General Introduction to Guiyang

Guiyang CityGuiyang is the capital city of Guizhou Province in south west China. Situated on the east of the Yungui Plateau, Guiyang is located in the central of Guizhou Province. Guiyang has 8,034 square kilometers of area. Because situated in the south center of China, Guiyang has a mild and moist climate and weather.

The weather of the year changes not too much. Guiyang is also considered as one of the spring city like Kunming and Chengdu. Like many cities in China, you can see both historical sites and natural scenic spots in and around Guiyang city. Famous historical and cultural sites are including Jiaxiu Tower, Wenchang Pavilion.

 

 

Guiyang Weather and Climate

Guiyang is temperate and humid, and has a subtropical monsoon climate, with fairly mild winters and warm summers. The seasons are not particularly distinct. Unseasonably warm or cold spells are common although temperatures rarely reach extremes. Average highs are 10c in January and 28c in July. Rain falls throughout the year, with occasional flurries in winter. It is also one of China's least sunny cities. In the year of 2000, Guiyang had an average temperature of 13.9℃, lower than normal; the rainfall of 1424.5 mm, higher than normal; the sunshine time of 1124.5 hours, less 161 hours than usual years. The climates in all seasons are as follows: in the winter, dry and warm in early days, as well as cold, excessive rain and freezing snow in middle and later days; in the spring, lower average temperature, normal rainfall, excessive rain; in the summer, lower average temperature, excessive and well-distributed rainfall, no excessive rainstorm; in the autumn, lower average temperature, lower rainfall, usual sunshine time equally with the average value.

Top Ten Attactions in Guiyang

A great number of attractive sights are to be found here, the Hongfeng Lake (Red Maple Lake), Huaxi Park and an abundance of historical relics of the Ming and Qing dynasties, such as the Jiaxiu Tower, Wenchang Pavilion, Yangming Cave and the Qingyan Ancient Town. All of these scenic spots have their own interesting stories.

Guiyang Attractions Jiaxiu Tower

Guiyang AttractionsQingyan Ancient Town

Guiyang Top AttractionsBaihua Lake Scenic Area

Guiyang sightseeingForest Park

Guiyang AttractionsHongfeng Lake Scenic Area

Guiyang scenic spots Hongfu Temple

Guiyang what to see Huangguoshu Waterfall

What to do in Guiyang Huaxi Park

What to see in GuiyangTianhe Pool Scenic Area

Guiyang Attractions Xiangzhi Valley

 

Guiyang Public Transport

Transportation in Guiyang consists of an extensive bus system and many taxis. The relatively recently constructed Longdongbao international airport conducts air traffic. The main southern railway station is being rebuilt in 2008.

 

Guiyang Public Transport By Air

Guiyang Public Transport By Trains

Guiyang Public Transport By Bus

Guiyang Public Transport By Car

Guiyang Public Transport By Subway

Guiyang Public Transport By Bike

Guiyang Public Transport By Motorbike

Guiyang Public Transport By Boats

Top Ten Hotels in Guiyang

Guiyang is the capital of Guizhou province. It is the economical and cultural center of Guizhou province. Tourists can easily find a suitable hotels in Guiyang downtown area and around. Here is a list of recommended hotels in Guiyang City.

 

Guiyang HotelsMini Hotel

Guiyang Hotels7 Days Inn (Guiyang Zhonghua South Road)

Hotels in GuiyangRamada Plaza Guiyang

Top Hotels in GuiyangNeng Hui Hotel

Guiyang discount hotelsHua Cheng Hotel

Guiyang top hotels7 Days Inn (Guiyang Guanshui Road)

Top hotels in GuiyangGuizhou Park Hotel

Hotels in GuiyangDazheng Hotel

Discount Hotels in GuiyangHoward Johnson Plaza Hotel Guizhou

Recommended Hotels in GuiyangMiracle Plaza Hotel

 

Famous Food in Guiyang

Qian (Guizhou) Cuisine tastes numb and spicy, which are two indispensable elements in Guiyang food. Numb refers to the condiment made from several spices and the spicy is mainly refined from the red pepper. Another typical Guiyang dish, Suan Tang Yu (Sour Soup Fish) is most delicious. Originating not in Guiyang, but in the Miao region, this dish has become a typical dish in Guiyang. You can have the dish at Kaili Sour Sour Fish Restaurant, No. 55, Shengfu Lu, Guiyang.

Guiyang FoodBijie Dumpling

Guiyang famous food Siwawa (Silk Doll)

Guiyang food Love Bean Curd

Guiyang famous foodChangwang Noodles

Guiyang famous foodLian ai Doufu Guo (The Bean Curd in Love)

Guiyang famous foodSpring Chicken

Guiyang famous food Si Wa Wa

Guiyang famous food Zhangji Si Wa Wa

Guiyang top foodChang Wang Mian

Guiyang famous foodLian'ai Doufu Guo

 

Top Ten Restaurants in Guiyang

Guiyang is a famous cuisine city providing many reknown snacks and food. There are hundreds of restaurants in Guiyang city. Tourists can easily find a nice restaurants in the street. Here is only a list of the recommendation of top ten:

 

Guiyang Restaurants Dazhaimen

Restaurants in Guiyang Ding Guan Cheng

Guiyang RestaurantsChan Yue Su Yuan

Guiyang Restaurants Jiajia Mitangfan

Guiyang RestaurantsShuangxin Yuan

 

Guiyang Restaurants Siheyuan

Guiyang Restaurants Weixiang Yuan

Guiyang Restaurants Zongjiang Laochuancai

Guiyang RestaurantsHuaxi Wangji Beef Rice Noodle

Guiyang Eating Liuji Chang Wang Noodle

 

 

Guiyang Nightlife and Top Ten Pubs and Bars

As a capital city of Guizhou province, Guiyang is rich in entertainments and cultural activity. Tourists can easily find a bars or a pubs or just a tea house to relax and enjoy the unique culture of the city. Here is a list of them:

Guiyang pubs 9 Ku Music Bar

Guiyang pubs and bars SOHO Club

Guiyang pubs and bars Lvdao (GreenIsland) Bar

Guiyang nightlife Shangri-La Bar

Guiyang barsCoffee Shops Master Morgan

Guiyang bars Zuo Ri ChongXian

Guiyang bars UBC Coffee

Guiyang barsVictoria Coffee

Guiyang bars Guiyang Grand Theater

Guiyang barsAnshun Di Xi

 

 

 

Guiyang Shopping Items

The main shopping streets in Guiyang are Zhonghua Lu and Yan'an Lu. Department stores are mainly situated on Zhonghua Lu, the busiest commercial street in Guiyang. The Yan'an Lu is where you will find small goods stores and the night market, which are open until the midnight.

Guiyang shoppingMaotai Wine (Moutai)

What to buy in GuiyangMaojian Tea

Guiyang shopping Embroideries

Guiyang shopping Batik Products

Guiyang shoppingOdd Stones

 

Guiyang shoppingYuping Flute

 

 

 

Guiyang Travel Tips

Guiyang is temperate and humid, and has a subtropical monsoon climate, with fairly mild winters and warm summers. The seasons are not particularly distinct. Unseasonably warm or cold spells are common although temperatures rarely reach extremes. Average highs are 10c in January and 28c in July. Rain falls throughout the year, with occasional flurries in winter. It is also one of China's least sunny cities. In the year of 2000, Guiyang had an average temperature of 13.9℃, lower than normal; the rainfall of 1424.5 mm, higher than normal; the sunshine time of 1124.5 hours, less 161 hours than usual years. The climates in all seasons are as follows: in the winter, dry and warm in early days, as well as cold, excessive rain and freezing snow in middle and later days; in the spring, lower average temperature, normal rainfall, excessive rain; in the summer, lower average temperature, excessive and well-distributed rainfall, no excessive rainstorm; in the autumn, lower average temperature, lower rainfall, usual sunshine time equally with the average value.