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Zhangye Danxia Geopark

30km South of the County, Linze County 734200, China
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Spectacular sight

For those who like beautiful and natural landscaped its something to behold. Nature at its best... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Soosee Q
via mobile
Absolutely stunning beauty

I found this colourful rainbow mountains absolutely stunning. It is such a special natural... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TuangWX
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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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“the bus” (16 reviews)
“sunny day” (6 reviews)
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30km South of the County, Linze County 734200, China
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"the bus"
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"sunny day"
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"late afternoon"
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"park entrance"
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"vivid colors"
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"viewing platform"
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"geological formations"
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"small hill"
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"beautiful landscape"
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"wonderful place to visit"
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"sunrise or sunset"
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"worth the trip"
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"walk around"
in 4 reviews
"rainbow mountain"
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"the main road"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

For those who like beautiful and natural landscaped its something to behold. Nature at its best. The rainbow colours of the mountain is spectacular. Stay in the hotel right at the entrance of the park gains easy access to the park. Be prepared to walk...More

Thank Soosee Q
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found this colourful rainbow mountains absolutely stunning. It is such a special natural creation. The colour of the soil looks surreal. Worth all the effort to travel to Ganxu Zhangye. Public transportation could be improved.

Thank TuangWX
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Astonishing and breathtaking views for its colorful layer mountainous landscape with 322km2 area just made my journey worth. Wind, rain, and time that transform the extraordinary shapes, towers, pillars, and ravines with many varying colours and patterns is one of top "six most beautiful landforms"...More

Thank Diong 丽
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Zhangye Danxia is known for the unusual multi-layered colours of the rocks, which are smooth, sharp and several hundred meters tall. They are the result of deposits of sandstone and other minerals that occurred over many thousands of years. Wind, rain, and time then sculpted...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very well organized! Because of the long distance between main spots, buses (include in the ticket price - 48 RMB student ticket) run every few minutes. The place itself is very impressive but at the same time pretty touristic. I recommend to take water, sunscreen...More

Thank Aleksandra M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spectacular natural formations and a quiet well-designed thoughtful park make this a wonderful place to visit in NW China. High speed train from Lanzhou Airport or direct flight to Zanye City. I was on an organised trip so we took a bus to the well-established...More

Thank Fran B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the time if you are in the region. I took a 2-hour train from Xining in the morning and returned that evening. The speed train journey was itself an enjoyable time looking out window of beautiful landscape. As others mentioned don’t expect to...More

2  Thank Billy_Whimwa
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

Both the Binggou Danxia and Qicai Danxia areas are worth the time and effort to visit. The rock formations are spectacular. Expect to walk a lot, but the weather was cool (15 degC, May '18) when I visited. Hats, shades and water and good shoes...More

Thank Michael C
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

Interesting landscape- very unique mineral formations and worth a visit if you are passing through Zhangye. The quality of the pictures and the colors of the mountains are highly weather and time dependent, so if you can time for visit at sunrise or late afternoon...More

3  Thank bjnomads
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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Best to go in afternoon before sunset in summer (sunset time is around 20:30), can see the colours clearly, i did one day trip from morning to 2 places (Mati Temple and Bingguo Danxia) and ended at this Rainbow mountain to see the amazing colour...More

3  Thank Andri R
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Kathakali G
14 April 2018|
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Response from Catlady88 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Danxia Geopark is about 1 hour (without traffic) from Zhangye. Most people book a round trip taxi. I paid 200 Yuan RT (low season) and the driver waited for me for the 2 hours it took to tour the park. So I have a... More
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Mohd Nizam Z
21 February 2018|
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Response from Uncle888 | Reviewed this property |
Just take Taxi.
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