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The Hukou Waterfall is the second largest waterfall in China and the largest on the legendary Yellow River. As a result it is often claimed that this is "the only yellow waterfall in the world." It is right on the border between Shanxi and Shaanxi provinces. The 300-meter wide Yellow River suddenly narrows and is forced violently through a 20-meter-wide gorge before falling turbently as a waterfall. As with the other applications I've submitted, I'd be happy to provide a major write up should you wish to give this a listing. On another note, I would suggest you consider reorganizing the categories of your listings for Shanxi. Listing them completely by counties doesn't really make sense. I'd be happy to make an alternative suggestion if you'd like. (Heather Pickerell, alias ShanxiFan)
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Hukou Town, Ji County 042200, China
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hukou is a magnificent place where tourists worth to have a visit. It's a long history city and have interesting local culture to share with the tourists.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having seen countless waterfalls in my life, one more or one less does not make a difference. So after travelling for hours from Taiyuan to here and back, I think the journey is not entirely worthwhile. I think there is not much history connected to...More

Thank AndrewYew
Reviewed July 2, 2017

This is a must-see for those visiting the Shanxi province in China. The brown and muddy water of the Yellow River pours down like from the nozzle of a teapot, hence its name Hukou (teapot nozzle). One should go there in the summer months especially...More

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Reviewed May 29, 2017

Simply, you must see Hukou Waterfall and feel the power of Yellow River. Although it is long drive from Xi'an to Hukou, it is worth going. The waterfall is extremely beautiful, and although today it was not as yellow as it use to be, it...More

1  Thank Ivica S
Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

First the information given to tourists : the Hakuo waterfall (壶口瀑布Hǔkǒu Pùbù) is the largest waterfall on the Yellow River. It is located at the intersection of Shanxi Province and Shaanxi Province. The width of the waterfall changes with the season, usually 30 meters (98...More

1  Thank Pengilld
Reviewed November 5, 2016

We didn't see this one coming! When a friend told us that we must see the Yellow River we gladly agreed but it was not what we've expected. The Yellow River you see on tv is this super wide slow moving stream. So the Hukou...More

Thank maniunchik
Reviewed July 20, 2016

I had heard of these "famous" waterfalls and not sure what to expect. As we approached the falls we had the Yellow River alongside the road and it looked rather small so I was wondering how good could these falls be? As we walked down...More

1  Thank BazinSG
Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed visiting Hukou Falls. It was very beautiful and there was a little cave you could walk down to see the falls way better! But it requires a little extra money. There were also a lot of men in traditional style clothing with...More

Thank Walnut8993
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Possible to visit the falls on a day trip from Pingyao, be very early at Pingyao train station (the one close to the walled town). It's train from Pingyao to Linfen then a shared taxi to Hukou Falls. Taxis are waiting outside of Linfen train...More

Thank GoranWembley
Reviewed June 19, 2016

I was with a group and we traveled 2 hours by bus from Linfen and after our visit to the waterfall we traveled 4 hours to Pingyao. So a number of hours needed to see the falls. In my mind I was expecting a waterfall...More

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Phanop L
April 8, 2017|
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I start my trip from Linfen , thank you
September 6, 2016|
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Response from 2015ECL05 | Reviewed this property |
I followed Chinaxian tour. I booked online, with USD50 deposit, balance cash when I meet the local guide. They offered 2 options, the cheaper tour by bus followed the local chinese tourist, whereas another private, with... More
May 11, 2016|
Response from Tim R | Reviewed this property |
There is many options out of Xi'ian for day tours which can include this. I took a two day tour which included this site.