Since ancient times Xikou town has topped the list of the ten most scenic places in China. Situated just 35Kms from the Ningbo City in the Jiangsu Province, the town is known for its picturesque natural landscape and humane culture. Being the place where Maitreya Buddha practiced his peaceful religious rites, the town has an atmosphere of peace and divinity. It is the hometown of Mr. Chiang Kai Shek, a significant person who helped to shape the history of China. The mountains in the region have an abundance of flora and fauna that attract wildlife photographers, trekkers, campers, and naturalists from all over the world.