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Local tourist information
Five-Spring Mountain：As a national AAAA tourist attraction, it is located on the north foot of Gaolan Mountain in south suburb of Lanzhou. It is so named because there are five famous springs on the mountain. With an altitude of over 1,600 meters, it covers an areas of 267,000 square meters.There are more than ten ancient constructions site scattered in this mountain, which were built mainly in Ming Dynasty and Qing Dynasty.
XInglong Mountain Nature Reserve: It is located 5 km southwest to Yuzhong County. There are peaks, springs, falls, exotic flowers and rare herbs. The east and west peaks constitute the major part of the nature reserve. The east peak is of an altitude of 2,400 meters and that of the west peak is 2,500 meters. Several relics of ancient buildings including pavilions and temples are well kept on the mountain.
White Pagoda Mountain, located on the north bank of the Yellow River, gets the name because there is a white pagoda built in the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368) on the hilltop. Top three treasures of the mountain are Chinese redbud tree, elephant skin drum and bronze bell. The redbud tree has died; the elephant skin drum is well kept and is said to be contributed by an Indian monk; and the bronze bell was built between 1662 and 1722, weighing 153 kilograms.