Lanzhou Travel Guide 2-star

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Lanzhou situated at the centre of Gansu Province is the political, economic, cultural and commercial center of Gansu Province as well as the hub of communications of northwestern regions. With a history of 1400 years, Lanzhou was an important fortification in history and a place of strategic importance along the Silk Road (An ancient trade route between China and the Mediterranean Sea).

In ancient times, Lanzhou was a major thoroughfare to Central Asia, Africa and Europe, which helped promote the progress and friendship between Chinese people and the people in the west. It was one of the three major ferries along the Yellow River for people going from Chang'an to the western Xinjiang and Tibet regions. As a great hub on the ancient Silk ... [ View Details ]

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2-star lavender0108 Says:
  2008-3-18 3:56:00
A city worths going

2-star lavender0108 Says:
  2008-3-18 3:56:00
A city worths going

2-star lavender0108 Says:
  2008-3-18 3:56:00
A city worths going

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