Seven Star Crags Park
Facing the river is this nine-storey Song-style pagoda. From the top there are terrific views of the river.
Zhàoqìng’s city walls were built during several periods – the lowest part with large mud bricks are Song dynasty; above that is Ming;...
Plum Monastery Buddhist
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This restaurant with lake views serves Zhàoqìng delicacies such as sticky rice dumplings (裹蒸粽; guǒzhēngzòng ), containing beans, pork,...
Seven Star Crags Park information
The landscape of limestone hills, grottoes and willow-graced lakes in this massive park is beautiful, so it’s a pity the authorities try so hard – the caves are illuminated like nightclubs and boat rides cost extra (¥15 to ¥60). The easiest way to navigate between sights is to use the battery-operated carts (¥15 to ¥30 per person).