China - Ningxia (Chapter)
This is the Ningxia chapter from Lonely Planet’s China guidebook.
With its raw landscape of dusty plains and stark mountains, sliced in two by the Yellow River, Ningxia is a timeless landscape where farmers till the hard yellow earth just like their ancestors did.
- visit the Western Xia Tombs outside Yinchuan, a rare reminder of a long-vanished culture
- explore the little-visited Buddhist grottoes of Xumi Shan, with their hundreds of statues
- be startled by the unsettling statuary in the riveting Arhat Hall of Gao Temple
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Yinchuan, Helan Shan, Zhongwei, Guyuan, Tongxin.