I am from Taiyuan City, Shanxi Province. It is located in the northern inland region of China. In ancient times, it was called Jinyang, also known as Dragon City. It is a national historical and cultural city and a city with a history of more than 4,700 years.
Hukou Waterfall is the second largest waterfall in China and the largest yellow waterfall in the world. Standing not far from the waterfall, you can see the turbulent waves, and the momentum is very spectacular.
Mount Wutai is listed as a World Cultural Heritage and is one of the five largest Buddhist shrines in the world. Wutai Mountain has a vast number of Buddha statues, with more than 30,000 statues. Wutai Mountain is an ancient geological park with unique geomorphology and is a famous national geological park.
Taiyuan is an essential central city in the Midwest and is one of the cities with the most cultural heritage projects in China. The Taiyuan relics include the Jinci Gardens, Yongji Temple built in the Ming Dynasty, Lingxiao Towers, Longshan Grottoes, Mengshan Giant Buddha, Jikong Temple, Jinyang Ancient City Ruins, and Tianlongshan Grottoes, one of the top ten grottoes in China.
“The world’s pasta is in China, and Chinese pasta is in Shanxi.” Shanxi Province’s special snacks include knife noodles, ramen, knife noodles, rolling noodles, pickles, cat ears, ravioli and other pasta. Lao Chen vinegar is a traditional local flavour of the Han nationality in Shanxi Province. The invention of vinegar was also pushed to the Xia Dynasty, which is 4,000 years ago.
I chose to show this 2500-year-old city as much as possible with a 1-minute video, showing some of the natural attractions, night city views, and exceptional food.