Zhaoyang District Overview
Chinese Name: 昭阳区 English IPA: Zhaoyang District Location: northeast of Yunnan province, southwest of China Population (city): 871,900 Language: Southwestern Mandarin - Yunnan Dialect Zip code: Tel code: Time zone:
Zhaoyang District is the political, economical and cultural center of Zhaotong municipality. The communication here is quite convenient ,some important expressways and highways go through the urban area, in addition, there is a airport in the District. It is rich in natural resources, especially coal, like anthracite, iron, copper and so on. Among them, the reserve of lignite reaches 8,16 billion ton, ranks No.1 in southern China and No.2 in China. Dashanbao(大山包) is listed as the vital International Wetland and National black-necked crane natural protection area, and it enjoys the reputation of the Hometown of black-necked crane.
Bird watching: Dashanbao Black-necked Crane Nature Reserve is a good place to see beautiful birds.
Historic roles: There are some historic sites such as, Qingguanting Park, The Tomb and Murals of Huo Chengsi, Mengxiaoju Tablet.
Human site: Yezhudong Cave Neolithic Site and Guoshandong Cave Paleolithic Site are the most famous human sites to visit.
Religion tour: Ningbian Mosque, Ganhe Mosque, Heishiwa Mosque, Baxian Grand Mosque, Zhongying Mosque can be the Muslim tours.
Other Destinations in Zhaoyang District
Zhaoyang District Attractions
Dashanbao Black-necked Crane Nature Reserve is a good place to see beautiful birds. There are some historic sites such as, Qingguanting Park, The Tomb and Murals of Huo Chengsi, Mengxiaoju Tablet. Yezhudong Cave Neolithic Site and Guoshandong Cave Paleolithic Site are the most famous human sites to visit. Ningbian Mosque, Ganhe Mosque, Heishiwa Mosque, Baxian Grand Mosque, Zhongying Mosque can be the Muslim tours. [...]
Zhaoyang District Tours
We have lots of tours for you to choose, there are many themes, like Muslim tour, bird tour and photograph tour. If you have prepare one or two week to visit, there are 5 tours, 6 Days Kunming and Zhaotong Muslim Culture Tour, 6 Days Northeast Yunnan Winter Birding Tour to Dianchi Lake, Nianhu Lake and Dashanbao, 7 Days Northeast Yunnan Photograph Tour, 8 Days Yunnan Winter Birding Tour to Dongchuan Red Land, Nianhu Lake and Dashanbao Nature Reserve, 9 [...]
Climate & When to Go
Influenced by the low latitude and moderate elevation, Zhaoyang District has a temperate subtropical highland climate (Köppen Cwb), with cool, dry winters, and warm, humid summers. Temperatures frequently drop below freezing at night in winter, though the days warm up to around 10 °C (50 °F). Conversely, in summer, average highs rise to 25 °C (77 °F). A great majority of the year's rainfall occurs from May to September. Best time to visit The temperature of winter is quite low, but comfortable [...]
Zhaotong has a convenient transportation system. State Highway 213 runs through the prefecture-level city and extends to Kunming, the capital of Yunnan Province, Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province and Lanzhou, the capital of Gansu Province. In addition, Zhaotong Airport, 10 km from the city's downtown, operates daily flights to Kunming. How to get in 1.Airport (ZAT) Zhaotong airport is located in the eastern suburb of Zhaotong City and on the southern bank of Jinsha River. It is about 10 kilometers away from the [...]
Festivals and Activities
Zhaoyang District is the center of Zhaotong, so there are a lot of festivals and activities. Festival 1. Islam Culture Tourist Festival 2.Torch Festival 3. Red Culture Tourism Festival Activities 1.Teahouse Local people always stay in the teahouses during their daytime, drinking a cup of tea, playing cards or mahjong. 2.KTV At night, KTV is the best choice , singing song in KTV helps you relax yourself entirely. 3.Bars and billiards club Bars and billiards club are also good choices [...]
Useful Telephone Numbers Fire: 119 Police: 110 Ambulance: 120 Zip Code Inquiry: 184 Weather Forecast: 121 Telephone Number Inquiry: 114 Tourist Complaints: 0870-96927, 2124059 Transportation Zhaotong Airport lies in the east of the city proper on the south bank of the Jinsha River, operating flights to Kunming once a day. Zhaotong's long-distance bus station lies at 144, Longquan Lu, Zhaoyang District. It costs six hours from the station to get to the capital city of Yunnan, [...]
Map is important for people to visit somewhere, here are some maps for you to visit easily, such as “How to Get to Zhaoyang District from Kunming”, “Tourist Attractions Map of Zhaoyang District in Zhaotong”, “Tourist Attractions Map of Zhaoyang District in Zhaotong”, “Region Map of Zhaoyang District in Zhaotong”, “Location Map of Zhaoyang District in Yunnan”. After you get these information, you will have a good travel in Zhaoyang. [...]
Zhaoyang District Accommodation
There are some 4-star and 3-star hotels in Zhaoyang District. Although the 5-star hotel is not in Zhaotong, but these hotels following are clean and comfortable to visit. Name 名称 Adrress 地址 Tel 4-star Zhaotong Jianshan Hotel 昭通江山大酒店 The middle of Hailou Road ， Zhaoyang District 昭阳区海楼路中段 0870 316 9999 4-star Zhaotong Ziguang Boutique Hotel 昭通紫光精品酒店 Finacial Central Block C ， Zhaoyang Road ， Zhaoyang District 昭阳区昭阳大道金融中心C座 0870 863 0999 4-star Zhaotong Fengxixiangrui Hotel 昭通凤禧祥瑞大饭店 Beside the Xinbaida Supermarket ， Hailou Road ， Zhaoyang District 昭阳区海楼路新百大旁 0870 285 5555 3-star Zhaotong Hotel 昭通大酒店 No.120， Hailou Road ，Zhaoyang District 昭阳区海楼路120号 0870 224 5555 3-star Zhaotong Qiucheng Hotel 昭通秋城酒店 Beside the Fenghuang Street Office ，Fengxia [...]
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