Anshun City is located in the southwest of Guizhou Province, which is one of the existing four-level cities in Guizhou Province. The famous Huangguoshuo Waterfall is located there. To the east, Anshun borders with Guiyang City that is center of Guiyang Province; to the west is near the Liupanshui City and Qian Xinan State; to the south is near the Qiannan State; and to the north borders with the Bijie area. The total area of this city occupies 9,264 square kilometers. Among the people here, the minorities, including Buyi, Miao, Hui, Gelos, account for 38.43%.
Anshun Climate and Terrain
Anshun has a pleasant climate with an abundant of natural resources. The average temperature is around 15 centigrade. The highest elevation is 1,850 meters and the lowest is 365 meters. Mountainous area occupies 64.5% of the total area; hilly areas accounts for 27%; and dam area takes 8.5%. Within the boundary of Anshun, it is a humid subtropical monsoon climate. So people feel warm during any season. The hottest month is July, but the average temperature is just between 21 centigrade and 24 centigrade. The coldest month is in January and the temperature varies between 4.2 centigrade and 6.72 centigrade.
Anshun Tour & Travel
Anshun city has a long history and is rich in cultural details. It is the birthplace of ancient Qianzhong culture. Which are: the cultural site of putin chuandong people – called Asian cultural light, “Hongya Book” of Guanlin that covers one of the eight mysterious Chinese characters – called eternal mystery, Anshui Batik – called the oriental first batik, Chinese Dragon of Guanlin, Tian Long Tun Bao Village and Tiantai Mountain. All these ancient sites, buildings, cliffs, murals and cultural landscapes are kept well in Anshun City.
Dragon Palace Cave Scenic Spot
Dragon Palace is a national scenic area that is 27 kilometers away from Anshun City of Guizhou Province. It has the longest water limestone cave, the highest waterfall and the lowest natural radiation rate. Therefore, Dragon Palace is regarded as the “Three Most” in China. Near the dragon palace scenic area, Xuantang is famous for “Three Best”—the marvelous water, many short rivers and large Buddha in the cave. When you enter it, you may feel just like entering a paradise on earth.
This scenic spot covers caverns, caves and waterfalls, including four patches – Dragon Palace (龙宫), Rape Lake (油菜湖), Xuantang (漩塘) and Leech (蚂蟥). In the center area of the dragon palace, you can visit Wolong Lake (卧龙湖), Yingbing (welcome the guests) Cave (迎宾洞), Dragon Gate Waterfall (龙门飞瀑), Longtan Tianchi (龙潭天池), Dragon Palace Dark Lake (龙宫暗湖), Clam’s Shell Rocks (蚌壳岩) and Tiger’s Den Cave (虎穴洞).
It is like a crystal palace where the dragon king lived in the mythology. The Tianchi is a beautiful small waterfall just among the caves. You can call it Longtan (Dragon Lake). The waters are falling from those caves swiftly along with the walls. The width is 25 meters and the height is 50 meters. This wonderful place is Dragon Gate. It’s said that dragon gate is the most spectacular waterfall among all the underground waterfalls in China. Therefore, tourists must pay a visit to there.