Charming Yangling

- The first national agricultural high-tech industry demonstration zone in China

- National Food Safety Demonstration City

- The only free trade zone with distinctive agricultural characteristics among all pilot free trade zones of China

- National Mass Entrepreneurship and Innovation Demonstration Base

- The significant birthplace of Chinese agriculture civilization

- National Modern Agriculture Industrial Park

- Well-known “Agricultural City” in China and at abroad

- Nationally Designated Eco-Demonstration Zone

- The host city of “China Yangling Agri Hi-Tech Fair”, one of the four science and technology exhibitions with the key support of our country

- Foreign Aid Training Base for Chinese Dry Farming Techniques

Published:2018-12-04 22:12

Yangling has rich cultural relics, enriched agricultural resources and unique characteristics of agricultural science and technology. It has been successively approved as one of the first batch of agricultural tourism demonstration sites, national leisure agriculture and rural tourism demonstration region. In recent years, based on the tourism development orientation of “Holy Farming Land, Agricultural Science Highland, Health and Blessed Place”, and with the target of “Building the world-renowned and the domestic first class agri-tourism destination city”, Yangling exerts itself to creating the tourism brand of agricultural sciences popularization and ecological leisure travel, and has developed the four characteristic tourism plates including study tourism, farming experience, science popularization and relaxation, as well as sports and health rehabilitation. It launched a series of influential brand activities of characteristic tourism including Yangling Agriculture Science City International Marathon, Bike Invitational Tournament, Auto Cross Racing, Plant Identification Convention, Yangling Style Noodles Competition, and modern agriculture leisure tourism etc. The tourism industry has become an important support for promoting the rapid development of the demonstration zone. Up to 2011, there are 54 cultural relic spots in Yangling demonstration zone in total, in which, the Tailing Mausoleum of the Sui Dynasty is a Major Historical and Cultural Site Protected at the National Level, six places including the ruins of ancient Tai State, ruins of Jiang Yuan, ruins of Bailongwan, ruins of Shangde, ruins of Kanjiadi, Building No.3 of Northwest A&F University etc. are listed as Shaanxi Key Cultural Relics Protection Units. At present, there are two AAAA level tourist attractions, one AAA level tourist attractions, one four-star hotel, four three-star hotels and over 130 other hotels and guesthouses, 30 characteristic modern agriculture leisure farms, 16 travel agencies and subsidiaries, as well as over 100 agritainment houses.