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Zhengzhou Travel Guide

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Zhengzhou is the capital city of Henan Province and also an important political, economic, and cultural center in China. The city is positioned in the middle and lower reaches of the Yellow River, occupying a total of 5 cities, 1 county and 6 districts. Zhengzhou is one of the oldest cities in China with a history going back to the slave society during the Shang Dynasty. In November of 2004, Zhengzhou was named as China's eighth ancient city, recognizing its Shang dynasty as a civilization junior to only ancient Egypt , India and Babylon.

The best way to travel to Zhengzhou is by train as it is the country's main rail terminus. It is also an important communication hub in China. The newly-built Zhengzhou International Airport has 46 flights to various major domestic cities and multinational flights to Thailand, HongKong and Macau. Zhengzhou makes the ideal launch point for the travel to nearby Kaifeng and Luoyang, also on the Yellow River. In addition, the revered Shaolin Temple is within reach. For anyone who interested in Chinese ancient history, Zhengzhou is one city that should not be missed.

Zhengzhou enjoys a temperate climate with four distinct seasons, with the average temperature being 14.3 degrees. With a pleasant climate, Zhengzhou is welcoming visitors all year round. The major travel attractions in Zhengzhou are the Yellow River, Shaolin Temple, the Museum of Henan Province and so on. Read more guide to Zhengzhou attractions below. Welcome to check out our other pages for more travel information about Zhengzhou. We would like to help you with your Zhengzhou travel plan, by providing professional advice, useful itinerary and excellent travel service.

Zhengzhou Attractions Guide

- Must See

  • Henan Provincial MuseumThe Henan Museum is one of the oldest and most important museum in China. According Guide Map of China, Henan is located in the central area of the Yellow River making the city important to the rise of Chinese early civilization. ... ...
  • The Shaolin Temple The Shaolin Temple was founded in 496 AD during the Northern Wei Dynasty to honor an Indian monk named Bodhidharma. It is located in the region of Song Mountain, Dengfeng City. The birth place of Chinese Buddhism is said to have b ... ...

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Name:Zhengzhou Travel Reply

I have been travelled China for many times for business. Recently, I will be Zhengzhou for a conference and heard that Zhengzhou is a great city to travel, is there any travel guide for me? Many thanks!

Name:Re: Zhengzhou Travel

Zhengzhou, located in the middle of China, is the capital of Henan province. As one of ancient cultural centers in China, Zhengzhou is a most visit travel destination with scenery as Chinse mother river- The Yellow River, the origin of China Kongfu and Henan provincial museum. In addition, you can take a side travel to Luoyang and Kaifeng, if your time permits. Because either of them is invariable travel destination in your China journey.

Name:Shaolin Temple Tour Reply

I am a fan of Chinese martial arts.So could you please recommend a place related to the martial arts in China to me?

Name:Re:Shaolin Temple Tour

It’s my pleasure. Shaolin Temple on the Song Mountain in Henan Province is the best choice for you. There you can watch the Kungfu show performed by the monks and you will also have the opportunity to learn from them.