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Lanzhou, the capital city of northwest Gansu. It is also the political, economic, cultural and commercial center of Gansu Province as well as the hub of communications of northwestern regions. Covering an area of 1631.6 square kilometers, Lanzhou is home to a population of 3.14 million, including Han, Hui, BaoˇŻan, Dongxiang, Tibetan, Yugu and Sala and more.

Lanzhou used to be a key point connecting the central China and the western region as well as a vital city on the Silk Road. Today, Lanzhou is a hub of the Silk Road, with Maiji Caves to the east, Bingling Thousand Buddha Caves to the west, Labrang Monastery to the south and DunhuangMogao Caves to the north..

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Weather & Temperature
Located inland, Lanzhou has a typical temperate, semi-arid continental monsoon climate.It is dry with plenty of sunshine. Winter is long and chilly with an average temperature of -7.3C while spring is ephemeral with changeable weather. in Summer is short but not too hot with an average temperature of 22.4C. and Autumn sees a rapid decrease in temperature. The best season is usually from May to October when the temperature is most suitable.

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Mother River in Lanzhou China

A beautiful modern city with both the grand beauty of northern cities and the prettiness of southern cities. as Lanzhou is the only provincial city through which the Mother River runs. Whether you choose to roam along the River, to cross the First Bridge over the Yellow River, or to have a cup of eight auspicious teas at the Watermill Park, it will be impressed by Lanzhou with its harmonious combination of the modern and old If you want to experience something more exciting, Bingling Thousand Buddha Caves , Labrang Monastery and Sangke Prairie should satisfy you thoroughly.


Situated in northwestern China, Lanzhou is the geographic center of the country. Though there are not many world famous scenic spots, most tourists choose the city as a stopover for its convenient transportation to the renowned tourist cities in western China.

By Air - Lanzhou Zhongchuan Airport (ZGC) is located about 70 kilometers from downtown area. More than 30 airlines connect Lanzhou to the outside world, with daily flights to major cities in China. and international and regional flights to Okinawa, Singapore, and Hong Kong are also available from Lanzhou Zhongchuan Airport. ˇˇ Learn More About Lhasa Airport

By Train - Lanzhou Railway Station is located in the south downtown. There are altogether 45 daily rail departures from Lanzhou, connecting Lanzhou to other cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Nanjing, Qingdao, Guangzhou, Changsha, Wuhan, Chengdu, Xian, and etc.

By Bus - Lanzhou is the hub of the road transportation system in Gansu with Lanzhou East Bus Station and Lanzhou West Bus Station being the two largest. There are 750 buses to different places daily and the destinations.


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Besides the above-mentioned attractions, the hospitable locals, multifarious restaurants, cheap yet delicious snacks, and convenient transportation system will all ensure that you get a memorable trip in this tolerant & placid city - Just to explore the Lanzhou for yourself! offers online information on Lanzhou Travel Guide and More City Guide of China. Keep browsing our site for more information on China.

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