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Lantian

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About Lantian

Lantian is situated in Shaanxi province on the northern side of the Qin Mountains, close to the provincial capital Xi'an. In ancient times it was renowned for its jade. The fossilized remains of a Homo erectus skull were found here, which provided valuable evidence for research into human evolution. The Chinese film White Deer Plain (based on the eponymous novel) was also filmed here. Tourists can visit the filming location and learn about the area's history. Other popular attractions include Tangyu Bishuiwam Hot Spring Resort and a memorial to the Han dynasty poet and musician Cai Yan.

Popular Attractions in Lantian

Bailuyuan Film City
4.6/5
357 Reviews
Film Studio
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.
Shuilu Nunnery
4.4/5
91 Reviews
Temple
Wangchuan Karst Cave
4.2/5
38 Reviews
Cave
The Wangchuan Karst Cavern is situated in the Lantian Town of Xi'an CIty within the Wangchuan territory and is divided into the Lingyun Cave and Xishui Cave, which contain a large number of stalagmites and stalactites, as well as over 40 painted clay sculptures that showcase the rich Taoist culture in the area. Legend has it that Han Xiangzi, one of the Eight Immortals in Taoist mythology, attained enlightenment and ascension here, and hence the cavern became revered as the 55th sacred ground of Taoism. Between the fifth to seventh days of the second lunar month every year, pilgrims gather here to participate in grand religious activities.
Tangyu Beshuiwan Hot Spring
4.4/5
89 Reviews
Hot Spring
Tangyu Beshuiwan Hot Spring is located in the Tangyu Hot Spring Tourism Resort. Since the Han Dynasty, hot springs have been developed here. There are facilities such as Tianyuan Difang Pool, Sauna, Slate Bath, Wufu Pool, etc. to meet your needs. (Translator's Note: The official translations of the attractions do not make sense, so the translator provided her own translation) In addition to hot springs, there are also Barbeque Bar, Taibai Bar, Tangsheng Theater, Folk Restaurant, etc.

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30 May, 2020
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