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About Nanxiong

Nanxiong is in the southern foothills of the Dayu Mountains in northeast Guangdong Province. It borders Jiangxi and Hunan. Since ancient times, the area has been an important passage between the region south of the Nanling Mountains and the Central Plain. It has also become known as the “Dinosaur Capital of China” because of the many dinosaur fossils that have been unearthed here. Nanxiong abounds in tourist attractions. There are many ancient historical and cultural sites here, with those such as Zhuji Ancient Alley, Mei Pass, and the thousand-year-old Sanying (“Three Shadow”) Tower known domestically and abroad.

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Zhuji Lane
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Zhuji Lane is situated amongst Meiling and Nanxiong County. It was a stage in Tang Dynasty, then became Shajiao Town in the Northern Song Dynasty. It is a vital settlement for Central Plains individuals moving to Lingnan, and furthermore the origination of Zhujiang Delta inhabitants and the tribal home of abroad Chinese. There is an octagonal stone pagoda of Yuan Dynasty, which is important cultural relic site under province-level protection by the Guangdong province.
Maozi Peak Forest Farm
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Maozi Peak Forest Farm is situated in the northwest of Nanxiong City, bordering on Dayu County of Jiangxi Province in the north and northwest. It is the popular town of ginkgo, and there are birds and flowers in every season, the scenery of the mountains is very lovely. And it was once a revolutionary holy spot for guerrilla warfare. The Hat Peak Forest Farm is a low hill and the mountains are wavy. The forest farm is high in the north and west, low in the south and east.
Meiguan Ancient Post Road
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The beautiful and ancient road of Meiguan is situated at the intersection of Dayu County in Jiangxi Province and Nanxiong City in Guangdong Province. It was constructed around the Qin and Han dynasties. The section that still exists is neatly lined with cobblestone, and the road is surrounded by luxuriant shrubs as well as by cliffs on both sides. In ancient times, the Meiguan Ancient Post Road was the main road of communication between the Central Plains and Lingnan. After Qin Shihuang unified China, he attacked Lingnan in 214 BC and then built the road to Meiguan (known as the "Qin Pass"), opening the way to communication with the north and the south of the Central Plains. In winter, the plum blossoms along the ancient road are especially captivating.
Nanxiong Museum
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