Top Historical Places in Lanzhou

Are you looking to explore the history of Lanzhou through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Lanzhou including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Lanzhou. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Lanzhou ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Lanzhou, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Lanzhou for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Lanzhou with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Lanzhou Town Gods Temple

    Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site

    Lanzhou Town God’s Temple is one of the ancient temples of Chengguan District. In China, every city has town God temple, which is a central holy place for the Daoist Worshippers. It has a statue of a local military hero Huo Guang in the front courtyard and the town god in the back, which is always filled with worshippers. The temple was destroyed during the Cultural Revolution but was reb...Read more
  2. Memorial Of Eighth Route Army Office In Lanzhou

    Historical Site

    Memorial of Eighth Route Army Office in Lanzhou is located just off Jiuquan Lu, 300 metres south of Nanguan Shizi. The place is a historical site, which has very old pictures of the anti-Japanese war depicting the story of the war. There is a Nanguan Mosque, which is just a few minutes walk on the east side of the alley. Highlights and must see includes: Old pictures of the war Courtyards Orig...Read more
  3. Maiji Mountain Grottoes

    Outdoors, Cave, Historical Site, Statue

    Maiji Mountain Grottes, located 45 kilometres south of Tianshui City, is included in the world heritage list. The mountains looked similar to a stack of wheat straw, so the people named it Maiji (Mai means Wheat and Ji means stack). The cave shows the icons of men instead of gods, hence it follows secularization and all the statues are made out of beautiful stone cutting and florid murals. High...Read more