Xixia Dinosaur Relic Park and Laojieling, Nanyang

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Xixia Dinosaur Relic Park and Laojieling, Nanyang

(南阳市西峡伏牛山老界岭·恐龙遗址园旅游区 nán yáng xī xiá fú niú shān lǎo jiè lǐng kǒng lóng yí zhǐ yuán lyǔ yóu qū)

The changing clouds melt with mountains, trees and stones to form a magnificent scene. [Photo/IC]

Lying at the center of Funiu Mountain World Geopark, Xixia Dinosaur Relic Park and Laojieling scenic spot in Nanyang, Henan province is a comprehensive tourist destination with high ornamental and scientific value. Laojieling is a national nature reserve with more than 98 percent of the area covered with plants, and it can be visited in all four seasons because each season offers totally different but very beautiful scenery. The area has cool average summer temperature of 19℃, making it a paradise to escape the summer heat.

Xixia Dinosaur Relic Park is a large-scale dinosaur theme park, which boasts the world's most well-preserved dinosaur fossil eggs, stunning visitors with thousands of rare fossil species. The discovered eggs are the rarest of its kind in the world, which are called the ninth wonder of the world, after the Terracotta Warriors and horses of the Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor.

Scenic Spot Level: AAAAA

Ideal Sightseeing Season: April to late November

Opening Hours: 8:00 -- 17:30 in winter

7:30 -- 18:30 in spring, summer and autumn

Ticket Price: 130 yuan ($18.81)

Free Tickets:

① Children below 1.2 meters;

② Disabled persons and those aged 70 or above with valid certificate.

Discounted Tickets: 50 yuan

① Children with height between 1.2 and 1.4 meters;

② Teachers, students, active servicemen and those aged 60 or above with valid certificate.

Tour Guide Service: 60 yuan per visit

4D Cinema: 30 yuan per visitor

Sightseeing Buses: 15 yuan per visitor

Address: Xixia county, Nanyang, Henan province


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1. The climate on the mountain is rather cold, so prepare enough clothes to keep warm.

2. Smoking is forbidden in the area.

3. Ensure safety first.

The autumn scenery of Funiu Mountain is more than colorful. [Photo/IC]
Xixia Dinosaur Relic Park integrates science tourism, sightseeing, and scientific research. [Photo/IC]

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