Gansu, a treasure trove of scenery and culture that has been hidden for many years, has been beautiful for thousands of years, but has been forgotten!
As the saying goes, you do n’t know the vastness of the world until you reach the Northwest.
When it comes to the Northwest, more people think of Qinghai or Alxa, Inner Mongolia. However, I want to talk about Gansu, a place that has been buried for a long time.
This is the inevitable path of the Silk Road, the birthplace of Chinese civilization, and an important part of the Hexi Corridor. It also once became the confluence center of the four ancient civilizations, and has gone through thousands of years of unbeatable civilization.
It seems that this place is more world-famous. However, as a tourist destination, it is ranked outside the 18th line in China.
Mountains, Pingchuan, grasslands, deserts, Gobi, oasis, snowy mountains, green hills, Danxia landforms, the natural landscape here is colorful, and when you look at it, all you enter are Vigorous and rough northwest!
There are snow-capped mountains, green grass, and beautiful Lama temples.
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There are so many beautiful and magnificent scenery here.
The Silk Road, Populus euphratica forest, desert oasis, forest lakes, border gates, and historical monuments of thousands of years of culture, as if not far away.
After walking through Gansu Province, it seems that I can experience more than half of China!
Zhang Huan-Colorful Danxia, the most colorful mountain
& # 34; Zhang Guoyi, with Tongxi Region, has a long history, splendid culture, beautiful natural scenery and unique cultural landscape. Since ancient times, it has enjoyed the reputation of being on the south of the river and golden Zhangye. The ancients had a poem saying,”I don’t want to see the snow on the top of Qilian Mountain, I mistaken Zhang Ye as Jiangnan”.
If you are in it, you will be astonished to enter the World Museum of Architectural Art. These masterpieces of nature are amazing and admirable.
Due to the peculiar shape of the axe and magical work, the magnificent grandeur, and the colorful colors, it has been named as one of the top ten magical geological wonders in the world by National Geographic magazine.
Dunhuang-Yamenguan Yadan Devil City, the ghostly axe of nature
From Dunhuang to Yumenguan, nearly 100 kilometers, and then westbound from Yumenguan all the way through the swamps, lakes, meadows, and then After passing through the vast desert Gobi, Yadan Devil City came into view and stood on a vast land.
The strong northwest wind is blowing through the Devil City, wrapped in sand, leaving behind a horrible scream.
When you are in this large-scale wind erosion landscape, there is a shocking power. The sky is so high, the ground is so wide, and the people are so small. That magical feeling It is indescribable.
Biandukou-Rapeseed flowers, the Northwest is not only vicissitudes >
There are sky pastures, fragrant wild flowers, fat cattle and sheep, and melodious pastoral songs.
Biandukou during the flowering period has a picturesque rural scenery. Looking south, the snow peaks are majestic in the distance, and the yellow rapeseed flowers cover the hillside nearby, forming a large colorful carpet with the surrounding green grass.
Biyuntian, Huanghuadi, and the mountains reflect the setting sun, one after another, one side after the other, the magnificent beauty is breathtaking and straightforward.
Under this clear sky, its beauty can always exhaust your imagination and make you suddenly unintentionally open.
Jinta-Huyanglin, immortal for three thousand years, immortal for three thousand years, immortal for three thousand years
When a cool autumn wind blows in the desert wilderness, Hu Yanglin will unknowingly, It became pale yellow, and then became apricot yellow. Ascending from the distance, the golden autumn sea is refreshing.
At the beginning of the autumn wind, the golden leaves of Populus euphratica fluttered to the ground, and the ground was covered with golden carpets, brilliant and solemn.
Populus euphratica in the golden autumn of October, some of the green leaves have turned yellow, and the poplar tree has turned yellow, under the blue sky, in the barren desert as bright as the sun.
Xiahe-Sangke grassland, an emerald-like existence
The mountains here are surrounded by open and flat areas, and they are alpine grasslands.
Water grasses are overgrown, the scenery is elegant, the vast grasslands are silent, there is no bustling city, and no dense villages can be seen. Peace and tranquility.
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Jiayuguan-the world’s first heroic pass
It is located in the middle of the narrowest valley 5 kilometers west of Jiayuguan City, Gansu Province. The city walls on both sides of the Chengguan pass across the desert Gobi, connected to the Great Wall of Heishan in the north, and the first pier in the world to the south. The western end of the pass was historically known as the Hexi Throat. Due to its difficult terrain and majestic architecture, it is known as the flail key. Jiayuguan was one of the three great wonders of the Great Wall of China, a transportation fortress of the ancient”Silk Road”. It is the biggest barrier on the Great Wall of China.
Dunhuang-Mogao Grottoes, cultural treasures inlaid on cliffs
Commonly known as Qianfo Cave, it was built in the pre-Qin period of the Sixteen Kingdoms. The construction of the Sui, Tang, Five Dynasties, Xixia, Yuan and other dynasties has formed a huge scale. There are 735 caves, 45,000 square meters of murals, and 2415 clay-colored sculptures. It is the largest and richest content in the world. Teach artistically. In 1987, the Mogao Grottoes were listed as a World Cultural Heritage.
After thousands of years of prosperity and decay, the immortal works created by faith still stand on the Silk Road today.
When we stood on the lotus floor tiles more than a thousand years ago, listening to the commentator Xu Xu said, looking at the mottled murals on the wall, the smile of the Buddha took people through time and space … Absolutely not Virtual trip.
Dunhuang-Shamingshan Crescent Lake, Mingshashan Yixing, Crescent Lake washes the heart.
& # 34; The sky is clear, the sky is blue and the sky is beautiful. Surrounded by sand on all sides of the Silver Mountain, a pool of clear water with green ripples. It is a wonder in the vast desert, an oasis in the desert, and it is world-famous for its shape resembling a crescent.
Crescent Moon Spring is located 5 kilometers southwest of Dunhuang City. It is a wonder of lakes in a magical desert.
For thousands of years, Shashan has been surrounded by springs without being buried. It is located in an arid desert and the spring water is not turbid or turbid. Real numbers are rare.
Tianshui-Maijishan Grottoes, Standing in the Oriental Sculpture Museum
If Dunhuang is a large mural museum, then Mai Jishan is a large sculpture museum.
Maijishan Grottoes is one of the four largest grottoes in China. It is located on Maiji Mountain in Tianshui City, Gansu Province. Maiji Mountain is a lone peak in Xiaolong Mountain. The mountains here are lush and the walls are steep, and the grottoes are cut on the cliffs. Some are 20 to 30 meters away from the mountain base, and some are 70 to 80 meters. Between the caves, they are all accessible by volleys on the cliff. Hundreds of thousands of caves and Buddha statues have been excavated on such steep cliffs, which are extremely rare in Chinese grottoes.
Between the cliffs, flints become Buddhas, thousands of caves, broken by human power, suspected of magic!
Gannan-Zarana, the Garden of Eden hidden to this day
Zhalan’s mountains are steep, clouds and mist, like a fairyland.
It is a complete natural & # 34; Shicheng & # 34; popular as & # 34;; 王殿 & # 34 ;. The terrain looks like a large-scale giant palace and a complete ancient city built by natural rock walls. Almost 100 years ago, Locke was hailed as the birthplace of Adam and Eve.
Morning smoke, blue sky and white clouds, seem to fall into a paradise on earth.
Luqu-Erhai Lake, a mirror inlaid on the plateau
It is Gannan The largest freshwater lake is an important wetland in the eastern Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, known as a pearl on the plateau.
Lake Erhai Lake in summer, wild flowers are covering the vast expanses of grassland, the vast lake of gods and birds gathering, here is the real Shambhala in the snowy plateau, and the plateau mirror in Luqu, Gannan .
Gannan-Labrang Monastery, Tibetan Studies Tsinghua University of Peking University
Labrang Temple is one of the six major Buddhist temples of the Gelug Sect of Tibetan Buddhism. It retains the best teaching system of Tibetan Buddhism in the country.
There is the longest transit corridor in the world. The promenade is 3.5 kilometers long and has more than 1,700 warp beams. Can’t see his head at a glance. The white tower in the distance was dazzling with silver.
Many people turn the warp tube and turn the white pagoda. They are happy and not tired at all. With faith, there seems to be motivation, support, motivation, and fun.
This is the Northwest city that has been ignored for many years ——Gansu.
Each inch of land here has gone through thousands of years of history and culture.
Every scenery here is unforgettable.
The crystallization of human culture and wisdom shines here and never wears off.
I love the Northwest, I love Gansu. Love him not delicate, not coquettish, love his simplicity, love his atmosphere.
It’s really buried here for too long.
Are you tempted?