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Wuwei

Wuwei was called Liangzhou in the history. Located in the east of the Hexi Corridor of Gansu Province, China, Wuwei was an important section of the ancient Silk Road. The name of Wuwei is from the “brilliant military puissantness ” of the General Huo Qubin in the Han Dynasty to defeat the Xunnu ethnic group invader in the ancient Hexi Corridor.
Wuwei is a famous historical cultural city and opening up city, the capital of tourist symbol of China, the hometown of the Chinese grape wine, the witness place of Tibet belonging to China, and the unique native haunt of the White Yak in the world. With a population of 2 million(2014), Wuwei owns the centuries-old history, rich cultural heritages, particular natural sceneries and multiform ethnologic amorous -feelings. There are 543 relics and historical sites in the city.

Major Attractions
Leitai Han Dynasty Tomb
It is the place unearthed the Bronze Galloping Horse, the Symbol of China’s Tourism, the Xixia Monument, is addressed as “a living dictionary” by scholars from home and abroad,
Wuwei Confucian Temple
Located in the city downtown,. Wuwei Confucius Temple is named the champion of the ancient education schools , is well-known as “the top Academy of learning”,