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Huangguoshu Waterfall

Known as the Huangguoshu Waterfall National Park, it is located 45 kilometers (28 miles) southwest of Anshun city in Guizhou Province. Along with minor waterfalls, the charming Huangguoshu Waterfall is a natural tourist drawing card. Huangguoshu Waterfall, is a milky way in miniature, the largest waterfall in Asia. At the height of Seventy-four meters (243 feet)  and the width as eighty-one meters (266 feet) , it is a marvelous tourist attraction.

There are mainly three National Parks in the Huangguoshu National Park: Waterfalls Cluster, Rhinoceros Pool (Xi Niu Tan) and Water-Curtain Cave.

Huangguoshu Waterfalls Cluster: Huangguoshu is well-known for its cluster of waterfalls. Its flow is seasonally changed. A reservoir behind the waterfall holds back some water. ne mile) up the river to Huangguoshu Waterfall, at 105 meters (344 feet) across is the widest. It is 21 meters (69 feet) high. There are many waterfalls like LuosiTan Waterfall, Silver-Chain Waterfall and Dishuitan Waterfall all have their distinct features. Among which the Doupotang Waterfall is the largest, one kilometer less than owater-Curtain Cave: The Water-Curtain Cave dissects Huangguoshu and provides visitors view ports on the waterfall. The total length of the cave is 134 meters (440 feet), including windows and halls. A road on the mountainside leads into the Water-Curtain Cave, where the waterfall can be heard, watched and touched. On a sunny day, a rainbow arches can be seen over the falls, how magical.

Rhinoceros Pool (Xi Niu Tan): Eleven meters (36 feet) in depth, the pool is Rhinoceros shaped and stays swallowed up all the year round. Standing inside Water-Viewing Pavilion (Wang shui Ting) beside the Rhinoceros Pool, appreciating the flowing-down of the Huangguoshu Waterfall, you may feel bunches of pearls and silver chains are falling upon you.

Want to see a different Huangguoshu Waterfall from superiority side. The following are strongly recommended. The first one is seen from Water-Viewing Pavilion (Wang shui Ting), you could view the grand scene of surging water. Then, Waterfall-Viewing Pavilion (Guan Pu Ting), where you could see the panorama of the whole waterfall. The third one is the Water-Viewing Pavilion (Wang shui Ting) beside the Rhinoceros Pool. The marvelous night scene of the magnificent waterfall results in lasting impressions.

The climate in the area is mild. Average temperature is 16 degrees centigrade -- an ideal summer resort.


Huangguoshu Waterfall Notes

Suggestion:Take an umbrella with you to the falls. You may get very wet if without it.

Admission Fee: CNY 180 (including Waterfall, Tianxingqiao Bridge and Doupotang Scenic Areas)

Opening Hours: 08:10 to 18:00

Recommended Time for a Visit: Two hours