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30km South of the County, Linze County 734200, China
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Zhangye was one of the 4 ancient oasis towns along this Hexi Corridor (the present Gangsu), which formed the major part of the Silk route connecting mainland China and Central Asia. Danxia Landform is also where the movie "Great Wall" was filmed. Matt Damon and...More

1  Thank mshian63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

charter a car from the city will cost you 200 yuan roundtrip. best to go during sunset/sunset or sunny time just after rain

1  Thank Limlim C
Reviewed 2 September 2018

This phenomenal sight went through an extensive development to allow all to view this park. It is enormous but a very fine bus service takes you all around where you can get off or on wherever and whenever you wish.

2  Thank Shim S
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

There has been a lot of infrastructure put in to enjoy these mountains. Footpaths and platforms now allows a full appreciation of this natural wonder.

3  Thank Lankylee
Reviewed 20 August 2018

These mountains are stunning. Pictures do not do them justice, just entice you to visit. The day I went, my birthday, it was overcast and rainy most of the day. I still spent 5 hours in the park. There are 4 different areas. Just remember...More

4  Thank Rita B
Reviewed 18 August 2018

I am not normally at these type of attractions as I dont like loads of people but as its China as they say when in rome. This well run spectacle is worth a look.

1  Thank PB852014
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

This geopark in just amazing ! You can't believe that a place like this can exist until you have seen it ! This hilly terrain shows an incredible variey of colours , often set in vertical or horizontal stripes , sometimes in smudges . The...More

2  Thank Mahendra T
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Amazing place, affordable, easily accessible from Zhanye city about 45-50 minutes by bus from the WEST bus station RMB15 each way. Buses start at 7am and end at around 6pm (in summer). The only thing I didn't like is that you couldn't walk between viewing...More

5  Thank Dee L
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

This national park has really good management. You absolutely will not find yourself get lost at Danxia. Just take a sightseeing bus from one stop to another.

2  Thank Ltp_BKK
Reviewed 12 July 2018

We loved it. Incredible colors and striations in the rocks. Buses inside the park were well organized. We never waited for a bus to the next viewing platform. Cold drinks are available at each platform. We brought a picnic lunch and spent several hours there....More

3  Thank T S
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11 September 2018|
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Response from Rita B | Reviewed this property |
I traveled there in August and it wasn't too hot. As far as crowds, I would go during September. In China, avoid traveling during the popular times: Spring Festival, Summer, and the entire first week of October. That... More
11 September 2018|
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Response from Diong 丽 | Reviewed this property |
Recommended is during summer times but will be full crowded with local tourists. For cooling weather will be Apr-May or Sept-Oct months. No idea about shuttle bus service but recommend engage local taxi for returns trip... More
29 August 2018|
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Response from Rita B | Reviewed this property |
I do not know how to Zhangye from the airport. There may be shuttle buses. I took the train to Zhangye. In Zhangye: Go to the West Bus Station. You can take a taxi to the West Bus station, or the Line 4 city bus in... More