Located in the upper reaches of the Yellow River and at the heart of Gansu Province, Dingxi is a vast and beautiful land that has been an important stop on the Silk Road since ancient times. It is also a crucial link in the new Eurasian Continental Bridge, spanning the continent from east to west. With a rich and illustrious history, Dingxi boasts a diverse array of cultural and natural attractions.

Among its many scenic spots and historical landmarks, the foremost are the national and provincial forest parks, including Guishangshan, Zhayangshan, and Lianfengshan, all of which are renowned both domestically and internationally. These are complemented by a wealth of cultural relics from the Neolithic Age, such as the famous Majiayao, Qijia, and Sizhai cultural遗址, as well as the Warring States Period's Qin Great Wall relics. The Han Dynasty's Xinmang balance weight and Tang Dynasty's Emperor Xuanzong's inscription of "Ge Shuhuan's Achievements", as well as Yuan Dynasty's tombs and Ming Dynasty's bronze bells, are all key cultural relics worthy of mentioning. Additionally, there are also ancient buildings such as the Wei源Baolingqiao in Weiyuan and the Longxi Weiyuanlou in陇西.

Dingxi's rich historical heritage and captivating natural landscapes combine to make it a must-visit destination for travelers to China. With its combination of historical and cultural attractions, as well as its natural landscapes, Dingxi is a city that is both historically significant and visually stunning.

Best Travel Time

Suitable for all seasons, spring and summer are the best.

Suggested playing days

1 day

Local climate

Mid temperate semi-arid zone

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