A brief travel guide to Lvliang

Travelling provides a chance for people to break away from the shackles of their old lives and learn more about themselves during the journey. Starting from March 10, CGTN 's series of travel guides identify some great destinations along China's high-speed expressways to give you some ideas on how to start a road trip in China. 

Lvliang, a city in north China's Shanxi Province, gets its name from the Lvliang Mountains, running from north to south.

Lvliang is a typical loess plateau landform with ravines, undulating mountains and terraced fields. It offers beautiful natural sceneries, cultural relics, and historic sites, especially the revolutionary memorial sites and ruins.


Lvliang has a long history, the earliest can be traced back to the Spring and Autumn Period (1100-476 BC).


In Lvliang, visitors can enjoy agricultural and folk products, which highlight the development and revolutionary history of the city, and boast rich spiritual wealth of the Red Revolution.


This transportation hub is accessible from all sides. If you start from Beijing, it will take you about eight hours to cover the 693-kilometer route along the Qingdao–Yinchuan Expressway to Lvliang.


Lvliang may not be as popular as other Chinese cities, but don't let that fool you. Lvliang is a small but beautiful up-and-coming tourist destination that is worth a visit. 

You will be surprised by the magnificent and graceful "first bay of the Yellow River in the world" and other explorable exotic hidden spots.

The North Wudang Mountain, with its various pine trees and lifelike grotesqueness, is also one of the unmissable wonders.


A bowl of cold noodles with sesame is the perfect local comfort food. The mouth-watering special snack has flour and cucumber as its main ingredients. 

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