The Ruins of Yancheng
Yancheng Relics Park is the ruins of an ancient town, with a history dating back almost 3,000 years. It is the oldest and most well-preserved ancient town in China.
The park is surrounded by three layers of town walls and moats. The wall is 20 meters high and 25 to 30 meters wide. It protected the town from enemy attacks with aid from the moats.
Yancheng Safari Park
Next to the Yancheng Relics Park, Yancheng Safari Park is known as the largest free-range zoo in Jiangsu Province, and covers an area of 2,000 acres. Encounter endangered wild animals from all over the world, including nearly 10,000 animals from over 200 species.
Yancheng Safari Park is also the only drive-in scenic spot in Jiangsu Province. The drive-in is carved around the water, forming a unique natural landscape, keeping visitors as near to the animal as possible without disturbing their natural environment.
Tourist activities such as animal feeding and watching animal performances are available several times a day.
CC Joyland Theme Park
Located in the north of the beautiful Taihu Bay, CC Joyland Theme Park is the world’s first animation-themed park.
The park is spread out over more than 1 million sqm and is surrounded by nine individual themes. It is also home to the first atrium 4D cinema that features an all-round 360 degrees experience.
Universal Dinosaur Town
Recognized as the Oriental Jurassic Park, Universal Dinosaur Town combines a science museum and a theme park over 60 hectares of land.
The exhibition area is landscaped with waterfall, forest, cliff and caves. Altogether, there are 36 skeleton fossils of dinosaurs on exhibit, including the world’s earliest, biggest and most complete hadrosaur fossil.
Changzhou Tianning Temple was initially built in the Yonghui Period of the Tang Dynasty between 650 to 655 AD and has a history dating back to 1,350 years.
The site functions both a Buddhist temple and a monastery that was most recently renovated by the local municipal government in 1990.
The temple is actually a construction complex comprising 497 rooms, 33 Buddhist halls, and 24 pavilions. Among the preserved 127 sculptured statues is the Budhisattva Guanyin at 13 meters tall.