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Introduction:Huai'an is located in the center of northern Jiangsu Province, with the Huaihe River flowing through its domain. It is bounded o­n the north by Lianyungang, and neighbors Yangzho..

Districts: Nanjing Changshu Changzhou Huaian Jiangdu Jiangyin Kunshan Lianyungang Liyang Nantong Qidong Suqian Suzhou Taicang Taizhou Tongli Wujiang Wuxi Xuzhou Yancheng

Attractions: Zhou Enlai Memorial Zhouenlai Residence House Qingyan Garden Langshan Zhenhuai Tower Plum Garden and Hengshan Scenic Area Tianping Mountain Chaotian Palace Fishing Bay Huaihai Campaign Martyr’s Memorial Tower Garden

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Huaian Introduction

Huai'an is located in the center of northern Jiangsu Province, with the Huaihe River flowing through its domain. It is bounded o­n the north by Lianyungang, and neighbors Yangzhou and Anhui Province in the south. The time-horned Grand Canal and the modern Beijing-Shanghai Express meet each other in the city. The forth largest freshwater lake in China, Hongze Lake, is just lies in the west of Huai'an. Huai’an administers 4 districts (Qinghe, Qingpu, Huaiyin, Chuzhou) and 4 counties (Lianshui, Hongze, Xuyi, Jinhu). It has a population of 5.18 million and an area of 10100 square kilometres.
As early as five or six thousand years ago, people had created their civilization in this region. It had greatly been exploited in its territory before the Qin Dynasty (221BC-206BC). During the Sui (581-618) and Tang (618-907) dynasties, the excavation of the Grand Canal and the flourishing of salt industry north of the Huaihe River greatly promoted the economy of this region, and its bloom still continued until the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties
It is located in vast plain area, the terrain of the city is plat. Plains constitute the greater part of the city except for the hilly area in southwest Huai'an. It also has large water area including nine rivers and several lakes.Huai'an has the climatic features belonging to the warm temperate and subtropical zones, the boundary of which is the Huaihe River. Therefore, its annual value of solar radiation is greater in northern Huai'an, while the precipitation is just the reverse. At the turn from spring to summer, the plum rain may bright the city heaviest rainfall of a year. Spring and autumn are the beat time to Huai'an. Visitors can escape from the winter chillness and summer heat as well as the rainy season.
The Local Highlights of the city are Jiangsu Xuyi Lobster Festival (around July): a grand festive occasion of Jiangsu Province combining delicacies, culture displays, trade talks, tourist activities and folk performances.
The Scenic Spots of Huai’an are as follows:
Tieshansi National Forest Park: It is the most well preserved and largest kingdom for wildlife in Jiangsu. The 9-square-kilometer Tianquan Lake and the Xuyi Station of Purple Mountain Observatory are situated in the park. In addition, accommodation is available in the park. Therefore, the park is a perfect destination not o­nly for holidays, but also for ecological and astronomical observations.
Qingyan Garden: Formerly Chengnan (South City) Park, the garden is the o­nly classical garden of a government officer in Qing Dynasty. The Hefang Academy is the most characteristic building in the garden.

Huaian Traffic

Air
Airport is under construction.
Railway
Xinchang Railway (Xinyi to Changxing) is under construction, it will pass Huaiyin and Chuzhou, and a station will be built.
Highway
Jinghu Highway( Beijing to Shanghai), Tongsan Highway( Tongjiang of Hei Longjiang to Sanya of Hainan), Huailian Highway(Huai’an to Lian Yungang), Ningxu Highway(Nanjing to Xuzhou) have been built, and XusuHuaiyan Highway, Huaining Highway are under construction, the total length of these highways reach 330 km.
Waterway
Huai’an has been considered as the place where five rivers and nine provinces meet, Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, Huaihe River, Yanhe River, Huai Shuxin River, Subei River and the newly cut channel link Xuzhou o­n the north, Lianyungang o­n the east, Changjiang River o­n the south, nothern Anhui o­n the west, the port can handle up to 13,000,000 tons of cargo a year.
Urban Transportation
No.8 Bus: Huai’an Station- Zhou Enlai Memorial Hall- Chuzhou Station
N0.62 bus: Former Residence of Wu Cheng’en- Shaohu Lake- Former Residence of Zhou Enlai- Zhenhuai Tower- Chuzhou Station- Zhou Enlai Memorial Hall

Taxi: the starting price is 5 Yuan (3 km)
Huaian bus station inquirer and complainant Tel: 3932607
Huaian long-distance station inquiries, complaints Tel: 5912885
Huaian air ticket sale Tel :0517-3945111
Huaian taxi complaints Tel :0517-83936110

Huaian Festivals

Lunar July 7 : Qiqiao Festival
 It is also called Daughter Festival. There is a folk custom that people will hold a fete for the Zhinv, and beg for the wisdom and techenique, so the festival is called Qiqiao.
Lunar June 24: Eat Leizhaisu
There was a legend that the Lunar June 24 is the birthday of Mine God. Eating  leizhaisu is to respect the Mine God. And it is said that people can avoid the eviness and safe and peaceful.

Huaian Service Telephones

National Tourism complaints Tel:-65275315
Huaian Tourism Bureau Tel :0517-3605355
Address: North Huaihai Road121, Huai'an City,
Huai'an City Telecom Branch Tel: 8008284040

Huaian Hotels

  • Laozishan Hotspring Villa

    Laozishan Hotspring Villa

    Three-star Huaian Hongze Price:-

    The Laozishan Hotspring Villa (Laozishan Wenquan Shanzhuang) is situated in Hongze County, convenient to the Hongze Lake scenic area.Various villas are offered in this Huai'an hotel.Duri..

  • Motel 168 (Beijing Road)

    Motel 168 (Beijing Road)

    Two-star or Less Huaian Qinghe Price:-

    Hotel has a well-equipped guest rooms and entertainment facilities, leisure is the ideal place to stay.---

  • Huaian Guoxin Hotel

    Huaian Guoxin Hotel

    Preparatory Five-star Huaian Price:-

    The Huaian Guoxin Hotel (Huaian Guoxin Dajiudian) is within walking distance of Wanda Plaza, a convention and exhibition center and downtown area.

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