Shijiazhuang Travel Guide

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Shijiazhuang MapLocated in the vicinity of the North China Plain, Shijiazhuang, the capital of Hebei Province, neighbors Beijing and Tianjin in the north, Bohai Sea in the east, and lies against the continuous Taihang Mountain in the west. Covering an area of 15.8 thousand square kilometers (6100.4 square miles), it has 6 districts, 12 counties, 5 county-level cities and 1 national-level new and high-tech development zone under its prefecture. This city has a population of 9.395 million, 2.313 million of whom live in the urban area.

This city is often referred to as being lucky in recent Chinese history. Once a small village, it developed under modern railway construction. A century ago, when the Lu-Han Railway stretched to the former Shijiazhuang Village, it brought with it new opportunities, opening an industrial chapter in  this city. No one could have predicted that this small, unknown village would have developed rapidly into the modern capital city of Hebei Province.

Though it is a relatively young city, it is located on fertile land that boasts splendid cultural history. As such, th city is home to many significant cultural relics, such as the oldest stone-arch bridge in China, Zhaozhou Bridge, and one of China's three hanging temples Qiaoloudian Hall (Bridge-Tower Hall). Moreover, the grand Taihang Mountain, which lies to the west, provide charming natural scenery. Mt. Cangyan Scenic Area and Zhangshiyan Scenic Area also attract visitors from all over China and the world.

Stone Arch Bridge
Zhaozhou Bridge 
As the economic, political, cultural and scientific center of Hebei Province, Shijiazhuang is becoming more and more beautiful with recent urban development. A jade-like moat  embraces the city gently, bordered by 20 charming parks. This beautiful city is filled with culture and development, attracting visitors with new features daily. 

  Shijiazhuang Hiking Tour

Newly Updated Attractions: Zhaozhou Bridge Park

 Basic Facts
Area: 15,800 square kilometers (6100.4 square miles)
Population: 9,395,000
Area Code: 0311
Zip Code: 050000

Street View, Shijiazhuang
Local Modern Buildings and Malls
 Emergency Numbers:
Fire: 119
Police: 110
Ambulance: 120
Traffic Accident Call: 122

 Useful Numbers:
Time Inquiries: 117
Telephone Number Inquiries: 114
Weather Forecast: 121
City-bus Inquiries: 87218888
City-bus Service: 86012572
Taxi Complaints: 83622882
Tourist Complaints: 86061719; 86061715
Consumer Complaints: 12315
China Mobile Service Tel: 10086
China Union Service Tel: 10010; 10011
China Telecom Service Tel: 10000

 Banking Services:
A foreign exchange service is available at the Bank of China. Below are listed some of the major branches in this city:
Provincial Branch: No.80, Xinhua Road
Zhongshan Road (West) Branch: No.691, Zhongshan Road (West)

Post Office
Branch Office of China Post
Meiji Street Branch: No.413, Yuhua Road (East)
Tinan Branch: No.265, Tiyu Dajie (South)
Yucai Branch: No.180, Yucai Street

 Post Offices:
Fanxi Road Branch: No.3, Fanxi Road
Jiangshenan Branch: No.23, Jianshe Dajie (South)
Yuhua Road (West) Branch: No.243, Yuhua Road (West)

 Hospitals:
Peace Hospital (Bethune International Peace Hospital)
Address: No.398, Zhongshan Road (West)
Bus routes: 1, 15, 38

The First Hospital of Shijiazhuang City
Address: No.36, Fanxi Road
Bus routes: 10, 30, 26, 6

 Internet Bars:
Stratagem Fiend
Flagship Branch
Address: No.225, Jianshe Dajie (North)
Bus routes: 2, 31, 41, 112
Zhonghua Branch:
Address: No.265, Zhonghua Dajie (North)
Bus routes: 8, 17, 23, 118

 Book Stores:
Book Building
Address: No.166, Zhongshan Road (East)