Chinese Name: 六盘水市 English IPA: Liupanshui City Location: West of Guizhou Province Population (city): 2924100 Language: Southwest Mandarin-Guizhou Dialect Zip code: 553000 Tel code: 0858 Time zone: UTC+8
Liupanshui, a prefecture-level city under the jurisdiction of Guizhou province, is located in the west of Guizhou. The city was officially established in 1978 with the approval of the state council. Liupanshui lies in the junction of Yunnan and Guizhou provinces, the watershed of the upper reaches of the Yangtze river and the pearl river, the Banks of the Nanpanjiang and Beipanjiang rivers, rich in mineral resources, is a heavy industry city with the main industry of energy raw materials. With convenient transportation, it is an important railway hub city and one of the distribution centers of logistics in southwest China. As the third largest city in Guizhou province, Liupanshui is also the main base of the national power transmission from west to east and an important junction city of the Nanning, Guiyang and Kunming economic belt of the western development of China. Liupanshui is rich in tourism resources, and because of its beautiful scenery and pleasant climate, it has been listed as one of the top ten summer resort cities in China for many times.
- Tourists Attractions: The representative attractions in Liupanshui city include Wumeng Grassland, Suoga Longhorn Miao Scenic Area, Yushe National Forest Park, Zangke River Scenic Area and Beipanjiang Grand Canyon, etc.
- Summer Resort: Located in Wumeng mountain area of the west of Guizhou province, annual average temperature of 15℃, the summer mean temperature of 19.7℃ and the winter average temperature of 3℃. Liupanshui climate features pleasantly cool, comfortable, moist and fresh, with moderate ultraviolet radiation. It has been awarded the title of “Cool City of China” by Chinese meteorological society, and is the only city named with climate characteristics in China.
- Ethnic Culture: There are 44 ethnic groups inhabited in this land. Ethnic customs(like Tiaohua festival, Longhorn Miao), folk music(folk song and instruments of various ethnic groups), folk dance(custom dance, sacrificial dance, sport dance, etc), folk opera(Di opera and Nuo opera) and cultural heritages form the rich ethnic culture in Liupanshui.
Other Destinations in Liupanshui
Liupanshui, a typical karst landform, is located in the western part of Guizhou province, on the sloping area of Yunnan-Guizhou plateau. Liupanshui is rich in tourism resources, within the territory, waterfalls, karst caves, forests, canyons, lakes, hot springs can be found everywhere, is a veritable mountainous park. Here are numerous scenic spots, natural and cultural landscape, including Yushe national forest park, Yushe ski field, Wumeng Mountain national geopark, Minghu lake wetland park, Jiucaiping scenic area, Francois's Leaf Monkey nature [...]
Liupanshui city, located at the junction of Sichuan, Yunnan, Guizhou and Guangxi, is close to the world-famous Huangguoshu waterfall. Therefore, when planning your Liupanshui tour, it is recommended to combine your tour with Anshun, Guiyang, Zhijin, Xingyi and other tourist destinations in Guizhou, as well as the tourist destination in Yunnan, Guangxi and Guangxi. Known as "Cool City of China", Liupanshui is a summer resort. In summer, you can go to the Wumeng grassland to experience the [...]
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Climate & When to Go
Liupanshui city belongs to subtropical monsoon climate, influenced by the low latitude and high altitude, featuring pleasantly cool, comfortable, moist and fresh, with moderate ultraviolet radiation. It has been awarded the title of "Cool City of China" by Chinese meteorological society, and is the only city named with climate characteristics in China. Temperature and Precipitation Liupanshui has unique climatic resources. The highest elevation is 2900.6 meters, and the lowest is 586 meters, the three-dimensional climate is obvious. Liupanshui is located in Wumeng mountain area of [...]
Liupanshui is located in the western part of Guizhou province, at the junction of Sichuan, Yunnan, Guizhou and Guangxi. It is an important part of "Panxi-Liupanshui Comprehensive Resources Development Zone". Within the territory, There are Guikun(Guiyang-Kunming) Railway, Neikun(Neijiang city-Kunming) Railway, Shuibai(Liupanshui-Baiguo Town) Railway, ZhuLiu complex line, Panxi Railway and Liuzhan complex Line passing through. The highway network that takes Shuihuang high-grade highway, GZ65 national highway main line, Shuipan highway and Panbai highway as the [...]
Festivals and Activities
Liupanshui is home to a large number of ethnic minorities, there are 44 ethnic minorities including Yi, Miao, Bouyei, Bai, Hui, Gelao and Shui. In the long course of history, ethnic minority people live in harmony with nature, create many featured festivals and activities. Festivals in Liupanshui Main Chinese traditional festivals include New Year's Day(January 1), Spring Festival(The first day of the first lunar month; February 5, 2019), Lantern Festival(The fifteenth day of the first lunar month), Tomb Sweeping Day(15 days after the Spring equinox; April 5, 2019), Dragon Boat Festival(The fifth day of the fifth [...]
To have a better travel experience in Liupanshui, here are some useful Liupanshui travel tips which may be helpful for your Liupanshui tour. Useful Numbers Fire: 119 Police: 110 Ambulance: 120 Area Code: 0858 Zip Code: 553000 Traffic Accident: 122 Weather Forecast: 12121 Consumer Complaint: 12315 Check Telephone Number: 114 Tourist Complaints: 0858-8230356 Liupanshui Tourism Bureau: 0858-8238126 National Tourist Information Service Hotline: 12301 Public Security Bureau of Liupanshui: 0858-8732026 Best Time to Visit Liupanshui Located in Wumeng mountain area of the west of Guizhou province, annual average temperature of 15℃, the summer mean temperature of 19.7℃ and the winter average temperature of 3℃. Liupanshui climate features pleasantly cool, [...]
Liupanshui is located in the western part of Guizhou province, at the junction of Sichuan, Yunnan, Guizhou and Guangxi, about 300-500 kilometers away from Kunming, Chengdu, Chongqing, Guiyang and Nanning. The total area is 9,965 square kilometers, accounting for 5.63% of the province's total area. The city is adjacent to Anshun city in the east, Qianxinan prefecture in the south, Qujing city of Yunnan province in the west and Bijie city in the north. To help you have a [...]
As one of the top ten summer resort cities in China, Liupanshui city has attracted a crowd of travelers from home and aboard. Surely, for tourists, accommodation is the most important part of their journey. Liupanshui city offers various kinds of hotels for travelers at home and aboard ranging from luxury to economy for your choice in accordance with your budget. Among so many Liupanshui hotels, you can choose the hotel around scenic spots like Wumeng [...]