Shangrao

About Shangrao Travel

Introduction:Shangrao is located northeast of Jiangxi, with Mt Sanqing (first fairy peak south of the Yangtze River) in the east, Lake Poyang in the west, Mt Huanggang (first peak in East China) in ..

Districts: Nanchang JingdeTown Jinggangshan Jiujiang Lushan Shangrao Wuyuan Pingxiang Dexing Fengcheng Fuzhou Ganzhou Gao'an Guixi Ji Ruijin Xinyu Yichun Yingtan Zhangshu

Attractions: Sanqing Mountian Dragon Pool Waterfall Group Sanqing Mountian Shangxia Xiaoqi Dazhang mountain Poyang lake Ciping Badashanren Former Residence August First Nanchang Uprising Museum Academy of White Beer Cave

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Shangrao Introduction

Shangrao is located northeast of Jiangxi, with Mt Sanqing (first fairy peak south of the Yangtze River) in the east, Lake Poyang in the west, Mt Huanggang (first peak in East China) in the south and Wuyuan (most beautiful rural area in China) in the north. There are the Immortals' Cave (origin of the world rice), Ehu Academy of the Classical Learning, Guyang Opera, and home village of Zhu Xi, Zhan Tianyou and Fang Zhimin in the city.
Shangrao gained its name by its rich local products and abundant natural source. In this area, there is much beautiful scenery. Tourists could find the prettiest countryside in China and the peerless mountain peaks in the south of the Yangtze River.
The famous scenic spot Guifeng Peak is located in Shangrao,. Guifeng Peak consists of three scenic areas. 1, the Guifeng Scenic Area with "36 small peaks and eight major scenic spots", 2, the huge rock sculpture culture park with the Nanyan Temple the first grotto south of the Yangtze River, as the mainstay; 3, the traditional culture and education area covers Fang Zhimin Memorial Hall, the Dieshan Academy and other humane landscapes.

Shangrao Traffic

By water:
Shangrao  is a result of the four river branch network, the river's Le’an and Xin longitudinally, and the Chang flowing latitudinally. These rivers, along with the large Poyang Lake (Poyang hu), are still used as useful modes of transporting goods and people.
By road:
The road system in Shangrao is fairly good. National roads No.320,NO.206, Wenli Expressway and NO.311 Highway intersect here making it very convenient to get in or out of Shangrao city.
Public Bus:
There are more than ten public bus to each scenic spot of the city
Taxi:
The  starting fare of taxi in Shangrao is 4 Yuan, and the distance surcharge is 1.4 Yuan per kilometre.

Shangrao Festivals

Dragon boat race
The Dragon Boat race in the city of Shangrao is held o­n the fifth day of the fifth mouth in Chinese lunar calendar also known as Duanwu Festival. The dragon boat race in Jiangxi takes place in the Xin River. Every year o­n the morning of the dragon boat festival, thousands of people gather in the banks of the Xin River and wait there to watch the race. Usually, at 9:00 am, the dragon boats of every village wait there and they are ready for the race. When the race starts, the whole river cheers. It is really wonderful.
Banlong Festival
Villagers wield wooden benches decorated in the pattern of a dragon with a length of about 300 meters in Miaojia Village of Shangrao.

Shangrao Service Telephones

Railway
Shangrao City railway station tickets Hotline :0793-7022322
Shangrao City, Xinhua Hotel ticket hotline :0793-8330298
Automotive
Shangrao City long-distance bus station Tel :0793-8250792
Tourist Complaints
Shangrao City Consumer Association Tel :0793-3841028
Hospital
Shangrao City People's Hospital Tel :0793-8100429

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