Xianning Hot Spring
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There are many hot springs in Xianning. They are very well-known.
Xianning hot spring is also named boiling pool. Until now, the development and utilization of the hot spring have a history of more than 1,400 years.
In the Song Dynasty, boiling waves of the hot spring is deemed as one of the “eight scenes of Xianning”. There are many hot springs in Xianning. They are very well-known.
|The place is saturated by steams of the spring water.|
There are 14 mouths of spring in the riverbed of Moon Hook of Ganjiang River, which is at the foot of the northern slope of Qianshan Mountain. The flux of the biggest spring mouth is 0.02 cubic meters per second. The general temperature of water is 48-50℃. The highest temperature is 54℃ and the lowest is 35℃ . The hot spring water appears light yellow.
According to scientific appraisal, the spring water contains more than ten kinds of minerals, such as sulfate, carbonate, calcium, magnesium, kalium, sodoium, and etc. Xianning hot spring is sulfate weakly radioactive radon spring. It has obvious curative effects for chronic neck, shoulder, waist, and leg pain, arthritis, neuritis, rheumatism, and many kinds of skin diseases.
According to scientific appraisal, the spring water contains more than ten kinds of minerals.
Now, hotel, hospital, and many hot spring bathrooms are built along the river. Tourists may enjoy the hot spring bathing while tasting the laurel blossom tea.
Recommended length of time for visit: Half a day - one day
Tourists may enjoy the hot spring bathing while tasting the laurel blossom tea.