About Yiwu Travel

Introduction:Yiwu is located in the central area of Zhejiang province with a total land area of 1,105 square kilometers. The whole city governs 8 towns and 5 subdistricts, has a population of 670,000 ..

Districts: Haining Hangzhou Anji Cixi Deqing Dongyang Fenhua Fuyang Haiyan Huangyan Huzhou Jiashan Jiaxin Jinhua Lanxi Linan Linhai Lishui Longyou Ningbo

Attractions: Yiwu International Trade City Binghu Dong Breeze-ruffled Lotus at Quyuan Garden Hezhang Peak Hemudu Village Puji Temple East Lake Sanwei Study Lulanqingsha Jianglang Mountain

Yiwu Maps

Yiwu Introduction

Yiwu is located in the central area of Zhejiang province with a total land area of 1,105 square kilometers. The whole city governs 8 towns and 5 subdistricts, has a population of 670,000 registered as local domiciliary and 600,000 as external temporary. Yiwu has a long history. It was in the 25th of Ying Zheng of Qin Dynasty (B.C. 222), was in Wushang County, in the 7th of Wu De of Tang Dynasty (A.D. 624), and was changed as Yiwu, in 1998, when it was established as a City. From old times, Yiwu has gained the honor of being the Home of Culture, Luo Binwang - o­ne of the Four Outstanding Persons in Early Tang Dynasty, Zong Ze - the famous Anti-Jin General of Song Dynasty, and Zhu Danxi - o­ne of the four famous doctors of Jin and Yuan Dynasty. In modern times, Yiwu has produced educationist Chen Wangdao, literature theorist Feng Xuefeng and historian Wu Han, among others.

Yiwu features the largest market of consumer goods in the world, which covers a total business area of 2.6 million km2 with 50,000 booths and 200,000 business people. It gathers 320,000 kinds of goods in 1,502 categories of 34 industries, and its daily visit is over 200,000 persons. nThe products here have been sold to 206 countries and regions with an export of over 1,000 standard containers everyday, resulting in over 55% of the countries is foreign-oriented. It has become the international circulation center and information center of consumer goods and the export base of light industry products in China. Its trade volume ranks the top for 14 successive years since 1991 in specialized markets in the country and won the unique honor of "Value Quality, Honor Credibility" from General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine

Yiwu Traffic

Bus From Shanghai to Yiwu
If you take bus, it leaves about every 1 hour and available at various long distane inter-province bus stations ( called chang tu ke yun zhan in Chinese) . Some stations got more schedules than others. Make sure you know which station you are going to. Again, the hotel staff should be able to give you directions. You may want to go to either the general station ( or Ke yun Zong zhan at No. 1662 of Zhongxing Road) or Pacific Station (tai ping yang station at No. 710 Hengfeng Road.) Actually buses are just fine if you don't get car sick.
Private transportation From Shanghai to Yiwu (Recommended for group of 2 people or more)
If you want more comfort and privacy, we can also arrange private car/van pick up from Shanghai to Yiwu. It costs about 1000-1200 RMB regularly, but with our long business relationship with many taxi companies and private drivers, your discount rate is o­nly 800-850 RMB. It's actually quite economical too, if you come in group of 2 people or more.

Yiwu Airport lies 5.5 kilometers (3.4 miles) northwest of Yiwu City and 51 kilometers (31.7 miles) from the urban area of Jinhua City. As the largest airport in middle-western Zhejiang Province, Yiwu airport can handle large planes like the MD-82, B-737, and A-320. Its apron can hold 3 large planes and 2 small planes. The Domestic Waiting Hall accommodates 500 passengers.

Trains from SHANGHAI to YIWU
Train takes about 5 hours or less from shanghai to yiwu. There're plenty of options between shanghai and yiwu. Make sure you board a quicker and clearner o­ne. The staff at your hotel should provide you with booking assistance.

Taxi: There are about 2000 taxies in Yiwu, the basic charge is 5 yuan within 2 kms, 1.8 yuan per km for the exceeding.

Yiwu Railway Station Inquiry Tel: 0579-5522468
Yiwu station booking Tel: 0579-5522987, 0579-3802211
Yiwu railway ticket reservations at the post office: 1606168
Binwang Passenger transport station Tel: 0579-5130066
South Passenger transport station: 0579-5123069, 0579-5317946
Jiang Passenger transport station Tel: 0579-5131022, 0579-5365025
Yiwu Taxi Management Office Tel: 0579-5433334

Yiwu Festivals

The first solar term of every year is "Lichun", people usually cal it "beating the spring."
January 1, is the world's recognized New Year's Day.
"Shangyuan Festival", that is, o­n the 15thday of lunar New Year.
February 5: Desire Festival, also known as the Wishing Day
March 8: Women's Day
March 12: Arbor Day
Lunar March 8: Tomb-sweeping Day
May 1: May Day
Luanar May 5: "The Dragon Boat Festival"
June 1: International Children's Day
July 1: Anniversary of the Founding of the Chinese Communist Party
July 7: anniversary of the Anti-Japanese War
Lunar July 7: the Double-Seventh Day
August 1: Army Day
Lunar August 15: Mid-Autumn Festival
Lunar September 9: Chung Yeung Festival
September 10: Teacher's Day
October 1: National Day

Yiwu Service Telephones

Yiwu City Tourism Bureau Tel: 0579-85522170
Yiwu City Tourism Bureau complaints Tel: 0579-85330216
Yiwu International Trade Zone Tourist inquiry and complaints Tel: 0579-85185555, 0579-85191519

Yiwu Hotels

  • Hyde Jianguo Hotel Yiwu

    Hyde Jianguo Hotel Yiwu

    Five-star Yiwu Yiwu City Center Price:-

    The Hyde Jianguo Hotel (Haide Jianguo Jiudian) is a comprehensive business hotel close to Haide Park, just a nine-minute drive from the world's largest small commodity wholesale market Yi..

  • Dadonggang Hotel

    Dadonggang Hotel

    Two-star or Less Yiwu Price:-

    Located at the intersection of Huangyuan Road and Jiangdong Road, the Dadonggang Hotel (Dadonggang Jiudian) is only a five-minute walk from a small commodities market, near a bus station,..

  • Fuheng Hotel

    Fuheng Hotel

    Two-star or Less Yiwu Yiwu City Center Price:-

    The Fuheng Hotel (Fuheng Dajiudian) is situated close to the Meihu Convention and Exhibition Center. This Yiwu hotel's various rooms come outfitted with computers, high-speed broadband in..

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