Lanzhou Things to Do

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  • 1. wuquan mountain (???)

    The entrance is free, there's an area for walking around and spending money at the bottom then there are multiple ways to go up the mountain, some good views (usually of smog haha unfortunately) Takes...

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  • 2. Scale model of old Jincheng

    The model of Old Jincheng on the ground floor of the Lanzhou Museum is fascinating, although only two structures survive – the Baiyuanguan temple and the...

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  • 3. Map of old Jincheng

    There is an interesting map of the old city of Jincheng on the ground floor of the Lanzhou Museum (see separate review). Walking the route of the old walls –...

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  • 4. Lanzhou Museum

    With the closure of the Gansu Provincial Museum for a decade, one might have expected the best of its collections to be rehoused here in the Lanzhou Museum...

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  • 5. Baiyi Si

    I cannot find out much information about this small temple and its associated stupa behind. The temple is long out of use, and is presently used as a hall...

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  • 6. Baiyuanguan Temple

    This is a wonderfully peaceful place, an ancient Taoist temple, still very much an active one with monks in residence. Although it lies at a busy junction,...

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  • 7. The old Yellow River rafts

    Along the Yellow River, a very common method of crossing the river was by using rafts made from the inflated skins of sheep or pigs. The legs and neck of the...

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  • 8. Zhongshan Bridge

    For more than 500 years, from the 14th to the first years of the 20th Century, crossing the Yellow River was done either by boat or on one of a number of...

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  • 9. The Yellow River Walk

    With Lanzhou getting a lot of landscaping and a lot of tidying up, the surrounds alongside the Yellow River are making a riverside walk quite a nice prospect,...

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  • 10. Water Wheel Heritage Park - Part II

    A visitor centre is under construction, and the Lanzhou Tourism Bureau is busy collecting water wheel-related technology, artefacts and documentation from...

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  • 11. Water Wheel Heritage Park - Part I

    Water wheels are to Lanzhou and Gansu what windmills are to Amsterdam and the Netherlands. In 1556, a crusty old general, Duan Xu, having retired in the sleepy...

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  • 12. Lan Zhou City God's Temple

    Lan Zhou City God's Temple locate at Zhang Ye Road built in Song Dynasty what was built for sacrificing Ji Xin, Gen. in Han Dynasty. So it also called Ji Xin...

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  • 13. White Pagoda Hill

    Bai Ta hill locate at northern of Yellow River in Lanzhou. For a white pagoda what is commemorate the Lama who went to call on the emperor Chengjisihan dies in...

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  • 14. Zhong Shan Bridge

    Lanzhou Zhong Shan Bridage is an old-line bridge in Lanzhou called "The First Bridge of Yellow River Under the Sun". Zhongshan Iron Bridage root in the 5th year...

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  • 15. Mill Wheel

    Lanzhou Mill Wheel garden locate at west part of Binhe Road is one of the most important sight in travel line of Binhe Road, which eastern is Zhong Shan Bridge,...

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  • 16. Yellow River Mother

    Yellow River Mother is a the most beautiful sculpture among the many works what experss the Chinese Nation and won a high praise and worth. It locate at south...

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  • 17. Lanzhou to Sichuan Province

    The road from Lanzhou to Chengdu in Sichuan province will pass through beautiful grassland, hills and small towns with Tibetan monastories. Once in Sichuan...

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  • 18. Five spring

    Want to save money? Here a brilliant money saving tip. First clime the mountain and reach to the top, have your lunch with beer and wine, stay in clean and...

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  • 19. Ye Guang Bei--goblet made of black jade

    I am lucky enough to see how to make Ye Guang Bei. The best place to see it is Jiu Quan, Chinese Satellite Base. There is a professional factory and the best Ye...

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  • 20. The Suoyang Town

    The Suoyang town is an old town in the west of Gansu. It is an special military town in Tang Dynasty. When you enter the town you will find the Han and Tang...

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  • 21. Xiahe- Labrang Tibetan Monastary

    Labrang Monastary covers almost the entire town. Pre-Cultural Revolution, it had more than 5,000 monks. Today it is reviving. There are hundreds of monks and...

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  • 22. Go to visit the Yellow River...

    Go to visit the Yellow River is another way to learn the culture of Chinese. It is so yellow (or muddy)!! The Chinese culture originated from this river and it...

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  • 23. Wu-Chuan-Shan (Five Spring...

    Wu-Chuan-Shan (Five Spring Park) is definately a place to worth going. We didn't expect to visit this place but after eating out lunch at a shop selling...

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  • 24. Cable cars

    You can take a cable car ride across the Yellow River up the hills. During the ride, you will have a good view of the city, river and surrounding areas.

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  • 25. Dunhuang Feitian--Dance

    The ancient dance of Dunhuang revives from the Dunhuang freso. Professionals translate the dance on freso to our real life, showing a total different style.

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