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Lanzhou Shuiche Park

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Great place for history buffs.

A winter stroll along the river in January isn't always appealing, but the history of the... read more

Reviewed March 10, 2018
Madison, Wisconsin
The gathering of the local ladies next door was a lot more interesting

This park with its waterwheels and pig skin rafting was interesting. I have included a photo of a... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2017
Sydney, Australia
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Binhe East Road, Chengguan District, Lanzhou 730000, China
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Reviewed March 10, 2018

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...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2017

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...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed October 8, 2017

This park with its waterwheels and pig skin rafting was interesting. I have included a photo of a family speeding down the Yellow River on such a raft. These things move at a swift pace - one way and then a speed boat brings them...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

Some history on these Shuiche (water gen power) around that area and one can try rafting on the sheep skin barrels on the yellow river. Most of Lanzhou's attractions are along this yellow river including the mother n child statue which is within walking distance.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

The wooden waterwheels are like ones I've seen preserved elsewhere in China, from Zhangjiajie to Tashgurkan, but the main attraction of this park are the pigskin rafts. They are basic rafts floating on what seem to be inflated, tied up pigskins, which you can ride...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 16, 2017

Small place, free to enter but really not much to see. Other activities requires money and not related to the theme of that area.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed March 17, 2017

I was in Lanzhou for 5 weeks and spent quite a bit of time wandering around the water park, it's a shame I was there in winter as the water features would look beautiful! This place has a nice peaceful feeling. I walked here at...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank BenChar_Wilson
Reviewed January 16, 2017

We were only here because of the tour itinerary.... Its just a walk-through area show-casing their ancient waterwheel and how it works.... Took us less than 15mins to complete the walk and returned back to our tour bus. There is a small souvenir shop on...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank yEeVoNy25
Reviewed June 1, 2016

This park has some history (some in English) about water wheels in China. It is a nice walk along the Yellow River, with statuary depicting historical Chinese ways of life. You can stop at an outdoor pavilion to have 8 Treasures Tea (about 20 yuan).

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Leigh5519
Reviewed February 7, 2016

Water wheels is a symbol of Lanzhou . Once they were here about 250 , but now they are not more than 25. You can see in this park a lot different kinds of water wheels. And you even can try to use some of...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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