The National Mine Park Of Suichang Gold Ore


The national mine park of Suichang gold ore is located in Suichang County, Lishui City, Zhejiang Province, with a total area of 33.6 square kilometers, of which the core scenic spot is 6.3 square kilometers. The mining area has a long history of mining and metallurgy, it is prosperous after repeated warfare, there are many mining relics and rich cultural accumulation. Mining and smelting activities were already in the Yuan Dynasty (671-675 AD) of the Tang Dynasty; Yongfeng Silver Field was set up in the Song Dynasty; during the Yongle and Xuande years of the Ming Dynasty, it was the largest mining and silver producing country in the country. Among them, the ancient mine ore in the "Golden Grottoes of the Tang Dynasty" is large-scale, well-preserved, and has rich and detailed documentation. The "burning and blasting" mining and "ash blowing" smelting technology has important significance to the history of ancient mining and metallurgy science and technology. Ming Dynasty writer Tang Xianzu, national heroes Qi Jiguang, Wen Tianxiang, contemporary dramatist Tian Han, and poet Yu Dafu all have ruins or legends.

In 1976, the Suichang Gold Mine in Zhejiang Province was established, and modern industrialized gold and silver mining began to be smelted. In July 2005, the Ministry of Land and Resources approved the construction of the Suichang Gold Mine National Mine Park. On December 18, 2007, the park was officially opened after the acceptance of the Ministry of Land and Resources. The park has beautiful natural ecological landscape, showing ancient mining culture, modern industrial civilization, and rich gold cultural connotation. It is the first batch of national-level mining parks, national AAAA-level tourist scenic spots, and the only national "China Golden Journey" scenic spot. It is provincial Patriotism education base and youth science education base.     Suichang Gold Mine National Mine Park mainly includes comprehensive service areas, gold museums, mining heritage protection areas, ancient gold smelting display areas, modern gold industrial display areas, landscape recreational areas, regional characteristic cultural display areas, and gold mining in Shari, gold brick casting, Embrace the BRICS and other interactive entertainment areas. Since ancient times, it has been the source of the emperor's wealth. Here is a large booth of gold knowledge. This is the "water panda"-the habitat of the peach blossom jellyfish. There is a gold shopping mall with extremely low prices and excellent quality. Beautiful and complete facilities, it is an ideal place for tourism and leisure, conference and vacation. On May 21, 2009, Zhao Hongzhu, Secretary of the Zhejiang Provincial Party Committee, inspected the Suichang Gold Mine National Mine Park as “the world of gold in an oasis”.     "A gold mine tour is a lifetime without worrying about money". The gold tour is a cultural tour, ecological tour, and wealth tour, which will definitely bring different life experiences to each tourist.

Mining process

Photo by Miao Hualong

Gold eye

Photo by Chen Yongjun

The Gold Cable Bridge

Photo by Pan Jiajian