in southwest of An Shun City, the Huangguoshu Scenic Spot includes
more than ten aboveground and underground falls of different features.
Among them Huangguoshu Watefall is most famous.
Huangguoshu Waterfall, the biggest one in
China and one of the famous ones in the world, is about two
hundred and thirty feet long and two hundred and sixty six feet
wide. Its water rushes down to a pond named Xiniu Pond (Xiniu
Tan) with thunderous roars which can be heard in five kilometers
away. During the flood season, the water rolls down to Xiniu
Tan like ten thousand horses galloping and shakes the ground
and the hill. The breakers send up a fountain of spray adding
more mystiques to this place. All these will make you profoundly
||The scene of Huangguoshu
Waterfall changes while you are standing in different places.
One place is Waterfall-Viewing Pavilion (Guan Bao Ting), from
which you can see the whole fall in distance. Next one is Water-Viewing
Pavilion (Guan Shui Ting), where you take a bird's-eye view of
it. The third one is Waterfall-Viewing Stage (Guan Bao Tai) beside
Xiniu Tan, in which you raise your head to see the splendid scene.
The best place is Little Moon Stage (Xiao Yue Tai) behind Water-Curtain
Cave (Shui Lian Dong) where you could see it, touch it and enjoy
it. Between nine o'clock to eleven o'clock every morning in clear
days, you may see a rainbow, sometimes you may see two.
|| Since there
are too many places to go in Anshun, you may want to stay for
one or two days, then you can stay in Huangguoshu Hotel near the
there are buses of special line sightseeing to Huangguoshu Waterfall
and Dragon's Palace at Guiyang and Anshun railway stations.
Admission: 30 (RMB),
10 more if you will go to Water-Curtain Cave.