Shizuishan is the most important industry city of Ningxia. The city is near Helan Mountain. In the mountain several big coal mines are found. After that many coal and power factories are build in the previous 40 years.
Cliff Carvings in Helan Mountain. Done by Chinese nomads some 10,000 years ago, they run the gamut from portraits and totems to scenes of hunting, grazing, war and dance.edit
Scenic Shahu Lake. Consists of desert (an island of sand) and surrounding lake and marshlands. The reed marshes around the lake are habitats for more than 1 million birds in 190 or so kinds, including swans and red-crested cranes. The entrance fee, including transportation to the island by slow boat, was ¥140 in July 2010. On the island there are many attractions like camel riding, sand sliding, a cableway, etc, costing from ¥30 up to ¥150 or more (July 2010). There's also a nice little beach where you can go swimming for ¥30.edit