Chinese Name: 恩平 (ēn píng)
Area: 1,698 square kilometers (656 square miles)
Location: in the west of Jiangmen City, southwest of Guangdong Province, south China
Area Code: 0750
Zip Code: 529400
GDP (2018): CNY 19.83 billion (USD 2.30 billion)
China Microphone Industry Base
Enping is a county-level city administered by Jiangmen City. It is located in the west of Jiangmen City and the southwest of Guangdong Province. Enping is a microphone industry base in China. It has more than 300 microphone and accessory manufacturers, with an annual output of nearly 90 million, accounting for more than 70% of the national output. Numerous hot spring resources also make it a hot spring resort, and the Guangdong Enping Geothermal National Geopark is one of the representative scenic spots.
Best Places to Visit & Top Things to Do in Enping
Enping travel features abundant hot spring scenic spots for holiday and leisure, such as Jinjiang Hot Spring, Didu Hot Spring and Jinshan Hot Spring. Qixingkeng Nature Reserve, Guangdong Enping Geothermal National Geopark, and Guangdong Hepai Forest Park have beautiful natural landscapes. Xiema village and Enping Diaolou also show local culture and history.
Jinjiang Hot Spring Tourist Area
Jinjiang Hot Spring Tourist Area has more than 50 hot spring baths. The temperature of hot spring is close to 70℃(158℉) and the springs are clear and crystal with dozens of trace elements beneficial to human health. Jinjiang Hot Spring is very popular among tourists for the high value of medical care.
Guangdong Enping Geothermal National Geopark
It is the first Geopark themed geothermy in China. The main scenic spots of the park are hot springs, colorful canyon, majestic granite rows and 600-year Yunli Stone Village.
Founded in the early Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), the Xiema village has large-scale and complete traditional buildings and rich cultural relics. There are 13 alleys called male alleys, which were used exclusively for men in ancient times, while the other 14 female alleys for women to enter or chat. This kind of architectural pattern has an obvious ethical color.
Best Time to Visit Enping
The best time to visit Enping is from October to November with an average temperature of 22℃(72℉) and clear weather. Enping Guangdong has four distinct seasons, short winter and long summer. From December to February, it is winter with the temperatures from 12℃(54℉) to 19℃(66℉). The summer time of Enping is from June to September. The highest temperature is 33℃(91℉) and the lowest is 25℃(77℉). It is one of the rainstorm centers in Guangdong Province, but the annual rainfall is very uneven, with more rain from May to August.
Enping Weather Forecast
Travelers can fly to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport and take the bullet trains or intercity high-speed trains from Guangzhou South Railway Station to Enping in 60-80 minutes. Coaches are available from the Jiaokou Bus Passenger Terminal and Fangcun to get to Enping, taking about 2 hours and 20 minutes.
The inner-city transportation means are buses and taxis. No metro is available. It takes CNY2 for the first 2 km and CNY1.4/km for the next distance by taxis. CNY15-20 is needed from Enping Railway Station to the downtown area.
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Best Enping Food to Try
The best Enping foods to try are Rice-Flour Noodle, Cow's Foot Skin, Fired Tofu Triangles, Rice with Yellow Eel, Flank Beef Rice Noodle.
Fired Tofu Triangles
Fired Tofu Triangles is a very traditional Enping snack. Stuff the tofu triangles with pickled accessories and deep-fry until done.
Cow's Trotter Skin
In fact, the Cow's Trotter Skin is the meat cocoon on the cow's heel. It needs to be washed and steam stewed. Sesame paste and peanut butter are added and it tastes fresh and crispy with strong beef fragrance and the sweet sauces.