Guiyang Attractions - Things to Do
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.
Top Things to Do
Baihua Lake 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.
Guizhou Provincial Museum, sizing 7,800 square meters (9,300 square yards), accommodates 200,000 more pictures, precious fossils, handiworks, models etc. Visiting there provides you a good chance to know about prehistoric animals, ethnic culture and the history of Guizhou Province.
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.
Nanjiang Grand Canyon, located at Kaiyang County, about 54 kilometers (34 miles) away from Guiyang City, has the special karst landscape and over 80 natural landscapes and 40 waterfalls.
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.