Waterwheel Garden

Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
  • Address:  Binhe Central Road, Qilihe District, Lanzhou, China
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  • 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

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

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

  • During Summer: 8:00am – 8:00pm

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

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  • Waterwheel Garden Address:  Binhe Central Road, Qilihe District, Lanzhou, China
  • Waterwheel Garden Contact Number: +86-9318587111
  • Waterwheel Garden Timing: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Waterwheel Garden Price: 10 CNY
  • Best time to visit Waterwheel Garden(preferred time): 11:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Waterwheel Garden: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 81.19% of people who visit Lanzhou include Waterwheel Garden in their plan

  • 47.37% of people start their Waterwheel Garden visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Waterwheel Garden

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Waterwheel Garden

People normally club together Children's Park and White Pagoda Mountain while planning their visit to Waterwheel Garden.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures