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Yellow River Mother Sculpture

 Lanzhou Attractions

Shanhaiguan Great Wall

Introduction to Yellow River Mother Sculpture (黄河母亲雕塑)

The sculpture was sculpted by professional sculptors from Beijing and designed by the famous He E. The masterpiece is made of granite and is over 40 tonnes in weight and more than 6 meters in length. 

The sculpture is of a mother and her young child, her facial expression is characterized with her warm smile and peacefulness. The sculpture reflects the workmanship of Gansu Province especially the history of the ancient pottery patterns. The symbolism of the sculpture is that the Yellow River is the mother river of China and has nurtured generations of the Chinese population. 

Shanhaiguan Great Wall


Binhe Central Road, Qilihe District, Lanzhou, Gansu Province

Shanhaiguan Great Wall

Main Sights

The Yellow Mother Sculpture

Shanhaiguan Great Wall 

Travel Information

Opening Hours: all day long

Admission Fee: free

Visiting Time: 15-30Min

Best Time to Visit: suitable to visit all year round

Shanhaiguan Great Wall


Take bus 18,31, 50, 56, 58, 59, 71, 74, 76, 25, 102, 103, 106, 107, 111, 127, 130, 137, 139, 141, 142, 302 and 77 from Lanzhou city center to get there.

Shanhaiguan Great Wall

Travel Tips 

Nearby attactions: The Waterwheel Mountain, The White Pagoda Museum, the Five Springs Mountain Park and Zhongshan Bridge.

Shanhaiguan Great Wall

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