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Jiangxi

Jiangxi, in the South of China, has a variety of interesting travel-options. The untouched beauty of its misty mountains and fresh water lakes are fascinating. It has modern as well as ancient Chinese historical sites and China’s capital of porcelain is located in this province. 

The Poyang Lake is the biggest freshwater lake in China and also the largest winter habitat for white cranes. When winter approaches, about 2800 white cranes will come to spend their winter here. On its east side is Mount Lushan with lush mountains, ever-changing mist, rapid streams, numerous deep pools and waterfalls. The Jinggangshan Mountain is in its beauty comparable, but more famous as the cradle of the Chinese revolution.

Jingdezhen is the center of porcelain production. Ceramics were produced since 1800 years ago and still today tourists can visit many pottery factories in this ancient town.

Not often visited, Jaingxi makes an authentic opportunity to enjoy rural life with pleasant scenes of charming villages and water buffalos working in fields.

 

Mount Lushan National Park

In the north of Jianxi province, close to Hubei and Anhui lies the famous Mounttain Lushan. It is one of the favourite mountains of Mao and Li Bai (most famous Tang Poet). After 1949, it became a favoured meeting place for the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China. Lushan was Listed by UNESCO as world Heritage site in 1996. Lushan has China's first botanic garden, rich plants species and 95% of total China's white crane and 17l categories of birds.

The Lushan Botanical Garen, set up in 1934,is an imponant base for the protection and migration of plants species in the middle and lower reaches of the Yangze river. There are 17l categories of birds. Over l million migratory birds(receiving state protection)spend every winter in Poyang Lake, among which the white crane is the largest flock of gregarious birds, making up 95% of the total white crane population in the world.

 

Jingdezhen - Porcelain Capital of China

Jingdezhen, in northeast Xiangxi, has a population of 290,000. Jingdezhen is especially famous for its manufacture of porcelain and is known as the Porcelain Capital of China. Jingdezhen has a history of porcelain-making that goes back more than 1,000 years. In as early as the Sui and Tang Dynasties, porcelain-making here was already well-known, and the porcelain products are described as Jade-like wares. Jingdezhen has also become a tourist attraction. Many spots to visit are connected with the porcelain-making, such as the Museum of Ceramic History, the Ancient Hutian Kiln Site, and various porcelain factories.