|Name:Longtangou Scenic Area|
Tel:Shuanglong Township, Xixia County
Located deep into Funiu Mountain in Shuanglong Township, Xixia County, Longtangou Scenic Area boasts its clustered sights and convenient transportation. Only 38km from the county seat and
160km from Nanyang City, it is reputed as “a fairyland in the world”.
A basin area made up of 18 terraced waterfalls, the place extends 12km long with falls from 1,300m down to 400m. Particularly in the section from the lower reaches of Xizhuang River to Longtangou, this 3km long river valley has a fall of over 500m and therefore the terraced waterfalls are formed here. The waterfalls have a vertical difference with the pools down the cliffs. According to surveys, there are a total of 19 terraced waterfalls with drops ranging from 35m to 15m. The Long Pool, the largest one, covers an area of over 800m² and usually the pools have an area around 400m².While the rainfalls are running down the cliffs, they look like numerous small dragons flying around and many sights are scattered around the place such as Qinglong Pool, Bailong Pool, Huanglong Pool, Shuanglong Pool and so on.
With numerous living species thriving here, the place is absolutely a “gene tank” and no doubt it makes an ideal place for vacation, summer escape, adventures and scientific education.
Address: Shuanglong Township, Xixia County