Luding , climate here is mild and the natural resources are abundant. it is about some 49 km from Kangding, the gateway ton of entering Tibetan Plateau.
Luding Iron Chain Bridge is a interesting site to visit, it was built in 1706 according to the requirement of Kangxi Emperor in Qing Dynasty, which is the first chain bridge over the Dadu River. The design of bridge is ingenious and its structure is peculiar. The bottom of the bridge floor is made up of nine iron chains, and place wooden plates on the surface. Two iron chains are used as protection fence separately on both sides. The bridge is 102 meters long and 3 meters wide. The vigorous and original 3 big letters Luding Bridge written by Kangxi Emperor in Qing Dynasty, which is well preserved so far. The Chain Bridge is not only famous for its traffic strategic pass but also famous for the Luding Bridge Battle launched by the Chinese Red Army in 1935 on the Long March. Luding Bridge was classified as the State preserved cultural relic by the State Council in 1961.