Jiangxi's natural beauty will never fail to appeal to a tourist who travel to this province, located in southern China, Jiangxi has been blessed with divine beauty and charm. Enveloped with the snowy Mt. Lushan in the north and the magnificent Mt. Jinggang, the province also has excellent agricultural potential.
Jiangxi's appeal to the tourist does not stop at this. In fact, surrounded by meandering fresh water lakes and rivers, like China's biggest fresh water lake, Poyang Lake and the Yangtze River, Jiangxi never stops surprising its visitors. Beside its natural beauty the place is also famous in Chinese history as the birthplace of the Chinese Revolution. With such a diverse topography and culture there are bound to be numerous attractions in Jiangxi. There are four sites of national interest in Jiangxi; Mt. Lushan, Jinggang, Sanqing, and Longhu, which makes Jiangxi known throughout the world. Mt. Stone Bell, Mt. Qqingyuan, and Tengwang Tower are the other popular sights which should not be missed out on in Jiangxi. The most attractive place in Jiangxi is Jingdezhen, the cradle of porcelain, and some ancient kiln sites dating back to some 1800 years ago can be viewed here. Ningzhou City is famous for Black tea and Wuyuan City is famous for its production of Green tea.
Some of the awesome and splendid attractions in the Jiangxi province of China are :
- Donglin(East Wood) Temple : The temple stands out as the most significant in Chinese history today for being a birthplace of Chinese culture. Situated at the foothills of Mt. Lushan, the temple lies on the northwestern side of the mountain. Established in 386 A.D., the temple was the birthplace of the Sukhavati sect. The significance of the place had been increased by Jian Zhen, a monk of the Tang Dynasty, who was responsible for spreading Buddhism in Japan.
- Tengwang Tower : One of the most famous towers by the Ganjiang river, the tower lies in Nanchang city. Another of the Tang dynasty's creations during 653 A.D. In 1926 the tower was burnt down but the structure was resurrected in 1989. Designed according to the song-style architecture, the tower has a total area of 130,000 square meters, replete with beams and columns and beautiful paintings.
- Ceramic History Museum : Built in Jingdezhen City in 1980, the museum spans across an area of 83 hectares. Dedicated to ancient ceramic craft, the museum houses over 5000 displays. The architecture date back to the Ming and Quing dynasties and the antiquity of the place attracts tourists from all over the world.