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Contributor: Xinhua News Agency
Monday, December 20 2021 - 19:08
Welcome to Liaoyang: A Famous Cultural and Historical City with Winter Vitality
LIAOYANG, China, Dec. 20, 2021/Xinhua-AsiaNet/--

The Winter Ice and Snow Cultural Festivals were launched in many places in 
Liaoning Province, from Dec. 17, the related ice and snow theme activities will 
last until late February of the following year. Gongchangling Hot Spring Ski 
Resort in Liaoyang City attracts the most attention from tourists, according to 
the Publicity Department of the CPC Liaoyang Municipal Committee.

The ski resort has seven professional competition-level ski runs of various 
types, with a total length of 5,900 meters, a maximum slope of 42 degrees, and 
a snow-making area of 530,000 square meters, with a capacity to receive 10,000 
people a day, according to the ski resort manager.

And there are so many hot spring hotels near the ski resort providing hot 
spring service for skiers, which is a great enjoyment.

Liaoyang winter tourism industry develops in an all-round way because of its 
unique conditions. Tourists can experience the activities here with the 
characteristics of Liaoyang, such as ice skating, hot springs, agritainment, 
temple fairs and celebrating the Lunar New year.

Come here in winter, tourists can not only enjoy the comfort of skiing and hot 
springs, but also visit the precious historical and cultural heritage, feeling 
the cultural atmosphere of a famous cultural and historical city. Liaoyang 
City, a well-known cultural and historical city in Liaoning Province, with a 
history of more than 2,300 years, is known as "the first city in Northeast 
China". At present, there are 726 immovable cultural relics in Liaoyang, 
including 21 national key cultural relics protection units, like Liaoyang Mural 
Tombs whose construction began during the Three Kingdoms period, the White 
Pagoda, which was built in the Liao Dynasty (916 - 1125), etc. 

Source: The Publicity Department of the CPC Liaoyang Municipal Committee

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   Caption: Gongchangling Hot Spring Ski Resort