"Learn geography well and travel all over Shanxi"
Shanxi, or Jin for short, is ancient and magical. It has a long history and a rich cultural heritage; a diverse landscape and beautiful mountains and rivers.
If you are planning a self-drive tour of Shanxi, you may want to take the three officially recommended No. 1 tourist roads in Shanxi along the Yellow River, the Great Wall, and the Taihang Mountains.
I. Shanxi Yellow River No.1 Tourist Highway
The Yellow River is the mother river of the Chinese nation, and the culture of the Yellow River No. 1 tourist highway is an important part of Chinese civilization.
1. Route 1: Yellow River No. 1 Tourist Highway - Jiuquan Yellow River Landscape Self-driving Tour.
Biaguan Lao Niuwan - Moraine mouth ancient town - Lijiashan village - Shilou Yellow River First Bay - Yonghe Qiankun Bay (the starting point of the Yellow River No. 1 tourist highway).
Driving days: 3-4 days; Driving kilometers: about 623 kilometers.
2. Route 2: Yellow River No. 1 Tourist Highway - Yellow River Culture Exploration Self-driving Tour.
Hukou Waterfall - Dayudu - Fenglingdu - Puhe Temple - Stork Tower.
Driving days: 3 days; Driving kilometers: about 320 kilometers.
Second, Shanxi Great Wall No. 1 Tourist Highway
The Great Wall, the majestic road, the shadow of the sword, the vicissitudes of the majestic, here witnessed the great achievements of heroes, witnessed the resilience of the nation.
1. Route 1: The Great Wall No. 1 Tourist Highway - History Long Song Self-driving Tour
Yanmenguan-Guangwu Great Wall-Yiyuanguan Laoniuwan (0 km from the Great Wall No.1 tourist road)-Kill the Great Wall at Hukou.
Driving days: 3 days; Driving kilometers: about 430 kilometers.
2. Route 2: The Great Wall No. 1 Tourist Highway - Beacon Fire and Wolf Smoke Self-driving Tour
Pingyuantou Great Wall - Xinping Fort - Baoping Fort - Li Erkou Great Wall - Shoukou Fort - Hongci Fort - Zhengbian Fort - Zhenchuankou Great Wall - Fangshan Yonggu Tomb - Desheng Fort - Helpful Horse Fort - Baoan Fort - Yuehua Pond - Badaizi Church Pagoda.
Driving days: 3 days; Driving kilometers: 258 kilometers from Pingyuantou Village to Guanjiabao.
Three, Shanxi Taihang No. 1 tourist highway
The Taihang Mountains, with their lofty and magnificent, strange and precipitous peaks, are magical and beautiful.
1. Line 1: Taihang No. 1 tourist highway - extreme sky road challenge self-driving tour
Wangmangling Scenic Area - Kunshan Hanging Wall Highway - Fuzishan Grand Canyon Six Springs and Fourteen Caves - Flying Waterfall Promenade Hanging Wall Highway (Chenjiayuan Hanging Wall Highway) - Huangyadi Sky Road Thirty-six Abduction - Taihang First Village Zheshui Folk Village.
Driving days: 2 days; Driving kilometers: about 160 kilometers.
2. Route 2: Taihang No. 1 Tourist Highway - Red Memory Self-driving Tour
Taihang Memorial Hall of the Eighth Route Army - The former site of Wangjiayu of the Eighth Route Army Headquarters - The former site of Brick Wall of the Eighth Route Army Headquarters - The former site of Huangyadong Arsenal - The former site of Matian Eighth Route Army Headquarters.
Driving days: 2 days; Driving kilometers: about 102 kilometers.
Shanxi, the mountain and river in the table. Wutai Mountain in Xinzhou is one of the four Buddhist holy places; the Yungang Grottoes in Datong is one of the three major Buddhist grottoes; Mount Everest in Datong is one of the five mountains; the Hanging Temple in Datong is the only remaining "Confucianism, Buddhism and Taoism" temple in China; the ancient city of Pingyao in Jinzhong is one of the three existing ancient cities in China; the Xiezhou Guandi Temple in Yuncheng is the largest in scale. The Xiezhou Guandi Temple in Yuncheng is the largest martial temple.
In addition, the Imperial Palace, the Qiao Family Courtyard, the Dui Family Courtyard, the Wang Family Courtyard, the Li Family Courtyard, the Taigu Sanduodang, the Chang Family Manor, the Shen Family Courtyard, the Mengmen Ancient Town, and the former residence of Kong Xiangxi are the representatives of residential houses in Shanxi.