Taihang Grand Canyon

Home Scenery 2018-12-09

Linzhou Taihang Grand Canyon, located in the northwest of Henan Province and Linzhou City in the eastern foot of the southern Taihang Mountains, is 100 miles long in the north and south, 2.5 miles wide in the East and west, and 800-1739 meters above sea level.

Taihang Grand Canyon Scenic Area is located at the junction of Shanxi and Henan Provinces. It lies in the northwest of Linzhou City, with an elevation of 800-1736 meters and a relative height difference of over 1000 meters. On October 31, 2012, the State Council issued the list of the eighth batch of national scenic spots, which were approved as "national scenic spots". On October 13, 2016, the National Tourism Administration announced that the Red Flag Canal Taihang Grand Canyon in Anyang, Henan Province, has become a 5A-level National Scenic spot.

geographical environment

Taihang Grand Canyon is located at the junction of Shanxi and Henan provinces. It is located in the northwest of Linzhou, Anyang City, Henan Province. It is 100 miles long in North and 100 miles long in South and 8 miles wide in East and west. Zhangshiyan landform, with staggered platform walls and unique valleys and peaks, forms a magnificent Grand Canyon landscape with an elevation of 800-1739 meters and a relative height difference of more than 1000 meters. The cliff rises high in the territory, and the peaks are rolling, the sun is strong, the Cangxi water is turbulent, the waterfalls are hanging around, and the peaks, mountains, platforms, walls, gorges, waterfalls, peaks and springs are in the north with thousands of gestures. A typical representative of Fangshan scenery.

natural resources

Biological resources

The total area of the scenic spot is 120 square kilometers, with 90% vegetation coverage and 80% forest coverage. Among them, the original vegetation accounted for about 60%, returning farmland to forestry and artificial afforestation accounted for about 30%, dense forests, good natural ecology, rich vegetation, natural oxygen bar.

Landscape resources

Taihang Grand Canyon Scenic Area is the birthplace of "the spirit of the flat pole" of the national key scenic spots, the national AAAAA level tourist area and the national rural commercial front.

The hometown of Comrade Gu Wenchang, the son of Taihang Mountain, is the creative training base of the Chinese Literary Union Calligraphy and Painting Center. It is also one of the largest rock climbing bases in China.

Here are the forest sea with green waves, the cliffs with knives and axes, the mountains and rocks with various shapes, such as the waterfalls like silver, the deep pools with rippling green waves, the magnificent temples, the attractive caves and the fascinating legends.

Scenic spots are real and imaginary, bright and dark, bright and colorful, strange and dangerous, magical, so that the natural landscape and human landscape of the scenic spot beads, reflecting the brilliant.

The scenery is wonderful and interesting. There are dense shaded sunshine and green waves in the forest sea, knife-and-axe cliffs, exotic rocks and mountains, such as silvery waterfalls, rippling deep pools, magnificent temples, fascinating caves and fascinating legends.

There are real and virtual, bright and dark, light and color, strange and dangerous, skillful, natural and human landscape beads, matching into a fun, set Xiong, strange, dangerous, quiet, beautiful in one, a total of more than 400 landscapes, 44 scenic spots.

Humanistic history

Ancient culture

Here are mountains, springs, green pools, Wuhua Tianbao, outstanding people.

Zhong Ling Yuxiu is a treasure land of geomancy. Emperors and generals of past dynasties, officials and wise men, literary heroes, knight-errant, famous monks and skillful artisans of divinity have left footprints here.

Wuding, the king of Shang Dynasty, and Fu, the Prime Minister of slave origin, said that they had lived and lived in Wang Xiangyan; Xia Fu, a famous scholar in the late Eastern Han Dynasty, was reduced to a monk's secluded Wang Xiangyan because of the "disaster of the Party gong"; Zhao Dexiu, the Shen Dao of Hebei Fat Town in the Ming Dynasty, was self-cultivating in Wang Xiangyan and was silent in the mountains; Xu Sanli, the right servant of the Qing Dynasty, was arrested to build a villa in Wang In his later years, Cao Pi of the Three Kingdoms had set up military fortifications in Mijianshan and planned a great cause; Gao Huan, Emperor Shenwu of the Northern Qi Dynasty, and Zuo Liangyu, a famous general of the Ming Dynasty, were in command of the general in Taohuadong, and fought in the South and the North to fight the world and build a great cause.

The people here, from the Yin and Shang Dynasties, began to breed here. The grand Taihang Mountains nurtured the descendants of Yan and Huang. They are especially simple and honest, sincere and kind.

Residential buildings are made of stone streets, stone courtyards, stone walls, stone pillars, stone ladders, stone towers and nature. They are interesting in their antique flavor.

Modern culture

From the 1960s'praise of the spirit of the shoulder, Li Shuangshuang, the spirit of the dragon and horse to the 1970s' Red Rain, the new edition of the plain guerrilla, to the 1990s'love on the screen and other films, as well as the TV series "Madame Zheng Contracted Stories" and "The Story of the Red Flag Canal" have been filmed in the Grand Canyon. 。

Main attractions

Natural landscape

Peach blossom valley

Peach Blossom Valley is a valley in the middle of a valley, about 4 km long, about 800 m-1736 m above sea level, nearly a kilometer high difference.

Within the valley, the Qifeng is abrupt, steep and magnificent. A winding Peach Blossom River runs through the valley. The grass and vines hang on both sides of the river. The miscellaneous trees and jungles are endless, and the green tide surging with the mountain wind is like sea water.

Peach blossom Valley is called love valley with beautiful scenery. The fog scatters clouds and mountains change. Flowers blossom and birds fly. Alpine waterfalls in hundreds of feet. Spring pools are clear as mirrors. The streams flowing down the Valley fall into waterfalls. Waterfalls into pools, and pools connect to each other, forming the beautiful charm of peach blossom valley.

The Peach Blossom Valley is surrounded by scenic spots, such as Huanglongtan, Feilongxia Waterfall, Feilongxia Trestle Road, Jiulian Waterfall and Peach Blossom Cave, which show the remote artistic conception of the deep gorge.

Taihang Sky Road

"Taihang Tianlu" scenic spot is located at the top of Taihang Mountains, Peach Blossom Valley scenic spot in the north and Xianxia Valley scenic spot in the south. It is about 30 km long. It is not only an important part of the tour road around the scenic spot, but also an excellent place to overlook the magnificent scenery of Taihang Mountains.

Traveling on the Taihang Sky Road by sightseeing bus, deep valleys and upright rock walls give tourists a strong visual deterrence.

Combined with the mountain form, there are more than 10 observation platforms along Taihang Tianlu.

Tai Chi iceberg

Taihang Iceberg is a legendary relic of Pangu's opening up the heavens and the earth. Hundreds of millions of years ago, Pangu, bred into adults in chaos, broke the bondage, opened up the world, created the sun, moon, stars, mountains and rivers, and scattered boulders of the spirit of heaven and earth, forming a mysterious Taiji iceberg.

Taiji Iceberg Scenic Area is a vibrant and primitive forest scene with green trees, ridges, strange peaks, winding roads, bird habitats, and hare badgers that haunt between the mountains and wilderness.

Xian Xia Valley

Xianxia Valley Scenic Area is located near Gaojiatai Village in the south of Taihang Grand Canyon Scenic Area. It is a valley in the Taihang Grand Canyon. It is about 4.5 kilometers long and 0.5 kilometers wide. It is a beautiful landscape that keeps a good natural appearance. It has become the preferred place for hiking tourists, art lovers and photographers.

In the canyon, there are many rivers, ponds and waterfalls, and many odd peaks on both sides. The mountains are steep, birds are singing, and the breeze is blowing. It is a clear place for people to temporarily forget the noise of the city and dispel all the troubles. Walking around it can relax the body and release the shackles of the soul.

With the continuous extension of bus routes in Taihang Tianlu scenic spot, Xianxia Valley will change the status quo of "hidden in the mountains unknown" and become a tourist destination favored by more tourists.

Places of historic figures and cultural heritage

Wang Xiang Yan

Wang Xiangyan Scenic Area is surrounded by streams in the East and cliffs in the west. It forms a closed valley surrounded by cliffs on both sides. It meets Zhu Quefeng, which spreads out completely on the rocks. It conforms to the ideal model of "Zuo Qinglong, Right White Tiger, Front Zhu Que and Back Basalt" in ancient Chinese geomancy, and attracts celebrities from all generations to live in seclusion.

According to records, King Wuding of Shang Dynasty and Prime Minister Fu of slave origin both lived here, so later generations were called Wang Xiangyan.

Wuding was the 22nd king of the Shang Dynasty. When he was a teenager, his father Xiaoyi sent him to Linqishan Mountain in the west of Shangdu to work and live with slaves. He became friends with slave masters.

Wuding thought Fu Shuo had great talent and outline. After Wuding inherited the throne, Baifu was said to be prime minister. Fu said that after taking office, he did his best to help Wuding to make the political management of the Shang Dynasty in an orderly way, which made the Shang Dynasty achieve unprecedented development. Historically, it was called "Wuding Zhongxing".


Taihang Grand Canyon drifts 4.5 kilometers, a drop of 85m. It takes 2-2.5 hours to drift. It has not only exciting rapids, but also relaxing and comfortable slow-flow sections, providing tourists with high-quality, high-standard flu exposure.

Taihang Pinghu

Taihang Pinghu, or Nangudong Reservoir, is a water storage project of the "Lushui River" in the scenic area. Due to the construction of the dam, a 5 km long and 0.5 km wide high gorge Pinghu landscape has been formed in the scenic area of the Taihang Grand Canyon. It is also a supplementary project of the "artificial Tianhe" Red Flag Canal.

Taihang Pinghu Lake is the agility of Taihang Mountains and waters. The green hills on the lakeside are emerald, and the water surface is sparkling. The Taihang Mountains are reflected in the water, which sets off the magnificence of the mountains and the gentleness of the water.

The excellent scenery not only attracts many tourists, but also makes Taihang Pinghu an important location for movies and TV plays.

Taihang Mountain is cool in summer and cold in winter. The fish, shrimp and aquatic products growing in Taihang Pinghu Lake are affected by the environment. They grow slowly and have delicious meat. They wander among the Taihang mountains and waters and taste delicious delicacies. They are also the aftertaste of the Grand Canyon tourism.

International gliding base

Linyushan International Gliding Base is located in Lubancun, Taihang Grand Canyon Scenic Area, Linzhou City. The takeoff point is 1190m above sea level, with a relative height difference of 700m. The steep peak slope is 60 degrees. The top is flat and upright.

Influenced by the unique geographical position and topographic relationship between Taihang Mountain and Linzhou Basin, the airflow rises up the cliff, creating a natural environment for gliding.

Since 1992, when the first gliding event was organized, the annual international gliding competition has become an important tourism brand in the Grand Canyon of Taihang Mountains. After years of elaborate construction, the gliding base has the facilities to accommodate 30 athletes taking off at the same time. It has great influence in the domestic and international gliding sports circles.

Tourism information

Traffic information

Self driving:

1. Beijing-Hong Kong-Macao (Beijing-Zhuhai) High Speed (Anyang Turn) - Anlin High Speed - Down High Speed to the urban direction (pay attention to road signs) - Linshi Line, through the Taihang Tunnel to Linzhou Taihang Grand Canyon.

2. Beijing-Beijing-Zhuhai Expressway-Anyang-Anlin Expressway-Linzhou-Linshi Line-Slate-Taihang Grand Canyon Scenic Area Center, 642 km.

Public transportation:

Take a bus or train to Anyang City, Henan Province, get off, transfer (Anyang-Linzhou) bus (Anyang Bus Station West Bus Station) to Linzhou (about half an hour), transfer (Linzhou-slate) car to Linzhou slate, that is, to Linzhou Taihang Grand Canyon Scenic Area.

Ticket Price

The peak season price is now 140 yuan per person.