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Hill in Yuányáng Rice Terraces

Duōyīshù Rice Terrace

Located about 25km from Xīnjiē, this rice terrace has the most awesome sunrises and, of all those at Yuányáng, is the one you should not miss.
Hill in Yuányáng Rice Terraces

Quánfúzhuāng Rice Terrace

Quánfúzhuāng is a less-crowded alternative to Duōyīshù and has easy access via trails that reach the terraces.
Hill in Yuányáng Rice Terraces

Měngpǐn Rice Terrace

Among the rice terraces at Yuányáng, Měngpǐn, also known as Lǎohǔzuǐ (老虎嘴), is one of the most mesmerising places to watch the sunset.
Hill in Yuányáng Rice Terraces

Bàdá Rice Terrace

Bàdá is one of the finest rice terraces at Yuányáng to catch a sunset.
Yunnan in Xīnjiē

Liù Jūn Fàndiàn

Popular with the locals, there's no English menu here but you can pick and point at what you fancy. It's on the corner of the square closest to the bus station.
Arts & Crafts in Xīnjiē

Window of Yuányáng

Do visit this place, down the steps from the main square (on the 2nd floor of a building on your right). Staff here work in sustainable economic development in local villages. Volunteers are very friendly and helpfu…