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The World Culture and Natural Heritage

Dujiangyan

Dujiangyan Irrigation System (58 km away from Chengdu City), by far the oldest existing irrigation project in the world as it enjoys a history of over 2000 years, that diverts water without a damn, has been scientifically resolving problems like automatic flow-splitting, sand discharging, as well as inflow-quantity controlling. It eliminates both floods and draughts, making the Plain of Chengdu the most productive land in times of fold or draught, it all depends on the will of human beings.

 

 

Mount Qingcheng

Mount Qingcheng, a renowned Taoist mountain in China, is situated on the suburbs of Dujiangyan City, and connected to Chengdu 70 km away by the Cheng-Guan Expressway.

 

 

 

 

1.600 meters above sea level, Mount Qingcheng is a lush green all the year round, surrounded by hill, water, ancient trees, and busy blossoms, and also for its nice and cool climate, it has long enjoyed the reputation as “the most serene retreat in the world.” The Jianfu Temple, Tianshi Cave, and Shizu Hall are the existing well-know Taoist temples, and up in the Shangqing Temple, you may catch the view of such natural phenomena as sunrise, sea of clouds, and holy lights (the sparking phosphorescent glow in the evening woods).