Lanzhou Overview

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Lanzhou is the capital and largest city of Gansu Province in Northwest China. The prefecture-level city, located on the banks of the Yellow River, is a key regional transportation hub, connecting areas further west by rail to the eastern half of the country. Historically, it has been a major link on the Northern Silk Road and it stands to become a major hub on the New Eurasian Land Bridge. The city is also a center for heavy industry and petrochemical industry.

Lanzhou is home to 3,616,163 inhabitants at the 2010 census and 2,177,130 in the built-up area (urban) of 1,088 square kilometres (420 sq mi). By 2018 its population within the central urban area of 298 square kilometres (115 sq mi) rose to 2,890,000 people.

Lanzhou (Gansu) Travel Guide introduces useful travel information of Lanzhou including travel tips, attractions, top things to do, tours, transportation, weather, climate, food, restaurants, accommodation, festivals, nightlife, activities, education, shopping, photos and maps.

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Lanzhou Attractions

Lanzhou, located on the banks of the Yellow River, is the capital city and cultural center of Gansu Province in Northwest China. It is the only city where the Yellow River passes through and one of the major points on the ancient Silk Road. The city is surrounded by mountains and waters, forming a unique and beautiful urban landscape. Here are the Five Spring Mountain Park which is famous for its five springs and several Buddhist temples. The Zhongshan Bridge [...]

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Lanzhou Tours

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Climate & When to Go

Lanzhou (Gansu) Weather and Climate describes information with temperature, precipitation, Geography, What Clothes to Wear in Lanzhou, weather and climate by month, climate graph, 15 days Lanzhou weather forecast. Find out the best time to visit Lanzhou and see the season highlights in Lanzhou. It also tells you what to wear in different seasons and Clothes packing for Your Trip to Lanzhou. [...]

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Lanzhou (Gansu) Transportation Guide serves you detailed transport information and introduces fights to Lanzhou, Lanzhou high speed trains, Lanzhou trains, Lanzhou Cycling, Lanzhou bus, Lanzhou taxis and ways of getting in and around Lanzhou. [...]

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Festivals and Activities

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Travel Tips

Lanzhou (Gansu) Travel FAQs and Tips introduce the city and zip codes, post offices, useful numbers, hospitals, banks for foreign exchange, Government and famous universities. When plan your trip to Lanzhou, view our answers to questions about Lanzhou travel to get better understanding of Lanzhou. [...]

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Useful Maps

Lanzhou (Gansu) Travel Maps in English includes Maps List of Lanzhou Tourist Attractions, Maps of Lanzhou Hotels, Maps of Lanzhou Tours, Lanzhou Subway Maps, Maps of Transportation. It show the specific location maps of main roads, Transportation, railway, stations, Bus Stations, Airports, expressway, administrative division, famous tourist attractions, travel and tours, universities, banks and hospitals. [...]

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Lanzhou Accommodation

Lanzhou (Gansu) Accommodation and Hotels Booking introduces Where to stay in Lanzhou and the recommended Lanzhou 5 star luxury hotels, Comfortable 4-star, Economic 3-star and Cheap Hostels recommended by TripAdvisor. [...]

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