Located in a basin between several of Shennongjia's mountains, the Dajiu Lakes Wetland (Dàjiǔ Hú Shīdì, 大九湖湿地) has remained largely undisturbed by human activity. Although it has joined the scenic spots in Shennongjia open to tourists, the nine lakes that connect this mountaintop wetland are protected.
Raised wooden walkways and raised stone pillar stepping paths weave through the shallow lakes, giving visitors a closer look.
Zixiao Gong (Zǐxiāo Gōng, 紫霄宫), or the "Purple Cloud Temple" is a sizable and aesthetically pleasing early Ming temple and monastery. Built against the..
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