Huangpi Mulan Culture Ecological Tourism Area, Wuhan
(黄陂木兰文化生态旅游区 huáng bēi mù lán wén huà shēng tài lǚ yóu qū)
Huangpi Mulan Culture Ecological Tourism Area is located in Huangpi district, Wuhan city, Hubei province. It is the hometown of Mulan, a great female general during the Southern and Northern Dynasties (420-589).
According to a Chinese legend, there was a female warrior named Hua Mulan who joined the army in place of her father.
Mulan was reputed to be a very brave woman who disguised herself as a man and fought in combat for 12 years. She has become an iconic heroine in Chinese.
It is also a national geological park where a geological structure that formed 750 million years ago is well preserved.
Scenic spot level: AAAAA
Ideal sightseeing season: spring and summer
Opening hours: 7:00-18:00
Ticket price: 60 yuan ($8.70) for visiting Mulan Heaven Lake and Mulan Mountain
65 yuan ($9.40) for visiting Mulan Prairie
Address: Huangpi district, Wuhan city, Hubei province
Sightseeing buses are available at the scenic area.