As a State AAAA Tourist Area, Longqing Gorge is located in the northern part of Yanqing County. It is 80 km away from urban Beijing. With a total length of 7 km, the scenic spot contains a water surface of 30-50 meters wide. On both sides of Longqing Gorge, towering cliffs stand tall with steep and striking mountains and the dam intercepts the mouth of the Longqing Gorge. It is characterized by encircled landscapes and beautiful natural scenic views. As one of the three gorges in suburb Beijing, it has gained the reputation as the “Little Three Gorges” and the “Little Lijiang River”.
The Longqing Gorge Mouth is towered by a reinforced concrete hyperbolic-arch dam which is 72 meters high and 90 meters long. There are two north-south tunnels at both ends of the dam. The South Tunnel is about 300 meters long, which reaches straight through beyond the mountains, while the North Tunnel is about 100 meters long, leading to the North Shipway. With a total length of 258 meters, Telron escalators have been built on the steep cliffs, which act as entrance routes into the scenic spot. They are large outdoor fully-closed dragon-shaped escalators. Tourists can take the escalators up to the terminal where tourists may take boats into the deep and secluded valleys inside the Longqing Gorge. The valleys feature beautiful scenery and clear water like mirrors, where tourists feast their eyes with not only cliffs, peaks and steep rocks, but also with many stone cones, stone swords, stone pillars, solution crevices.etc
In the winter, Longqing Gorge Beijing also a great place to visit, because every year between January and February, they has a lot of ice sculptures which is called the Longqing Gorge Ice Lantern Festival and it looks very nice with the various colors. In the summer, Longqing Gorge Beijing is also the best place to go because the air is very fresh and cooler than in the city. The tourists also can take the boat along 7 kilometers boating along the lake and enjoy the beautiful scenery around. It takes two or three hours to tour all the scenic spots along the river. In each day, lots of tourists will visit Longqing Gorge Beijing to enjoy the beautiful scenery and have some fun activities
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