Helan Shan Gunzhongkou 银川与滚钟口
Helan Shan Gunzhongkou 银川与滚钟口 was our next stop after the Xi Xia Tombs. Gunzhongkou is an historic village that once guarded a pass through the mountains. The village is located at the foot of the rough and rugged Helan Shan mountains (贺兰山) which dominate the area around Yinchuan. The Helan Shan Mountain Range forms a formidable and protective barrier between the city and the barren wastelands of the Gobi Desert in Inner Mongolia.
Not so much a village, though there is a temple and a hand-full of houses, Gunzhongkou is a scenic area in which you can take walks (along marked trails) to pavilions and Continue reading “Helan Shan Gunzhongkou 银川与滚钟口”