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Huangguoshu Waterfalls Scenic Spot Area is located in Zhenning County in Anshun District of Guizhou Province with 150 kilometers (93 miles) away from Guiyang City, and there are Dian-Qian Railway (from Yunnan Railway Station to Guizhou Railway Station) and No. 320 National Road running through this area. Centered with Huangguoshu Waterfalls, the area has famous for its natural sceneries of interleaving streams and crisscrossing peaks and gorges. Huangguoshu Waterfalls Cluster is actually composed of 18 waterfalls of different sizes and styles as well as plenty of Karst caves, forming a whole new underground world, which attracts the visitors from all over the world to come here for sightseeing every year.
The main features of Huangguoshu Waterfalls
Huangguoshu Waterfalls measures 77.8 meters (255 feet) high and 101 meters (110 yards) wide, among which the main waterfall is Huangguoshu Grand Waterfall with other 17 waterfalls of different sizes and styles scattering one after another. The main attraction in Huangguoshu Waterfalls can be divided into 3 sections: Huangguoshu Grand Waterfall, the Water-Curtain Cave and the Rhinoceros Pool.
Huangguoshu Grand Waterfall
Huangguoshu Grand Waterfall is 67 meters (219 feet) high and 83.3 meters (91 yards) wide, it is the biggest waterfall in China as well as one of the most famous waterfalls in the world. The famous traveler Xu Xiake who lived in the Ming Dynasty (1,368- A.D.-1,644 A.D.) appraised it as “the most splendid waterfall in China he has ever seen” after he watched Huangguoshu Grand Waterfall. It is the only waterfall that you can watch from six directions: up and down, front and rear and right and left. Water-Curtain Cave is in the middle part of the waterfall, where you can listen to the roaring sound of the waterfall; and the surging water falls into the Rhinoceros Pool beneath the waterfall, just like ten thousand horses galloping ahead.
The Water-Curtain Cave
The mystery of Huangguoshu Grand Waterfall lies in the Water-Curtain Cave with 134 meters (440 feet) long, which is located in the middle of part (from 40 meters (131 feet) to 47 meters (154 feet)) of the waterfall. There are 3 spring wells and 6 channels as well as 5 windows in the cave, with a road leading the visitors into the cave, where you can appreciate the beauty and charm of the waterfall: watching the splendid waterfall falling from the heaven, listening to the water song by nature itself and touching the surging water as well as watching the rainbows over the Rhinoceros Pool, and it seems that you are in another world far away from the earth.
The Rhinoceros Pool
The Rhinoceros Pool is another attraction in the Huangguoshu Waterfalls Scenic Spot Area, and you can stand in the Water-Viewing Pavilion near the pool to listen to the deafening sound of the waterfall and watch the dynamic rainbows over the pool, and the rainbows change as you walk into different directions, which is very exciting and splendid.
Huangguoshu Waterfalls Scenic Spot Area is locatedd in Zhenning County in Anshun District of Guizhou Province with 150 kilometers away from Guiyang City, and you can take a sightseeing bus to Anshun City center from Guiyang City, and then take a bus to get there directly. It is open to the public from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm every day.
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