The Ningxia Hui autonomous region in Northwest China is one of the birthplaces of Chinese civilization and an important stop on the ancient Silk Road.
Boasting diverse landforms and physiognomy, Ningxia has been hailed as "the miniature garden of Chinese tourism". It is also an ideal place for observing stars due to its clear skies, dry climate and clean environment.
Amazing China in 60 Seconds is a short-video series covering cultural and scenic hotspots across the country.
Footage provided by the culture and tourism bureau of Ningxia