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The Heaven to Spend Summer Holiday with Cool Breeze, the City of Bijie to Welcome Visitors with Cool Choices

Bijie City is located in the northwest of Guizhou province,the middle part of Wumeng mountains on Yunnan-Guizhou plateau. With unique geological location and beautiful natural scenery, Bijie prefecture is adjacent to Yunnan and Sichuan provinces and Chongqing city. To the southeast, it is a good neighbor of the cities of Guiyang, Anshun, and Liupanshui. Being surrounded with mountains and criss-crossed with rivers, it is the ridge of Guizhou plateau and also the cradle of Zhujiang river and Changjiang river, with the altitude higher to 2,900 meters. The land area of the whole city is 26,853 square kilometers with the population of more than 8.7 million, including 35 minorities such as Yi, Miao, and Hui and so on and so forth. With its unique karst land feature, cool and pleasant climate, massive and far-reaching history and culture, and colorful national culture, it has given birth to a lot of natural and human landscapes of state level and world level.

“The Heaven of Summer Resort”is the best interpretation of the cool and pleasant climate in Bijie. You may only know Guiyang, in which the weather is nice, and Liupanshui, in which the weather is cool, while as the neighbor of these two cities, the weather in Bijie is the combination of that in them, which can be described as nice and cool. In hot summer, there seem to be a natural big air-conditioner in the whole city, in which the temperature is just 21℃. You may not sweat under the shade of trees. People in Bijie have no habit to use bed-mat in summer because it is nice and cool everywhere so that one should sleep at night with a thin quilt against getting cold, so Bijie is the genuine heaven of summer resort. As the ridge of Guizhou, the scenic spot of Axilixi, with its reputation as the guide of coolness, is selected into one of the top 10 famous summer mountains in China, ranked to be the fifth all over the country and the first in the west of China. It consists of two leek grounds, one is big and the other small. They are like a couple, of which the small one is like Titan. The tallest peak of Guizhou, Axilixi moutain of 2,900 meters in altitude, is located here, where there is no chilliness in winter, intense heat in summer. With pleasant climate, it is an original ecological scenic spot of the highest altitude in Guizhou. The big leek hill got its name because there grow thousands of mu leek in a wild profusion at the top of the hill, where there are leek flowers all over the mountains and plains from July to September that are colorful and fragrant, embellishing among the green leaves like small balls, turning over with wind like waves, and forming the ocean of flowers, thus it is called “Flowers Ocean in Heaven”.

With the improvement of infrastructures of the city, every scenic spot, transportation, reception and service, the reputation, popularity, and ability in reception of Bijie tourism is strongly promoted, of which Bili Azalea Forests Park, Zhijin Cave, and Caohai Lake have become famous all over the province.

At present, the gridding large channels from outside to Bijie have taken initial shape. Feixiong airport has been open to navigation in 2013, with ten non-stop flight airlines from Bijie to Shenzhen, Xi’an, Shanghai, Kunming, Guiyang, Chongqing and so on. Railways or high express from Guiyang to Guangzhou, Guiyang to Zhijin, Guiyang to Caohai Lake have been put into operation. And highways from Bjie to Chengdu, Zhijin, Dafang, and from Dafang to Qianxi to Zhijin have been opened to traffic, which have covered the whole prefecture from one county to another. At the end of 2015, ten high speed lines from Shengji to Bijie, Bijie to Duge, Nayong to Zhijin, Zhijin to Qingzhen, Zhijin to Puding, Qianxi to Guiyang and so on, will be completed and put into use that the accessibility to Bijie from outside will be unprecedentedly promoted. Now in Bijie, there is one 5-star hotel, seven 4-star ones, and thirteen 3-star ones, which helps to improve the reception and service in different scenic spots, of which the construction level of the supporting facility, the ability of traveling management, and the service level are remarkably promoted.

Bijie is called the city of flower ocean for its reputation of Baili Azalea Forest Park in the area as “the colored ribbon of the earth and the garden of the world”, which is the largest natural azalea forest belt in the world and also embraces the laurels as national 5A scenic spot, national ecological tourism demonstration area that is worth of the strong recommendation of embassy in China to the international, and the largest natural azalea garden in the world. It is the largest azalea forest belt with the most varieties of rhododendrons and also the wonderful combination of mountains, waters, forests, and flowers, called as “seasonal ppt”for watching flowers and avoiding the summer heat. The total area of the original azalea forest is 125.8 square kilometers, including more than 60 varieties such as Mayin, Tuanhua, Luzhu, Miren and so on, taking up the whole 5 subgenuses in the world. Some azalea trees are several hundred years old and others even thousand. Because of its long history and unique geographical location, Baili Azalea area has given birth to the full-bodied minority custom of Yi and Miao and so on. At the same time, there are many beautiful legends and minority festival celebration activities handed down from generation to generation. Among all the folk songs of Yi minority, such as folk songs, love songs, wine ceremony songs, narrative songs, and filial songs, Folk songs enjoy the most popularity, which can be compiled and sung at any time and place according to the surrounding scenery and one’s own feeling. In terms of the Yi dances, there is wine ceremony dance and hop dance and so on, which is original and beautiful. Every time when the azalea blooms, the Yi brothers and sisters would hold the royal “Flower Arrangement Festival”on which houses, coaches, young men and women would be interestingly put on beautiful flowers. In every April and June of Chinese lunar calender, the Yi minority will hold two torch festivals, one is called the small, the other the big. At the night of the two festivals, they light the torch and dance as they march around the village, which is also an activity to drive insects.

Bijie is also the kingdom of karst caves. Where there are mountains, there are caves, of which Zhijin Cave is number one in China. It is famous for its large scale, unique scenery, and rich types of karst debris. It is reputed as national 4A tourism area, national key scenic spot, national geological park, one of the forty best places for tourism in China, and the number one beautiful cave for tourism, which is the typical representative of karst caves. The geomorphologic types in the national key scenic spot of Nine Caves are developed in all kinds, including underground rivers, caves, monkey bridges, karst topographies, funnels, gorges, isolated peaks, and paleontological fossils, which is praised by specialists as the karst encyclopedia in China and can be said to be the representative of water tunnels. Zhijin county, in which Zhijin Cave is located, is a provincial level historic city. Twenty-five ancient architectural complexes are distributed in the county and there are other famous scenic spots such as Huilong Pool. So it is a beautiful county with green mountains and rivers.

In Bijie, there are three big lakes derived from Wujiang River, i.e., Zhiga’alu Lake, Dongfeng Lake, and Suofeng Lake. With beautiful gorge scenery, clear water, green waves, they are called Sanxia in memory, forming the One Hundred Mile Gallery from Wujiang and being selected into the top 10 of the list of beautiful karst lakes praised by the public.

In addition to the scenic spot of Baili Azalea, the reputation of “Romantic Flowers Ocean” for Bijie is also derived from the ecological thousands of mu leek flowers on Axilixi moutains, the ridge of Guizhou and 2.900 high above the sea level. Every August and September, leek flowers bloom in rich colors. You will feel relaxed and happy if you see them at the top of the mountain.

Bijie is also “the Heaven for Birds”. As one of the three famous highland fresh water lakes and wet lands in China, Caohai Lake belongs to one of the ten bases to enjoy the view of birds, where more than 180 kinds of birds stay in winter and leave in other seasons. The U.S. National Geographic Magazine selected it as one of the most popular scenic spots in the world. And it is also reputed as “the Pearl on the Plateau” and “a sapphire embedded into the crown of Guizhou Tourism.”

Bijie holds long history and massive national customs. It is the birthplace of the south ancient human being in China. As a saying goes, “There is Zhoukoudian in the North, while Guanyin Cave in the South.” About forty or fifty thousand years ago, the ancestors of southerners in China lived and reproduced here. It is testified from the archaeological findings in the ancient Yelang grave of Hezhang county and in Zhongshui of Weining county that Bijie is the center of politics, economy, and culture in ancient Yelang kingdom. It is reputed by archaeologists as the famous scenic spot for archaeology, the Yin Dynasty ruins of Yelang culture. It is the birthplace of the first Yi kindom, of which the establishment of Luodian kingdom is over 300 years earlier than Nanzhao Dali kingdom, which had continued for more than 1400 years, producing many famous historical figures, recording one after another important events, and forming the massive ancient Yi culture.

Bijie is also “the Red Capital of three provinces” during the long march of the red army. The PRSC revolution committee for Sichuan, Yunnan, and Guizhou was founded here and the first underground party branch was born here, where a lot of important figures and events touching and deserving a song had sprung up. Six important culture relic protection sites, which are the ruins of ancient humans in Guanyin Cave of Qianxi county, the ruins of Kele Ancient Yelang culture in Hezhang, Mu’e’ge ancient city in Dafang, the Yi headman manor in Datun of Bijie, the ancient architectural complexes in Zhijin, the former site of the PRSC revolution committee for Sichuan, Yunnan, and Guizhou, all demonstrate the past glory of Bijie Yelang culture and Shuixi Culture. The colorful intangible cultural heritages, represented by the Yi Axilixi, Cuotaiji, Bell dance, and the Miao Gunshanzhu, always make visitors deeply absorbed.

Bijie is not only an enrichment place of tourism resources, but also a neighbor to other famous scenic spots in other cities in Guizhou. To the north, there is the most famous red traveling spot of the site for Zunyi Meeting, and to the south, the most famous waterfall in China, Huangguoshu Waterfall. Now, Hangrui expressway traversed Bijie from east to west, connecting Guiyang, the site of Zunyi Meeting, Baili Azalea Forests Park, Zhijin Cave, and Huangguoshu Waterfall together, which forms the golden line of the west tourism of Gjuizhou and is paid close attention to by a number of visitors. Here one can go through the experience of “visiting the world garden, exploring the famous caves, walking in the ancient Yi palace, and enjoying the national customs”. All roads lead to the above-mentioned tourism lines and all visitors and be served comfortably.

Beautiful and unique tourism resources in Bijie are turning into the superiority tourism products. Besides, because of its unique geological location, it will become the hot golden tourism line step by step in the west of Guizhou or even in the whole south-west of China.

You are warmly welcome to Bijie!

Theme Publicity campaign held in Bijie on May 19th, “China Tourism Day”

On May, 19th, 2015, the theme publicity campaign of “May 19th China Tourism Day” was held at the people’s park of Qixingguan district, which was sponsored by the municipal tourism bureau and contracted by Qixingguan tourism administration of culture, P.E, broadcasting and TV. Taking “New Normality, New Tourism” as the theme and “Love Traveling, Love Life” as the slogan, this campaign meant to introduce extensively the rich tourism resources of Bijie city and to promote the tourism realization of the citizens. The honored guests were from the main scenic spots, the starred hotels, and travel agencies in Qixingguan district. Medias such as Bijie TV station and Bijie Daily gave the report to this campaign.

On that day, the tourism bureau of the city and districts carried out the advertisement of tourism protection of consumers’ rights, civilized traveling, and rational consumption. Bjie Photographers’ Association hold the photographic exhibition, which revealed a new tourism image of Bijie and was extensively praised and accepted. Tourism enterprises participating in the campaign carried out multitudinous tourist privileges and sales promotions. Staffs from travel agencies explained the tourism resources, lines, and preferential measures. Hotels in the city released rooms of bargain price one after another and scenic spots a series of preferential policies. Advertising materials like pamphlets, folders, discs were provided in a total number of more than ten thousand. During the whole campaign, tourism enterprises in the city will carry out multiple price-off promotions and preferential measure. Baili Azalea will release free charge of admission tickets on that day and Zhijin Cave will give visitors free tickets or half-price concession if visitors joined in their Wechat online

By means of the May 19th theme publicity campaign, citizens fully got to know the achievement of Bijie tourism, which improved their travel enthusiasm and built a good atmosphere to support and participate tourism.

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