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Lanzhou

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Lanzhou
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About Lanzhou

Lanzhou is located along the banks of the Yellow River and is the provincial capital of Gansu. Lanzhou offers an experience of true immersion in China's great northwest. According to many tourists and travelers, this city is just a transit and transfer point where, after just a short stay, they will continue onwards to southern Gansu or west along the Yellow River. But Lanzhou also has its own enchanting charm. After arriving in Lanzhou, eat a bowl of beef noodles, sip a sweet cup of "sanpaotai" tea and go for a stroll along the Yellow River. Then, you can begin your explorations of China's vast northwest.

Popular Attractions in Lanzhou

Yellow River Steel Bridge
4.6/5
2,763 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
1,482 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.
Lanzhou Ocean World
4.3/5
723 Reviews
Aquarium
Lanzhou Ocean World is a unique arctic-themed park, the first of its kind in Northwestern China. The park has all kinds of marine life from icy, polar regions. It also has special kinds of performances and entertaining activities suitable for the whole family. The marine life that can be seen and enjoyed here includes seals, adorable penguins, jellyfish and much more. Areas which visitors may enjoy at Lanzhou Ocean World include the Tropical Ocean, Rivers and Lakes, Dream of the Jellyfish, Under the Sea Dive and Beach Living.
Baitashan Park
4.5/5
838 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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Today
21 Sep 2020
12 °
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12-18
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22 Sep 2020
9°
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9-21
Wednesday
23 Sep 2020
9°
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9-23
Thursday
24 Sep 2020
11°
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11-20

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