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Video: China's yellow waterfall is a sight to behold

Yellow Waterfall Photograph: (Reuters)

WION Delhi, India Oct 17, 2016, 11.59 AM (IST) WION Edge

The Hukou Waterfall in China is the only yellow waterfall in the world. A naturally formed waterfall, it originates when the mighty Yellow River, which is known as the mother river of China, flows through the Jinxia Grand Canyon on its middle reaches. Literally known as the 'mouth of the teapot' in Chinese, the waterfall is major tourist spot. 

The width of the waterfall changes with the season, usually 30 meters (98 feet) wide, increasing to 50 meters (164 feet) during flood season. It is located at the intersection of Shanxi Province and Shaanxi Province, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Yichuan County of Yan’an. 

Over the years, a number of poets and painters have written about the beauty of the place. The best time to visit the Hukou Waterfall is between April to May and September to November. If you are traveling during the winters, the waterfall transforms into a silvery, icy wonderland.

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