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About Yancheng

Yancheng literally means "Salt City". It gets its name from its proximity to the salt sea. It was established here more than 2,100 years ago during the Han Dynasty. The city has a beautiful golden coastline, a long and storied history and a strong culture surrounding sea salt, a priceless commodity of the ancient world. Yancheng has numerous famous historical sites and ruins. Shi Nai'an, the author of "Water Margin" (one of China's Four Great Novels) came from Suzhou’s Yancheng. The Reading Hall of Fan Zhongyan, the Duke of Cho, is also a worthwhile place to visit. Yancheng is also home to the New Fourth Army Memorial and Old Headquarters of the New Fourth Army. If you are interested in modern history, this is a great place to visit. Because Yancheng is rich in commodities and interesting folk customs, it is sometimes referred to by the beautiful moniker "The Land of Fish and Rice".

Popular Attractions in Yancheng

Dutch Flower Sea
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Botanical Garden
The Holland Flower Park is located in Yancheng City, Jiangsu Province. It features famous Dutch tulips and was designed with elements of the countryside, a river network, wooden buildings, windmills, and a sea of flowers. When the tulips are in full bloom during spring, tourists will stroll around in this ocean of flowers, and children will chase each other in jubilee. This creates a tableau with a strong stereographic effect.
Dafeng Elk National Nature Reserve
1,155 Reviews
The Dafeng Milu National Nature Reserve is located in the Dafeng Forest on the coast of the Yellow Sea. The terrain is a mix of woodlands, grasslands, marshlands and bare salt planes. It is a typical tidal flat wetland. In addition to elk, there are many rare and protected animals, such as red-crowned cranes, oriental white storks and white-tailed sea eagles. This is a great place to get closer to these precious animals.
Huanghai Forest Park
477 Reviews
Huanghai Forest Park is a large-scale man-made ecological forest park. The park was formerly a forest farm. There are electric power tour carts available, but it is also very convenient for walking. The park has attractions such as wetland promenade, bamboo island, bird garden, and OCBC skyway. The wetland promenade is dominated by cedar trees, and there are a large variety of birds in the bird garden. It is a nice place for a picnic with family and friends.
Dazong Lake
516 Reviews
Dazong Lake is a large and deep lake in the Lixiahe area. It has been a famous scenic spot in Yancheng since ancient times, and the autumn lake has also been included in one of the new ten scenic spots in Yancheng. The Dalong Lake Reed Maze has been selected for the Guinness Book of China, as well as the Klong Sakura Avenue, a large water park and a well-equipped extension training base. There is a water Guanyin icon in the scenic area, which shows the infinite charm of Buddhist culture.

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