Wuwei travel guide

Wuwei in brief Wuwei City covers an area of 33,249 square kilometers and is situated at the middle of Gansu Province and the north part of the Hexi Corridor, bordering Lanzhou in the east, Jinchang in the west, Qilian Mountain in the south and Tengger Desert in the north. The downtown area of Weiwu is in the east of the Hexi Corridor as part of the Silk Road of ancient China. With a history of more than 2,000 years, Wuwei was called Liangzhou in ancient times where the capital of Qianliang, Houliang, Nanliang, Beiliang during the Sixteen Dynasties and Daliang in Early Tang Dynasty were set. In history, Wuwei City is an important city where the Central China and West Regions communicated frequently, a strategic pass of the Silk Road and the Buddhism center of North China. The renowned poetry, song and instrument on Liangzhou were formed and developed here. Its cultural relics include Wong Niangniang archaeological site, bronze bells in Dayun Temple of Tang Dynasty, Haizang Temple, Luoshi Temple, Confucius Temple of Wuwei, Bell Tower, Leitai Temple and steles. There are many rivers and natural solid reservoirs-the ices of Qilian Mountain formed by permanent snow on the high mountain...More information about Wuwei »

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