Xichang is a world famous satellite city, which is rich in natural resources and characterized by its spring-like climate all the year round. It is a vibrant, enthusiastic, beautiful scientific city. It’s also called “the Moon City” for its beautiful moonlight; “the Spring City” for its spring-like climate all the year round and “the Satellite City”.
Xichang has a long history, lovely scenery and long cultural origin. It not only has Lushan mountain; Luoji mountain; but also has Qionghai Lake; Lugu Lake; hot spring in Puge and Xide county. The world-famous daughters kingdom is located by Lugu Lake. Jiuzhaigou Valley, Leshan Giant Buddha, Mt. Emei, Dujiangyan Irrigation Project, Shanxingdui Ruins and Wolong Nature Preserve Park, all listed as World Nature & Culture Heritage, are also only a few hours away.
In addition, Xichang is the capital city of Liangshan Yi People Autonomy State. Besides Yi people, there are many minorities, such as Tibetan, Qiang nationality, Hui nationality and so on. Their colorful traditions and cultures draw a lot of friends from home and abroad each year.