Top 10 attractions in Guizhou, China

By Zhang Junmian
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   Chishui Scenic Area  赤水风景区


Chishui Scenic Area []

The 76-meter-high, 80-meter-wide Shizhangdong Waterfall rivals the world-famous Huangguoshu Waterfall; Wuzhufeng (Five Pillar Peak) Scenic Spot boasts the largest Danxia land formation in China; China Jurassic Park is the biggest nature reserve and living environment of alsophila spinulosa in the world. Danxia land formations, which can be admired at many scenic spots of Chishui, have been included on the UNESCO World Heritage List.Chishui Scenic Area is a national scenic area located at Chishui City, northwestern Guizhou Province. This scenic area shows us China's nature at its best. Covering an area of 630 square kilometers, the region features waterfalls, green forests, a seas of bamboo, creeks, and a Danxia land formation. The highly renowned major attractions include Shizhangdong (Shizhang Cave) Waterfalls, Sidong Creek, Wuzhufeng (Five Pillar Peak) Scenic Spot, Yangjiayan, China's Jurassic Park, Swallow Rock National Forest Park, Bamboo Sea National Forest Park, the Ancient Town of Bing'an, and the historical site where the Red Army crossed the Chishui River four times.

When the annual Guizhou Famous Liquor and Wine Festival opens in Zunyi City, Maotai Town of Renhuai City and Shizhangdong of Chishui City during July and August, tourists can have the opportunity to taste some famous local liquors.


Best time to go: May to October

Admission: 60 yuan/person for Shizhangdong (Shizhang Cave) Waterfalls, 30 yuan/person for Sidong Creek, 50 yuan/person for Wuzhufeng (Five Pillar Peak) Scenic Spot, 30 yuan/person for Yangjiayan, 25 yuan/person for China's Jurassic Park, 25 yuan/person for Swallow Rock National Forest Park, 25 yuan/person for Bamboo Sea National Forest Park, and 20 yuan/person for Ancient Town of Bing'an.

How to get there: You can take a bus to each of the major scenic spots from Chishui Old Bus Station or Chishui Long-haul Tourism Bus Station.

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