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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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Danjiangkou Dam Scenic Area
4.6/5
206 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.
Taiji Gorge Tourist Area
4.3/5
106 Reviews
Geological Sites
Forest
Canyon
Taiji Gorge Tourist Area is situated in Shigu Town, Danjiangkou City. It is an important component of Danjiangkou National Forest Park. It is believed to be where Emperor Zhenwu, a deity in Taoism, lived and trained in seclusion. The area contains Danxia landform. There are many natural attractions, including karst caves. In particular, two mountains -- Mount Qinglong and Mount Huanglong -- form a natural Taichi pattern; it is a rare and interesting natural scenery.
Wudang Mountain
4.5/5
4,500 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.
Dan River Daguanyuan
4.2/5
289 Reviews
Cultural Experiencial Area
Boat Tour
The Dan River Daguanyuan is one of Fusen Group's key projects under the “Eleventh Five-Year Plan.” Based on the strategic guidance plan to build a “National Ecological Demonstration County, Central Plains County and Regional Economic County,” it utilizes the opportunities provided by the South-to-North Water Transfer Project to invest in eco-tourism, as to comprehensively and harmoniously develop and realize economic, social and ecological benefits. As one of the sources of the South-to-North Water Transfer Project, the Danjiangkou Reservoir holds more water than any other artificial reservoir in Asia.

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6 Jun, 2020
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