Chuxiong Yi nationality Autonomous
Prefecture is between Dianchi Lake beside Kunming and Erhai
Lake in Dali. it's an important hub of middle Yunnan. ChengKun
railway, GuangDa railway and Kun - Wan road cross it.
Here are One of the well-known birthplace
of humanity and a treasure house of ancient living things'
fossils. The fossils of lama ancient ape of Lufeng about 80
million years ago, "Yuanmou Man" about 17 million years ago
and Lufeng dinosaurs of 1.8 billion years ago were excavated
here. Many archaeologists from home and abroad regard Chuxiong
Prefecture as the cradle of humanity and " The home of ancient
living things ". Huge Mallet white tower of Dayao built in
the Tang Dynasty has a rare shape in Chinese ancient buildings.
The large bronze statue of Confucius at Wen Temple Shiyang
town is the only one that well preserved in Chinese mainland.
Wuding Lion Mountain is precipitous and beautiful. Colorful
Yuanmou Earth Forest is a important scenic spot in Yunnan.
The traditional festivals of the
Yi nationality here are colorful and rich in cultural information.
There are the Third Month Festival, the Torch Festival on
24th held in the sixth month of the lunar year, which last
three days. At that time, every villiagers are singing and
dancing and all villages are ablaze with torches.
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Days Kunming Chuxiong Dinosaur Fossils Discovery Tour