Best Places to Visit Yuxi

Yuxi is like a green jade inlaid on the earth in central Yunnan, enjoying the good reputation of “granary in central Yunnan” and “hometown of smoke”. The beautiful mountains, rivers and lakes gave birth to Yuxi, a fertile land. Here you can not only watch the magnificent terrace landscape of the sea of clouds, but also feel the customs of Hani, Huayao Dai and other ethnic minorities. The following is the best places to visit in Yuxi. 

1. Fuxian Lake

Fuxian Lake in sunny weather has always been so blue and serene that it makes people relaxed and happy. Waiting for the sunset, watching the sun slowly fall, watching the light reflected by the lake gradually turn to gold, the distant mountains are also plated with a layer of light, the lake’s special quiet and long-distance noise when you stand by the lake, you don’t want to go.

2. Maotianshan National Geology Park

The Maotianshan Mountains are famous for the discovery of the Naro entomological rock group, which is where the so-called “Cambrian explosion” of life on Earth refers.The new york Times, the most authoritative and influential newspaper in the United States, introduced the discovery of the Maotianshan fauna in 1991 and pointed out that the discovery of the Maotianshan fauna in China is one of the most amazing scientific discoveries of this century and is called “the holy land of paleontology in the world”.

3. Nanen Waterfall

Nanen waterfallis national nature reserve of Xinping county, Yuxi city, Yunnan province. The waterfall covers broad rocks with the widest spot being about 10 meters and fall being 100 meters, reputed as “The First Waterfall of Ailao Mountain”.

4.Tobacco Museum

Yunnan is famous for its Yunnan Tobacco. The Yuxi Tobacco Museum introduces and displays the tobacco planting, processing, smoking set and the content related to tobacco. Of course, Yuxi, Hongtashan and other cigarettes brands are sold there.

5. The Cherry Blossom Valley

The park is not large, but the view is very chic. There are many distinctive beach chairs at the lakeside, it’s like being on tropical seaside. Coupled with a lot of lavendars and various flowers, it is a good place to take wedding photos. There is a large area of man-made sand in the park, and the sand is very fine and very comfortable. As it is located at the northeast of Fuxian Lake, cherry blossom valley is a good place to watch the sunset.

6. Nieer Music Square

Overlooking from a high place, Nieer Music Square is shaped like a huge violin, especially at night, neon lights flash and the scenery is more spectacular. It is the main cultural place of the place. The music square area, which can accommodate more than 20,000 people, is the core area of the whole square. The peak landscape of the ecological leisure area is the highest point of the square, with a bronze statue of Nie Er playing violin, which is one of the landmark landscapes of Yuxi City.

There are still many scenic spots waiting for you to explore and discover!