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Danjiangkou

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About Danjiangkou

Danjiangkou is located in the upper-middle reaches of the Han River in central China. Nicknamed “China’s Water Capital,” Danjiangkou City is the cradle of Wudang Taoism. Danjiangkou's Wudang Mountain is a famous sacred Taoist site in China, and the ancient building complex there is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. The Danjiangkou Reservoir is the core water source for the Central Route of the massive South–North Water Transfer Project to divert water from the Yangtze River to China’s dry north. The reservoir has been called “Asia's Heavenly Pool.” Famous attractions include the Jingle (“Pure Joy”) Palace, the Danjiangkou National Forest Park, the Danjiangkou Dam, the Jinchan (“Golden Toad”) Gorge, and the Taijixia (“Taiji Gorge”) Scenic Area.

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Wudang Mountain
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5,034 Reviews
Mountain
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.
Golden Palace
4.6/5
474 Reviews
Taoist Temple
The components of Golden Palace are precise. The hall houses a gold-plating bronze statue of the God Xuanwu and the statue weighs 10 tons. What is particularly peculiar about the Golden Palace is that it is a good conductor and when lightning flashes and thunder rumbles, the ball of light rolls around the Golden Palace, but the thunderbolt cannot strike it. This wonder is called the "Thunderfire Tempering the Palace." The Golden Palace was built six or seven hundred years ago, and it is still intact.
Danjiangkou Dam Scenic Area
4.6/5
226 Reviews
Water Conservancy Project
Danjiangkou Dam Scenic Area is in the downtown area of Danjiangkou City, Hubei Province. This water conservancy scenic area is not far from the convergence between the Han and Dan Rivers, its branch. The scenic area mainly consists of the water conservation sightseeing area, leisure and fitness area, water conservation education area, water ecology experience area and service area.
Zixiao Palace
4.6/5
207 Reviews
Historical Architecture
Founded in the Song Dynasty, the Zixiao Palace is located at the peak of the Wudang Mountain Exhibition Banner. It is surrounded by peaks and deep pines and cypresses. In the Song Dynasty, the Purple Palace was destroyed during the "Golden Arms South". In the 11th year of the Yong Dynasty (1413), Ming Chengzu Zhu Xi rebuilt the Wudang Mountain. The Purple Palace is one of the key palaces. It is also the home of the Ming Empire. . The main buildings of the Purple Palace are the Dragon and Tiger Hall, the Purple Temple and the Parent Hall. Among them, the Purple Temple is the main hall of the Purple Palace, and it is the only surviving temple in Wudang Mountain. It is built in three. Above the level of Chongtai, it is even more magnificent.

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24 Sep, 2020
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25 Sep, 2020
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26 Sep, 2020
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27 Sep, 2020
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