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Address: Donggang West Road, Chengguan District, Lanzhou 730000, China
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Winter not so wonderland

This is one of the main squares of downtown Lanzhou, I found it a little under whelming especially the little fences meaning you can't walk on the grass! There was a good variety... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
BenChar_Wilson
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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32 reviews
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

This is one of the main squares of downtown Lanzhou, I found it a little under whelming especially the little fences meaning you can't walk on the grass! There was a good variety of western shops and at night there was a night market at the edge of it. One of those places you have to see to believe.

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Minsk, Belarus
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27 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2016

This is the main Square of Lanzhou. There is nothing special apart from a large number of white doves. You can buy food for them, and they will eat it from your hands. Also you can find here Pizza Hut, KFC and а big shopping center.

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China
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51 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2016

A large square outside a mall that includes Starbucks, Bread Talk, mid to high end shops and a movie theater. On a sunny day you can check out grandmas and grandchildren playing with bubbles and watch a performance by the towns' elderly performers.

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Thank Seth H
Lanzhou, China
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58 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

This is a special area in Lanzhou, not only for westerns but also for locals. You can find different stores for shopping and restaurants and/or cafes for eating local tyical food or something different, like pizza at Pizza Hut. Definetely one of my favorite areas in the city. After shopping or eating, just walk a little bit and you will... More 

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Austin, TX
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38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2015

A good place to watch Lanzhou pass by, or grab a bite, or visit an excellent grocery store (in the basement of the central building in the square, at least for now...nearby buildings have been demolished for fancy malls, so this one's days may be numbered). Pigeons love this place too, and if you have kids you can buy feed... More 

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Ballynahinch, United Kingdom
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178 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2015

Lanzhou is more renowned for pollution than anything else, but this is the nicest part of town. A great spot for people watching

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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201 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2014

This is def one of the nicer spots in Lanzhou. Pizza hut one of the few Intl brands to date in Lanzhou is located here. Annoying is the smell but that's the case in many places all over town. Pollution however is far from the problem you are made to believe on the www, at least in Lanzhou you have... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2014 via mobile

The square of Lanzhou. Busy. Many people come here...spending their time with family or friends. Some area closed for new city project. There is a supermarket and department store under the ground. And there a big mall a place for branded store and good quality local brand. There are KFC and Pizza Hut...for your netral and world standard taste.

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Algiers, Algeria
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53 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2013

nice place with many shops( famous brands) but also good shops for chinese souvenirs, don't miss the dove's square.

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Thank KaizerRafik
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72 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2012

Dongfanghong is Lanzhou's city square - it's a nice, open, and clean place in a very compact, and at times, very dirty city. It's a pretty place, full of decorative horticulture and there are underground shops nearby and a handful of restaurants. You can have your picture taken there, although, like Tiananmen, it's expensive, and also like Tiananmen, if you're... More 

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