The area around Tianshui is another popular visitor trail. The route focuses on Mount Maiji and its sister grottoes as well as the Southern and Northern Grottoes on the Longdong Plateau. The well-preserved Fu Xi Temple in Tianshui City is a must. (Important )The Kongtong Mountain in Pingliang City is one of the birthplaces of Taoism. The surprising south China-type landscape in the Tianshui area of the northwest is a plus for visitors taking this itinerary. They will surely leave with unforgettable memories,
China Tianshui Fuxi Cultural and Tourism Festival
and China Tianshui Fuxi Cultural and Tourism Festival is held on May every year. Fuxi is known as the ancestor of Chinese people. He is one of the earliest legendary rulers. Like Adam and Eve created the western civilization, Fuxi and Nuwa created Chinese culture. In memory of Fuxi, people give sacrifice to Fuxi every year.
According to a large number of documentary records and archaeological discoveries, Fuxi culture has a history of over 8,000 years. Fuxi is believed to have taught people farming, fishing and animal husbandry, and also to have invented writing from mystic diagrams supposed to have been on the back of a tortoise.