Gansu Province, the ancient is Yongzhou, located in the upper Yellow River, which the east of Shaanxi, Sichuan controlled south of Qinghai, Xinjiang, West Hill, north brief Inner Mongolia, Ningxia, the keys of the ancient Silk Road, the land and gold sections. It is like a magnificent gem, set in central China's Loess Plateau, Qinghai and Inner Mongolia plateau, more than 1600 kilometers meandering thing, aspect 453700 square kilometers, accounting for 4.72% of the total area. Gansu, is to take the Ganzhou (present Zhangye), Suzhou (present Jiuquan) made the second to the first word. Since Western Xia had set Gansu Army Division, established the Yuan Dynasty in Gansu Province, Gansu, said tube; because of Gansu Province, most of the mountain environment (Liupan) west of the Tang Dynasty had been at Long Road in this setting, it is also known as the tube Long. Most of Gansu Province in 1000 meters above sea level, surrounded by mountains and surrounded by mountains. North Mountains, Mount Lebanon and the United Longshoushan; east Minshan, Qinling and Ziwuling; west Altun; and the Qilian Mountains; South Ridge soil blue mud. Within the undulating terrain, rolling hills, rushing rivers, the terrain is fairly complex. Here are the snow peaks of the sky-line, there is an oasis in the vast grasslands, the Gobi desert with vast vast and lonely, with lush secondary forest, with amazing green, the lakes good spring, there are southern charm of natural scenery, but also the unique Northwest The Swiss fruit flowers.
Southeast of Tianshui City in Gansu Province and Longnan region, is a long history, mountains and beautiful, rich, pleasant climate, fertile folk exotic place of natural cream, a small southern said.
History and Culture
Gansu has a long history, is one of the birthplaces of Chinese culture, Chinese ancestor Fuxi pushing gossip here, granted fishing and hunting, Marco Polo East tour to China have to stay here. As China's southeast toward roads on the northwest, the Han and Tang must pass through the Silk Road, Gansu land, dotted with thousands at the landscape, which has called the world's treasure house of grotto art of Dunhuang Mogao Caves mural, the western end of the Great Wall, Jiayuguan, the clay is famous for Maijishan Grottoes in Tianshui.
Gansu vast territory, beautiful natural scenery, the vast Gobi, simplicity of the Loess Plateau, the vast expanse of grasslands, Jie Bai Yingrun glaciers constitute a forceful magnificent picture. Mingsha, Crescent Moon Spring's singular combination of the Silk Road to the mystery of a heavy hint of relaxing added.
Gansu is a multi-ethnic areas, charming Gannan Tibetan style, Sunan Yugur folk, so many new people and even foreign visitors are endless.
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Gansu Province, a large cross-latitude, north and south so the climate there is significant difference. Lanzhou, north of the summer heat and winter cold, day and night temperature, dry, dry, except essential travel to these areas sunglasses, sunscreen and hats, the best and then bring a thick coat to ward off the chill of the morning and evening. Best time to travel is from May to October.
Gannan areas of natural grasslands as important tourism resources, and summer is the most lush vegetation growing season, so the annual summer is the best time to visit Gannan, but weather here is changeable, often to the time of sudden storm, umbrellas, rain boots are essential travel.
Transportation Air: Airport of Lanzhou in Sichuan, has opened in Lanzhou to Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Xi'an, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Dunhuang, Jiayuguan and other nearly ten routes, and opened a regular weekly flight to Hong Kong on Tuesday, tourist charter flights. Lanzhou city in Sichuan to the airport 70 kilometers, about one hour, with bus and taxi them to stay.
Railway: Lanzhou is the largest railway hub in the Northwest, Longhai, Lanzhou, Lan Qing, including the four major rail lines converge in Portland. Lanzhou, Lianyungang is the east, west to the Dutch port of Rotterdam the second Eurasian continental bridge, an important station. Station is located south of Lanzhou city Gaolan foot, 54 passenger trains a day pass through the station and from cities across the country.
Highway: Lanzhou city has four lines through the National Road, 7 Bus Terminal. Another five provincial, county and township roads 50, Lanzhou, leading to the provinces and cities and tourist attractions asked county highways, traveling by car travel is very convenient.
Local Transportation: Lanzhou in the urban center more than three bus lines Piyou, leading to the urban and rural counties under municipal jurisdiction. Is there a bus leading to the railway station square bus stations, hotels, offices and introduced throughout the city. Lanzhou, more than a taxi with six dry day and night service, there are three designated foreign tourist automobile companies to provide various types of tourist buses, the CMB and cars can be rented short, long rental, monthly, daily rental.
Dining span of Gansu Province, a large north-south, the province is Lanzhou, the main restaurant features as the representative of Muslim flavor. There are many snack street in Lanzhou, in the street there is a large high-end restaurants, diners options available. Way around the circle for the hotels, guesthouses concentration area, visitors can choose to farmers Lane a street snack food tasting, and political way around the train station is also famous snack street, in addition, the city still Plaza West Side, Railway Village, West off even the word, a small lake, building and other snacks Street, Portland Road, generally from early morning to midnight sustainable. And political road, off West Street, even the word sustainable to midnight snacks such as three or four, some stalls day and night operations. There are fruits and vegetables and other snacks on the street take-away. Produced near Lanzhou Bailan melon, melon drunk country famous. "Beef noodles," is the most characteristic mass of Lanzhou Economic snacks, any street in Lanzhou beef noodle, can eat authentic beef noodle soup.
Characteristics of Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of catering is based on meat and dairy products mainly in restaurant near Xiahe can eat authentic Tibetan meal, you can dabble, if not used, then there are a lot of Sichuan restaurants in Xiahe, that satisfy the tastes of most people.
Gansu's cultural and recreational leisure activities to Lanzhou for the most. People are will live in Lanzhou, rich leisure life. Entertaining the elderly in the beginning from the morning exercises every day. Morning "landscape" everywhere there, get playing boxing bar, visiting a dog Liuniao, collective dance, should all have.
Central Square is the largest gathering of Lanzhou city, venue, people spontaneously dance collective morning exercises every day team up to thousands of individuals of the public, arranged in neat rows, dancing coordination, and a splendid sight. Riverside is another large group activities roadside places. During the day, retirees Fortunately, Opera House, the garden chess garden, or spend leisure time, middle-aged piano bar Fortunately, card room or party with friends and family were happy, young people are fond of disco and dance hall . Swimming, golf, bowling is the fitness of young people are loved, weekend travel has become fashionable.
Lanzhou, a variety of cultural, sports venues for your entertainment. Thousands of years, the Yellow River in Lanzhou accumulated a rich content of culture and the Silk Road culture, formed a unique culture and art style. Currently, Lanzhou has Qin opera, Long play, Opera, Peking Opera and other performing groups of 16 literary and artistic creation, mass art 2, 14 theaters, all kinds of arts organizations in more than 100 people, all kinds of entertainment more than 3500 business outlets months, more than 1000 kinds of stadiums.
If you are interested, you can watch in Lanzhou City of Qin province or professional performance troupe. Provincial veteran center sometimes has Shaanxi Opera performances. Jincheng bonsai garden has a cafe, guests can self-entertainment from the singing. Lanzhou Pacific inspired the famous in the world, the fire agency has become an annual Spring Festival performances and major festivals, the contents of the important performances, but also a view.
Shopping with local produce in Gansu: Lanzhou Bailan melon, apple Huaniu Tianshui, Dunhuang, watermelon, and Tianma, Eucommia, Ganoderma lucidum, licorice, astragalus and other medicines.
Featured crafts include: Lanzhou, gourd carving, egg carving, Taoyan, Magic Cup Jiuquan, Tianshui, carving, and Jia Yu Shi Yan, copies of Dunhuang murals and batik clothing.