Lanzhou, the capital of Gansu Province, is a regional communication and transportation hub since ancient times. Lanzhou is not a major tourist spot and was an important stop over in the ancient Silk Road.
Lanzhou Quick Facts
English Name: Lanzhou
Railway Stations: Lanzhou Railway Station, Lanzhou West Railway Station
Zip Code: 730000
Location: Latitude 36 ° 03 ', longitude 103 ° 40'
Chinese Name: 兰州 (LanZhou)
Suburban Districts: Latitude 36 ° 03 ', longitude 103 ° 40'
Airports: Lanzhou Zhongchuan Airport
Area Code: 0931
Population: 361.61 million
Best Time to Visit: Summer and Autumn time
Top Attractions in Lanzhou
Lanzhou Maps Free Download
Find maps of Lanzhou, including Lanzhou's regional location to other parts of China as well as . Our Lanzhou travel guide ( includes weather, living, food, weather, transportation, etc.) has heaps of useful information and tips! > See More
Shopping in Lanzhou
In ancient times, Lanzhou was referred to as /Jingcheng/ and was a booming commercial town along the Silk Road. Today, Lanzhou still features an impressive collection of handicrafts and local-made products. Shopping in Lanzhou will certainly not leave you disappointed. Lanzhou, as Gau Province's capital, is a large city with many shopping optio. The area is particularl...> See More
Restaurants (Food) in Lanzhou
Lanzhou food and cuisine belongs to Long Cuisine, also called Gau Cuisine. Lanzhou cuisine is heavily influenced by the Hui ethnic minority group. The staple is noodles and the meat dishes are generally mutton and beef, rather than pork. Lanzhou is a place where many ethnic minority groups live together. So you can find many delicacies in snack streets, such as Dazhong Food ...> See More
Entertainment in Lanzhou
Lanzhou's nightlife is more traditional and is one of the better places, outside of Beijing, to view traditional Chinese opera. The opera performed around the city includes the most famous Peking Opera, Sha'anxi Opera (Qin ju), Henan Opera (Yu ju), and the local Gau Opera (Long ju). The city is famed for its many teahouses, especially on Jiefang lu and Zhongshan nanlu, where...> See More