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Yunxiu Valley Scenic Spot

Updated:2008-06-06 10:34 | Source:

  It is located within Xinchengzi in the east

  part of Miyun County. Route: Go from Dongzhimen to

  the Yunxiu Valley of Xinchengzi Town of Miyun.

  Formally opened to the public in 1989, it is a

  tourist scenic spot integrating sightseeing, nomadic

  hunting, and vacationing.

  The hunting area stretches for eight kilometers, and

  covers an area of 9.5 square kilometers. It is a

  multi-functional hunting area including valleys,

  pools, falls, glacier rocks, natural plantation, all

  kinds of rare animals, Ming beacon towers, shooting

  flying disk, etc. There are more than 30 sights in

  the scenic spot, mainly including: five-color three

  -fold, bottomless abyss, spraying beads in the Yao

  Pool, two dragons playing with pearl, Yunxiu Falls,

  etc. The rock sceneries include: Glacier floating

  Rocks Camel Summit, Frog watching the Moon, etc. The

  cultural relics include Ming beacon tower, Ming

  ancient castle, ancient tree of 1000 years of age,

  etc. The enclosed hunting shed is 10,000 square

  meters. The hunting area is 6000 mu (about 3.9

  square kilometers), which is half open, with more

  than 20 types of animals and birds. In addition,

  activities such as 500-meter prompt drop, flying

  disk, open-air ball, bon-fire evening have attracted

  many tourists.

  (Source:

  http://www.ebeijing.gov.cn/Tour/ScenicSpots/)

Editor : Zhu Jia

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