Qinglong Cave

Qinglong Cave Ancient Building Complex is located in Zhonghe Mountain, east of the Zhenyuan Ancient Town, the famous historical and cultural city of China. Here the mountains are tall and straight, and the cliffs, rocks, caves are integrated as a whole.

The Qinglong Cave Ancient Building Complex was built in the middle of the Ming Dynasty and has a history of more than 500 years. It is a famous monument in Guizhou. Qinglong Cave Scenic Area consists of six parts: Qinglong Cave, Ziyang Academy, Zhongyuan Temple, Wanshou Palace, Zhusheng Bridge and Lotus Pavilion. There are 35 single buildings, including Confucianism, Taoism, Buddhism, Guild Hall, Bridge and Ramp Architectural culture in one.

This cave is built on the mountain and is the best place to overlook the town. It is also the best location for photography. The mountain is not big, the slope is a little big, and there are towers on it. Basically, people going there is to see the scenery, and there is something about Taoism.

From the train station to Qinglong Cave, it is very convenient. After you go out of the station, you can go directly to take the bus No. 1 to Zhusheng Bridge. The Qinglong Cave ticket is the 60 yuan, the stone of the stairs is relatively smooth, so the elderly and children need to pay attention to safety when playing there. Because the whole building is built along the mountain, so the aisle will be relatively narrow, and there is a small cave. The scenery in the building of Qinglong Cave is very good. There are several temples, including the Ziyang Academy, Zhang Sanfeng Hall and other buildings. It is recommended to listen to the tour guide so that you can learn a lot about the Qinglong Cave. And those who like enjoying natural scenery, it is highly recommend to take a visit the Qinglong Cave.

Zhenyuan Ancient Town

Zhenyuan is a Miao Ancient Town with a long history. The county was built two thousand years ago, and it got the name in the Song Dynasty. Stepping on the blue stone road, you can see the houses on both sides of the strait are built in the water, which are featuring the green bricks, swaying corners and carved beams. Such a small town surrounded by mountains and passing by clear water will make you fall in love with it. Zhenyuan Ancient Town is also the Chinese Mountain Cliff Building Culture Museum. There are many ancient streets in the town, such as Sifang Lane and Fuxing Lane. Because the lanes are winding, intricate and unruly, it has formed a unique residential architectural feature. If the town during the daytime is likened to fresh and beautiful attraction, then the town at night is charming and poetic under the shade of the moonlight and the light. Zhenyuan Ancient Town is not so noisy as Lijiang Ancient Town and West Street of Yangshuo, and there are no crowds, and the bar is relatively quiet. When you overlook from the balcony of the dwellings, in the distance, there are undulating twilight mountains and the boats in the river are dotted with stars, and the crowds are dancing in the pavilion nearby, which make a beautiful picture.

Zhenyuan Ancient Town does not need tickets, and the transportation from Guiyang to the town is very convenient. The scenery is very beautiful and it is very different from the charm of the Fenghuang Ancient Town. The architectural style that being surrounded by the mountains in three sides is also very characteristic. It has been an important route of the Silk Road since ancient times and it has a profound cultural heritage.

The Zhenyuan ancient town is impressive and worth visiting. The Wuyang River is crystal clear and the streets are clean and tidy. On the banks of the Wuyang River in the evening, there are many bars, and you can enjoy the comfortable breeze on the river banks, which is really pleasant.

Xijiang Miao Village

The Xijiang Miao Village is connected by more than ten natural villages which were built by mountains. It is currently the largest Miao village in China and in the world. On the upper side of the hillside, there are stacks of Miaojia wooden stilted buildings. The old brown house is in the green mountains. The Baishui River divides the village into two parts. On the side of the river (for the tourists, the left-hand side after entering the gate) it is mainly a commercial pedestrian street. On the other side of the river (on the right-hand side after entering the gate for tourists) is mainly the observation deck for overlooking the village.

After you arrive at the Xijiang Miao Village, you can see the gate with the “Xijiang Qianhu Miao Village” plaque. From this gate to the village, there is a 1.5-kilometer road. You can take a battery car or walk. After 1.5 kilometers, you will see a gate with a plaque that is almost the same as the parking lot. This is the real arrival at the village.

Drink wine first, then enter the village. The first thing to see is the commercial pedestrian street, which sells a wide range of Miao specialties. The most interesting ones are the Miao silver ornaments. The Miao silver craftsmanship is exquisite, and because the texture is relatively low, the price is cheap.

The scenic spot is well built. There is a street for eating snacks, and you can go shopping in the commercial streets, or enjoy the folk customs in the museums. There are singing and dancing performances, there are ancient streets, and there are idyllic scenery, wind and rain bridges, small bridges and flowing waters. The lights on the riverside and the main street have modern colors. The lights of the residents’ houses are like fireflies, which light up the entire hillside. It looks quite spectacular. In short, the whole Miao Village needs to be slowly appreciated.

Huangguoshu Waterfall

When you take a trip to Guizhou, China, the Huangguoshu Waterfall is the must-see attraction that should be included in your itinerary there.

Precautions for your visit to Huangguoshu Waterfall

1,Tickets for the three scenic spots of Huangguoshu are implemented in one-vote system, which is valid for two days, but each scenic spot can only use the ticket 1 time, and the ticket will be marked. You can purchase exclusive tickets online, and collect tickets at the Xincheng Ticketing Center. The elderly and children who are free of charge will enter the park with their ID cards. Tickets must be purchased in advance during the peak season. If the limit is exceeded on the day, the ticket will be stopped for sale.

2,There are two kinds of sightseeing buses: bus and taxi. They are all 50 yuan/person. It is said that the taxi is faster and more convenient than the bus, but the ticket center does not sell taxi tickets. The bus rides on a bustling street, and every day is crowded.

3,The driving route of the bus is: the new city ride point – steep slope pond – Tianxing Bridge – Great Falls – New City ride point, one-way driving, and you can choose any scenic spot to get off at your own pace. There is a special line between the Star Bridge and the Great Falls. And you can ask clearly in advance when you are riding. Every time you take the bus, you will also be punched holes in the ticket. It is said that the two spots can only use the ticket for one time. So, you can take the sightseeing bus to the Tianxingqiao scenic spot on the first day, the on the next day transfer to the big waterfall directly. (The scenic spot is strictly forbidden to enter the private car, but before 6 o’clock in the morning, you can drive from the door of Huangguoshu Guest Hotel to the parking lot inside the scenic spot; you can also take the village lane on the side of Guihuang Road to drive to the self-built parking lot of the villager which is 400 meters away from the entrance of the Great Falls Scenic Area, and then walk to the scenic spot).