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Yongzhou

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About Yongzhou

Yongzhou is situated in the south of Hunan province at the confluence of the Xiao and Xiang Rivers. It is surrounded by forest and has a rich history – the Tang dynasty writer Liu Zongyuan wrote the famous work 'Eight Accounts of Yongzhou' during his exile here. Major attractions include Liuzi Temple, Wuxi Stele Forest, Shanggantang Village and the Yangming and Jiuyi Mountains.

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Liuzi Temple
4.4/5
141 Reviews
Temple
The Liuzi Temple is the core attraction of the Liuzi Scenic Area. It was built by the Yongzhou people to commemorate the Tang Dynasty's progressive thinker, politician and distinguished writer and ancient official in Yongzhou, Liu Zongyuan. Liuzi Temple is seated on Liuzi Street in the west of Xiaoshui, Yongzhou. The Liuzi Temple is a brick-and-wood structure and there are three stone carvings of the Liuzi Temple on the temple door. Upon entering the temple, you can find the structure in three-door and three-room style and the stage with double eaves and eight columns is immediately apparent. After going to the second half of the nave, and then into the main hall, there is a statue of Liu Zongyuan in the temple which is notable for historical human sacrifice.
Yangmingshan National Forest Park
4.3/5
97 Reviews
Forest
Mountain
Located in Shuangpai County, Yongzhou City, Yangmingshan National Forest Park is replete with trees, with clear streams in mountains, forming impressive surroundings. The main peak in the forest park, Wangfotai, has an altitude of 1,600 meters and travelers can climb up the peak and overlook the vast scenery. It will be the best period for admiring azaleas from late April to early May, and tourists can stand in a high place to enjoy a sea of azaleas.
Chaoyangyan
4.2/5
31 Reviews
Historical Site
Cave
Chaoyangyan, Lingling, Yongzhou, Hunan, China
Yongzhou Yishecun
4.2/5
47 Reviews
Exhibition Hall
Lingling, Yongzhou, Hunan, China

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