2 Reasons To Visit Guizhou, China's Next Big Travel Destination.
The top attractions in Guizhou, China
- Guizhou has been steadily upgrading its offerings and is now one of the most promising travel destinations in the country.From jaw-dropping superlative achievements to some of the most breathtaking scenery in China. here are nine reasons you should visit this southwest province before everybody else picks up on its allures.
Record-breaking cavesAlready a popular tourist destination, Shuanghe Cave in Guizhou's Suiyang County is set to welcome a new wave of visitors.After decades of exploration, explorers confirmed in March that Shuanghe Cave, stretching 148 miles (238 kilometers) long.During the 19 surveys carried out since the karst cave was discovered three decades ago, scientists have found a number of rare fossils (including those of an extinct saber-toothed tiger), underground landform features (including five rivers and waterfalls) and many cave-dwelling animal species.Meanwhile, in Ziyun -- another county in Guizhou -- travelers will find the largest known cave chamber by volume in the world.Why Guizhou? The egg-cup shaped valley is perfectly sized and the surrounding mountains provide a shield against radio frequency interference.Though travelers can't visit the telescope, a 300-hectare.
Brewer of China's national liquorMoutai-- a colorless baijiu distilled from fermented sorghum -- is widely considered the de facto national liquor of China.It's been the drink of choice at official banquets for decades -- Richard Nixon and Barack Obama are among the many guests who have been served Moutai by Chinese leaders during their visits.Named after the town producing it in Guizhou, Moutai is particularly popular during Lunar New Year, when its normal market price lifts to about $200 per 500-milliliter bottle.Moutai even overtook LVMH Group in market capitalization as the mos valuable brand in January 2018, right before the Chinese New Year holiday.
Source : IWN Online Editor
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