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
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
can anyone please advice me the nearest bus station and address ?
kindly advice me, from GUANGZHOU the bus go any nearest place to HOTEL KINGDOM ?
If so, you can take a long-distance bus from the Province Bus Station in 147-149 West Huangshi Rd, it takes CNY35 and about 70 minutes. After arrival, you can take bus 106 directly to your hotel (Kaiyi Jiudian). It takes about 15 minutes and CNY2.
kindly please advice me , from Guangzhou, i can take bus from any where to arrive QY ?
and near Bus Station can you suggest any 2-3 hotels , my budget is 250 RMB
Near it you can stay in Huangsheng Hotel in 27 West Guangyuan Rd, about 400 meters northwest to the station and costs around CNY220 per night. Or you can stay Zhanxi Hotel in 71 Zhanxi Rd, which is about 400 meters north and costs about CNY150 per night.
and get your point to get bus from 158 West Huanshi Rd, Yuexiu District from there i will go to QY
but do you know where i can get off and any nearest hotel there ?