Qingyuan Travel Guide
Area: 19,015 square kilometers (7,342 square miles)
Location: Situated in northern Guangdong Province, Qingyuan belongs to the north end of the Pearl River Delta in geography. It is bordered by Guangzhou in the south, neighboring Hunan and Guangxi provinces in the north.
Administrative Division: 1 district (Qingchen); 3 counties (Fogang, Yangshan, Qingxin); 2 autonomous counties (Lianshan Zhuang Autonomous County, Liannan Yao Autonomous County); 2 county-level cities (Yingde, Lianzhou)
Useful Telephone Numbers:
Tourist Complaints: 0763-3364098
Tourist Inquiries: 0763-3123811, 3123822, 6816628
Weather Forecast: 121
Zip Code Inquiry: 184
Qingyuan Attractions - Things to Do
Sanpai Yao Village and Lianzhou Underground River
Sanpai Yao Village: Lies on the mountainside of the Sanpai Mountains, 11 kilometers (7 miles) south of the Liannan County, this Yao Village is a vivacious scenic resort comprehensively reflecting the history, culture, customs, residential buildings, costumes and folk entertainments of the Yao ethnic minority.
Lianzhou Underground River: 26 kilometers (16 miles) northeast of Lianzhou City, this scenic spot is characterized by the subtropical karst cave and the underground river inside the cave. It is a well known summer resort with stunning karst landscape.
Other Scenic Spots: Qingxin, Hot Spring Tourism & Holiday Resort, Daxushan Waterfalls
How to get to/around Qingyuan
See More Yingde to Guangzhou Train
When to Go: It is an all-year-round destination. During April to October, adequate rainfall and beautiful natural sceneries contribute to the most charming time in a year.
Qingyuan Travel Tips
History: Before the Qin Dynasty (220BC-206BC) united China, this area was inhabited by many ancient minorities in South China, generally called Bai Yue. Qingyuan region partly belonged to Nanhai Shire and Changsha Shire during the Qin Dynasty. In the early Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD), it was governed by the Nanyue State, and the central government conquered it and brought this region into the Guiyang Shire later. Present Qingyuan City was established in 1988.
Physical Features: Lying in the linking area between the Pearl River Delta and the mountainous region in northern Guangdong, Qingyuan boasts the vastest area among cities in the province. The terrain is higher in the northwest and lower in the southeast. Plains, hills, mountains and karst landform coexist in the city.
Special Local product: tea, crystal pear, Shatian pomelo
How to get huangteng canyon glass bridge from canton tower
We are staying near Canton Tower and we would like to know how to get to Gulongxia Glass Bridge? How much is the entrance fee and where I can buy the ticket?
2. You can buy it on the spot. Ticket fare is CNY238.