Fuzhou Travel Guide
Chinese Name: 福州市 (fú zhōu shì)
Area: 11,968 square kilometers (4,621 square miles)
Location: in the east of Fujian Province, southeast China
Administrative Division: 6 districts (Gulou, Taijiang, Cangshan, Jin’an, Mawei, Changle); 1 county-level city (Fuqing); 6 counties (Minhou, Lianjiang, Luoyuan, Minqing, Yongtai, Pingtan)
Area Code: 0591
Zip Code: 350000
GDP (2018): CNY 785.681 billion (USD 118.74 billion)
Located in the lower reaches of the Min River, Fuzhou is the capital city of Fujian Province. Situated in the eastern part of Fujian, it serves as the economy, politics, culture and transport center of the province. It is so named after a mountain situated in the north called Mt. Fu. Additionally, many banyans were planted in the Song Dynasty (960-1279), and now provide shade for the entire city giving it another name - Rong Cheng (Banyan City). Fuzhou is one of the first open coastal cities in China. Mawei Fuzhou, the cradle of the modern Chinese Navy, has cultivated Chinese shipping culture. It is both a historic and a cultural city with over two-thousand-year of history. Such historical sites as Sanfang Qixiang, Fujian Tulou and Mount Wuyi combining natural scenery and tea culture are waiting for you to explore.
The weather of Fuzhou is comfortable, affording tourists the opportunity to visit the city all the year round, especially between April and November. Chinese culture.
Besides, the city is renowned for both quality and quantity of hot springs throughout China. The cultured sights of this city are not as overwhelming as many of the top attractions in China, but the modern infrastructures of supporting establishments for tourism are complete, and a dazzling array of local dishes and snacks await your patronage.
The tourism industry with city's sustainable, fast and healthy development is being perfected day by day. In this coastal city, the reception establishments related to tourism are modern. At present, there are over 80 stared hotels, and the recreational facilities are too numerous to mention. The transportation network is well developed and incorporates the road, rail, water and aviation networks, providing your trip to the city with convenient all-around access.
This city will continue to develop its prosperous, modern and well rounded tourism industry. With its ancient culture and exquisite sights, the city welcomes the global tourist and we hope Fu (meaning good fortune in Chinese) zhou will both bless you and bring you back.
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