About Shishi Travel

Introduction:Shi shi is a charming young city, it is located in the southeast of Fujian province, nabours Quanzhou and Xiamen and is separated from Taiwan by Taiwan Strait in the east. Shishi city is..

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Shishi Introduction

Shi shi is a charming young city, it is located in the southeast of Fujian province, nabours Quanzhou and Xiamen and is separated from Taiwan by Taiwan Strait in the east. Shishi city is close to sea in three sides. The city has 67.7 km coastline and covers a land area of 160 square km and has a population of 300 thousand. GNP of 2002 is 10.7 billion yuan. The city has been ranked national top 100 towns (cities) since 1993.
 As the cradleland and distribution-land of "Ming-style" garment, Shishi city owns more than 5thousand garment manufacturers, over 3 thousand brands and annual output of more than 10 billion yuan. Shishi city is a specialized garment industry basement. With geography center of Shishi city, "Ming-style" garments have been edified by the special geography position and culture. It has special characteristic of "Jin and Tang Dynasty" and "Sea". There're many famous brands, such as "septwolves", "Rich bird", "Qi", "Jiu Wu Wang", "Edenbo", "Jing Xi Bao", "Pin", "Hadeli", "Ye Bao", "Wei lan xi", "Emperor" and "Si Shu lang" etc. An integrated textile pipeline including weaving, printing, accessories making, garments, marketing, transporting has been formulated with the center of garment manufacturing and processing. Shishi city is an important textile fabric distributor. There’re over 1thoussand leisurewear fabric provider in "Mandarin duck pond fabric market" and "Jinhui textile fabric market". Annual exchange amount is up to 12 billion yuan. China Shishi Garment Wholesale city covered an area of 744700 m2 now has begun to be constructed. Every year "3.9" Mainland and Taiwan Textile and Garment Exposition (leisure wear garment exposition) is held in Shishi. It helps to improve the position and enhance the affection of Shishi garment, material and accessories. 
To mend the pace of integration with international market, Shishi Textile and Garment Industry Consotia, QuanZhou Textile and Garment Chamber of Commerce, Fujian Garment and Fashion Industry Association are established. They organize all kinds of industry activities to improve the development of "Ming-style" garment industry.

Shishi Traffic

Shishi does not have its own airport, the nearest airport is the Jinjiang airport located o­n the east of Donghuan Road in Jinjiang city. Jinjiang is near from Shishi. Jinjiang airport has opened several air routes including lines to Hongkong, Manila, Philippines and so o­n..
In Shishi city , the starting price of motorcycle is 5 Yuan, and the taxi is 6 Yuan.
Shishi City Transportation Bureau inquiry Tel :0595-83847102786 Fax :0595-885761207780
Address: traffic building , Changfu island , shishi city, Zip code: 362700
Shishi City long-distance bus stations inquiry TEL :0595-88585841
Address: Shiquan Road217, Shishi City
The third passenger station ticket sale Tel :0595-88593110
Airport ticket office Tel: 8567014582000114
temporary ticket sale TEL: 8562825982000106
Airport inquiry TEL: 85628988
Shishi ticket booking hotline :0595-88791569
Shishi traffic service centres :0595-88881690
Shishi Bus station TEL :0595-88885643
Shishi long-distance bus station TEL :0595-88585641
Shishi Chang-fu bus station TEL :0595-88703039
Shishi public bus company TEL :0595-88596271

Shishi Festivals

People in Shishi are very plain, they have many interesting traditional folk customs and many interesting folk festivals:
1. The Spring Festival: it falls o­n the 1st day of the 1st lunar month,
often o­ne month later than the Gregorian calendar. The Spring Festival is the most important festival for the Chinese people and is when all family members get together, just like Christmas in the West. All people living away from home go back, becoming the busiest time for transportation systems of about half a month from the Spring Festival. Airports, railway stations and long-distance bus stations are crowded with home returnees. People attach great importance to Spring Festival Eve. At that time, all family members eat dinner together. The meal is more luxurious than usual. Dishes such as chicken, fish and bean curd cannot be excluded, for in Chinese, their pronunciations, respectively "ji", "yu" and "doufu," mean auspiciousness, abundance and richness. After the dinner, the whole family will sit together, chatting and watching TV. In recent years, the Spring Festival party broadcast o­n China Central Television Station (CCTV) is essential entertainment for the Chinese both at home and abroad. According to custom, each family will stay up to see the New Year in.
2.Qingming festival :It is o­ne of the 24 seasonal division points in China, falling o­n April 4-6 each year. The Qingming festival is a festival of commemoriation . this is the most important day of sacrifice . Both the Han and minority ethnic groups at this time offer sacrifices to their ancestors and sweep the tombs of the diseased.
Chongyang festival:The 9th day of the 9th lunar month is the traditional Chongyang festival. It usually falls in October in the Gregorian calendar.Enjoying the flourishing chrysanthemum becomes a key activity o­n the festival. Also , people will drink chrysanthemum wine. Women used to stick such a flower into their hair or hang its branches o­n windows or doors to avoid evilness.
3.The Dragon Boat Festival :
The Dragon Boat Festival, the 5th day of the 5th lunar month, has had a history of more than 2,000 years. It is usually in June in the Gregorian calendar. Zongzi is an essential food of the Dragon Boat Festival. It is said that people ate them in the Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 BC). In early times, it was o­nly glutinous rice dumplings wrapped in reed or other plant leaves and tied with colored thread, but now the fillings are more diversified, including jujube and bean paste, fresh meat, and ham and egg yolk. If time permits, people will soak glutinous rice, wash reed leaves and wrap up zongzi themselves. Otherwise, they will go to shops to buy whatever stuff they want. The custom of eating zongzi is now popular in North and South Korea, Japan and Southeast Asian nations.
4.Double seventh festival: The Double Seventh Festival, o­n the 7th day of the 7th lunar month, is a traditional festival full of romance. It often goes into August in the Gregorian calendar.
This festival is in mid-summer when the weather is warm and the grass and trees reveal their luxurious greens. At night when the sky is dotted with stars, and people can see the Milky Way spanning from the north to the south. o­n each bank of it is a bright star, which see each other from afar. They are the Cowherd and Weaver Maid, and about them there is a beautiful love story passed down from generation to generation.
5. zhongyuan festivalis also called “pudu”
6.The Mid-Autumn Festival: it falls o­n the 15th day of the 8th lunar month, usually in October in Gregorian calendar.people will enjoy the full moon and eat moon cakes o­n that day.The moon looks extremely round, big and bright o­n the 15th day of each lunar month. People selected the August 15 to celebrate because it is a season when crops and fruits are all ripe and weather pleasant. o­n the Mid-Autumn Festival, all family members or friends meet outside, putting food o­n tables and looking up at the sky while talking about life. How splendid a moment it is!

Shishi Service Telephones

Shishi Tourism Bureau Tel :0595-88700998 Fax :0595-88707357
Shishi Tourism Bureau complaint phone :0595-88707390
Shishi EPA :0595-88875110, 12369
Shishi telecom bureau :0595-88720000, 10000
Shishi consumer complaints TEL :0595-88767315, 12315
Shishi Construction and Management Department TEL:0595-88703110

Shishi Hotels

  • Overseas Chinese Hotel Shishi

    Overseas Chinese Hotel Shishi

    Three-star Shishi Price:-

    Overseas Chinese Hotel (Shishi Huaqiao Dasha) is close to the Walking Street in the center of Shishi city. It’s 20 kilometer from Quanzhou, 12 minutes drive from the expressway and ..

  • Makerihe Hotel

    Makerihe Hotel

    Preparatory Three-star Shishi Price:-

    Opposite Changfu bus station, the Makerihe Hotel (Mashi Makerihe Jiudian) is 2.5 kilometers away from downtown Shishi.

  • Home Inn (Zifang Road)

    Home Inn (Zifang Road)

    Two-star or Less Shishi Price:-

    Located at the intersection of Zifang Road and Baodao Road, the Home Inns (Zifang Road) (Rujia Kuaijie Jiudian-Zifang Lu Dian) is a chain hotel bordering several dining outlets, banks ..

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