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Must do things in Guiyang - Places you shouldn't miss out on!

Guiyang is the capital city of the province of Guizhou. The city is famous for its many incredible cultural and historical sites. In addition, tourists flock the city due to its picturesque views of mountains and water bodies. Here are some of the must do things, you should not miss out on, when in Guiyang.


Jiaxiu Tower

The Jiaxiu Tower is a historical landmark that is found in the downtown area of the Guiyang city. The tower is twenty meters in length and spans three floors, ending in a roof that is pointed. The stone parapets are white in colour. The traditional structure makes an outstanding contrast as the tower is surrounded by modern inputs. The tower was built back during the Ming dynasty, close to the waters. Bridges were built over the water bodies for easier access. Due to its breath-taking surroundings, one must visit it, in order to witness the incredible natural sceneries. Make sure to go on pleasant strolls after dinner, to enjoy the cool air and the lights. The soft display of lights illuminates the tower in an enchanting way. If you're looking for Guiyang hotels, then you can start by checking out brands the likes of Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas, for a good experience.


Qingyan Ancient Town

The Qingyan Ancient Town is another popular historic site that is found on the south of the Guiyang city. This is in fact only twenty-nine kilometres away from the downtown region of the city. This ancient town was established almost six hundred years ago. The place is home to about thirty-seven sites boasting of incredible history. The sites comprise of pavilions, caves, temples and shrines. You can also see some other establishments that were built during the Qing and Ming dynasties. Some of these buildings have carvings of lions and other features of Chinese history. The long stretch of walkways will wind its way through these sites, and you can marvel at the great architectural feats that were undertaken in ancient times.


Qianling Park

Qianling Park is the best place to witness incredible sceneries. Nature lovers must make it a top priority to come here. You can easily locate the park in the north-western region of the Guiyang city. Besides, the park is well-known for its collection of mischievous monkeys and an incredible collection of birds. Bird lovers will not want to leave the place. The park is titled after the Qianling mountain. Therefore, you can expect to see some spectacular mountainous views encircled by the crystal clear what bodies. You can capture incredible photos along the banks of the river.


Huaxi Scenic Resort

Another scenic spot you shouldn't miss out on is the Huaxi Scenic Resort. This is ideally located seventeen kilometres away from the city. The place is surrounded by lush green mountains, clear waters and foliage. You have the Flowers Stream on either side of the park. Thus, the beauty of the place can be enjoyed by rafting, which is a truly enjoyable way to explore.