Canyuan Rock Paintings

Cangyuan Rock Paintings is the oldest rock paiting in China with a history over  3,500 years . The eleven paintings are scattered across several towns in the county. These frescoes are carved on the cliff usually around 1,500 meters above the sea level and depict the daily life and work of locals at the time. Activities featured include hunting, grazing and dancing. The color of the paintings has been known to change with variations in sunlight, weather and temperature.