Big Banyan Tree
Big Banyan Tree, located 7.5km south of Yangshuo,
is one of the main scenic attractions of Yangshuo
county. It is said that the banyan was planted
in the Jin Dynasty and is famous for its age and
The banyan tree is now 17 meters
high, 7.1 meters around the trunk, and covers
an area of 1000 square meters. When we look
closely we see that it has beautifully twisted
roots and gnarled branches. Its crown is
round with an exuberant growth of branches
and leaves. There is a huge branch stretching
out straight starting just 1 meter above
the ground. Enduring wind and rain for thousands
of years, it is surprising that this branch
has not been harmed. The Tall Banyan is
on the west bank of the Jinbao River. There
is an ancient ferry crossing under the tree
called "Rongyin Gudu". Across
the river, rocks of varying sizes, fascinating
mountains and wonderful caves,make this
area a must see.
A scene from the famous old
movie Liusanjie was filmed here at the Big
Banyan Tree. The famous love scene has made
this a popular spots for lovers amd movie
Yunnan is a perfect showpiece of China's
many natural wonders, rugged, wild, and unspoiled. The province
is famed for its multitude of ethnic groups, of China's fifty-five
officially recognized ethnic minorities, twenty-five can be
found in Yunnan. Here visitors could find snow-capped mountains,
mysterious deep valleys, peaceful highland lakes, magnificent
Karst hills, tropical rainforests, and torrential rivers.
As the capital of China, Beijing is the
political, cultural, and intellectual center of the country.
Beijing has so much to offer travelers. The celebrated tourist
center is filled with historical highlights, the most well known
ones are: Great Wall, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Temple
of Heaven, Ming Tombs...
Tibet Autonomous Region, a mystical land
called "the Roof of the World", more than 50 peaks in this area
are higher than 7,000 meters, and 11 peaks exceed 8,000 meters.
Mt. Everest - the world's highest peak is located in Tibet.
Tibet offers fabulous things to see, including unique Buddhist
monastery, breathtaking high-altitude lakes, stunning views
of the snow mountains and brilliant Tibetan culture.