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10 Days Private Tour Gansu & Inner Mongolia MUST SEE Trip
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10 Days Private Tour Gansu & Inner Mongolia MUST SEE Trip

With a long history and brilliant cultures, Gansu is abundantly endowed with cultural relics and natural scenery. Vast and graceful natural scenery like endless desert and pure glacial landscape presents an impressive and breath-taking picture before your eyes.
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Lex Faure wrote a review Sep 2019
Lanzhou, China150 contributions35 helpful votes
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The water wheels along the Yellow River are a very special part of Lanzhou's history. Although the river runs alongside where the town was established - it is a very dry region and over 200 water wheels were established to bring water to the region for farming and for the community. They are fascinating structures and some are still operational so that one can experience how they operate. A walk along the river is very satisfying and every tourist to Lanzhou must talk a leisurely walk to enjoy Lanzhou.
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Date of experience: March 2019
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alisonpriceLeeds wrote a review Jul 2019
Leeds, United Kingdom189 contributions16 helpful votes
A chance to walk past the fast flowing Yellow River and enjoy a range of water wheel Features. Most are interactive and include English descriptions
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Date of experience: June 2019
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lovetoootravel wrote a review Jun 2019
Melbourne, Australia249 contributions79 helpful votes
An excellent display of "working" water wheels that are in a beautiful parkland/garden setting along the Yellow River.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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MikeFromWisc wrote a review Mar 2018
Madison, Wisconsin228 contributions58 helpful votes
A winter stroll along the river in January isn't always appealing, but the history of the waterwheels made it worth the cold. While I didn't get to see the wheels in action, I could still learn and appreciate the amazing design work that put this water system in place. If you go, continue walking across the steel bridge, and warm up in the small eating shops on the side streets.
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Date of experience: January 2018
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Jarko2015 wrote a review Oct 2017
Amsterdam, The Netherlands1,680 contributions2,980 helpful votes
This small area by the riverside is a free area to stroll, despite there being a ticket office and barriers. Not sure why as you just walk in and out. It's quite pleasant, but the two giant waterwheels are not in action, yet remain quite an impressive sight. The riverfront gives very nice views and it's a nice place to stroll.
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Date of experience: October 2017
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