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Emerald Valley, Huangshan

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Emerald Valley features more than 100 emerald ponds that seem to change color depending on the position of sun with the predominate shade being emerald. Some visitors bring a padlock to place on the bridge over the creek as they ask for luck and love in the valley, which is also known as the Lovers Valley. Watch and listen for small waterfalls throughout the lush area. Using our online itinerary creator, Huangshan attractions like Emerald Valley can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • August 14, 2017
    After a long day of hiking the day before we decided to end our trip to Huangshan with a visit to the Emerald Valley. The tour was organised by our tour guide and was definitely worth a visit. We set ...  more »
  • April 30, 2017
    It is not as famous as Huangshan but it is every bit as beautiful with less crowds which makes it more serene. The lush valley is simply a paradise. Pease take your bug repellant as I was getting bit ...  more »
  • March 30, 2017
    Emerald Valley (Fei Cui Gu in mandarin) also known as the Lovers Valley is a fine place to take wedding shots, its paths are engraved with lots of "Ai" (love characters) in written in different callig...  more »

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The city of Huangshan features a wide range of accommodations, with the UNESCO-listed sites drawing in crowds from far and wide, and the city keeping pace with demand. Close to the parks and rivers, things tend to a get a little more luxurious, while the side streets offer basic guesthouses ideal for those interested in setting down their bags and heading out to explore. Take a look at the three main historic villages for a number of boutiques set in artfully restored buildings. To the north, the mountainous scenic area boasts a collection of boutique, eco-friendly, and budget-friendly accommodations, with rental villas, hostels, lodges, and upmarket hotels to choose from.
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