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Jun 19, 2008 - DaZhai

Dar Zhai is about 27 kilometers southeast of Longsheng County, it's a vast area of rice terraces that stretches layer upon layer, coiling around from the base of Longji (the dragon's backbone) Mountain to its summit. This is the most amazing terrace in China. The minority people started building the terraces in the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368), and continued until the early Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) when completed. The Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces are the culmination of strenuous labor of the Zhuang people. It is also famous for its highest...

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