Jiuquan

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Jiuquan (酒泉; Jiǔquán) is a city in Gansu Province, best known as the home of China's human spaceflight program.

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  • Xining - night bus, takes 11 hours
  • Jiayuguan - local bus, takes 20 minutes

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  • Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center. Closed to foreigners.
  • Bell tower (钟鼓楼). Jiuquan Bell Tower and Drum Tower, stands in Jiuquan city cross street in the center of a brick high pier, three layer pyramid structure of wood floor, a richly ornamented building, having an antique flavour, majestic. Drum Tower has four doors leading to the southeast and northwest, pedestrians will be allowed through. Title of the door were," the north desert" ( Badan Jilin desert )," South Qilian"," Dong-ying Yue"," Yiwu West" ( Hami), which marked the Jiuquan geographical location and traffic significance.

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  • Gua melons (瓜州蜜瓜). Anxi, ancient say" Guazhou", since ancient times to rich" the melon" and the famous Chinese and foreign, production of the" Guazhou melon" has 4series of more than 30 varieties, crisp and juicy, sweet and delicious, refreshing and pleasant, sugar content of 14% to 19%, is cool thirst for. There is poetry Chan said:" ice spring Baptist greenstone, broken gold based; cool disappear late summer, Qing Gan wash thirsty heart".


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Mid-range[edit]

  • Jiuquan Hotel33 Jiefang Road +86 937 2614234fax: +86 937 2614750.

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