Waterwheel Garden, Lanzhou

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  • Address:  Binhe Central Road, Qilihe District, Lanzhou, China
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +86-9318587111
  • Ticket Price: 10 CNY
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Garden, Park, Family And Kids, Adventure, Nature
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About Waterwheel Garden, Lanzhou

Built in 1994, the Waterwheel Garden is located on the Binhe Middle Road in the Lanzhou city. Spread over an area of 14,500 square meters, the Waterwheel garden comprises of two waterwheels, one cofferdam, a house of water mill and a recreation area. Lanzhou is the only city through which the Yellow River flows, thus the city is renowned for its irrigation machines.

The Lanzhou waterwheel became famous instantly after its invention, in ancient China and by 1950’s; the city gained a reputation as the ‘City of Waterwheel’. The Waterwheel garden was built in honour of the invention of this ancient irrigation instrument. On a visit to the garden, you can enjoy the revolving historical waterwheels over a cup of tea, while getting an insight into the irrigation tools of the ancient China. Highlights and must sees include:

  • The Waterwheel Teahouse
  • The photo studio
  • Sheepskin rafting across the Yellow River

Waterwheel Garden Ticket Prices

  • CNY 10: Peak tourist season
  • CNY 5: Tourist off-season

Waterwheel Garden Opening and Closing Hours

  • During Summer: 8:00am – 8:00pm

How To reach Waterwheel Garden by Public Transport

  • By Bus: Bus no. 7, 20, 25, 135 and 140

Restaurants Near Waterwheel Garden

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  • Sichuan Characteristic Snack
  • Puxiang Home

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