Xiao Gun Zhong Kou (Small Rolling Bell Opening of Mountain Helan) is located to the west of Yinchuan, about 25 km from the city. Early in the age of the Western Xia Dynasty, it was already a famous tourism place. The buildings of imperial palaces for residence in summer have a total length of 10 km. The pavilions, towers, high buildings and pavilions scattered here and there, increase the beauty of this place. The buildings such as “Laojun Hall”, “Yuwang Platform”, “Wancui Pavilion” and etc help people to imagine the glory of the Western Xia Dynasty. There are many wonderful sights, such as “Bi Jia Shan (Pen-holding Hill)”, “Yingtao Gou (Cherry Gully)”, “Qing Yang Tiao Jian (wild goat jumping over the stream)” and etc. At the top of the Mountains, you can see the “Buddha Light of Helan” just similar to the “precious Light of Ermei (a famous mountain in Sichuan province)”. The green grass and trees, and running streams make people feel very pleasant. Especially in summer, with the mild wind gently bringing in the cool and blow the heat away, it is a nice place for tourism and summer residence.
Admission fee: RMB ￥ 12 per person