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Zhangye Danxia Geopark, Linze County

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Look out toward the sweeping rainbow hues of Zhangye Danxia Geopark, a national park known for its unusual rock formations. Set in the northern foothills of the Qilian Mountains, the rock formations' multicolored palette is due to deposits of sandstone, slowly eroded over hundreds of thousands of years. Make your way via the park's sightseeing cars to four carefully placed viewing platforms. Due to the absence of nearby shops, bring water, as well as a scarf to protect your face from strong sandstone winds. Morning and early evening offer the most dramatic views. By using our Linze County family vacation planner, you can arrange your visit to Zhangye Danxia Geopark and other attractions in Linze County.
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  • After seeing pictures on the internet, I decided that It’s a view I should see in person. And I totally did not regret my decision.! The beautiful spectrum of colors is formed by the different mineral...  more »
  • This is a must-see if you are in Zhangye. A bus from the city costs 10 yuan and takes about an hour, on arrival you will be dropped off on the main road and have to walk half a mile or so to get to th...  more »
  • In the province of Jujuy, Argentina, are the mountains of Hornocal that are very similar, 28 kilometers from the town of Humahuaca and at a height of 4,350 meters above sea level. Beautiful
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