|Shenyang Travel Information|
Shenyang is the economical, cultural, communication, trade and commercial hub of the Northeastern region of China ;it is also a major industrial and cultural city with historical importance. Shenyang is located at the center of the Northeast Asian economic ring and Bohai economic ring, so it has important strategic status. With its advantageous geographical position, Shenyang has tremendous absorbing, radiating and driving force to the whole country and even Northeast Asia.
Shenyang, the largest city in Northeast China, is the political, economic, and cultural center of Liaoning Province. It is also an important industrial base and a famous historical city. As the host city of the 2006 International Horticultural Exposition and venue for the football (soccer) matches of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, Shenyang will soon be the focus of world-wide attention. Shenyang is located in the central part of Liaoning Province. Its climate is relatively dry most of the year with spikes in precipitation during the summer months due to the influence of monsoons. Temperatures vary as much as 10 degrees Celsius from daytime to night, and in winter they can drop below 0 degrees Celsius, so the smart traveler will plan to dress in layers.
Shenyang is a celebrated old city with more than 2, 000 years of history which can be traced back to Warring States Period (476 BC - 221 BC). It is the birthplace of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), and has many cultural relics which symbolize the prosperity and subsequent decline of China's last feudal dynasty. . . The most famous of these is the Shenyang Imperial Palace, which is of great historic and artistic significance and second only to the Forbidden City in Beijing in the extent of its preservation Fuling Tomb and Zhaoling Tomb are two other famous imperial structures of the Qing Dynasty.
Among the natural wonders of Shenyang the most impressive and unusual is Strange Slope (Guaipo), an 'anti-gravity'slope more than eighty meters (about 87. 5 yards) long. Cars and bikes must accelerate to go down the hill but easily roll upward toward the top. Walkers experience a similar reversal in energy required to walk up and down. As a significant city in Northeast China with abundant resources, Shenyang has made great efforts to provide good lodging, dining, transportation and recreation for tourists from all over the world. Altogether there are five five-star hotels in Shenyang, and the service and facilities of the other star-rated hotels in the city are all good enough to make you feel at home. In addition, you can find less expensive accommodations at local universities and hostels. Famous traditional dishes and snacks in Shenyang will definitely make your mouth water. And there are plenty of pubs, KTVs (karaoke bars), cafes, and tea houses available to meet your food and entertainment needs A visit to Shenyang can be both entertaining and relaxing.
Outstanding region, Favorable location and support from people
Shenyang is located at 41°11′51″-43°2′13″N and 122°25′9″-123°48′24″E in the central part of Liaoning Province and the Northeast Asia, here is also the hinterland of Liaodong Peninsula. Within the scope of 150 kilometers diameter with Shenyang as the center, 7 large cities with foundation industries and processing industries are concentrated, forming a cluster of cities with rich resources, strong complementary structures and highly connected technology in central Liaoning.
Four Distinct Seasons Abundant Resources
Shenyang is located at the juncture of Liaohe Plain and offshoot of Changbai Mountain. Its west part is a vast expanse of plain, and its east part is a mountainous region covered with green forests and plants. Shenyang belongs to the Northern temperate sub-humid continental climate, under the influence of monsoon, the rainfall is concentrated and four seasons are distinctive. The annual mean temperature is 8. 3℃ with the lowest at –28. 5℃ and highest at +36. 1℃ . Its annual precipitation is 501. 5mm and frost-free period is 183-day. It is cladded in silvery white in winter, permeated with the fragrance of flowers while birds are singing in spring, covered with verdant greeneries in summer and it has clesr sky and crisp air in autumn.
Transportation hub Fast and convenient
Shenyang is the transportation hub of the Northeast. The superhighways extend in all directions, not only connecting all cities of the province, but also cities including Beijing, Tianjin, Changchun, Harbin, and so on, and those cities are approachable overnight. Shenyang has one of the heaviest traffic hubs of railway in China, 6 trunks intersect here toward each place all over the country. Here is also the only way to DPRK and Russia internationally. Shenyang Taoxian international Airport is the largest airport in the Northeast, it has air lines connecting 58 domestic cities and countries and regions, such as ROK, Japan, Russia, Thailand, America, France, Australia, and so on .
Lustrous glory illuminating Shenyang
◆World Cultural Heritage—Shenyang imperial Palace, Fu Mausoleum and Zhao Mausoleum
It was 7200 years ago that the mankind appears within the territory of Shenyang first, in the Spring and Autumn and the Warring States Periods, here is the important strategic place of state of Yan, Sushen, east moustache clansman activity in this area. After Qin Shihuang unifies China, were under the jurisdiction of Dong Prefecture of Liao here, continued to use this to make in the Western Han Dynasty, 128 B. C. , set up Hou city in Shenyang in west Han dynasty, it is one of 18 counties under Dong Prefecture in today Western Han Dynasty. In the period of Three Kindoms, Shenyang is had jurisdiction over by You state, begin since the West Jin Dynasty, make Liaohe River as the boundry, both sides of east and west belong to XuanTu prefecture, ChangLi prefecture, from the north Yan of 16 countries, the east of Laiohe river was occupied by Gaoli, until Dai Sui.
The period of Sui Dynasty, made Liaohe River as the boundry, set up Dong Prefecture, Yan prefecture separately, after the Gaozong of Tang dynasty, belong to Anton partial to the area under one's jurisdiction of the office. The period of Song and Liao, The emperor who found a state migrate here to A. D. 921, build the soil city, and set up the Shen state in Shenyang. In 1116, soldier Jin defeated Liao's army and captured the Shen state. 1123 year, second emperor of Wuqimai after capturing west of Liaoning, move, be moist, come the Shanhai Pass, Xi four state resident move Shen Zhou. At the beginning of the 13th century, Mongolia rises, cheats the army and soldier Jin's repeated fight in the east of Liao, ShenZhou city destroys in the soldier Xian. Yuan become cases of yuans of chastity turn Shen Zhou into Shenyang way two year (1296 year ), this it is"Shenyang"one that appear formally Yuan Dynasty.
1372, the army of Ming captures Shenyang. Turned road of Shenyang into a centre halfback in Shenyang in 1386, built the brick city on the basis of soil city of Yuan Dynasty in 1388, with favourite for military defense. 1621 year, The later Jin emperor nguktrum capture Shenyang. And ten year (1625 year ) of Tianming of later Jin, nguktrum move the capital to another place of Shenyang, begin to build the imperial palace, i. e. today Shenyang the Palace Museum, The eight year (1634 year ) of Tiancong of later Jin, Huangtaiji promote Shenyang as flourishing capital, after move the capital to Beijing in Qing Dynasty, Shenyang became the city established as a second capital besides the capital, set up Fengtian office in the 14 year of Shunzhi's rign (1657 ), Shenyang is also called Fengtian, there is a meaning of"instructed and blessed by Heaven".
Set up the Fengtian province in the period of Guangxu period. After Britain forced the camp mouth to open the port in 1861, foreign goods such as the cotton cloth and opium, etc. enter Shenyang successively. The invasion to China of the Eight Strategic Nerve Points of 1900, tsarist Russia dispatched troops and occupied Chinese Northeastern main cities and towns and communication lines, illegally occupy Shenyang and have enough and to spare in nearly two years. 1922, Shenyang launch to regain"the attach place of Mantie"to struggle day instead educational right. The Republic of China Shenyang belong to Liaoshendao of Fengtian province, it is the governance provincial capital of the warlords of Feng.
1923, it set up the municipal administration in Shenyang; 1925, the worker of society of making the gunny which capital belong to Japan and the society of making the woolen of Man and Meng go on strike serially rough day. On December 29, 1928, ZhangXueliang announced well that was"in accordance with the Three People's Principles and obey the national government", the Northeast exchanges flags, maintained the unification of the motherland. Changed into Shenyang city in 1929; 1931, Japan invading army planned"the 18th of September conspiratorially", later, occupied Shenyang on September 19, rename as" Fengtian city", the life of conquered slave whom the people in Shenyang have begun for 14 years.
1945, war of resistance win, "Fengtian city"resume name of"Shenyang city"; In 1946, the Kuomintang government took over Shenyang; On November 2, 1948, the formal liberation of Shenyang, and then adjusted through numerous administrative ranks, zoning, have formed the administrative division pattern of having jurisdiction over 9 districts, 1 cities and 3 counties now.
|The Equipment Manufacturing Base of China|
Shenyang is a traditional industrial base emphatically constructed in our country. It has formed an industrial system complete with all necessary departments, giving priority to mechanical processing, embracing automobile, petrochemical industry, aviation, pharmacy, building materials, metallurgy, light industry, textile, electronic industry, coal industry, and so on . Shenyang always enjoys the fame as “Equipping department of the P. R. C. ”, its scale of equipment manufacturing industry is grand with solid foundation and relatively strong capability of forming a complete set.
Forty-four among 77 types of equipment products manufactured in Shenyang are topmost in China in terms of technical level and market share. Especially, Shenyang is well-known all over the country and famous worldwide in the production capacity of machine tool, complete set of high-voltage equipment for power transmission and transformation, heavy-duty mining and metallurgical equipment, non-ferrous metal smelting equipment, ancillary machine for large-sized motor, complete set of petrochemical engineering equipment, complete set of large-sized cement production equipment, complete set of large-sized sewage treatment equipment, large-sized equipment for superhighway construction, and so on.
China International Equipment Manufacturing Exposition
The 5th China International Equipment Manufacturing Exposition will be held at Shenyang International Exhibition Center on August 29-September 2, 2006. The focal point of this exposition is to promote the revitalization of Northeastern traditional industrial base and its opening to the outside world, it will amply give scope to the important function of “under-taking the transfer of global manufacturing industry”, it will try its best in serving the development of equipment manufacturing industry nationwide and will focus on reflecting the up-to-date achievements obtained by equipment manufacturing industry in China and the whole world.
The exposition will provide space for enterprises at home and abroad to display their strength and seek cooperation. The exposition will be a grand assembly for international equipment manufacturing industry to display products, trade and order goods, discuss academic issues, negotiate investments and cooperate in technology. It has become an exposition full of business opportunities for internationally famous brands.
|A City with Forest Environment Protection of China|
Shenyang is a model city for environmental protection of China, a national forest city and a national garden greening city . Shenyang is aimed at creating optimal city environment in the north , and the residents enjoy “a quiet living environment, a comfortable residing environment, a safe dietary environment and a clean and city surrounding environment.”
Remarkable Achievement in Pollution Treatment
Shenyang’s government has been attaching importance to environmental protection and focusing its mind on developing superior industries so as to promote their inner quality. It has realized overall standard discharge in industrial enterprises, reaching the advanced level among cities in treatment rate of domestic sewage.
Sparing no effort Building a waterfront city
According to the target of forging a “waterfront city”,it carried out large-scale comprehensive renovation and construction along urban segment of Hunhe River, Wulihe Park , Shenshuiwan Park and a 10-kilometer long green ecological corridor are completed along both banks of Hunhe River. A batch of man-made lakes have been reconstructed, and the reaching standard rate of water quality at urban water function area and that at water head site for centralized potable water have both been kept at 100%steadily , the area rate at area of water surface within the third loop has been increased to 3.75%.
Atmospheric control Realizing breakthrough
In the atmospheric control, standardized environmental protection has bee realized in 100 large-sized boiler houses, the acceptance rate of tail exhaust from motor vehicles has been increased by 20.2% for three years in succession, triple round-the-city ecological protection system with a total length of 500 kilometers has been construct, the greening rate at urban area is multiplied , and the water system and road are broadened , as a result , the number of days with excellent air quality has reached 317 days in Shenyang.
Rebuilding roads Improving environment
All the main streets are brightened all the year round, the availability rate of road is raised from 75%to 95%, 71 model ecological residential quarters that are environmental-friendly and 40 “Serene residential quarters” have been constructed. “Comprehensive environmental renovation in 100 villages and towns” is implemented, and the overall target of brightening hygienic thoroughfare at each environmental-friendly village has been realized in 100 urban towns.
A Forest City with Ecological Environment
Shenyang is reputed as a forest city as its total area of green space is up to 99 square kilometers and per capita public green space 9.8 square meters. It has established successively 13 natural reserves with 13.52 percent of coverage, developing its protection category from single plant ecology into wetland, ancient culture, natural and humane relices. A wind-breaking and sand-fixing ecological function conservation area has been established covering an area of 2300 square kilometer. From 2000 to 2005 the number of planted trees totaled to 19 million, equal to 150 percent of the amount of forest reserved for 300 years.
|Best Time to Visit||
The best travel time of Shenyang, Shenyang belongs to half a moist continental climate influenced by monsoon in the north temperate zone. Temperature, precipitation are distributed and decreased progressively toward the Northwest from the south to the Northeast and from southeast in the whole year, clearly demarcated throughout the year. Long in winter in Shenyang; Spring get warm again after a cold spell fast, the sunshine is sufficient; Summer hot and much rain, the air is moist, very brief in autumn, tall cloud discusses it, it is nice and cool and pleasant.
Shenyang main travel festival for"Shenyang clear cultural tour festival"and come annual"international ice and snow festival of Shenyang"at the end of February every mid-December for every September activity. So best travel for every summer middle period, autumn middle period (September - October ) with poor issue for winter time of Shenyang (come annual the end of February mid-December)
Shenyang is located at the juncture of Liaohe Plain and offshoot of Changbai Mountain. Its western part is a vast expanse of plain, and its eastern part is a mountainous region covered with green forests and plants. Shenyang belongs to the northern temperate sub-humid continental climate. It has four distinctive seasons with short-duration rainfalls due to the monsoon climate. The annual average temperature is 8. 3℃ with the lowest at –28. 5℃ and highest at +36. 1℃. Its annual precipitation is 501. 5mm and frost-free period lasts 183 days. Like other cities in northeast China, Shenyang is chilly and dry in winter. Spring and autumn here are short, and the temperature varies greatly from daytime to night. The best time to visit Shenyang is from April to October.
Because in history, Shenyang has rule in turn by the ethnic minority and the Han nationality straight, so introduce various nationalities' local delicacies to. For example the Huis snack horse cook wheat, Manchu snack the plain boiled pork blood intestines, to harvest cake, roast beef, west tower loud cold, etc. the Koreans. There are one's own traditional snack tough side dumplings too in Shenyang, the tough mountain writes the pie in Haicheng City.
>>'Ching and Han' Royal Dynasty Feast
>>It is white to stew three
All two Pan of heart of a Chinese cabbage, enter the water and blanch completely to pull out, drain water, cut narrow and long one 14 centimetres long, put in the middle of the disc, after the asparagus is peeled, put in the middle of the disc, after the reed is peeled, place on the disc and the same arrange neatly well. Rank well done fish's chest neatly in another side of the Chinese cabbage. Frying pan cook, ripe, put a little lard, put the spring onions, ginger Qiang's pan, add wine, chicken soup, refined salt, gourmet powder, pull the spring onions and ginger out, cook three kinds of raw materials in the plate neatly, stew, burn to tasty , put wet starch thicken soup, drench, have chicken oil produce pan install dish.
Shenyang is the largest collecting and distributing center for commodities in the Northeast, it is also the market for essential factors of science and technology, talent and labor force at the national level. In recent years, with the rapid expansion of integral scale of commercial circulation, a brand-new structure for commercial and trade circulation has taken shape in Shenyang. With swift growth of the trade fair and conference industry, hundreds of exhibitions are held in Shenyang every year on the average. It has already established trade relationships with over 180 countries and regions in the world, its products are on sale all over the world.
Taiyuan Street—Shopping heaven
Taiyuan Street is a famous commercial downtown street in northeast China and merchants come in large numbers. There are over 200 shops here, including Zhongxing –Shenyang Commercial Building, Shenyang New World Depart-ment Store, and so on, attracting over 400, 000 customers everyday, and it is praised as the “shopping heaven”. Nowadays Taiyuan Street is drawing attention of more and more traders: global commercial tycoons have settled down in Taiyuan Street one after another, such as Wall-Mart, the global retail giant; Times Warner, the B&Qfrom Britain, and so on. A newer modernized commercial street is towering.
Middle Street ---the earliest commercial street in the Northeast
Middle Street is located at the central part of Shenyang as an ancient city, hence the name. It war set up in 1636, and it war the earliest commercial street in the Northeast. Over the past 360-odd years, Middle Street has always been a treasured place for commerce where each inch of land is invaluable. Now its historical appearance is still visible through The Jishun Silk House, Tianyitang Pharmacy, Zhonghefu Tea Store established in the Qing Dynasty; and Neijinsheng Shoe Shop, Taihe Store, Hengdeli Watch and Glasses Shop in the early years of Republic of China. The current Middle Street is a commercial pedestrian mall with a full length of 1500 meters, there are more than 300 shops, attracting 500, 000 to 600, 000 of customers flow everyday, and over one million customers are received during festivals and holidays.
Sanhao Street ---The Silicon Valley
Sanhao Street is the sole computer market entitled to use the name “China”. Ten-odd large-scale scientific and technological business building and over 1000 scientific and technological sales departments, such as China Computer Software Town, Digital Times Square, NEU-Alpine Computer World Square, Buynow, Information Industry Building, Chengda Technological Building, and si in , emphatically perform research and development and operate various products, software and audio and video products pertaining to computers; the street is praised as “The Silicon valley” and it is one of the five main computer markets in China. Sanhao Street has become a collecting and distributing center for IT products throughout China, it is well-known all over the country and there are more than 3200 enterprises.
Wuai Market---the largest wholesale market for small commodities in the North
Wuai Market---the largest wholesale market for small commodities in the Northern China, and it is renowned at home and abroad. It covers an area of 139, 000 square meters, and the daily flow of customers is 300, 000person-times on the average and 400, 000 person-times during festivals and holidays, the annual volume of business is RMB 20 billion, Its main businesses items are over twenty thousand varieties in 14 categories, such as clothes, shoes, hats, small general merchandise, knitwear, cloths, boxes, bags, household electrical appliances, gift and souvenir, articles of daily use, beauty and hairdressing products, instant snacks, bedclothes, and so on.
Xita Street is the largest Korean nationality style street of china, it is also an area where ROK funded enterprises are concentrated. With the reputation of a night-town, it is a good place for leisure recreation in Shenyang at night where restaurants, public place of entertainment, business shops, local delicacies, teahouses, song and dance are all available.
In a largest city of the Northeast in Shenyang, its recreational facilities and project are leading in every large city of the Northeast, not only there are amusement projects of different modern timeses, but also there is folk amusement project of generous cultural inside information. Can go to the discotheque to unfold the muscles and bones in the night club, the Karaoke room is sung heartily. The alley offers the specialized place to you treasure age. For example Summer Palace is one collects amusement, recreation, table delicacies, is strong in too, as a an organic whole, and hugly to have unreasonable amusement park.
The playing in the water in the paradise of Xia Gong, warm like summer throughout the year, no matter men and women, old and young can all find the fun of playing in the water here. Besides playing in the water in the paradise, Xia Gong also has a bowling city of fragrant island, super electric toy city and table delicacies world, night club. There is a current heaviest indoor race course of Asia in Shenyang - -Co. , Ltd. indoor race course of equation racing-cycle of Shenyang, offer the stimulate as well as safe racing-cycle activity to the friend that likes the racing-cycle to move. Traditional amusement project is mainly song-and-dance duet, Northeastern yangge and local theatrical items performance of Shenyang sweeping the whole country in recent years, etc. .
Shenyang is the greatest hub of communications of the Northeast, have already built up a modern traffic network interweaved by the civil aviation, railway, expressway.External traffic
Aviation: Shenyang peach celestial International airport lie in Shenyang city south suburb east imperial tomb peach celestial town of district, it is the arterial airport of the country, it is one of the airport hubs of the Northeast, only there are 1. 5 kilometers from the urban area of Shenyang. Many one of domestic route starting from Shenyang, there is a flight that flies to Beijing, Pudong of Shanghai, Hong Kong, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Haikou, Sanya, Chengdu, Kunming, Jinan, Qingdao, Hangzhou, Wenzhou, Xiamen, Shijiazhuang, Taiyuan, DaTong, Zhengzhou, Xi'an, Harbin, Dalian, Chaoyang, Yanji every day. And in the other cities open up to navigation with Shenyang have: Baotou, Changsha, Changzhou, Chongqing, Foochow, Guilin, Lanzhou, Lanzhou, Lianyungang, Nanjing, Ningbo, Shantou, Tianjin, Urumchi, Wuhan, Wuyi mountain, Zhangjiajie, Zhuhai. Contact the windows of various countries of Northeast Asia in Shenyang or the Northeast, Have internet and district flight fly to Pingrang, Seoul, Qingzhou, Daban, Zhahuang, Moscow, new Siberia, Irkutsk, Khabarovsk (Boli) such as places international and local route.
Railway: Shenyang is the largest railway pivot of the Northeast. Beijing-Harbin, Da Shen, Ji Shen, Dan Shen and Shen Fu 5 pairs of trunk railway cross herein. City urban area have two passenger traffic railway station mainly in Shenyang, ascend the line of boundary of the Heping district and Tiexi new area, and lie in the line of boundary of ShenHe district and Huanggudun area. Whom Shenyang stand start and depart route train mostly Liaoning inside the province or from Liaoning province train of close area among them, the north station of Shenyang can go all parts of the country, passing train number of times that stop at Shenyang stand more relatively too. The train from the north station of Shenyang start by north station of Shenyang mainly, Beijing-Harbin, Shenji line via north station not to the south station. It has Beijing, Shanghai, Shenyang, Changchun, Changchun, Shanhaiguan, island of calabash, JInzhou, Jinhua, Baotou, Mudanjiang, Taiyuan, Dalian, Dandong, etc. that to leave for Shenyang.
Road: The highway network is very intensive within the territory of Shenyang, many national roads crosses here, and has formed the high-speed network of highways penetrated of a ring five, from Shenyang to Beijing, Yingkou, Dalian, Changchun, Harbin, Fushun, Benxi, Dandong, etc. expressway of place already open to the traffic. There are more than ten terminals of highway now in the city of Shenyang. The fast car terminal of province of Liaoning of ShenHe district, Five Love passenger-cargo united tranport station; There is a long-distance passenger traffic master station of Shenyang in Huanggudun area; There is the west of long-distance passenger traffic of Shenyang of standing and Tiexi district of the south of long-distance passenger traffic of Shenyang to stand etc. in Heping district.
There are more than 140 toutes of public transit now in Shenyang, more than 3, 000 vehicles of operation, can lead to ShenHe district, Huanggudun area, Tiexi district, Heping district and Dadong district in the urban area, urban common bus in urban is self service, admission fee one first system of ticket.
|Map of Shenyang|