Dandong

About Dandong Travel

Introduction:Dandong is located in the frontier of Northeast of China, at the Northwest bank of Yalu River in the Southeast of Liaoning Province. It is located in the south of the Changbai Mountain ch..

Districts: Shenyang Anshan Dalian Dandong Haicheng Jinzhou Panjin Tieling Yingkou Benxi Chanyang Fushun Fuxin Huludao Liaoyang Xingcheng

Attractions: Duanqiao Bridge over Yalu River Wulongbei hot spring Dagu Mountain Dalu Island Tianhua mountain forest park The Commemoration Hall of the War to Resist U.S. Aggression and Aid Korea Qingshan Ravine Yalu River Bridge The Great Wall on Tiger Mountain Yalu River Park

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Dandong Introduction

Dandong is located in the frontier of Northeast of China, at the Northwest bank of Yalu River in the Southeast of Liaoning Province. It is located in the south of the Changbai Mountain chain north of the Yellow Sea. Facing the city of Sinuiju of D.P.R.K across the Yalu river. Border upon Benxi city in the north, and Xiuyan County of Anshan city in the northwest and west, Dalian o­n the southwest, the geography coordinate of the Dandong city downtown is 124°23´E and 40°07´N, the most distance from east to west of the region are 196 km, and the most distance from north to south of the region are 160 km, With a regional land area of 15,222 square kilometers, among it the downtown area are 832 square kilometers, with the coastline of 93.3 km, there are islands and islets Dalu island and Zhang island etc.
Situated in China's frontier area, Dandong has always been a vital fortress of great military importance since extremely long ago. During the last years of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), the cutting-off of trade communication with outside areas made it decay, and it was gradually involved in a promising state in early Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). It was until 1965 that Dandong was changed its name from Andong City.

Dandong Traffic

Dandong Airport stands in the southwest outskirt, about 14 kilometers (8.7 miles) from downtown Dandong offering flights to Beijing everyday and three flights a week to Shanghai and Shenzhen, two flights to Sanya. In 2007, Dandong-Seoul flight was opened in May.
Dandong is about 250 kilometers (155 miles) from Shenyang and 300 kilometers (186 miles) from Dalian, about three and a half hours' drive to the destinations. For individual visitors, buses to Shenyang and Dalian are easily available from the passenger transport central station of Dandong in No.98, Shiwei Road, Zhenxing District.
The Port of Dandong is seated o­n the west side of the Yalu River outlet. It consists of a sea port and a river port: Dadong in southern Donggang City and Langtou in Langtou Town o­n the lower reaches of the Yalu River. They are respectively 43 and 12 kilometers (27 and 7.5 miles) from the Dandong city proper. From the Port of Dandong, visitors can go upstream and admire the scenery along the river. Furthermore, there are two passenger transport ships a week running from Dandong to Inchon and Busan of Korea.

Taxi: the basic charge is 5 yuan within 3 kilometeres, and the exceeding is 1.8 yuan per kilometer.

Dandong Festivals

Dandong Theatrical Company's founded formally in March, 1980 o­n the basis of Dandong Art Troupe Theatrical Company in 1958,with more than 50 playing staffs. Since its establishment they've arranged successively more than 20 large modern dramas and sketches loved by the mass, including the large modern drama-《Azalea's blooming》 etc. won the municipal and provincial Creation Performance Prize. o­n the basis of playing the modern drama, with the departments concerned they've cooperatively recorded and made more than 20 TV plays and more than&127;10 radio plays whose major roles and important roller's acted by its actors. In 《The Chief Judge》and 《The New Bank》etc. they're considerably influenced all over the country. A few were used to act as the major characters in the films and TV plays by other theatres and film studies. The modern drama-《The Oak Ditch》 won the gold prize in the Eastern-Three-Province Modern Drama Festival of 1992 and the silver prize in the provincial 2nd Art Festival. 
     The major theatrical performance places in our city's Dandong Culture Palace and Dandong Theatre. Located in the center of the city, Dandong Culture Palace, a recreative place with the style of the classical building, 3,200 meters building area and 1,032 seats, receives some important performing activities. 
    Dandong Theatre's a performing place set up and used in May, 1986 with modernization facilities, 7,306 meters building area and 13,200 seats. At present it's being perfected continuously in many aspects yet.

Dandong Service Telephones

Dandong airport inquiry Tel: 0415-2217999
Dandong airport Urban Ticket Office Tel :0415-2123427
 Dandong city government Ticket Office Tel :0415-2133943
 Eastern Harbour Hotel Ticket Office Tel :0415-7122782
 Fungcheng City Ticket Office Tel :0415-8124551
 Kuandian County Ticket Office Tel :0415-5123073
 Xiuyan County Ticket Office Tel :0415-7837768
 Dandong Railway Station Inquiry :0415-2021222
 Dandong long-distance passenger terminal Tel :0415-2137966
 Dandong City tourist complaints Tel :0415-3147943
 Dandong City Hospital Tel :0415-2814132
 Dandong City, the second hospital Tel :0415-6163479
 Chinese medicine hospitals in Dandong City Tel :0415-2121563

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