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Baotou Attractions

Baotou's highlights are concentrated around the surrounding areas. The only worthwhile sight in the city is the Steam Locomotive Museum. Around Baotou, visitors can see the Mausoleum of Genghis Khan, Wudangzhao Lamasery, a large and well-preserved Tibetan monastery, and Resonant Sand Bay, where travelers can experience the unique natural phenomena of singing sands. Covered on this page are the most popular attractions in Baotou.

Most Popular Baotou Attractions

Resonant Sand Bay

This natural scenic area is located 50 km north from Baotou in Erdos City. It lies at the east section of Kubuqi Desert, China's seventh largest desert, and assumes a crescent shape with 100 meters in height ..

The Mausoleum of Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan (AD1162–1227 ) is a legendary hero, the founder of Mongol Empire. He united nomadic tribes in Mongolian Plateau, laid foundation for the unification of China, and then continued his conquest we..

Meidaizhao Lamasery

Meidaizhao Lamasery is located around 80 km east of Baotou city. It was built in 1575 for Alatanhan, a leader of the Mongol tribe in ancient China, also the 17th generation of Genghis Khan. It was one of the ..

Wudangzhao Lamasery

Wudangzhao is a National Key Cultural Relics Protection Unit, a National 4A Tourist Attraction, and one of China's Four Famous Tibetan Buddhist Monasteries. Highlights of Wudangzhao Lamasery St..