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Waterfalls in China

 China Waterfalls  vary as much as the terrain and landscapes this vast country encompasses. Dominating much of central Asia, this country covers landscapes such as the rainforests blanketing karst mountains in the south, skyscraping alpine mountains on the Tibetan Plateau to the southwest, vast expanses of desert dominating the northwest and northern regions, frigid Siberian climates in the northeast, and countless gorges and valleys carved out by the many rivers that flow through the country's interior.

Such diversity in climate and landscapes have given rise to unusual waterfalls such as the underground Crown Cave Waterfall and the Dragon's Gate Waterfall where this flows through a cave-like tunnel! Then there's the yellow-colored Hukou Waterfall which forcefully roars on the (not surprisingly) Yellow River. And then there's the spectacular waterfalls like the transnational Detian Waterfall and the country's most famous one in Huangguoshu Waterfall.

Huangguoshu Waterfall

Located in the border area of Zhenning County and Guanling County, it consists mainly of the Huangguoshu waterfall and a group of smaller waterfalls. With a subtropical landscape and unique flavors and cultural relics of the Buyi and Miao Nationalities, it was named in the first batch of National Scenic Spots.

Huangguoshu Falls Scenic Area to Huangguoshu Falls as the core, mix as the main base of the falls, into sub-tropical vegetation landscape scenery and Buyi, Miao customs, historical monuments as a whole, is the first batch of state-level key scenic spots. Area 137 kilometers away from Guiyang City, Guiyang to Huangguoshu addition to high-grade highways to facilitate the provision of transport for tourists, there are 320 National Road from the scenic spots by. Planning Area 115 square kilometers area, coupled with the external protection of areas of approximately 425 square kilometers, has been developed 8.5 square kilometers of the Great Falls scenic area and 3.5 square kilometers of scenic . Huangguoshu Falls  mainly to the central area of the main landscape Falls, Canyon Lake  and rhinoceros. Huangguoshu Falls, 68 meters high, 81 meters wide, is China's largest waterfall, is the world's leading one of Great Falls. Great Falls is located in North Panjiang River tributaries to help fight sources, the Pentium from the brink of a precipice on the lake rhinoceros, such as the thousands of people beat a drum,drop Lake, rainbow sky. so thrilling visitors. Since the ancient times. I do not know how much the exhaustion of the world words, chant over it, praise it too. The most famous of which is a couplet: ''white water shells, such as cotton do not have to spend self-bow, why should there be a bright woven Hongxia days to generate."

Tsangpo Badong Waterfalls

The Tsangpo Badong Waterfalls are the most spectacular, primitive and mysterious waterfalls in China. It has a total length of 2, 840 kilometers and is the 23rd longest river in the world. In terms of flow, it ranks seventh—-16, 290 cubic meters per second, as much as 76, 600 cubic meters per second at its largest flood flow, ranking fourth in the world.

Detian Waterfall

Detian Waterfall, the largest national waterfall in Asia
Along with the enhancement of friendly ties between China and Vietnam, the Detian Scenic Zone was established several years ago, and was so named for its spectacular Detian Waterfall.
The Detian Waterfall is over 200 meters wide and has a drop of more than 70 meters. Its water rushes down a three-tiered cliff with tremendous force. It is the largest one in Southeast Asia, and the fourth largest transnational waterfall in the world, connecting with a waterfall in Vietnam. Chinese people and Vietnam people trade around the lower reaches of the waterfall from ancient times.

Hukou Waterfall

Hukou River, the largest yellow waterfall in the world
Largest waterfall on Yellow River, 2nd largest in China. When the Yellow River surges towards the Hukou Mountain, blocked by mountains on both sides, its width is abruptly narrowed down to 20-30 meters. The water speeds up with increasing water power. Then it rushes down from the narrow mouth, forming a grand waterfall of 50 meters high and 30 meters wide, as if water is pouring down from a huge teapot. Hence it gets the name Hukou (Flask Mouth) Waterfall.
As the color of the waterfall is yellow, Hukou Waterfall has also been named "The largest yellow waterfall in the world."the first for the Yellow River Falls, is second only to China Huangguoshu Waterfall in Guizhou's second largest waterfall.

Jiuzhai Valley Waterfalls

Jiuzhai Valley Waterfalls: the purest waterfalls in China
Waterfalls are the essence of the scenery of Jiuzhai Valley, among which Nuorilang Waterfall is the broadest one. The strong current washing over the cliff drops about 30 meters down before splitting off into many spectacular waterfalls of various shapes and sizes. Some of the water drops straight to the ground; in other places, it dashes against protruding rocks midway, exploding into millions of tiny, colorful water beads. Under the sunlight, rainbows rise over the waterfall.

Jingbohu Waterfall

Jingbohu Waterfall, the largest volcano waterfall in China
Jingbohu Waterfall is located at the conjunction of Jingbohu Lake and Mudanjiang River in Heilongjiang Province of northeast China. When the volcano broke out thousands of years ago, the magma solidified and blocked up the water in the upper reaches of Mudanjiang River and then formed the Jingbohu Lake, which has an area of more than 90 kilometers. In summer, the water concentrates at the outlet of Jingbohu Lake and flows down like thousands of white horses galloping and howling. The waterfall can be three hundred meters wide and has a drop of more than twenty meters in the water high period.

Mt. Lushan waterfall

Mt. Lushan waterfall, the most poetic waterfall in China
Located in the Mt. Lushan scenic area in Jiangxi Province, the beauty of Lushan Waterfall groups have been admired for thousands of years, among which the Three Tier Spring is the most reputed.There is a saying, "One can never say that he has visited Mt. Lushan if he has not been to the Three Tier Spring."
Consisting of 22 waterfalls, 18 rapid torrents, 14 lakes and ponds, the waterfall plummets 155 meters from the pinnacle of Wulao Mountain (Peak of Five Old Men), and comes to an abrupt end against the multi tiered rocks at the cliffs base, creating a mist and fantasy scenery.

Yinlianzhui Waterfall

Yinlianzhui Waterfall, the mellowest waterfall in China

The Yinlianzhui Waterfall is located in Tianxingqiao scenic area, seven kilometers away from Huangguoshu Waterfall in Guizhou Province. The Tainxingqiao scenic area, which is named after a natural rock bridge in its area, is a natural park boasting plants of various types and grotesque rocks. When the waterfall flows through the rocks slowly and softly, it looks like many pieces of white chains hanging from the mountain, the elegant posture has helped it to own the name of "The softest waterfall in China."