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Wuwei Travel Guide

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Wuwei is situated in the central part of Gansu province, halfway between Lanzhou and Zhangye, at the eastern terminus of the Hexi Corridor. In ancient times, Wuwei was called Liangzhou which was a town of economic and cultural importance. It was also the strategic pass on the Silk Road and once became the center of Buddhism in the northern part of China. Now Wuwei is a quiet place with some attractive temples, a pleasant new town and some quite substantial remains of the old settlement. If you are interested in Xixia Culture or northwestern China, Wuwei should be listed on your travel plan.

As early as 4,000 years ago, our ancestors subsisted on this land and left remoter brilliant culture. Its importance as a stop along the Silk Road made it a crossroads of cultures and ethnic groups from all over central Asia. Today, Wuwei Station is an intermediate railway station. Almost train from Beijing West Station, Shanghai, Wuwei, Xian, Yinchuan, Urumchi and so on pass through stations in Wuwei. The highway in Wuwei is also convenient, leading to Wuwei, Xinin, Urumchi, Dunhuang, Yinchuan, etc.

The most interesting part of the city is divided into four quadrants by the main north-south road (Bei Dajie and Nan Dajie) and the east-west road (Dong Dajie and Xi Dajie), with the centre of the city at the crossroads. The town's single most famous object, the Han-dynasty Flying Horse of Wuwei , was discovered here in 1969 underneath the Leitai Si. Welcome to view other columns for extensive guide to attraction information and travel services offer related to Wuwei or other famous cities in China. Feel free to contact us if you plan to travel to Wuwei. We will provide the professional advice, individual itinerary and excellent travel service.

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