General Introduction to Zhengzhou

Zhengzhou CityZhengzhou is the capital city of Henan province. It is also the political, economic, technological, and educational centre of Henan province. Located in the middle of China, Zhengzhou is an important transportation hub connecting the major cities in China, including Beijing, Xian, Wuhan and the south China. As many other cities in the north China, Zhengzhou has a long history, which can date back to Shang Dynasty. The name of Zhengzhou came from the Sui Dynasty (AD 581), even though it was located in Chenggao, another town.

Zhengzhou also has a locomotive and rolling-stock repair plant, a tractor-assembly plant, and a thermal generating station. The city's industrial growth has resulted in a large increase in the population, coming predominantly from industrial workers from the north. Trees have been planted throughout the city's more than 23 km² area, holding down the sand that formerly blew in thick gusts through the city. A water diversion project and pumping station, built in 1972, has provided irrigation for the surrounding countryside. The city has an agricultural university.

 

 

Zhengzhou Weather and Climate

Zhengzhou experiences a humid subtropical climate. Zhengzhou has four clearly-defined seasons, with cool and dry winters, hot and humid summers, warm and early springs, and mild autumns. The area's climate is also monsoon-influenced, meaning that precipitation is heavily concentrated in the months of May to September. The city also has wetter and drier seasons, with the "wet season" falling between April and October and the drier season covering the remaining months. Zhengzhou has an annual average temperature of at 14.7°C, but it's highest average monthly temperature is 27.3°C in July and it's coldest monthly average temperature is 0.7°C in January. The annual precipitation is about 630 mm, with on average 220 frost-free days and about 2200 hours of sunshine per year.

Top Ten Attactions in Zhengzhou

Zhengzhou is a historical and cultural city. There are much to see in Zhengzhou. 3,500 years ago, Shang Dynasty established its capital in the ancient city of Zhengzhou. In and around Zhengzhou, porcelain and the Chinese technique of bronze smelting were developed. Famous attractions in Zhengzhou are Shaolin Temple, Song Mountain, Yin Xu (Yin Ruins).

 

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Zhengzhou Public Transport

Zhengzhou is capital city of Henan province. Transportation is convenient here. There are many airlines from and to Zhengzhou from most of the cities in mainland China. You can also travel to Zhengzhou by trains, buses. In the city, there are many ways to get around, such as buses, taxi, motor bike and so on.

 

Zhengzhou Public Transport By Air

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Zhengzhou Public Transport By Motorbike

 

 

Top Ten Hotels in Zhengzhou

Zhengzhou is the capital city of Henan Province. It is also the economical, political and cultural center of Henan province. There are many luxry hotels in Zhengzhou. Here are some of the hotels we recommended. Please contact us if you want to book the hotels.

 

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Famous Food in Zhengzhou

With its long history, Henan Province is a cradle of ancient Chinese culture. This has resulted in an abundance of historical sites and a rich culture, one of which is Yu (short for Henan Province) Cuisine. As the capital of Henan Province, Zhengzhou undoubtedly takes Yu Cuisine as its main menu.

 

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Top Ten Restaurants in Zhengzhou

There are many local restaurants on the both street of Zhengzhou. You can easily find a local restaurants providing the traditional Zhengzhou food. Here are some best selected restaurants.

 

Zhengzhou restaurants Henan Restaurant

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 Zhengzhou Restaurant  Heji Hui Mian Restaurant

Zhengzhou Restaurant CMen Bing

Zhengzhou Restaurant Geji Men Bing Restaurant

Zhengzhou Restaurant Wonton

Zhengzhou Restaurant Lao Caiji Restaurant

Zhengzhou Restaurant Hu La Tang

Zhengzhou Restaurant Liyu Sanchi

 

 

Things to Do in Zhengzhou

A city's colorful nightlife reflects its prosperity. From the various activities of Zhengzhou people, we can see how as the capital city of Henan Province, it is making rapid progress and its inhabitants are becoming more and more fashionable. Most people like office workers will return home between 10 pm and midnight, while many modern young men will continue to enjoy the nightlife until some time after 02:00. These different habits from different groups of people help to make the nightlife of Zhengzhou rich and colorful.

Things to Do in Zhengzhou Lvcheng Square

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Zhengzhou pubs and bars Minglang Baoshi Guan

Zhengzhou nightlife Ziyou Ren Bar

Zhengzhou bars Jienong Café

Zhengzhou bars U.B.C Café

Zhengzhou bars Lvxueya Teahouse

Zhengzhou bars Wanfuyuan Teahouse

Zhengzhou bars X-BODY Aibo Jianshen

Zhengzhou bars Zero Lounge

 

 

 

Zhengzhou Shopping

Zhengzhou is not one of China's larger cities, but you can find a good selection of markets and department stores within the city zone. Zhengzhou has been a commercial city for centuries and today, it is the business center of Middle China due to its transportation advantages. The city's commercial streets include Er' qi Lu, Taikang Lu, Renmin Lu and Jiefang Lu and these are mainly located in the northeastern area adjacent to the railway station. Currently, Er' qi Commercial area is the most prosperous and popular commercial location in Zhengzhou.

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Zhengzhou Travel Tips

1.Zhengzhou is the capital city of Henan province.

2.The best time to visit Zhengzhou is Autumn and Spring.

3.Zhengzhou is an historical and cultural city.

4. Shaolin temple is located in Song Mountain near Zhengzhou.