Zhongshan

About Zhongshan Travel

Introduction:Zhongshan City, a prefecture-level municipality under the direct jurisdiction of Guangdong Province, has 24 affiliated towns and districts. Located at the south mid of the Pear River Delt..

Districts: Guangzhou Chaozhou Donguan Enping Foshan Heyuan Huizhou Jiangmen Kaiping Maoming Meizhou Qinyuan Shantou Shanwei Shaoguan Shenzhen Taishan Yangjiang Zencheng Zhanjiang

Attractions: Lotus World Meian Nunnery Museum of the Nanyue King of Western Han Dynasty Foshan Ancestral Temple Zhenhai Tower Seven-star Cave Hong Panyu Wildlife World Qingxin Hot Mineral Spring Tourism and Holiday Resort Zhenshan Hill Yuexiu Park

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Zhongshan Introduction

Zhongshan City, a prefecture-level municipality under the direct jurisdiction of Guangdong Province, has 24 affiliated towns and districts. Located at the south mid of the Pear River Delta, it covers a total area of 1,800 sq km. It borders Guangzhou o­n the north and is adjacent to Hong Kong and Macao SARs. With an annual average temperature of 22 degrees centigrade, Zhongshan has a permanent population of 1,350,000. It is the birthplace of Dr. Sun Yat-sen,the great forerunner of Chinese democratic revolution, and is also a famous ancestral homeland for overseas Chinese. Over 800,000 overseas Chinese living in 87 countries and regions around the world including Hong Kong and Macao SARs and Taiwan Province can trace their ancestry to Zhongshan.
In recent years, Zhongshan has successively obtained such honors as National Clean City, National Advanced Unit in City Planning and Management, National Garden City, National Advanced City Practising Rejuvenation through Science and Technology, National Model City of Environmental Protection, China's Excellent Tourism City, National Advanced City in the Campaign of Building Culturally-advanced Cities and Guangdong Culturally-advanced City. In 1997, the city was selected by the United Nations as the recipient of Habitat Scroll of Honor Award.

Zhongshan Traffic

Air
There is no airport in Zhongshan, but it is very convenient to Zhuhai Airport. It o­nly takes you 50 minutes from the urban of Zhongshan to Zhuhai Airport by bus, and you can also take planes at Guangzhou Airport.
Zhongshan Flight Service Corporation:
Location: No.142 the First Zhongshan Road, Zhongshan
Enquiry Tel::0760-8611968

Highway:
The long distance buses to every parts of Guangdong Province and to Guangxi Province, Jiangxi Province, Guizhou Province, Sichuan Province, Hunan Province Hainan Province, Hubei Province, Zhejiang Province, Fujian Province and other provinces can be taken at Zhongshan Bus Terminal every day.
Location of Zhongshan Bus Terminal: West Sunwen Road
Enquiry Tel: 0760-8872149

Ship
Zhongshan Passengers’ Port is situated in the beautiful, prosperous overseas Chinese’ hometown-the Torch High-Tech Development Zone, which is lying o­n the south of the watercourse, and the distance between this port and Hong Kong, is o­nly 51 sea miles. The Passengers’ Port covers an area of 28,286 square meters, the new Customer Building and Square which with developed equipments and beautiful surroundings are also situated at convenient locations. Foe the purpose of booking tickets conveniently, more than 40 ticket offices have been set all around every district and town in Zhongshan, what is more, 4 bus lines are offered to visitors freely. At Zhongshan Passengers’ Port, convenient and thoughtful visa service is especially offered for the overseas Chinese and foreigners.

Local Transport

Bus Price: 2 yuan for each person
Taxi-meters are used in taxies. The fee is as follow in 10 kilometers;
1. First class: (including Herzog Brand, Daxin Brand) 10 yuan for the first 3 kilometers (gasoline included), 0.6 yuan would be charged every 250 meters beyond 10 kilometers.
2. Second class: (Crown Brand, Laurel Brand, Blue Bird Brand, Santana Brand and other brands) 9yuan for the first 3 kilometers, 0.5 yuan would be charged every 250 meters beyond 10 kilometers.
3. 20% of the taxi fee would be added during 22:00 to 05:00.
4. Taking motorbikes: motorbikes are all around the Zhongshan city and towns. In the urban, you are asked to pay 3 yuan, but you can barge with the drivers. In the rural area, the price is much lower, but it depends o­n the current situations.
5. Taking rickshaws: this kind of vehicle is very green and it has become a special culture of Zhiongshan, you can find statues of footman o­n the Sunwen Pedestrian Street. The price of rickshaw is not high at all, so it is very suitable for short-distance traveling and you may feel a kind of exoticism.

Zhongshan International Civil Aviation outlets Tel: 0760-8873388-331 Zhongshan City Aviation services company Tel: 0760-8833588 Zhongshan City Bus Terminal Tel: 0760-8624056, 8628771
Zhongshan International Hotel Ticket Inquiry: 0760-863388-8330 Zhongshan City, bus company Tel: 86-7330663

Zhongshan Festivals

Double-Seventh Festival (Qi Xi Festival)
Date: the 7th day of the 7th lunar month
Origin and Significance: The Double-Seventh Festival, which is often regarded as Chinese Valentine's Day, relates to a legend handed down for thousands of years. The legend has become o­ne of the four most popular folk legends of love fair in China. 
Celebration Ways: Making Chinese knots; praying for dexterity.

 The Spring Festival falls o­n the 1st day of the 1st lunar month, generally o­ne month later than the Gregorian calendar’s New Year.  It finds its origins in the Shang Dynasty (c. 1600 BCE - c. 1100 BCE) when people would offer sacrifices to the gods and to their ancestors to mark the end of an old year and the beginning of a new o­ne.

Zhongshan Service Telephones

Zhongshan City Tourism Bureau Tel: 0760-8929039,0760-3326516,0760-3326473
Fax: 86-8807522 Zip codes: 528403
Zhongshan City Tourism Bureau Inquiry Tel: 0760-8929039 Fax: 0760-3320408
Zhongshan Tourism Quality Supervision Complaints Tel: 86-8805211
China Telecom Accounts Centre Hotline: 10086
ZIP code Inquiry: 184
Customer complaints for Taiwan: 180
City Supervision and complaints Tel: 0760-8823770
The Consumer Council: 0760-8800315

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