Xinyu, an emerging industrial city and Jiangxi's fourth largest, is famed as the "Hometown of Chinese Honey Orange" for its prolific citrus crops. It is also a leading grape producer and renowned grape growing region in Jiangnan.
Blessed with magnificent scenery, Xinyu is surrounded by mountains on three sides and water on one. The Kongmu and Yuan Rivers encircle the city, while scenic parks like Baoshi and Yangtian Hill Forest lie just beyond. Eastward sprawls Jiangxi's sole national wetland park, Kongmujiang. The fabled Fairy Lake, jeweled centerpiece nestled westward, is steeped in lore as the earthly home of Seven Fairy Sisters.
Beyond breathtaking vistas, Xinyu vigorously promotes its unique fairy culture and vibrant folk customs. The hit TV series "Heaven of Joy with Seven Fairies" showcases local legends. Annual grape festivals celebrate Xinyu's sweet harvests with revelry. Visitors can pick fruit in bountiful orchards and savor juicy Honey Orange, wines and more.
Both gritty industrial hub and picturesque oasis, Xinyu delights with harmonious contrasts. Discover emerald lakes, vine-laced paths, myths and modernity in this city of oranges and fairies.