Shenyang

About Shenyang Travel

Introduction:Shenyang is the capital of Liaoning province and China's fifth largest city. The city is located o­n the river basin of the Liaohe and Hunhe Rivers.  Shenyang is considere..

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Shenyang Introduction

Shenyang is the capital of Liaoning province and China's fifth largest city. The city is located o­n the river basin of the Liaohe and Hunhe Rivers.  Shenyang is considered the “hub” of Northeast China.  All road and rail connections pass through Shenyang and it serves as the communication, commerce, science and culture center of Northeast China.  Shenyang has advanced railway and highway systems connecting it with nearby steel-city Anshan, coal-city Fushun, iron-city Benxi, electricity-city Fuxin, forming an industrial city group.                            
  Shenyang is located in the first of 3 Northeast China provinces, in the center of Liaoning province.  It is situated in the inland area of the Liaodong peninsula. Shenyang is north of the Bohai Sea and southwest of the Changbai Mountains.  It has a typical northern temperate continental climate with four distinct seasons.  Shenyang covers an area of 185 sqkm. Shenyang is divided in to 9 districts and also has 3 counties (suburbs) under its jurisdiction.  Shenyang's total area is 12,980 sqkm extending 115 kms from east to west and 205 kms from south to north.  The terrain is smooth, rich with fertile soil and underground resources.
  Shenyang's total population is 6.67 million, with 5.68 million living in urban areas. 
  Shenyang  ranks  first in Liaoning province in terms of  natural  resources ,  with  21  profitable  mineral reserves discovered , including coal, oil, gas  and iron ore.  There are 56 raw materials markets and special markets in Shenyang, with an annual turnover of 12 billion yuan. They deal in steel, timber, coal, nonferrous metals, machinery and chemical engineering products. Shenyang has been an important heavy industrial base in China and has a large work force.

Shenyang Traffic

Air

Located in the middle of Liaoning Province, Shenyang Taoxian International Airport, the biggest airport in northeast China, is 22 kilometers away from the city center. There is a feeder highway stretching to the airport o­n the express from Shenyang to Benxi.
There are over 40 domestic airlines from Shenyang. It has daily flight to Beijing, Pudong Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Haikou, Sanya, Chengdu, Kunming, Jinan, Qingdao, Hangzhou, Wenzhou, Xiamen, Shijiazhuang, Taiyuan, Datong, Zhengzhou, Xi'an, Harbin, Dalian, Chaoyang, Yanji etc.. Other cities have air connection with Shenyang including Baotou, Changsha, Changzhou, Chongqing, Fuzhou, Guilin, Guiyang, Lanzhou, Lianyungang, Nanjing, Ningbo, Shantou, Tianjin, Urumchi, Wuhan, Wuyishan, Zhangjijie and Zhuhai.
Shenyang also serves as a window in northeast China linking to northern and southern Asian countries. Regional airline can fly to Hong Kong, and International Airline may reach Pyongyang, Seoul, Qingzhou, Osaka, Zhahuang, Sapporo, Moscow, New Siberia, Irkutsk, Khabarovsk etc.
It will take you 10 yuan for about 40 minutes' bus travel to airport by airport shuttle bus departing from Maluwan Airline Booking office o­n No.117 Zhonghua Rd.
Airport Information Center: 024-89392335

Railway
There are two railway stations in Shenyang City, namely, Shenyang Railway Station, o­n the boundary between Heping district and New Tiexi district, and Shenyang North Railway Station, o­n the boundary between Shenhe district and Huanggudun district. Trains starting from or passing by Shenyang Railway Station run within the province or to the neighboring Provinces, while trains from Shenyang North Railway Station reah all the major cities throughout the country. More trains pass by and terminate at the Shenyang North Railway Station. Both stations are served by many publin buses.

Highway
The highway network is dense within Liaoning Province. National Highways 101, 102, 202, 304 intersect here and it forms o­ne Circle Five Radiations expressway network. Expressways from Shenyang to Beijing, Yingkou, Dalian, Changchun, Harbin, Fushun, Benxi and Dandong are all open to traffic. Upon 2003, the total highway mileage has reached more than 5000 kilometers, and across-line passenger transport has been open to ten provinces and almost all the cities in Liaoning Province.
There are over ten coach stations in the city.

Taxi
The taxi industry develops fast in Shenyang, and all taxi cars have been mainly unified to Santana and Jetta since 1999. The starting price of taxi is RMB8 within 3 kilometers, after 3 kilometers RMB1.67 per/km. Beyond 10 kilometers there will be an extra charge of returning cost of RMB0.835 per/km.

Shenyang Festivals

First held in 1993, Shenyang International Ice and Snow Festival is o­ne of China's increasingly celebrated winter tourist events. The festival combines recreation, sports and sight-seeing and it attracts millions of visitors from around the world each year. The festival has become a major contributor to the prosperity of tourism in Shenyang as well as Liaoning Province as a whole.

Dependent upon the weather, the festival can last for up to a month during the period from December to February and always gets under way with a magnificent opening ceremony. The Dongbeiya Ski Resort, the Qipanshan (Chessboard Hill) Ski Resort, and the Baiqingzhai Ski Resort are the main venues involved. There are three sections for the festival: the Ice and Snow Sculpture Area, the Entertainment Area and the Alpine Skiing Area.

Shenyang Service Telephones

Shenyang Tourism Complaints Tel: 024-22821999

Liaoning Province Tourism Complaints Tel: 024-86230222

State Tourism Complaints Tel: 010-65275315

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