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Star Lake

Star Lake , composed of Seven Star Crags and Dinghu Mountain, is one of the first "National Top Tourist Attraction" and "National Top 10 Model Tourist Attractions" winners. Its fascination combines the beauty of the hills of Yangsuo with the water of West Lake, two top tourist attractions noted for charming hills and water respectively. Featuring steep crag, clear water, multiform rock, fantastic cave and ancient temple, Star Lake is regarded as the "Best Natural Wonder in Lingnan". Dinghu Mountain, with sky-reaching and sunlight-shadowing ancient trees, extruding peaks, blossoming flowers and singing birds, is not only a "National Natural Reserve" but also is an ecological positioning research station of UNESCO's "Man and the Biosphere Species Databases".

Tel: (0758) 2266439 Fax: (0758) 2225040 Website:

Longmu (Dragon Mother) Temple in Deqing County

Located in Yucheng Town, Deqing County, the Dragon Mother Temple, was built in Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) with wood, brick and stone material. Specially designed to be resistant to water, fire, thunder and moth, it is an exemplary building of the ancient architecture in South China.

Address: Yucheng Town, Deqing County, Zhaoqing, Guangdong

Tel: (0758) 7619855 Fax: (0758) 7619877 Website:

Zhaoqing Duan Inkslab

Zhaoqing Duan Inkslab, first made at the beginning of the Tang Dynasty (618-907), tops Chinese "Four Most Famous Inkslab". It is well noted for its firmness, smoothness, exquisiteness and delicacy. Normally made in the area around Lanke Mountain and Beiling Mountain, the best Duan Inkslab can be found in Laokeng, Kenzaiyan and Mazikeng. Usually in dark purple, liver and azure blue color, it has one or various kinds of flower pattern.

For further inquiries, please call: Wang Jianhua, Vice President, Association of Zhaoqing Duan Inkslab

Tel: (0758) 2835156 Fax: (0758) 2125500 Website:

Mobile: 1360298873

Linkfair Group Limited

Linkfair Group Limited is an export-oriented private company specialized in the

design, production and marketing of stainless cookware along with its own R&D. With over 500 global distributors, 95 percent of its products are exported to over 100 countries and regions worldwide, leading Guangdong for the past two years in a row regarding stainless cookware export.

Address: Linkfair Industrial Park, Guangxing Road, Xinxing County, Guangdong

Tel: (0766) 2920500 Fax: (0766) 2956699 Website:

Yunfu International Stone Materials Center

Yunfu International Stone Materials Center is located in the intersection of many important highways, covering an area of 400,000 square meters with a total investment of 300 million yuan. Totaling 2,000 stores, it is divided into 10 areas consisting of product showroom, stone slab, manufacturing equipment and accessory, export sale, exemplary area for environmental protection, international exhibition, etc., a combination of various functions including trading, exhibition, logistics, financial service, ecommerce, testing and scientific research.

Address: Yuncheng District, Yunfu, Guangdong

Tel: (0766) 82263333

Fax: (0766) 8226322


Guoen (State Grace) Temple and Sixth Patriarch Master Monk Huineng

Located in Dragon Hill Hot Spring Resort of Xinxing County, the State Grace Temple, a provincial level resort, is the former residence where Master Monk Huineng (638-713), the Sixth Patriarch of Zen and founder of Zen's Southern Sect, passed away. The temple was first built in 683, the first year of Hongdao Period of Emperor Gao of the Tang Dynasty (618-907), as Baoen (Grace Repaying) Temple. In the third year of Shenlong Period of Emperor Zhong of the Tang Dynasty, Empress Wu Zetian (624-705) issued a royal order to rename it as State Grace Temple to award Sixth Patriarch Huineng's achievement in Buddhism promotion. As one of the three most important temples in Zen's Southern Sect, its history can be traced back to more than 1,300years ago. The Sixth Patriarch Master Monk Huineng was born in Xialu Village, Xinzhou County (the present Xinxing County) in the Tang Dynasty. After his succession from the Fifth Patriarch in private, Huineng lived a reclusive life in Sihui and Huaiji for 15 years, aimed to escape from rival infliction. Huineng had lived in his hometown till he was 24 years old. In 683, Huineng sent his disciples to build State Grace Temple. It was in 712 when Huineng passed away in his own home in Xinzhou County at the age of 76. His home town Jicheng Town in Xinxing County was renamed after him as Liuzu (Sixth Patriarch) Town in 2004.

Address: Liuzu Town, Xinxing County, Yunfu, Guangdong


A Happy Tour

Zhaoqing: Ancient City Wall, Panlong (Coiling Dragon) Gorge in Deqing, Deqing School Temple, Bird's Nest Rock in Huaiji, Mini Guilin in Fengkai, Zhen Mountain in Sihui, Bamboo Sea in Guangning

Yunfu: Buddha Hiding Pit in Xinxing, Dragon Hill Hot Spring, Coiling Cave, Sanyuan Pagoda in Luoding, Dawan Town Ancient Folk Residence in Yunan

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