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Southwestern China Sights

Huangguoshu Falls (Huángguǒshù pùbù)

  • 160 km (99 miles) southwest of Guiyang
  • Guiyang
  • Body Of Water/Waterfall
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 12/26/2014

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The Baishui River tumbles over nine sets of rocks, creating nine waterfalls over a course of 2 km (1 mile). At the highest point, Huangguoshu Falls drops an eye-popping 230 feet, making it the tallest in China. You can enjoy them from afar or by wading across the Rhinoceros Pool (Xiniu Jian) to the Water Curtain Cave (Shuilian Dong) hidden behind the main falls. Seven km (4½ miles) downstream is the Star Bridge Falls (Xingqiao Pu).

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160 km (99 miles) southwest of Guiyang, Guiyang, 561000, China




Sight Details:

  • Y180
  • Daily dawn–dusk

Updated 12/26/2014


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