Quake-shattered Jiuzhaigou reopens to independent tourists

created: 2019-12-02

Jiuzhaigou, also named Jiuzhai Valley in southwest China's Sichuan Province, reopened to independent tourists last Thursday on Nov. 28, the first time since its closure after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake in August 2017.

Jiuzhai Valley

The national park which is a UNESCO World Heritage site famous for its extremely beautiful scenery, reopened partially in late September after two years of post-quake reconstruction. The latest update goes that the scenic area will increase its daily cap from 8,000 tourists to 20,000 tourists.