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Dawan Ancient Buildings

Yunfu (云浮, Yúnfú) is a city with excellent mineral resources in Northern Guangdong. A center for stonework, mining, and related industry, Yunfu is nicknamed the "stone capital" of China. It's well off the beaten path for international tourists, but it does have some natural attractions.

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Yunfu includes the central districts of Yuncheng (云城 Yúnchéng) and Yun'an (云安 Yún'ān) and the counties of Xinxing (新兴县 Xīnxīng Xiàn) and Yunan (郁南县 Yùnán Xiàn). The city of Luoding (罗定 Luódìng) is also under its jurisdiction.

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By train[edit]

Yunfu has three stations on the high-speed rail line between Guangzhou and Nanning.

  • 1 Yunfu East Railway Station (云浮东站 Yúnfú Dōng Zhàn). Yunfudong Railway Station (Q19851796) on Wikidata
  • 2 Nanjiangkou Railway Station (南江口站 Nánjiāngkǒu Zhàn). Nanjiangkou Railway Station (Q24837589) on Wikidata
  • 3 Yunan Railway Station (郁南站 Yùnán Zhàn). Yunan Railway Station (Q20064141) on Wikidata

By bus[edit]

Lots of buses from Guangzhou and other cities in Guangdong. Yunfu covers a large area, so try to find a bus going to the specific town, county, or district that you want to visit.

By plane[edit]

The nearest major international airport is Guangzhou Baiyun.

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Map of Yunfu

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Panlong Cave
  • Panlong Cave (蟠龙洞 Pánlóng Dòng). A long karst cave named after the "coiled dragon" of ancient Chinese legend.
  • Dayunwu Mountain (大云雾山 Dàyúnwù Shān), Yun'an District.
  • Guo'en Temple (国恩寺 Guó'ēn Sì), at the foot of Longshan (Dragon Mountain), Liuzu Town, Xinxing County 新兴县六祖镇龙山脚下. Literally "temple of national mercy" and also known as Lóngshān Sì (龙山寺, "dragon mountain temple"). A big temple covering more than 10,000 square meters, originally built in the year 683 in the Tang Dynasty. (Q10926100) on Wikidata
  • 1 Dawan Ancient Buildings (大湾古建筑群 Dàwān Gǔ Jiànzhù Qún), Dawan Town, Yunan County 郁南县大湾镇. A couple of old villages built around the end of the Qing Dynasty. Free. Historical Buildings in Dawan (Q15916257) on Wikidata
  • Zhanggong Temple (张公庙 Zhānggōng Miào), 郁南县连滩镇城东路65号 65 Chengdong Road, Liantan Town, Yunan County. A small Ming dynasty temple, originally built in 1587. Free. (Q96074708) on Wikidata

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