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Linxia ReservoirLinxia Hui Autonomous prefecture is to the southwest of Lanzhou, inhabited mainly by Hui nationality. Islam is one of the most important religions for centuries. Its strategic position at the juncture of loess plateau of Muslim and Garman Prairie of Tibetan meant chat throughout years it has controlled traffic to Tibetan area from central China.

Linxia owes its historical significance to its Majiayao Neolithic remains. The interesting sights are Liujiaxia reservoir, BinglingSi Grottoes, Red Garden, Donggong Palace, Nanguan Mosque, Lianhua Mountain and Songminyan mountain etc.

Nangguan Mosque is located at Jiefang road of linxia City, a sacred place of local Muslims for everyd. religious activities. The mosque was rebuilt in 1979, covering an area of2180 sq.m. It is well worth a stop to enjoy the unique architecture in hods Chinese and Arabian style.

Bingling Si GrottoesConfucious Temple, lies in the southeast of the city proper of Wuwei, was built in 1439, in the Ming Dynasty. It's a large-scale magnificent complex of palatial architecture. The temple has once been an institute for studying, the largest and best preserved one in Gansu.

BinglingSi Grottoes (Buddhist caves) is some of the most impressive sights in China and alone worth a visit. They are reached by bus and boat, Not only are 183 caves themselves in good condition with 800 stone sculpture and 900 sq.m of murals, but the setting is truly spectacular, as they are stuck on a sheer cliff. In face above the Yellow River. In fact, it's the setting and the river journey that makes the tour worthwhile.

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