Scenes near Guiyang
27. Spiral Falls, City of Guiyang, Guizhou Province
Huangguoshu Waterfall - The wonderful Huangguoshu Scenic Spot, renowned for its grand, imposing and massive waterfalls, is located 45 kilometers (about 28 miles) southwest to Anshun City, Guizhou Province. With the Huangguoshu Waterfall in the middle, the scenic spot is a large waterfalls cluster and is taken as a marvelous spectacle of nature.
The land of the scenic spot is a typical karsts terrain. Additionally, surged over the shifted river way and sunken riverbed, Baishuihe River formed the nine-step cluster of 18 waterfalls in different shapes, among which, Huangguoshu Waterfall is the grandest. Following the growl at the foot of the waterfall, tourists can see the shining water in the sunlight like a piece of silk hanging in the sky. Tourists may feel the earth is shaken when facing the majestic and splendid pouring-down from a bluff into a deep pond with a thunder. Xiniu Tan, the pond into which the waterfall pours, is accessible. Standing by the pond, tourists can be closer to the natural spectacle. The Water-Curtain Cave behind the waterfall is a wonder where the waterfall can be watched, heard and touched. The most shocking thing is to appreciate sunset in the Water-Curtain Cave. Besides, there are over ten waterfalls under Baishuihe River and water-eroded caves, which have many beautiful stories behind them waiting for your visit and approval. The scenic spot with beautiful sights, elegant environment and fresh air is an ideal place for sightseeing and holiday. Your experience in Huangguoshu Scenic Spot must be worth your travel from a distance.
The admission fee of Huangguoshu Waterfall includes two parts, one for Waterfall Scenic Area and the other for Tianxing Qiao Scenic Area. In the peak season (from Mar. 1st to Oct. 31st), the admission fee for Waterfall Scenic Area and Tianxing Qiao Scenic Area are respectively RMB 90 and RMB 60. In lower season (from Nov. 1st to the end of Feb.), the admission fee is respectively RMB 70 and RMB 60. Tourists can take coaches leaving from Anshun Railway Station, South Bus Station and North Bus Station to the scenic spot.Hi-Res Pic (189K)
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