This two thousand-year-old city in northern Jaingxi Province is on the south bank of the Yangtze River in its middle reaches. A noted town in ancient China, for years it served as a communication center along the middle reaches of the Yangtze and a town of strategic importance. During the period of the Three Kingdoms (220-280), Jiujiang, then called Chaisong, was a military stronghold of the Kingdom of Wu. Jiujiang lies on the roads leading to Mount Lushan and Poyang Lake. Tourists can proceed to visit White Deer Cave (Bailudong) Academy and the Xingzi Hot Spring in Xingzi County. Traveling to the east along the Yangtze River, they can visit the scenic spots of Stone Bell Hills (Shizhongshan), Xiaogu Hill, and Dragon King’s Palace Cave (Longgongdong) in Pengze County.
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