Yellow River Mother Sculpture
What to Visit in Yellow River Mother Sculpture ?Walking along the Yellow River, the statue of Yellow River Mother you should not miss. Considered as the best of its kind in China. The sculpture has a length of 6 meters and a height of 2.6 metres with more than 40 tons. In the sculpture, the tall mother has a graceful figure with her right arm slightly flexing. She has an approachable smiling look with beautiful hair hanging about her shoulders, lying on her back against the roaring Yellow River waves. A lovely baby boy snuggles close to her right side, with his eyes slightly looking to the left, smiling unconsciously.
The sculpture has a profound message. It symbolizes the Chinese people growing sturdily under the parenting of the Yellow River and the Chinese people's persevering spirit that makes the world go round.
Opening Hours & Admission Fee
|Opening Hours||The scenic area is open all day|
|Recommended Time For a Visit||1 Hour|
It flows the Loess Plateau in its middle section and carries a large amount of sand on its way down to the lower reaches of the mighty river, making the river appearing yellow, hence the name of Yellow River.
Yellow River Steel Bridge ( Zhongshan Bridge ) is a famous landmark in Lanzhou, the scenery on both sides of the bank is quite fantastic, and it is also adjacent to the pedestrian street and snack street in Lanzhou. This steel bridge was built in 1907, which is known as the first bridge on the Yellow River.
From the downtown area of Lanzhou City, passing the Zhongshan Bridge, to the north bank of the Yellow River is White Pagoda Park. Entering this beautiful park, tourists can take the cableway to overlook the panoramic view of Lanzhou City.
Every Summer to Autumn is the best time to travel to Lanzhou, among them, in summer, Lanzhou is an ideal summer resort with lush vegetation, cool and beautiful scenery.
Lanzhou is a famous "land of melons and fruits", so autumn is also the best season for tourism, at this time, you can taste the variety of fruits, such as melons and grapes to name just a few, that will definitely feast your eyes. In addition, the annual Lanzhou China Silk Road Festival is also held in September, during that period many tourists will gather in Lanzhou, which is quite lively.
Annual Temperature of the Year/℃ ( High-Low )
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2. Take bus No. 18, 56, 58, 103, 106, 107, 111, 118, 120, 130, 137, 139, 302, 313 and get off at West Lake ( Xihu ) Park Station;
3. You can also take bus No. 15, 105, 109, and 142 to the Waterwheel Park ( Shuicheyuan ) Station.