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Situated in the middle of Gansu, Lanzhou is the capital of this province with a history of more than 2000 years. It has been an important garrison and transport hub sine ancient times. Lanzhou is the only city up to now which the Yellow River passes through the urban district.

Lánzhōu is a major transport hub, and the beginning of some epic overland journeys into Xīnjiāng, Sìchuān and Tibet. Major attractions in Lanzhou include Gansu Provincial Museum, Yellow River Mother Sculpture and Water Wheel Park, White Pagoda Hill, The Five-spring Mountain and Bingling Temple Grottoes.
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Lanzhou is an ancient city with a history of over 2,000 years. During the 2-day trip, discover Lanzhou in action via some typical attractions –White Pagoda Hill and Gansu Provincial Museum.

This 3-day trip would take you on a journey of discovery to Lanzhou - a major stop on the ancient Silk Road, from illustrious Grottoes of Bingling Temple to historical White Pagoda Hill.

This 4-day Lanzhou trip combines natural, historical and cultural spots to offer an impressive experience, including fantastic rock-carvings of Bingling Temple, the superb scenery of Sangke Grassland, and Buddhist holy land - Labrang Monstery.

Duration: 4 days & 3 nights

Destinations: Lanzhou - Xiahe

Starting Point: Lanzhou

Ending Point: Lanzhou

Lanzhou Attractions More

  • Gansu Provincial Museum
    Gansu Provincial Museum

    First built in 1956 and opened in 1959, Gansu Provincial Museum covers an area of 21,000 square meters, with an exhibition space of 13,000 square me ...

  • Mother Sculpture and Water Wheel Park
    Mother Sculpture and Water Wheel Park

    The Yellow River passed through the urban district of Lanzhou city, Along it, there are two attractions worth visiting: Yellow River Mother Sculptur ...

  • White Pagoda Hill
    White Pagoda Hill

    The White Pagoda Hill is located on the north bank of the Yellow River with a white pagoda temple on top, hence the name. At the foot of the hill th ...

  • The Five-spring Mountain
    The Five-spring Mountain

    The Five-spring Mountain is situated on the north of the Gaolan Mountain, about 1,600 meters above sea level. On the mountain there are Meng, Hui, S ...

  • Bingling Temple Grottoes
    Bingling Temple Grottoes

    Located 80 southwest of Lanzhou, the Bingling Temple Grottoes carved into the cliffs of a 60m high gorge is one of the more unusual sights in Gansu ...

  • Yellow River Iron Bridge
    Yellow River Iron Bridge

    Situated at the foot of Bai Ta Mountain and in front of Jin Cheng Pass in Lanzhou city, Yellow River Iron Bridge, also known as Zhongshan Bridge, is ...

Lanzhou | Food & Restaurants More

As an inland city far from the sea, Lanzhou's food is quite different from those served in the restaurants of Eastern China. Having been strongly influenced by Muslim culture and other ethic groups. the traditional local food is usually sour and spicy. They love noodles and other wheat- flour-made staples. Nowadays, Lanzhou hand-pulled noodles (beef noodle) is very popular all through the country.The famous restaurants in Lanzhou include Jingyanglou (address: 323 Wudu Road, Lanzhou), Yuebinlou (279 Jiuquan Road, Lanzhou), and Jinding Beef Noodle restau ... More

Lanzhou | Weather & Climate More

Lanzhou is an inland city with the typical continental climate. Monsoon plays great impact to its climate condition. It is dry all year around with annual precipitation of 250-350 mm, mainly from June to September. The yearly average temperature is 9.1 degree Celsius. The temperature varies drastically during the day and night. Average Data Jan Feb Mar Apr May June ... More

Lanzhou Travel Tips More

Lanzhou is a hub of the ancient Silk Road, with the Maiji Caves to the east, the Bingling Thousand Buddha Caves to the west, Labrang Monastery to the south and Dunhuang Mogao Caves to the north. Lanzhou travel tips below serve the guidance for your Lanzhou tour.Best Time to LanzhouIn Lanzhou, spring and summer are short, while autumn and winter have relatively long period. The best time is usually from May to October when the temperature is most suitable. Moreover, if you’d like to attend the annual "Lanzhou Silk Road Festival", August and September a ... More

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