Travel Guide to Yan'an, North Shaanxi

时间:2018-04-10 09:43:48

Yan’an in north Shaanxi is an important birth place of Chinese nation, legend has it that Yellow Emperor, the primogenitor of Chinese people once lived here. Yan’an is also known for its significant role for being the base during the Chinese revolution. It has the largest area, largest number and the best-protected revolutionary sites in China.


Hukou Waterfall 壶口瀑布


Hukou waterfall is the largest waterfall on the Yellow River, China, the second largest waterfall in China (after the Huangguoshu Waterfall in Guizhou province), and the world's largest yellow waterfall. It has a height of over 20m. When the Yellow River approaches the Hukou Mountain, blocked by mountains on both sides, its width is abruptly narrowed down. The water were like pouring down from a huge teapot. Hence it gets the name Hukou (literally, "flask mouth") Waterfall.


Baota Mountain 宝塔山


Baota Mountain is named for the pagoda on its top. Standing on Baota Mountain, you can have an overlook of the whole Yan’an City. At Baota Mountain, you can enjoy the natural beauty, culture and history at one time.


编辑: 张珂