Horqin, a picturesque getaway with splendid culture

Horqin, a picturesque getaway with splendid culture

TONGLIAO, China, Feb. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — This is a report from China SCIO about the Horqin Grassland in China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region:

The beautiful Horqin Grassland lies in eastern Inner Mongolia autonomous region of China and on the northwestern end of the Songliao Plain. It has been known as a land with lush fields and ancient rivers throughout history.

Over the thousands of years, the fertile land has nurtured a rich history and a splendid culture as a part of the Chinese civilization.

The beautiful Horqin Grassland lies in eastern Inner Mongolia autonomous region of China. [Photo/China SCIO]
The beautiful Horqin Grassland lies in eastern Inner Mongolia autonomous region of China. [Photo/China SCIO]

It boasts a variety of natural landscape, valleys, upland meadows, deserts, mountains, forest parks, as well as cultural treasures like traditional yurts, relics, monasteries, and palaces.

Block prints, embroidery, clothing, folk songs, wedding ceremonies, and cuisine are all part of its unique cultural heritage, which enriches both the Chinese culture and people’s lives.

An artist (L2) performs traditional musical instrument on the Horqin Grassland, Inner Mongolia autonomous region. [Photo/China SCIO]
An artist (L2) performs traditional musical instrument on the Horqin Grassland, Inner Mongolia autonomous region. [Photo/China SCIO]

In the hinterland of Horqin Grassland lies Tongliao city. It is the birthplace of the Horqin culture and well known for tourism, cattle, folk arts, horses, as well as Mongolian medicine and food. It is also a good destination for road trips.

Now, with the opening of the new high-speed railway, tourists can reach the Horqin Grassland from Beijing in less than four hours.

An aerial photo of the Horqin Grassland in Inner Mongolia autonomous region [Photo/China SCIO]
An aerial photo of the Horqin Grassland in Inner Mongolia autonomous region [Photo/China SCIO]

The picturesque Horqin with its splendid culture is welcoming tourists with open arms for them to discover its beauty. Watch this eight-minute video to find out for yourself!

Horqin, a picturesque getaway with splendid culture
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