Lanzhou Tourist Traps

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  • Traffic in Lanzhou

    by shelemm Written Sep 10, 2009

    Lanzhou is a very polluted city. It is also very large. Because it has no subway or effective mass transit system, getting around is a major pain. Many people fly into Lanzhou to start trips for Silk Road sites, to visit Bingling Si, Xiahe, Labrang Monastery, Xining. But staying in Lanzhou is a pain and not very nice. I recommend spending as little time here as possible. There are fantastic sites to see and things to do in this part of China. Don't get stuck in Lanzhou.

    Unique Suggestions: Avoid the city center. Staying in a central location means long travel delays where ever you are headed. Instead, try staying on the outskirts or close to where you are heading. It is not a city for tourism.

    Fun Alternatives: The airport near Lanzhou is a good 80 minutes away to the north. If you are travleing onward, maybe you could avoid staying in the city entirely.

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    Toilet Custom

    by CheekyShooky Written Jul 14, 2005

    Not trying to gross anyone up but at every public toilet cubicle, there's a little basket by the side. It's for you to throw i the used tissue after # 1 or #2's. If you accidentally throw the piece of tissue into the toilet bowl, chances are you'll see it floating there after a few flushes. The local only warned me about the toilet thingy on the second day *embarassed* Also another warning, some public toilets, DO NOT have doors.

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    Always take a look at the backside alley

    by l_joo Written Sep 6, 2002
    Trapped inside the back alley

    When I travel, I love to sneak into backside alley to see something different, this is one of the special in Lanzhou, it's a trap to me, I was addicted to this kind of trap.

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