Beautiful Autumn in Jiuzhaigou Autumn scenery in Jiuzhaigou is scenic and unique in China and around the world. Jiuzhaigou (northern Sichuan, China) means 9 villages valley of Tibetan. It was dubbed the “paradise on earth”. It has 108 lakes with turquoise water. Peaks with elevations ranging from 2,000 – 4,000 meters covered with white snow. Jiuzhaigou was recognized as a world cultural heritage by UNESCO in 1992.