Niuheliang Hongshan Cultural Site is located at the junction of Lingyuan City and Jianping County. It is named after the source of the Mangniu River at the east foot of the mountain ridge. It is half-mountain and half-hilly landform. The whole site is placed in the 10,000-acre pine forest, evergreen in winter and summer, with fresh air and elegant environment, and still has the original style. The Niuheliang Hongshan Cultural Site is located on a multi-mountain ridge stretching for more than 10 kilometers in a mountainous area in western Liaoning. On the rolling hills within a range of 50 square kilometers, there are regularly distributed altars, goddess temples and stone tombs. , and they form a large-scale religious sacrifice center. In the well-arranged stone mounds, the tombs are divided into several levels centered on the large tomb, and the burial objects are only jade objects. The main types are realistic and deified pig-dragon, bear-dragon, phoenix-bird, tortoise and other animal-shaped jade ornaments, horseshoe-shaped jade hoops that run through up and down, and cloud-shaped jade pendants decorated with faintly visible patterns that change with the light. The rows of painted pottery cylinders on the stone tomb are all tools used by the owner of the tomb to communicate with the gods. The Temple of the Goddess, the Stone Tomb, and the site of a large earthen platform are representative buildings of the Niuheliang Cultural Site. These three sites are distributed along the north-south axis according to the mountain situation. The altar, temple and tomb are trinity, with a grand scale and majestic momentum. They are the center of high-level sacrifices of Hongshan culture. It provides a wealth of material materials for the origin of Chinese civilization of 5,000 years, the activities of representative figures such as the Yellow Emperor in the north in ancient times, and the research on the history of religion, architecture, and art.

opening hours

09:00-16:00 all year round (last admission 16:00)