the capital city, Guiyang is the political, economical, cultural
and traffic center of Guizhou province. It has a total area of
8032 sq.m. with a population of 3.1143 million and 5 prefectures,
3 counties and a municipality under its administration.
Guiyang is situated in the central part of Guizhou province,
to the south of the Guishan Mountain, hence the name Guiyang.
With an altitude of 1071 to above the sea level, it is a mountaAttributed
to subtropical zonc.lt possesses an evergreen surrounding and
pleasant moist climate, with an average temperature of 15.6°C.
It is praised as "The second Spring City", an ideal
place for surrtncr resort and tourism.
has a long history. Early in the Epoch of Warring States(403221
BC), it was in the middle zone between ChuQian. For many generations
after the Tsin Dynasty(265-420 AD), county and prefecture governments
as well as Guizhu commanding officers' jurisdictions were set
up here, so it is also named "zhu", "Golden Zhu",
"Zhu City" etc. Since 1941, a municipality has been
Guiyang, rich in scenic attractions and historic relics, enjoys
graceful beauty and enchanting landscape. The famous beauty spots
in its urban district are Jiaxiu Tower, Fongfu Temple, Qianling
Mountain, Qianling Lake, Wenchang Pat ilion, etc., while in the
suburb are the South Suburban Park, Flower Brook, Milky Way Pond,
Red Maple Lake, Kaiyang Nanjiang Canyon Park. All Flowers Lake,
old site of Xifeng Concentration camp, etc. in city embraced by
Lying on a huge rock ill Nanming River, Guiyang, Jiaxiu Tower
was initially built by a provincial governor in the 25th Year(
1597) of Wanli's Reign in the Ming Dynasty, with the purpose of
encouraging scholars to make progress. Inside is a long antithetical
couplet written by Liu Wenliang, bout ill Guiyang dming the Qing
Dynasty. It is listed as a provincial key cultural preservation.
on Qianlingshan Mountain ill Guiyang, Hongfu Temple teas initially
to be built by Cisong, a Founder Buddhist monk, during the 11Ith
Year( 1672) in the Kanghsi's Reign in the Qing Dynasty. It is
a provincial reserve for its cultural relics.
Lying on Yueeheng ( Moon Mall) in the East Door of Guiyang,
Wenchang Pavilion, which was also named Wenchang Shrine, was started
to he built in the 37th Year(1609) during the Waugh's Reign in
the Ming Dynasty and reconstructed in the 8th Year( 1669) of Kanghsi's
Reign in the Qing Dynasty. It is a provincial reserve for it,
Located at the south suburb. 17 km from Guiyang city, Huaxi(the
Flower Brook) is a provincial scenic resort. It merges genuine
hills and waters, pastoral beauty and national custom into a whole.
Praised as a "Plateau Pearl", I Huaxi Garden has now
formed a "four points and one route" scenic tourist
district with Huaxi ThreeGorges, Zhenshan National Stockade and
the Milky Way Pond.
at the west suburb, 32 km from Guiyang city, the Red Maple Lake
is a national level scenic resort. It occupies a water area of
57200 sq.m. and 192 islets or semiislets in total. In addition
to hills, Beaters, islets, there are also Miao, Dong, Buy ethnic
stockades with national customs and dancing and singing performance.
Located at northwest suburb of Guiyang, 22 km. from Guiyang
city, the All Flower Lake occupies an area of 13500 sq.m. It is
rcputed for its charming and gentle landscape and graceful surroundings.
In the lake, there are more than 100 islets with various grotesque
The Milky Way Pond scenic district can be dig ided into three
paits(watcr cavern, dry cavern and outer landscape). The water
cavern. neighbors the dry cavern, and green water in the deep
pond in front of the caverns a, surrounded by cliffs, forming
extraordinary sight and marvelous spectacle.