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Handan has a long history of over 2,500 years, and is regarded as one of China's historical and cultural cities. There are so many archaeological relics and ancient places of interest. Here is a list of top ten things to do in Handan city.

1.Wuling Cong Tai Terrace

The Terrace is the site where King Wulin of the Zhao State "Practiced Horse Riding and Arrow Shooting in Hu's Garbs." It is the symbol of ancient Handan.

2.The Xiangtangshan Grottoes

The Xiangtangshan Grottoes are caves carved into the mountain as temples. They are the largest grottoes discovered in Hebei Province and also one of the largest religious grottoes in China.

3.Toddler Bridge

Toddler Bridge was originally made of wood and was changed into a five-tunnel stone bridge during the Wanli period of the Ming Dynasty.  It is noted because of the story of"Han Dan learns to toddle."

4.Wahuang Palace

Generally referred to as "Nainai Ding", Wahuang Palace is situated in Tangwangjiao Mountain about 68 miles to the west of Handan City.It was built in memorial of Nuwa which is a goddess in Chinese mythology.

5.Jingniang Lake

Jingniang Lake is an charming land with green hills and clear water. It is located in the northwest of Wuan city and about 37 miles away from Handan City.

6.Handan Ermao Roast Chicken

It is with conventional process manufacture and secret prescription handed down in the family.Zhou Enlai praised this dish greatly once.

7.Yongnian Donkey Meat Sausage

“Donkey Meat Sausage” in Yongnian County, with a long history of nearly 100 years, is a kind of conventional food and a local famous specialty in Yongnian County of Hebei.

8.Cizhou Kiln

Cizhou Kiln, being a quite noted folk pottery kiln in China, is located in Pengcheng, Ci Xian of Handan in Hebei and is the typical of pottery and porcelain in the northern China.

9.Qu Noodle

It is produced in Quzhou of Hebei province. It is made of three main materials: mung bean, soybean and winter wheat according to some certain rate.

10.Handan International Hotel

It is the first green, environmentally responsible business and foreign-related hotel assigned by the local government.