Sanjiang

Built in song dynasty in about 1105 AC, Sanjiang got its name on the 3 rivers flowing in China, namely Rong River, Xun River and Miao River. Surrounded by the mountains this beautiful country is located in southwest China and north part of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region at the middle beaches of the Xunjiang. On the east side of Sanjiang, you will find Longji Treracled Fields while you move towards northwest Guizhou is located and Hunan is located on the northeast side. Sanijang is a small country with a 3,50,000 people inhabiting it and it takes up to 947 square mi. of space on the Chinese map.

This small, serene, and tidy seat is a mandatory place to stop by if one is visiting Guangxi. Facing a sub-tropical and humid monsoon climate due to the low latitudinal ranges i.e. 25° 80′ N. The place enveloped with the flowers and freshness of the breeze in the months of May till October making it the best time to visit the country.

Drum tower in Mapang and Dudong, a dong village confined in non-city envoirment are the major attraction point apart from the Chengyang shelter bridge, located 18km north of Sanjiang. It draws tourist from all around the globe. Amongst other shelter bridges in the region, Chengyang Shelter Bridge is the oldest and the longest bridge built by the dong ethnic minority in 1916. The bridge is 64.4 meters (73.43 yards) long, 3.4 metes wide, and 10.6 meters (34.78 feet) high covering the Linxi River. The bridge is locally known as yongji or Panlong Bridge, is made up of only wood and no nails, and rivets.

Dong embroidery is a unique form of embroidery, which the dong ethnic minority used in their clothes therefore, a tourist must buy dong embroidery as a souvenir of the place. One will found many hot spat and noddle stalls, in and around Sanjiang.

As far as lodging is concerned, numerous cheap and friendly accommodations can be spotted across the south bus station. Commuting can be a problem in the rainy season hence it is suggested to use national highway 209 and 321. Regular bus service is available in the city itself to assist the tourist in moving in and around apart from the local tractors known as ‘dong taxis’. It is very laid-back ride from different cities to Sanjiang as regular buses move to and from Sanjiang from the two-bus station situated on the both side of the river.

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