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Source: ChinaTravelGood   Author: Nathaniel  Date: 08-20 2008  More Attractions
Code: 0937

Zip code: 735100

position: in the middle of the Hexi Corridor in Gansu Province, according to Ma Zongshan North, south of Qilian Mountain, is on the Silk Road要冲.

Area: total area of 2,935 square kilometers.

Population: 120,000

Jiayuguan in Gansu Province in the northwest, the Hexi Corridor in central, east stronghold west of Jiuquan City, 776 kilometers from Lanzhou, capital of West even the oil city in Yumen City, 650 kilometers from Xinjiang Hami; South Reliance Nival the Qilian Mountains and bordering Sunan Yugu Zu Autonomous County, Qinghai and from more than 300 km north of the pillow-like Copper Montenegro, with the Jiuquan urn County, the Jiuquan satellite launch base and connect Ejina Banner, Inner Mongolia, central to the Jiuquan Oasis West Margin. Center for east longitude 98 ° 17 #39;, latitude 39 ° 47#39;. Elevation in the city between 1412-2722 meters, the oasis of 1450-1700 meters in elevation between the city centre 1,462 meters above sea level. In the flat topography, land types and diverse. Most of the central and western cities of the Gobi, is the seat of the urban and industrial enterprises; southeast, northeast of Oasis, agricultural areas, desert oasis with the landscape was divided into points, blocks, of the band, of the total land area of 1.9 percent.


Jiayuguan, the Ming Dynasty Great Wall is the western end of the starting point - named after the Jiayuguan city, a thousand miles south of the Qilian Mountain Miangen Xuefeng, a North Long Shan and Ma Zongshan first, because of its geographical location Are unique, therefore, since the Qin and Han dynasties in history to send troops stationed here. "Tianxiadiyi Xiongguan" Commissioner of Jiayuguan City, pavilions tall, towering spectacular, remote and Miles "Tianxiadiyi Guan" echoes Shanhaiguan, a dynamic world. Jiayuguan on the ancient Silk Road is a key station, left many monuments and precious heritage: Guzhuo rough stone portraits of Montenegro, the Wei and Jin Dynasties, the production activities of the working people of Metro Wei, Jin and murals painted brick tomb, and China#39;s first comprehensive, Great Wall Cultural display system of thematic museums - the Great Wall Museum.

Jiayuguan photos ancient Silk Road culture, Ai Ai glaciers and the vast Gobi together constitute the local rich and colorful tourist resources. Jiayuguan City Jianyu Ming Hongwu five years (Year 1372), 600 years ago. Jiayuguan construction, it spent a great deal of manpower and resources, was to perform a set Chengzhuan, ice Road Shek, goats Tuo brick, stone-Yan-ming, and other touching stories.

Jiayuguan is the ancient "Silk Road" traffic要冲, but also a starting point for the western end of the Ming Dynasty Great Wall. Here, more than 2,000 years ago opened up the economic and cultural exchanges between China and the West of the "Silk Road" and military strategists successive conquests of "ancient battlefield," Feng Sui vaguely visible. This is China#39;s Silk Road culture and the cultural crossroads of the Great Wall, known as "west of town," Suoyue border, "said.

Jiayuguan is the world-famous" Tianxiadiyi Xiongguan "- named after the industrial Jiayuguan Tourist city. Because he is the Northwest#39;s largest steel enterprise - the Jiuquan Iron and Steel (Group) Company location, it is also known as "Gobi Gangcheng" and thus renowned Chinese and foreign. After 40 years of construction, in particular the reform Since the opening, Jiayuguan#39;s economic development has made considerable development has been basically formed in the metallurgical industry-led, business tourism as its backbone, suburban agriculture as the economic development pattern characteristics.

Jiayuguan picture

Xiongguan light sculpture of 39 meters high, from the production of stainless steel materials, the implication will be relying on JISCO Jiayuguan, in the reform and opening up new forms, prosperity and rapid development, and based on the Hexi Corridor, displaying Xiongguan The United States, a city west of Pearl. Sculpture symbolizes the lower part of gemstones Jiayuguan city rich in natural resources and the driving force for development lies; column for Xiongguan part of the door, the sun and the snow-capped mountains Ying Chen, the glory Banlan indicates that the future of cities Full of bright sculpture base "10" fonts support of the Great Wall, in the middle supplemented with Chengduo things Tomb of the Wei and Jin Dynasties "farming" and "Chuxun map" relief, the symbol of civilization Road Hexi Corridor on the new industrial cities of brilliant tomorrow, more symbolic In the new historical period, Xiongguan sons and daughters work together to create Xiongguangangcheng glory.

Jiayuguan Jiayuguan is located in ancient "Silk Road" traffic要冲, but also a starting point for the western end of the Ming Dynasty Great Wall, where the Silk Road Culture and cultural integration of the Great Wall, making the other more beautiful, known as "west of town," "Suoyao border," said the very rich tourism resources.

here Majestic Han Dynasty and the Ming Dynasty Great Wall, Jiayuguan Commissioner City, the Great Wall first pier, Xuanbi heart of the Great Wall, and show the social life of ancient nomadic rock paintings Montenegro, the key state of heritage conservation units under the Wei, Jin and galleries, such as cemeteries and monuments humanities; Asian cities from July 1 glaciers and the recent plot Qilian Snow, Hanhai mirage floor, and other unique scenery of the western region, extensive and profound Chinese first "Great Wall Museum" and known as one of the world#39;s three major bases of Jiayuguan glider glider base of international and national level aaaa City Commissioner of cultural tourism area; Northwest Folk-custom tourism and seek Lai River Grand Canyon Adventure, desert exploration, adventure display Mo Guicheng, such as Western-style adventure tourism destination; stem yen Villa, Metro Caohu and other leisure good place; There is also the stone Gorge, Black Lake, and so many are developing tourism resources, formed a customs Jiayuguan City as a leader of the four major resources (air flow of resources, mountain glaciers resources, land resources and underground resources), the eight spots (Commissioner of Jiayuguan City, Jiayuguan international glider base , The Great Wall first pier, Xuanbi the Great Wall, Montenegro shallow stone cliff paintings, the Great Wall Museum, the cemetery under the Wei, Jin and galleries, July 1 glaciers), for the development of tourism resources has laid a foundation.


Our tourism products are: Ye Guangbei, wind and rain carving, painting Ceratoides, Qilian Yu carving, Jiayushiyan, artifacts and copies of the Wei and Jin Dynasties era of Muzhuan human landscape painting, and so on.

new Century approaching, Jiayuguan City party committee and government to people throughout the city issued a call to firmly establish the idea of development is the last word, a major industry, the tourism, big market awareness of the great western development grasp the historical opportunity and make full use of all Kinds of favorable conditions and factors, efforts to implement the "Strengthening the tourism infrastructure construction and development of scenic spots and tourist products line and train quality attractions, full implementation of all private travel," the three major tourism development strategy, strive to Jiayuguan star as an international tourism city.