Yinchuan Attraction

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Historical Relics

Yinchuan Huaxia Western Film and Television City / China West Film Studio

Located 13 kilometers outside of Yinchuan is the Huaxia Western Film and Television City (also called China West Film Studio), on the banks of the Yellow River. In ancient times this film and television city was a barracks from Qing Dynasty soldiers and served that function for over 500 years. The...


Western Xia Mausoleums

The Western Xia Empire was founded by Emperor Yuanhao in 1038 and established itself as a popular empire amongst the Qiang Minority of Ningxia. At the height of its power and splendour, the empire was amalgamated into an area of around 830, 000 square kilometers, including Ningxia, Gansu, East Q...

Temples, Monasteries and Mosques

Chengtiansi Pagoda, Chengtian Temple

Chengtiansi Pagoda Chengtiansi Pagoda holds the definitive records of the growth and propagation of Buddhism across Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. It is Ningxia's only ancient pagoda with document record of construction date as well as the largest and most impressive Buddhist construction in th...


Ningxia Museum

Ningxia Museum is one of China's comprehensive history museums. Constructed in 1959, it was eventually completed in 1973 and was an amalgamation of the Ningxia Cultural Museum, Western Xia Dynasty Cultural Museum, Ningxia Revolutionary Museum and Islamic People's Museum. The museum contains over...

Natural Attractions

Sand Lake Scenic Resort

The Sand Lake is one of Ningxia's well-renowned scenic destinations, famed for its spectacular scenery of the peaceful lake, soft sand, aquatic reed and amazing sand sculptures. Located on the desert plains of Ningxia, just 56 kilometers outside the capital city Yinchuan, the desert of the sceni...


Helan Mountain

Helan Mountain Scenic Area, home to The Suyu Canyon Naional Park, Helan Frescos as well as several other unique tourist destinations that combine to make this one of the premier scenic sights in North-west China. Located between Inner-Mongolia and Ningxia, these magnificent mountains straddle ...