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Huangguoshu Waterfall (literally: “Yellow-Fruit Tree Waterfalls”), is one of the largest waterfalls in China and East Asia located on the Baishui River (白水河) in Anshun, Guizhou province. It is 77.8 m (255 ft) high and 101 m (331 ft) wide. The main waterfall is 67 m (220 ft) high and 83.3 m (273 ft)

IMG_8283 Known as the Huangguoshu Waterfall National Park, it is 45 km (28 mi) southwest of Anshun City. Together with minor waterfalls, the charms of the waterfall is a natural tourist draw, classified as a AAAAA scenic area by the China National Tourism Administration

IMG_8260 The giant Huangguoshu Waterfall is the most magnificent member in the family and the only waterfall that can be viewed from above, below, front, back, left and right in the world. It is also with a water curtain cave in the back through which tourists can hear, view, and touch the waterfall.

IMG_8280The park centers at Huangguoshu Waterfall  and is scatted with 18 waterfalls of varied sizes, some precipitous and majestic, others picturesque and fantastic.

Yinlianzhuitan Waterfall

Yinlianzhuitan Waterfall

All the waterfalls form a great “family”, which is ranked as the largest in the world in the Guinness Book of World Records.

IMG_8207Doupotang Waterfall, one kilometer (less than one mile) up the river to Huangguoshu Waterfall, at 105 meters (344 feet) across is the widest. It is 21 meters (69 feet) high.

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doupotang waterfall

Centering at Huangguoshu Waterfall Resort, the Huangguoshu National Park of China encompasses such resorts as Stone Village, Tianxing Bridge, Dripping Shoal, Balinghe River Valley with the site of the ancient post path, Doupotang, and langgong, etc.

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stone forest

Huangguoshu Tourist Resort features beautiful natural environment, refreshing air (with over 28,000 negative oxygen ions per cubic centimeter according to the statistics of the provincial environmental protection department), a pleasant climate (with the annual average temperature at 16ºC), long historical and cultural tradition, and complete supporting facilities. It is an ideal resort for amusement, rehabilitation, sightseeing, and “lung-washing”.

IMG_8210IMG_8132It is among the first batch of national key scenic spots and of AAAA resorts ranked by the government.

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limestone cave

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Located in west Guizhou, Huangguoshu National Park of China is 128 km from Guiyang , a tourist destination in West China

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GUIYANG

Guìyáng is the capital of Guizhou province of Southwest China. It is located in the centre of the province, situated on the east of the Yunnan–Guizhou Plateau, and on the north bank of the Nanming River, a branch of the Wu River

KAILI

IMG_8077Kaili is a county-level city under the administration of Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture, in southeastern Guizhou province, People’s Republic of China.

IMG_8072It is the center of Miao culture, hosting more than 120 festivals every year

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rapeseed fields,guizhou

 

text taken from :

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huangguoshu_Waterfall

http://www.hgscn.com/en/

 

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