Wenshan City

Wenshan City Overview

Chinese Name: 文山市 English IPA: Wenshan City Location: seat of Wenshan Zhuang and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, southeastern Yunnan province Population (city): 493,000 Language: Southwestern Mandarin, Zhuang Dialect Zip code: Tel code: Time zone:

Wenshan (Chinese: 文山; pinyin: Wénshān) is a city in and the seat of Wenshan Zhuang and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, in southeastern Yunnan province, People’s Republic of China. Lying in the southeast of Yunnan Province, Wenshan Zhuang and Miao Autonomous Prefecture neighbors Baise in the Guangxi Province. It is bounded on the south by Vietnam. Wenshan County, the government seat of the prefecture is about 310 kilometers (193 miles) from Kunming. It once was a county (Wenshan County; 文山县), but on 2 December 2010, with the approval of the PRC State Council, it was upgraded to a county-level city. The Wenshan Zinc Mine is known for producing world class, deep blue hemimorphite specimens. Wenshan is a producer of ‘Sanchi’, a plant with medicinal properties which grows away from daylight under huge plastic sheets. One of the largest companies based in Wenshan County is the electric power supplier Yunnan Wenshan Electric Power Co., Ltd. It is listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.



Natural Landscape: Wenshan enjoys the favorable environment and climate, which bring the charming scenery, enchanting karst landscape and various booming flowers, such as Ten-thousand Mu Marigolds Gardens in Wenshan City, Wenshan National Nature Reserve, Liujing Cave and Bozhushan Mountain in Wenshan City.

History Sites: With the rich natural resources, Wenshan also enjoys the abundant culture heritage and treasure, like Pingba Old Town, Former Residence of Chu Tunan and Cemetery of Martyrs.

Ethnic Culture: There are diverse ethnic groups living in harmony in Wenshan, with the unique custom and religion, such as Wenshan Mosque and Liujing Yi Autonomous Town.

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    Wenshan City Attractions

    Traveling to Wenshan must be a amazing and impressive experience. Wenshan enjoys the favorable environment and climate, which bring the charming scenery, enchanting karst landscape and various booming flowers, such as Ten-thousand Mu Marigolds Gardens in Wenshan City, Wenshan National Nature Reserve, Liujing Cave and Bozhushan Mountain in Wenshan City. Wenshan is also a place inhabited by eleven ethnic minorities. There are ethnic villages for travelers to discover.  In addition, Wenshan can be the a destination for cultural tour, such as [...]

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    Wenshan City Tours

    Traveling to Wenshan must be a amazing experience. There are so many highlights in Wenshan, such as Puzhehei Lotus Lake, a panoramic view of clear lakes and pond full of lotus, emerald mountains and enchanting karst landscape.  In order to help you plan travel, Yunnan Exploration offers travelers the best-quality Wenshan tours, Wenshan tour packages around Wenshan and surroundings, like 8 Days Yunnan-Guizhou Karst Landform Tour and Ethnic Minorities Discovery and 46 Days Yunnan Panorama Photography Tour with 25 Ethnic Minorities Discovery and Three [...]

    Climate & When to Go

    In Wenshan city, the climate is warm and temperate. Rain is common in Wenshan city. According to Köppen and Geiger, this climate is classified as Cwa. The average annual temperature in  Wenshan City is 18.1 °C. About 1044 mm of precipitation falls annually. Wenshan is situated in the 'Valley of Eternal Spring'. Because it is on a plateau, temperatures are quite constant throughout the year, with more precipitations during the summer months.   Climate Graph The driest month is January. There is12mm [...]

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    Wenshan enjoys complete and favorable transportation. In Wenshan, travelers can choose different traffic tools to get in and get around, such as plane, high-speed train, bus etc.  How to Get in 1.Highway Highways are the major means of transportation in Wenshan Region, with Wenshan County as the transportation center. The Beiqiao (běi qiáo 北桥) Passenger Transportation Station of Wenshan County is on the Beiqiao Road (Tel: 0876-2122886). Every day there are buses going to all parts of Wenshan Region, to Nanning (nán níng [...]

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    Festivals and Activities

    Wenshan City is the cultural center of Wenshan Zhuang and Miao Prefecture, enjoying the grandest festivals. Featured festival of Wenshan shows the traditional custom of Zhuang, Miao, Yao etc. Enjoy them and learn more about their life styles, arts and handicrafts etc.   Spring Festival of Zhuang People 春节 In New Year’ Eve, Zhuang people will take copper drum, clean it and have the sacrifice ceremony. On the early morning of the first day of the year, the villagers took the torch to fetch [...]

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    Travel Tips

    Where to Stay Fenghuang Jinjiang Hotel in Wenshan 文山凤凰锦江酒店 Huaxi Hotel in Wenshan 文山华锡酒店 Shida Hotel in Wenshan 文山诗达酒店 Aoshi Hotel of Wenshan 文山敖氏大酒店 Yuexin Hotel of Wenshan 文山悦欣酒店 Dihao Hotel of Wenshan 文山帝豪酒店   What to Visit Ten-thousand Mu Marigolds Gardens in Wenshan City Ten-thousand Mu Pear Blossoms Garden in Baxin Yi Ethnic Town of Wenshan City Bozhushan Mountain in Wenshan City Liujing Cave in Wenshan City Wenshan National Nature Reserve Pingba Old Town in Wenshan City, Wenshan Prefecture Gaomo Village of Xinping Sub-district in Wenshan City Cemetery of Martyrs in Wenshan City Laojunshan reserve Bamei Landscape Huaqi [...]

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    Useful Maps

    Map is an important tool in travel which can help us find the destinations easily. If you meet a new place, map should be with you. Yunnan exploration offers some maps for you dear to make the travel in Wenshan Prefecture more convenient. You can check our detailed maps, including map of Wenshan City location, map of Wenshan City attractions, map of Wenshan City tour routes, map of Wenshan City transportation, map of Liujing Cave, map of Wenshan National Nature Reserve.   [...]

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    Wenshan City Accommodation

    Wenshan city enjoys the best hotels since it is the economic and cultural center of Wenshan Prefecture. There are star-level and high-quality hotels. Yunnan Exploration offers some hotels for you. English Name Chinese Name Level   Address Telephone Number Comment Fenghuang Jinjiang Hotel in Wenshan 文山凤凰锦江酒店 Five Star No.99 Fenghuang Road, Wenshan City, Wenshan Prefecture 0876-6888777 It is close to the Hualong Lake, Wenshan Museum. It is convenient for you to travel. Hotel is decorated with the Chinese and Western styles. The well-equipped hotel gives you the leisure and relaxing stay. Huaxi Hotel in [...]

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