Tianshui South railway stationA major stop on the high-speed line from Xi'an to Lanzhou, Xining, and Urumqi. Also has high-speed sleeper train service to Shanghai.
Tianshui stationStation for low-speed sleeper trains. Destinations include Lanzhou (4 hours), Urumqi (28-35 hours), Xian (4 hours), Xining (8 hours), and Yinchuan (14 hours).
By busLong Distance Bus Station is at Xinhua Road, Qincheng.
- Gangu - takes about 2 hours
- Lanzhou - takes about 4 hours
- Linxia - takes about 10 hours
- Pingliang - takes about 8 hours
- Xian - takes about 5-6 hours
Tianshui Maijishan AirportA small airport with limited service to major domestic hubs, centrally located.
Taizi mosqueMosque located in Da Zhong Zhong Lu, with Halaal food available nearby.
Maijishan National ParkNearly 200 ancient Buddhist grottoes on a vertical mountain cliff, well-preserved but be prepared to climb some stairs.
Yuquan TempleAncient Taoist temple overlooking Tianshui, dating from the Yuan dynasty. It is still possible to drink from the spring, for a donation.
Fuxi TempleAncient Taoist temple dedicated to the inventor of the trigram and a number of other mathematical systems, games, and tricks. The city museum in the back is also well worth visiting
Tianshui City MuseumMuseum with an extensive collection of ancient pottery from the area.
Antique Marketaddress: Jiefang Road
Immortals' CliffsTemples built under the shelter of an enormous overhanging cliff.
Tianshui Lacquer CarvingsDecent prices on lacquarware compared to the rest of China. Bargain hard and you may be a winner!
Hongqiao Hotelphone: +86 938 2618882
Tianyao Hotelphone: +86 938 8287503address: Minzhu Road, Qincheng District
Maiji Hotelphone: +86 938 4920000
Youju Hotelphone: +86 938 8295566address: Central Square, Qincheng District
- Gangu and Great Statue Mountain - temple complex that hugs the ridge overlooking a small tourist-free town