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Haining Tidal Wave Viewing
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  The Yanguan Tidal Wave Viewing Scenic Spot, located at the strong tidal wave section of the Qiantang River, is the best place for enjoying this world marvel. The Yanguan Scenic Spot is one of the first group of 15 historical and cultural famous towns approved by Zhejiang Province. It is famous for its long history, brilliant folk culture, touching folk fairytales and splendid Haining tidal waves. “People can watch waves every day in Haining, and there will be a big wave in Yanguan every month.” There are 150 days in a year when this phenomenon can be seen. Apart from the tidal waves, other attractions include the old house of the Chen Family revealing the life experiences of the Qing Emperor Qianlong, the Sea God Temple known as the “Forbidden City of Jiangnan”, the street of the Prime Minister’s Mansion reproducing the ancient scene of Yangzhou in The Deer and the Cauldron, and the former residence of the poet and scholar Wang Guowei.

  The Yanguan Scenic Spot is a National AAAA Tourism Scenic Spot and the most attractive place in China. The Haining tidal waves joined others such as the street of the Prime Minister’s Mansion, the Sea God Temple, the Wave-Watching Park in Yanguan and the former residence of the poet and scholar Wang Guowei to be Top 10 Scenic Spots of Haining. In 2007, the ticket sales income reached 5.246 million Yuan, and the number of visitors was 953,000 people.