Stone elephant Lake

Stone elephant Lake

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Stone elephant Lake

Introduction: Introduction Stone elephant Lake is located in Pujiang County . Among the 3 lakes in..

Tickets:Stone elephant lake fee and opening hourTicket : 50 yuan, boat ticket: 20 yuanOpening hour

Travel Tips:Tips 1.The elevation in the plateau area of the northwest of Sichuan is high, so the temperat..

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Stone elephant Lake Introduction

Stone elephant Lake is located in Pujiang County . Among the 3 lakes in Pujiang County, the Shixiang Lake is the smallest, but most popular. It lies in a fine ecological environment, which attracts large numbers of visitors and presents a beautiful picture of the harmonious co-existence between man and nature.
The Shixiang (stone elephant) Lake is so named because of the Shixiang Temple, which houses the full figure of a stone elephant in the scenic area. includes sixteen scenic areas, such asTwo Dragons Playing o­ne Pearl, Fortune Approaching, Ancient Zither Terrace, Lawn of Spring, and Old Mt. Elephant School and so o­n.
Chengdu belongs to subtropics monsoon climate. It has early spring, hot summer, cool autumn, and warm winter. The average temperature in Chengdu is 16℃. The best travel time is from March to June and from September to December.

Stone elephant Lake Features

Stone elephant temple: it has a history of o­ne thousand years, it had been damaged and repaired for sevral times. The temple we see now is the o­ne repaired in 1980. it is a Buddhism activity spot in Pujiang county. According to the record o­n the tablet of the stone elephant temple, a general Yangong in Han dynasty returned in triumph. Then he resigned the official position, choose here to enjoy a reclusive life. He admires the precious scenery, asked the workers to chisel stone lion and elephone here. Then the Li people built a temple here, and named it Elephant temple.
Stone elephant academy: it is located at the loof of the Elephant mountain, the elevation is 632 metres. It has an area of 700 square metres , and the building area is 250 square metres, it is a main scenic spots of the scenic area.  The famous educationlist Weiliaoweng acceptes initiation education in this academy. So far, there are precious historical books about Weiliaoweng here.

Stone elephant Lake Tickets

Stone elephant lake fee and opening hour
Ticket : 50 yuan, boat ticket: 20 yuan
Opening hour: unknown

Stone elephant Lake Transporation

The scenic area is located at the 86km place of the Chengya highway, it is the o­nly scenic area with its gate o­n the highway at present in China, so the traffic is very convenient. There are buses from Chengdu new south gate bus station to Stone elephant lake scenic area everyday, the ticket is 25 yuan per person. Or you can drive along the Chengya highway to the lake, it takes you o­nly 40 minutes.

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