Those that know Guiyang will always remember it for the many minority group people in their colorful traditional costumes and ornaments, their singing and dancing during the festival occasions. Also, the beautiful lake and mountain scenery creates a truly romantic atmosphere.
Situated on Fuyu Bridge over the Nanming River, the Jiaxiu Tower is one of the symbols of Guiyang. It's also called the First Scholar's Tower. It is a three tiered wooden tower of an exquisite architectural design that has inspired a great number of writers and celebrities in the past.
Qingyan becomes famous for it retains the buildings of the Ming and Qing dynasties. As well as the old buildings and delightful scenery, you will find some minority ethnic villages of the Miao people, Dong people and Buyi people. The Diaojiaolou of the Miao people, stone houses of the Buyi people and the Drum Tower and the Wind and Rain Bridge of the Dong people add greatly to Guiyang's natural beauty and folk atmosphere.
Named after the Flower Stream River, is China's first love river. There are lots of typical gardens and historical sights here and a number of Chinese celebrities have come across and stayed here such as Zhou Enlai and the writer, Ba Jin.
(Hongfeng Lake) is renowned for its lake and island. It is 25 kilometers (15.5 miles) from Guiyang and can be reached within about 20 minutes. It consists of four parts: the North Lake, the South Lake, the Rear Lake and the minority ethnic villages.
More Attractions Baihua Lake
Renowned for karst landscape is 24 kilometers from the city downtown area. It boasts mountains, rivers, karst caves, pools, waterfalls, natural stone bridges, valleys and the places of historical interest. From Guiyang city, you can get to the Tianhe Pool by public bus or special line.
is situated in the northwest suburb of the city, 22 kilometers from downtown. Owing to its natural beauty of lakes and hills, was given the nickname-'Little Guilin'. There the Birds Island is a place most attracting tourists' eyes. Forest Park
offers a good and quiet summer resort to local citizens. The park is covered by dense trees. Various rare animals inhabit there. It is regarded as one of the most famous eight attractions of Guiyang. Huangguoshu Waterfall
in Anshun is about 150 kilometers from Guiyang City. Of the Huangguoshu Waterfalls Cluster, the Huangguoshu Waterfall is the grandest. It's 77.8 meters tall and 101 meters wide. It's the biggest waterfall in China. Qianling Hill Park
boasts the famous Hongfu Temple and many picturesque scenes of lakes, mountains, caves, macaque gardens, caves and characteristic bridges. Xiangzhi Valley
is an ideal place for its picturesque landscape. Here visitors are attracted greatly by green mountains covered by bamboos, blue streams and waterfalls dashing down steep cliffs and customs of Bouyei Minority.