24 November 2011

Dujiangyan Irrigation System – A 2nd Century B.C Creation That Still Works!

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The Dujiangyan Irrigation System is an ancient water management system that dates back to the 2nd century B.C and which can be found near the famous Mount Qingcheng, west of Chengdu. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this historical construction serves its function to this day and is made up of a fish mouth shaped levee, a bottle neck channel and two spillways. The region is also home to such attractions as Fulong Temple, Erwang Temple and the Anlan Suspension Bridge. Those visiting the region and in search of a five star hotel Chengdu can stay at Millennium Chengdu. This modern Chengdu hotel offers a range of elegant accommodation options and is near the international airport.