Guiyang's name was first found in the New Records of Guizhou Tujing in the Ming Dynasty. It was first built in the Yuan Dynasty. During the Yongle Period of the Ming Dynasty, Guizhou Province was established. Guiyang became the political, military, economic and cultural center of Guizhou Province. There are more than 30 ethnic minorities in the territory, including 32 tourist attractions such as mountains, rivers, canyons, lakes, karsts, caves, waterfalls, primitive forests, humanities, ancient city pavilions and so on.
In April 2018, it was classified by the State Administration of Market Supervision and Administration as "the key renovation cities of pyramid marketing in 2018". The Best Quality Tourist City of China National Tourism in 2018. The National Health City was reconfirmed in 2018.