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About China

China is a global powerhouse. With an ancient civilization and strong cultural traditions, it has emerged from years of isolation and now occupies a central role in international affairs. China is blessed with rich natural resources including pristine mountains and lakes, vast deserts and grasslands, and a picturesque coastline. Chinese cuisine is known the world over and its great landmarks are instantly recognizable. The Forbidden City and Great Wall in Beijing, the Terracotta Warriors in Xi’an, Hangzhou’s West Lake, or the Shanghai skyline. These symbols of China’s ancient roots and modern prowess make it a truly fantastic travel destination.

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Xinglongshan Natural Reserve 
4.4/5
166 Reviews
Nature Reserve
Mountain
Xinglongshan Nature Reserve is a popular mountain with long history. It is a place where locals from Lanzhou can climb and exercise and enjoy summer games. The Xinglongshan Nature Reserve is rich in trees, with many blue pines, mountains and rivers. It is a rare and beautiful place compared to the arid northwestern land. When Chiang Kai-shek and Song Meiling visited Lanzhou in the period of the Warlord Era, they lived here and built the Chiang Kai-shek official residence.
Yellow River Steel Bridge
4.6/5
2,657 Reviews
Bridge
The Yellow River Steel Bridge is also known as Zhongshan Bridge. It is one of Lanzhou’s most famous landmarks and a must-see for visitors. This steel bridge was built in the waning years of the Qing Dynasty. At that time, it was the first bridge that the Yellow River that could be used the whole year round. All of the materials used in the German-designed steel bridge was imported from Germany and work on the construction was overseen by German engineers. The north terminus of the Yellow River Steel Bridge is just beneath the famous Baita (White Pagoda) Mountain. Atop the mountain are many ancient relics and monuments. Many people like to climb the mountain to take photos of the panoramic view of Lanzhou and the Yellow River Steel Bridge.
Gansu Provincial Museum
4.7/5
1,421 Reviews
Museum
Gansu Provincial Museum is located in the Qilihe District of Lanzhou City. The museum houses a large number of precious cultural relics, which is a must-see destination for tourists in Lanzhou. The Copper Flying Horse Statue in the museum is not only a symbol of China's tourism, but also the treasure of the museum. Here you may also see the "Brick with Postman Picture" unearthed in Gansu. The brick with painted postman is now the symbol of China Post. In the museum, visitors can also enjoy the grottoes copied from the Mogao Grottoes and the Maiji Mountain Grottoes.
Baitashan Park
4.5/5
793 Reviews
City Park
Baitashan Park is located on the north bank of the Yellow River near Lanzhou city center and is an important attraction in Lanzhou. Baita Mountain is famous for its ancient white pagoda on the top of the mountain. There are also many palace-style buildings in the mountains. Many trees are planted around the building. It is very good for mountaineering and photography. What's more, you can see the spectacular panoramic view of Lanzhou City when you board the Baita Mountain. The view is very wide.

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Engineering Marvels in China: From the Great Wall to the World’s Fastest Train
China
It’s hard to imagine just how massive and expansive China is as a country. In total, it’s nearly 3.7 million square miles — about the size of all of the United States if you included Alaska and Hawaii — and is home to over 1.38 billion people. With all that land mass and all those people, it’s no wonder China has been an engineering powerhouse for centuries.When you first think of China, images o
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Everything You Need to Know About the Chinese New Year
China
Festivals
If you live in America or any other country outside of Asia, then you’re probably used to a particular kind of New Year celebration. For you, each new year begins on the 1st of January and is often hailed with fireworks, the dropping of a giant ball in New York City, and cheers. For many people from the West, this is the end of the New Year’s celebration, and you probably won’t think much about th
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