The remote mountain valley region where Guangxi, Guizhou
and Hunan provinces meet constitutes the traditional homeland of China's Dong
nationality. Sanjiang, which lies in the very meet point of the three provinces,
is compried of five national minority groups: Dong, Zhuang, Miao, Yao and Han.
With a total population exceeding 338,000, in which Dong numbering
189,000, 55.9 percent of the total. Sanjiang connects with Longshen and Guilin
to the east, Rongshui and Liuzhou to the south, Guizhou to the west and Zhangjiajie
to the north. With richness of tourism resources both in nature and culture, Sanjiang
occupies a very important position of tourism in Guangxi.
in part to the remote and rugged topography of Southwest China, the Dong people
inhabiting Sanjiang areas continue to display the richness of their cultural heritage
as excellent musicians, superb architects, and makers of high quality textiles.
Sanjiang is a land of song, the Dong are especially famous for their chorus singing.
Traditionally the Dong had no written form of their language. Instead, the Dong?s
history and ancient legends were imbedded in song. Dong festivals occur throughout
each year, varying from Bull fighting Festival to Bird-fighting Festival, competitive
Fireworks Festival to colorful Singing Contest. Local food and speciality such
as sour fish and pickled pork are tasty dishes to attempt, oiled tea and rice
wine are always good drink to increase your mental activity.
is famous for its breathtaking natural landscapes and colourful cultural Centres.
Tourism resources have been developed in recent years. There are six dramatic
scenic district's distributing Sanjiang areas, which are Chengyang,
Mengjiang, Bajiang, Laobao, Danzhou and Doujiang District. The simple but graceful
Dong villages, which are made up of wooden houses, drumtowers and wind and rain"
bridges, demonstrate strong national colours. Sanjiang, a paradise for cultural
exploration and natural adventure, has recently been honoured as "The Most
Important Dong Cultural Centre" in Guangxi, making a very important part
of the wellknown "Golden Tour Route? Guilin Longsheng Sanjiang Rongshui Liuzhou
Sanjiang has captured the imagination of travellers around
the world, because you will find incredible beauty wonderful food, and unique
architecture in this region. But more important than this is her people, who welcome
you with open arms. Perhaps only when you have experienced the real Sanjiang would
you come to discover the hidden Dong civilization.
Sights & Attractions