Anhui province is such a place combining natural landscapes with cultural heritages. It is like a garden gathering magnificent mountains and rivers and fascinating cultural relics throughout the province. The plain on the north of Anhui is vast and fertile, whild in the middle area between the Yangtze River and the Huaihe River lies the network of rivers and lakes and the chain of undulating hills. The Dabie Mountain area maintains good eco-environment. The mountain area in South Anhui boasts beautiful mountains and lush plantaion. In Anhui, there are two world cultural heritage sites, five national historic and cultural cities, 10 national scenic and historic interest areas and 31 national scenic areas rated above AAAA level. The recommended sightseeing list in Anhui would include Mt. Huangshan, a world cultural and natural heritage and world geopark, the Buddist mountain Mt. Jiuhua, Mt. Qiyun, one of China's famous Taoist immortal mountains, Tianzhu mountain, the ancient Nanyue (one of the famous Buddist holy mountains), the Xin'an River reputed as a gallery of beauty on water, and the ancient villages in southern Anhui - Xidi and Hongcun. The rich tourism resources of Anhui are described by two old sayings clearly as "The Wanjiang River suges 800 li (1 li: 0.5 kilometer), the Huaihe River has a history of 5,000 years." and "Nowhere can be called dreamland once you come to Huizhou, no mountain is worthy of being visited once you trabel to Mt. Huangshan."