Yuanmou Earth Forest
The Earth Forest in Yuanmou, a provincial
class scenic spotis made up of five areas, including the old
city, Xinhua - bangguo - wumao region and Jinsha River valley.
Its representative landscape soil forest is distributed to
Xinhua, Bangguo, Wanbao and Tiger Leaping Beach, covering
an area of 50 km. It was formed by geological movement and
soil erosion one or two million years ago. It is named for
its shape like immense forest and the main composition of
the expansion earth. The Earth Forest, the Stone Forest and
the Colorful Sand Forest in Luliang are called "the Three
Forest in Yunnan".
The whole landscape of the Earth Forest
in Yuanmou is mainly castle, screen, curtain and column, including
the highest about 40 meters and very grand. Looked at closely,
the shapes look like persons and animals highly realistic
and animated among them.
Chuxiong Yi Autonomous Prefecture is between
Dianchi Lake beside Kunming and Erhai Lake in Dali. it's an
important hub of middle Yunnan. Cheng-Kun railway, Guang-Da
railway and Kun-Wan road cross it. Here are one of the well-known
birthplace of humanity and a treasure house of ancient living
things fossils. Lufeng Fossil Ramapithecus about 8 million
years ago, Yuanmou Man(Homo Erectus Yuanmouensis) about 1.7
million years ago and Lufeng dinosaurs of 1.8 billion years
ago were excavated here. Many archaeologists from home and
abroad regard Chuxiong Prefecture as the cradle of humanity
and "The home of ancient living things". Huge Mallet
white tower of Dayao built in the Tang Dynasty has a rare
shape in Chinese ancient buildings. The large bronze statue
of Confucius at Wen Temple Shiyang town is the only one that
well preserved in Chinese mainland.
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tour package to Yuanmou Earth Forest
in Chuxiong, and We are always ready to customize a private
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