation. It is a great place to stay cool in summer. As it is wide and clean, a variety of activities, such as rowing boats, speedboating and fishing, are available. There are several restaurants in the scenic area where you can taste fresh fish, such as silverfish and mandarin fish from Yinghu Lake.
Zhongba Canyon
4.4/5
244 Reviews
Canyon
The full length of Zhongba Canyon is over 10 kilometers. It consists of the Grand Canyon, the Small Canyon, Niuxin Gorge, the Dragon Cave and Huang Village Dam Garden, along with over one hundred tourist pots. Zhongba Canyon is narrow, long, beautiful, peculiar, clean, bright, wild, fantastic, steep and tranquil. Visitors can see a thin strip of the sky from the canyon. The widest area is only 10 meters. It twists around like a snake. The vertical height of the rock on both sides is over 1,000 meters. With dense forest, visitors can not see the sky in many places when they look up.
Nangongshan National Forest Park
4.4/5
242 Reviews
Mountain
Forest
Nangongshan National Forest Park is in the east of Langao County, Ankang City. It consists of Erlangping, Jinding, Huoshanshi, Gaoshanli and Lotus Fort. The park is famous for the body of Great Master Hongyi, bleed-out of Paleozoic volcano eruptions, the historical site of the Quaternary glacier and the primitive secondary forest. It is an ideal tourist destination for sightseeing, vacations and getting away from the summer heat around Shaanxi, Sichuan, Hubei and Chongqing.
Xiangxi Cave
4.1/5
204 Reviews
Taoist Temple
Xiangxi Cave scenic spot is not far away from Ankang City, with Ba Mountain in the south and Han River in the north. It is divided into several scenic areas such as Xiangxi Cave, Santian Gate, Wenwu Mountain, the Centipede Mountain and the Cattle Hoof Mountain. The scenic site is surrounded by high mountains and peaks, with streams flowing down the mountains. The wild flowers and herbs among the mountains provide a colorful landscape. According to legend, Lü Dongbin became an immortal here and his descendants built a bridge and a building here and dug out rocks to form "Xiangxi Cave."

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Ankang Weather

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8 Jul, 2020
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23-36
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9 Jul, 2020
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10 Jul, 2020
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11 Jul, 2020
23°
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Trip Moments

Maggie   
Where to go for the weekend? Escape from the high temperature and explore the small Jiangnan area around Xi'an : Today, let the fisher introduce you to a niche game around Xi'an. It is known that Shaanxi is divided into Guanzhong, Shannan, and Shanbei. The places are very different. Today is the part of southern Shaanxi. The south of Shaanxi is our small Jiangnan. The summer in southern Shaanxi with mountains and waters is cool and cool. It is the preferred short-haul destination to escape from high temperature. If there is time on weekends. If you want to escape from the stove with your family or friends! ! Location: 16km southwest of Ankang City, Shaanxi Province, Wuhu. Transportation: Self-driving Route: Depart from Xi'an and take Baomao Expressway to Ankang City. 3-4 hours away. Tour route: Tour route: Wuhu Wharf - Wuhu Villa - Jinluo Island - Cuiping Villa. It takes about 4 hours to complete the tour. After the tour, return to Wuhu Wharf and return to Ankang City by car. actually come to Ankang, you need to do anything, just embrace nature, enjoy this cool, go on a boat trip to the lake center, sit quietly for a while, feed the fish, eat the farmhouse is very Good way to travel. is included in one of the first 15 key ecological environmental protection projects in the country. Wuhu is an important water source for the Middle Route Project of South-to-North Water Transfer in China. In September 2012, the Ankang Wuhu Eco-tourism Area was established to manage Wuhu Town and Jihe Town. The main attractions are the large cable-stayed bridge, the power station pivot project, and Tianzhu Mountain. Baiyun Temple, Yuxing Island, Guanping Island, Cowherd and Weaver Stone, drive sightseeing. Therefore, it has the reputation of Shaanxi First Dam. Its raining on the day we came, but it didnt affect the nature of our tour. The misty rain is simply the small Jiangnan of Shaanxi!
Posted: 26 Jul, 2019
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