Yangzhou

About Yangzhou Travel

Introduction:Yangzhou is situated between north latitude 32°11' – 33°25', east longitude; 119°- 120° in the confluence of the Yangtze River and the Grand Canal;   in the south ..

Districts: Nanjing Changshu Changzhou Huaian Jiangdu Jiangyin Kunshan Lianyungang Liyang Nantong Qidong Suqian Suzhou Taicang Taizhou Tongli Wujiang Wuxi Xuzhou Yancheng

Attractions: Xianhe Temple Slender West Lake Daming Temple Qionghuaguan Phoenix 's Island Ecological Ttourist Zone Yangzhou Ancient Canal Gaoming Temple Geyuan Garden Heyuan Garden Slender West Lake Xintiandi

Yangzhou Maps

Yangzhou Introduction

Yangzhou is situated between north latitude 32°11' – 33°25', east longitude; 119°- 120° in the confluence of the Yangtze River and the Grand Canal;   in the south of Jiangsu province, the north bank of lower reaches of the Yangtze River, the south end of Jianghuai Plain;It covers an area of 6634 square kilometers with a population of 4.5361 million. Yangzhou administers Guangling District, Weiyang District, Yizheng District; Yizheng, Jiangdu, and Gaoyou City of county level; and Baoying County.
Yangzhou is a famous city of history and culture. The city has a history of 2480 years; a leading economic and cultural center and major port of foreign trade and external exchange since ancient time in the lower reaches of the Yangtze River and Huaihe rivers
Yangzhou is widely renowned as a city of fantastic landscape, historical figures, rich culture, and long history. It is endowed with a lots of sights with broad appeal including  the imperial mausoleums of Han and Sui dynasties, sites of ancient cities in Tang and Song dynasties, Private gardens in Ming and Qing dynasties. The local highlights in Yangzhou are Yangzhou pickles, sticky candy, ginkgo, Qionghuayu liquor, Nanshan green tea, Baoying lotus root starch, Jiangdu short pastry, lacquerware, jadeware, embroidery, paper-cut, art & crafts velvet flavers

Yangzhou Traffic

By air
There is no civil aviation airport in Yangzhou by now. Tourists can first reach Nanjing Lukou Airport or airport in Shanghai and take o­n a plane there to your destination. Yangzhou Coach Passenger Transport Station has many shifts of coach to Nanjing; usually it takes about o­ne hour and is very convient.

Moreover, there are special lines fromYangzhou to the Lukou Airpor tof Nanjing; you can get o­n the bus at the Bookigng Office of Foreign Exchange and Service Center (west to Xiyuan Restaurant); there are buses available from 8: 30 to 14: 30.
Railway
Yangzhou Railway Station lies in the north bank of West Wencheng Road, Xincheng District. It is seven kilometer off the city center. There are five pairs of train to various cities, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Wuhan, and Xian, etc. Tourists can take the nonstop train from Beijing, or express train from Shanghai or Guangzhou to Yangzhou.
There are Bus No. 22 and 26 available to the railway station.
Highway
Yangzhou is located in the Yangtze River Delta. Jinghu (Beijing to Shanghai) Freeway and Ningtong (Ningbo to Tongzhou) Freeway meet each other and run across the city.

By now, there are three coach passenger transport stations, and they are respctivley Yangzhou Passenger Transport Station, East Yanzhou Passenger Transport Station, and Xinqu Passenger Transport Station.

Yangzhou Passenger Transport Station is the largest logn distance passenger transort station within the city. It lies o­n the sourthern tip of Hancheng Road. Every day there are shits of coach to cities in Jiangsu Province. and to places such as Beijing, Shanghai, Shandong, Zhejiang, and Fujian, etc.
Call for Service and Consultation: 0541-7963658
Complain Call: 0514-5105101, 0514-7860011
East Yanzhou Passenger Transport Station lies at No. 47, West Canal Road. There are coaches available from Yangzhou to various big and small cities in China. Tourists can take Bus No. 4, No. 9, No, 12, No. 25, No. 26, No. 33, No. 101, or No. 209 directly to the station.
Service Call: 0514-5105203
Yangtze River and Jinghang Great Canal add radiance to each other, providing convenient waterway transportation in Yangzhou.
by water
The largest port in Yangzhou—Yangzhou Port lies 11.5 kilometers to the south of the urban area, and at the adjacent part of Jianghang Canal and Yangtze River. There are passenger transport lines to Nanjing, Wuhu, Jiujiang, Huanshi, and Wuhan at the upper streams of Yangtze River, and Hangzhou, Nantong, and Shanghai at its lower streams.
Public Bus
By now there are about 30 bus lines available in Yangzhou, and they can bring you to various parts of the city. Sightseeing in Yangzhou therefore is very convenient.
The ticket price of all buses in the city is o­ne yuan
Taxi
Most taxis in Yangzhou are Santana and Fukang brand. The starting price is 7 yuan. It usually takes ten yuan from any place of the city to your expected scenic spot.

Yangzhou Festivals

Luna Culture Festival , Yangzhou
The festival was firstly held in 2000, taking “Promote the culture of Yangzhou” as the subject. In Chinese history, Yangzhou gets a nickname called “Luna Town”, from the traditional mid- autumn festival event of “Moon Enjoyment” Held from September to October, the festival organizes series of activities including Bathing Festival, Yangzhou Food Exhibition, night tour of lake “ Shouxihu” and other spots.

The flowery March Festival
From the Year 2000, Yangzhou periodically held the Flowery March Tourist Festival and Moon Culture Festival with the aim to promote the development of tourism

Yangzhou Service Telephones

Ambulance: 0514-120, 7360057
fire alarm: 0514-119
Public Security Alarm: 0514-110
Water traffic police: 0514-7875649, 12395
Traffic Accidents Alarm: 0514-122
Weather Forecast: 0514-121
Station Information Center : 0514-7813658
Yangzhou port inquiries : 0514 -7571995
Railway transportation : 0514-7881918
Urban consumer complaints TEL: 0514-12315
Consumer associations :0514-7365315
Tourism Bureau :0514-7325601

Yangzhou Hotels

  • Yunjin Holiday  Hotel

    Yunjin Holiday Hotel

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    Hotel has a well-equipped guest rooms and entertainment facilities, leisure is the ideal place to stay.---

  • Yiyuan Hotel

    Yiyuan Hotel

    Three-star Yangzhou Guangling Price:-

    The Yiyuan Hotel (Yiyuan Fandian) stands in the vibrant downtown area, and is close to several bus lines, making visit to popular tourist sights quite convenient.Guests of this Yangzho..

  • Yangzhou Hejiamei Hotel

    Yangzhou Hejiamei Hotel

    Two-star or Less Yangzhou Guangling Price:-

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