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Xiqiao Mountain, Foshan

Updated: Dec 18, 2018 govt.chinadaily.com.cn Print

Xiqiao Mountain, Foshan

(佛山市西樵山景区 fó shān shì xī qiáo shān jǐng qū)

The Culture Center of Nanhai Guanyin in Foshan Xiqiao Mountain Scenic Area [Photo/xiqiaoshantour.com]

Xiqiao Mountain Scenic Area is located at the southwest of Foshan city which is the center of the Pearl River Delta of Guangdong province. It is a national 5A-level scenic area. The tourism of Xiqiao has strong local characteristics, integrating landscape, cultural traditions and south lion dance culture with Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism.

Xiqiao Mountain Scenic Area boasts a rich landscape with 72 peaks, 36 caves, numerous springs, 28 waterfalls and 10 famous scenic spots, including Baiyun Cave, Baofeng Temple, The Culture Center of Nanhai Guanyin, Green Valley, Huang Fei-hong Lion Dance and Martial Arts Academy, Nine Dragons Cave, Stone Screen wall, Square Bamboo Camellia Garden, Peach Garden, and Tianhu Lake.

The scenic area also holds many annual activities, such as the Birthday Celebration of Tai Sin (gods in Chinese mythology), Mountain Climbing on the Double Ninth Festival, Flower Appreciation Meeting, Lion Dance, Tea Culture events, etc.

Tianhu Lake, in the northwest of Xiqiao Mountain [Photo/xiqiaoshantour.com]
Traditional lion dance in Foshan Xiqiao Mountain Scenic Area [Photo/xiqiaoshantour.com]

Scenic spot level: AAAAA

Ideal sightseeing season: All year round

Opening hours: 8:30- 17:00

Ticket: 55 yuan ($8.04)

Address: Shannan Road, Round Hill Avenue, Xiqiao Town, Nanhai District, Foshan, Guangdong Province

Website: www.xiqiaoshantour.com(Chinese) http://en.xiqiaoshantour.com(English)

Online booking: http://shop.xiqiaoshantour.com/xqsshop/ticket/list/242.jhtml

Notes:
1.Wear comfortable clothes when climbing the mountains.
2.Buy travel insurance.

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