Huanglong Valley is a must-see travel destination nearby Jiuzhaigou Park in Sichuan province. Huanglong Valley literally means Yellow Dragon Valley, which is "The fairyland on Earth". This valley was added to the Natural World Legacy List in 1992. Located in the Huanglong Valley, the Huanglong Monastery was the first Taoist building in northwest Sichuan Province. It was first built during the reign of the Ming Emperor Hongwu. It is now a religious place for the local Tibetan, Han, Qiang and Hui people, although they each have different religious beliefs. The annual Huanglong Monastery Fair attracts large numbers of people. The county capital of Songpan is in the center of this area. Until recently Songpan had the largest fair on the borders of Sichuan, Gansu and Qinghai. The ancient city of Songpan was first built in 1378. It took 60 years to complete. Although the city was ravaged by war, we can still feel its magnificence from the remaining thick walls and tall gates. Not far from the Huanglong Monastery is the
Huanglong Cave. The cave contains different kinds of stalactites and stalagmites. It is the largest travertine cave in China, as well as being a natural ice cave with the longest frozen period of all China ice caves. Colored water climbs over the dyke, leaving an impressive travertine waterfall. Under the sun, the calcium water flows slowly. Here is some guide information of the Huanglong Valley. The detail is following: Location: Pingsonglu of Pansong County, Sichuan Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan. Admission Fee: CNY 200/Person  Opening hours: 09:10 a.m-16:40 p.m  Contact Hotline: 86 837 7249055

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