Guiyang Travel Guide 4-star

Last Update: 2008-1-7; By chinatravelservice

Attraction : 5-star

Transportation: 4-star

Accommodation: 4-star

Food: 5-star

Shopping: 4-star

Entertainment: 4-star

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Guiyang Travel Guide
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As the capital city, Guiyang is the political, economic, cultural and traffic center of Guizhou province. It has a total area of 8034 square meters, with the average altitude of over 1000 meters. Guiyang is so named because it lies to the south of Guisan Mountain. In the Chinese language, "Gui" refers to the Guisan Mountain, and "yang" means "south", therefore, "Guiyang" means "the south of Guisan Mountain". The city is called "Zhu" for short, as the area was famous for the making of a kind of bamboo musical instrument named "Zhu", which was very popular in ancient times.

The census in the year 2000 shows that it has a population of 3.3157 million. Guiyang is a multi-nationalities city. Apart from the Han, the... [ View Details ]

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5-star simon1202 Says:
  2008-5-9 23:51:00
Amazing Guiyang


3-star lavender0108 Says:
  2008-3-18 4:44:00
As the capital city of Guizhou, Guiyang is a beautiful city in south China.

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