Wenling

About Wenling Travel

Introduction:Wenling is a small costal city located 300km south of Shanghai. Wenling forms part of Taizhou City. Taizhou is a newly developed comprehensive coastal city in the middle part of Zhejiang&..

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Wenling Introduction

Wenling is a small costal city located 300km south of Shanghai. Wenling forms part of Taizhou City. Taizhou is a newly developed comprehensive coastal city in the middle part of Zhejiang's coastal area Taizhou is a city at prefecture level, having jurisdiction over three regions, namely Jiaojiang, Huangyan and Luqiao, two cities at county level, Wenling and Linhai, and four counties, Yuhuan, Tiantai, Xianju and Sanmen. The municipal government is located at Jiaojiang Region. The city of Taizhou covers a continental area of 9411 square kilometres, a sea area of 80,000 square kilometres, with 745 kilometres of coastline and a population of 5.36 million. Wenling belongs to the sub-tropical monsoon climate region

Wenling Traffic

Wenling has convinent transportation, it is 25 km away from Huangyan Airport, where have flights to Shanghai, Guangzhou and the other big and small cities. Haimeng Port supply wide wharf for gigantic cargoships. 104 National Highway, and the Yong-Tai-Wen Highway(under construction) run through Wenling area.
Taxi: The basic charge is 5 yuan within 1.5 km, and adding 40% per km for the additional mileage.

Wenling bus station booking hotline: 0576-6227345
Wenling Railway Information Desk: 2585
Wenling Civil Aviation Information Desk: 2580
Wenling Traffic Accidents Police Reporting Tel: 122
Taizhou City, the Civil Aviation Authority (Huangyan) Tel: 0576-2512778
Taizhou Bus Passenger Transport Station (Jiaojiang) Tel: 0576-8310912, 8310923
Taizhou Bus Passenger Transport West Station (Huangyan) Tel: 0576-4017061, 4107066
Taizhou Bus Passenger Transport South Station (Luqiao) Tel: 0576-2439501, 2439522

Wenling Festivals

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.
The Spring Festival falls o­n the 1st day of the 1st lunar month, often o­ne month later than the Gregorian calendar. It originated in the Shang Dynasty (c. 1600 BC-c. 1100 BC) from the people's sacrifice to gods and ancestors at the end of an old year and the beginning of a new o­ne.
Strictly speaking, the Spring Festival starts every year in the early days of the 12th lunar month and will last till the mid 1st lunar month of the next year. Of them, the most important days are Spring Festival Eve and the first three days. The Chinese government now stipulates people have seven days off for the Chinese Lunar New Year.

Dragon boat festival
Date: 5th day of the 5th lunar month
Place: Nationwide
Activities: Dragon Boat races and eating of tzungtzu (pyramid-shaped rice wrapped in reed or bamboo leaves).
Remarks: The Chinese Dragon Boat Festival has the longest history of any of the festivals celebrated in China. Dragon boat races are held to the sounds of thunderous drumbeats. Racing teams row vigorously, sprinting forward to reach the finish line.
In Chinese tradition, the dragon boats attempt to rescue the patriotic poet, Chu Yuan. Chu Yuan drowned himself because his king would not take his advice. As a result, his kingdom was conquered. Chu Yuan drowned himself o­n the fifth day of the fifth month in 277 B.C. To save his body, people fed the fish cooked rice. They rowed boats and threw bamboo leaved filled with cooked rice into the water. Later, the custom of eating tzungtzu and rice dumplings became part of the festival.

Wenling Service Telephones

Wenling City tourism hotline: 0576-86208699
Wenling City tourism complaints Tel: 96,118
Wenling City Dongxia Bathing Place Tel: 0576-86657758
Wenling Diaobin Ropeway Service Tel: 0576-86688376, 86688018
Wenling Hankeng Longtan Tourism Services Tel: 0576-86273036
Wenling Liushuikeng Fishing Tourism Services Tel: 0576-86733181

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