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Article from Sichuan Municipal Commission of Tourism

Located in Huanglong Village, Songpan County, this area consists of Huanglong canyon, Danyun Gorge, Xuebaoding, and some other scenic attractions. Huanglongxi Ancient Town, named after the well-known Buddhist Huanglong Temple, is a UNESCO World Natural Heritage site, and is characterized by surface adarce, 3,000+ spectacular colorful pools, adarce floodland, waterfalls, and caves. Against a backdrop of snow peaks and luxuriant forests, the Huanglongxi Ancient Town is reminiscent of a golden Chinese dragon weaving and winding out of the seemingly endless forests.

There are many Tibetan delights to sample in Huanglongxi Ancient Town, including qingke tsampa, cheese, beef and lamb, and vegetables; the preferred drinks of Tibetans include milk tea, buttered tea, yoghurt, and qingke and corn spirits. Tibetan hosts honor their guests by treating them to shouzhuarou (boiled lamb), which is typically eaten with the hands, and blood sausage.

Quick Facts on Huanglongxi Ancient Town

• Name: Huanglongxi Ancient Town
• Location: 40 Km South of Chengdu
• Phone: +86-28-86702366 
• Best Time to Visit: April to October
• Recommended Time for a Visit: 4 Hours
• Opening Hours: All Day
• Admission Fee: Free