Jincheng

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Introduction:     Jincheng, called Zezhou in ancient times, is o­ne of the early developed areas in China and is o­ne of the cradles of the brilliant Chinese culture. It..

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Jincheng Introduction

     Jincheng, called Zezhou in ancient times, is o­ne of the early developed areas in China and is o­ne of the cradles of the brilliant Chinese culture. It is rich in natural resources and has given birth to a great number of celebrities in Chinese history.
     Jincheng has been famous for its abundant natural resources, there are all kinds of natural resources both o­n and under the ground. Underground natural resources include a dozen of mineral resources, such as coal, coal-bed gas, crystal etc. It is not o­nly the habitat of those rare and precious animals such as macaque, giant salamander etc, but also an arboretum that contains hundreds of precious vegetation.
     Jincheng is abundant in tourism resources. It is worthwhile to visit the ancient architectures and folk houses which is regarded as humane tourist resources and the natural scenery for which the majestic Taihang Mountain as a fine example. At present, more than 2500 ancient architectures scattered in different locations in the city, 115 of them are state level, provincial level, city level key cultural and historical sites under government protection. Most of those architectures are well preserved with good community structure and many attached cultural relics, also they have wonderful surroundings.

Jincheng Traffic

Convenient transportation: The Tai-Jiao (Taiyuan-Jiaozuo) railway which is the main transportation artery connecting Tong-Pu (Datong-Puzhou) railway, Shi-Tai (Shijiazhuang-Taiyuan) railway and Jing-Guang (Beijing-Guangzhou) railway goes through the city. Main highway include the Taiyuan-Dakou highway running through the north to the south, the Yvmenkou-Xiaopingshan (in Lingchuan) highway and Qinshui-Jincheng highway which go through the east to the west.

Aviation
No airport. But it o­nly takes 1 hour by car to Zhen Zhou Airport or Luoyang Airport. You can book tickets at:
Jincheng Zelv Aviation Service Corp.
Address: No.343 Zezhou Road
Telephone: 2022000
Jincheng Jinnian Hotel Tickets Office
Address: Zezhou Road
Telephone: 2025766
Civil Aviation (CAAC) Xiaoguang Tickets Office
Address: Zezhou Road
Telephone: 2054366

Railways
The Tai-Jiao (Taiyuan-Jiaozuo) railway which is the main transportation artery connecting Tong-Pu (Datong-Puzhou) railway, Shi-Tai (Shijiazhuang-Taiyuan) railway and Jing-Guang (Beijing-Guangzhou) railway goes through the city. From Jincheng Tourists can arrive in most of the major cities in China by train.
Address of Jincheng Railway Station: South Zezhou Road
Telephone: 2022726

Highways
Main highway include the Taiyuan-Dakou highway running through the north to the south, the Yvmenkou-Xiaopingshan (in Lingchuan) highway and Qinshui-Jincheng highway which go through the east to the west. Tourists can get to most of the major cities in China by bus from Jincheng.
Jincheng Bus Station
Address: No 4 Jinhui Road
Telephone: 0356-2023618
Jincheng Transportation Corp.
Address: No 163 West Hongxing Street
Telephone: 0356-2022726

Buses:
Bus No1 to No5 runs from 7:00 to 19:00 under summer timetable and from 7:00 to 18:00 for winter. No7 ,No9, No19, No25 runs from 7:00 to 18:00 all the year round.No30 to No32 runs from 7:00 to 19:00 for summer timetable and from 7:30 to 19:00 for winter. For different routes, the buses run at a interval of 10 to 30 minutes respectively.

Jincheng Festivals

1 Jin Merchant Shehuo Festival
Characteristics of the activity:Shehuo as a traditional performance art existent widely among the folks of the Central Jin has become a folk entertainment activity full of good wishes such as happy events, luck and blessing. Its main activity items include appreciating festive lanterns of ancient Pingyao city, hanging auspicious bells o­n marvelous Mianshan Mountain and holding Shehuo in the Wangs’ grand courtyard house.
Location of the activity:Jiexiu Mianshan Mountain, ancient Pingyao City and the Qiaos’ grand courtyard house
Date of the festival:December 28th to January 18th of the Chinese lunar calendar of every year(February 9th to March 1st of the Gregorian calendar)

2 Ancient Pingyao City Cultural and International Tourist Festival
Characteristics of the activity:During the festival, there are several traditional folk culture and arts performances such as Welcoming Guest Ceremony in the Ancient Style, Casting an Embroidered Ball downstairs from a Storied Building to seek a Spouse and Interrogation of the Magistrate in the Feudal Society.
Location of the activity:The main meeting place is not fixed every year.
Date of the festival:It starts from June 9th of every year.

3 Yongji International Lover’s Month
Characteristics of the activity:The love story in the classical opera called the Romance of West Chamber happened here. Hence, this ancient temple with a history of o­ne thousand years become a tourist attraction enjoying a great reputation at and abroad.    
Location of the activity:Pujiu Temple of Yongji City
Date of the festival:September 26th to October 25th of every year

4 Wutai Mountain Temple Fair in June
Characteristics of the activity:Farmers, who want to trade livestock, believers in God, who want to make a pilgrimage to the mountain and worship the     Buddha, tourists home and abroad, who want to take sightseeing, and merchants, who come from all directions to do business, all gather together here. During the busiest period, the people gathering in Taihuai County reaches 140 to 150 thousand. There are also some colorful culture and arts programs at intervals.
Location of the activity:Taihuai Town of Wutai County
Date of the festival:June of every year

5 Buzha Dance (Mask Dance)
Characteristics of the activity:It is a significant Buddhist ritual, which can drive out the evils and greet happiness and peace.  
Location of the activity:Huangjiao Temple of Wutai Mountain
Date of the festival:June 15th of the Chinese lunar calendar of every year

6 Wutai Mountain International Tourist Month
Characteristics of the activity:During the festival, large-scale Buddhist rituals, folk culture and arts activities and the mule & horse livestock trade fair are held.
Location of the activity:Taihuai Town of Wutai County
Date of the festival:July 25th to August 25th of every year

7 Shanxi Noodles Festival
Characteristics of the activity:During the Shanxi Noodles Culture Festival, several activities such as introduction to quality noodle, savoring noodles and performance of making noodles. 
Location of the activity:Taiyuan
Date of the festival:September 27th to October 10th of every year

8 Kitchen God Worship Festival
Characteristics of the activity:When worshipping the kitchen god, the god should first be set up and then sumptuous food and wine are offered as a sacrifice. Cooking vessels, chopping blocks, bamboo containers are also set. Moreover, there is a ceremony of welcoming corpses.
Location of the activity:Every household
Date of the festival:December 23rd of the Chinese lunar calendar of every year

9 Ancient Temple Fair of Jin Ancestral Temple
Characteristics of the activity:The ancient temple fair in the Jin Ancestral Temple has also become a day of worshipping the god.
Location of the activity:Trade companies in all the counties in the suburbs of Taiyuan City
Date of the festival:July 2nd of the Chinese lunar calendar of every year

Jincheng Service Telephones

Jincheng police alarm: 0356-110

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