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Hukou Waterfall with the Magnificent Sight

 2014-04-23    Young    Sights    Yanan    1350  

The Hukou Waterfall is a famous waterfall on the Yellow River in China. It is one of the most famous sight spots on the Yellow River since that it's the second largest waterfall in China. The grandeur is like that of rushing tide. There is without doubt that in all this there is something inspiring. Just like the thousands of other tourists, you could also snap pictures and be impressed by the incredible power of the famous cataracts.

It's like a forceful power that would make its way through no matter what, which is regarded as the symbol of the national spirit of rejuvenating China. Through this long course of floating, the clear stream of dance has grown into rapid currents, running across the vast lands of China, flowing forever toward the front.

At this point on the Yellow River, on both sides of the river here were sharp towering cliffs. It's said that when the Yellow River surges towards the Hukou Mountain, obstructed by mountains on both sides, all of a sudden, its width is narrowed down to 20-30 meters, as though the water is pouring down from a huge teapot, so the Hukou Waterfall is named.

The Hukou Waterfall located 165 kilometers to the west of Fenxi City, Shanxi Province, providing a spectacular sight with a fall of 9 meters and creating a string of beads falling water when it strikes the rocks and water below. The Hukou Waterfall possesses plenty of waterpower with a vast developing prospective. The Hukou Waterfall is the largest yellow waterfall in the world.

The Hukou Waterfall is one natural waterfall formed by the middle reaches of the Yellow River passing through the Qingjin Canyon. The scenic area centering around the Hukou Waterfall, collects the Yellow River Canyon, the Loess Plateau and the stockade village to collect for an organic whole, have relatively high tourist reserve value. It perfectly displays the magnificent natural landscape and colorful historical accumulation of multi cultures in the Yellow River valley.

There are numerous ways to experience the wonder of the Hukou Waterfall. Their colorful historical culture often has a splendor which matches in beauty and scale of the waterfall's natural wonders. When the water is clear in Spring and Autumn, the rainbow is dancing with waves in direct sunlight. The story goes that the concurrent flow scenery that is partly crystal clear and partly muddy on the Hukou Waterfall is large and quite imposing.

Standing on the shore of the Yellow River, staring at the ripples in the water, visitors could view the noble sight of the forcible rushing of water and the roaring of waves and then plunging into a deep pool, indeed similar to the boiling water in a teapot. The current was sweeping the water closer to the fall's jagged rim. The waterfall splashes itself down into very thin water fog on the surface, like the rolling smoke springing from deep water. The local people call this prodigy of nature smokes rising from the water. 

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