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Anshun

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Anshun (安顺; Ānshùn) is a city in Guizhou Province, southwestern China. The city is rather small, but the huge waterfalls and caves in the surrounding area make this city a popular stop in most trips to Guizhou.

Canal near Dragon Palace Caverns, Anshun

Get in[edit]

Frequent buses travel between Guiyang and Anshun. The trip takes about 2 hours. There is still almost one hour's trip from Anshun to the famous waterfall, Huangguoshu.

Get around[edit]

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  • Confucian Temple. The ancient temple now becomes an elegant tea-house.  edit
  • Hongshan Shuiku, (near the downtown). A big reservoir.  edit

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The old part of Anshun, which lies in the northern of the centre area, is a nice place for an evening walk.

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The region produces a lot of batik (蜡染画; làrǎn huà), some of the batik you see in Dali and most of it in Yangshuo is from Guizhou. There are also various other handicrafts. There are a group of stores selling these and other tourist bric-a-brac along the west side of the main street just north of the bus station. The train station is at the south end of the same street.

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There are twin rooms for ¥100 just on the left when you leave the train station.

Get out[edit]

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