Mizhi County
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Mizhi County

By Ruru ZhouUpdated Mar. 18, 2021

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Mizhi County was called "Yin Zhou" during the Three Kingdom period. According to folklore, Mizhi was the hometown of a famous beauty, Diao Chan. Mizhi is also known as the birthplace of the Shaanxi culture.

There are several tourist attractions in Mizhi County, such as Lizicheng's Palace, a unique and rare wood palace. The Wenping Hill bell tower, built during the Ming Dynasty, houses an iron bell that weights 450 kg. There are inscriptions on rock precipices 200 meters from south Mizhi County.
Shaanxi-style snacks and food are also famous in Mizhi County.

History

Mizhi County, with a history of over 800 years, was just a small village back in the Song Dynasty. In 1039, Emperor Song Ren Zong named this small village "Mizhi" Today, and it is much larger than it used to be now.

Transportation

Mizhi is only 71 km from Yulin. If you want to visit Mizhi County, you can fly to Yulin and take a car to Mizhi. It takes about two hours to go from Yulin airport to Mizhi County.

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