Yellow River Scenic Area, Zhengzhou

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Address: Jiangshan Road, Huiji, Zhengzhou, China

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About Yellow River Scenic Area, Zhengzhou

The scenic area comprises mainly a section of hills along the Yellow River. The river is known as ‘the cradle of Chinese civilization’ since it has existed from prehistoric times and hence nourished a lot many settlements along its banks. The scenic area has mainly five attractions namely:

  • Five Dragons Peak.
  • Yueshan temple, located about 1.5km to the east of Five dragons peak. The temple has a gong which is struck during festivals and reverberates for long distances.
  • Camel mountain range, is 2 km to the west of the temple. The statue of Yu the Great, a legendary ruler of the Xia dynasty 21st century B.C is particularly striking.
  • Stone figures of Yandi and Huangdi are a bit ahead in the mountain range. They are said to the Chinese ancestors 5th tallest statue in the world.
  • The cities of Liu bang and Xiang Yu which are about 2200 years old where there are many sculptures of soldiers, kings, and war horses sculpted in great detail.

The surrounding vistas are so beautiful that while walking you’ll feel like you’re in a lord of the rings movie going through passes and ancient cities and huge statues. A wonderful place to trek and hike.

Yellow River Scenic Area Ticket Prices

  • CNY 60 per person
  • CNY 20 for one way
  • CNY 30 for a round way cable car between Wulong Peak and Luotuo Mountain.
  • CNY 80 for a ride of hovercraft.

Yellow River Scenic Area Opening and Closing Hours

  • During Summer - 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and 3:00 pm to 6:30 pm.
  • During Winter - 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm.

How To reach Yellow River Scenic Area by Public Transport

  • By Bus - Take tourist buses 1 and 16 from Zhengzhou station.

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