Huanglong

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Last updated: Dec 21, 2012  Posted: Feb 23, 2012
HuanglongSichuan ProvinceChina
Tourist Attractions in Huanglong
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Hours: 7:30-18:30
Address: Songpan County, Aba,Sichuan province
四川阿坝藏族羌族自治州松潘县
Price: 200yuan in peak season, 80 in low season

Huanglong is the largest Travertine Landscape in the world.

It is located in the southern part of the Minshan mountain range, 150 kilometres (93 mi) north-northwest of the capital Chengdu, in the northwest part of Sichuan province.

the best attraction is the large-scale open-air travertine accumulation landscapes, Huanglong travertine has a total length of 3.6km, It looks like a golden huge dragon wheeling in the snow-capped mountains and valley. It is mainly composed of 4 types of landscapes such as travertine banks, colorful ponds, travertine waterfalls, and travertine cave.

at an average elevation over 3,000m, Huanglong area built up on the glacier ruin of the Quaternary Period. There are glaciers, snow mountains, valleys and rivers.

Ethnic Customs

there are mainly Tibetan people,Qiang people,and Hui people.

as one of the oldest nationalities in China, Tibetan has lived and multiplied in the solemn and beautiful mountains for over a thousand years. The vast and pure land has nourished this brave and kind-hearted nationality.

Religions and Beliefs

Tibetan Buddhism is the most important part of Tibetan traditional culture.







 

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Huanglong Park is pretty,but it requires many kilo meters of hiking and climbing in the  3200 meter altitude,even use the cable car still quite

tough for little kids and senior people. And can't access during December to March of the next year due to the heavy snow.

 

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