Yongzhou is elegantly called “Xiaoxiang” for it is located at the confluence of River Xiao and River Xiang. Yongzhou has a long history and spectacular landscape. There are various tourist attractions such as Liuzi Temple, Yangming Mountain National Forest Park, Wuxi Stele Forest and Qianjiadong Daboshui Waterfall. Yongzhou is one of the main settlements of the Yao ethnic group in China. The Yao people still keeps their unique ethnic characteristics and lifestyle throughout history.