Yunfu Travel Guide
Chinese Name: 云浮 (yún fú)
Area: 7,785.11 square kilometers (3,006 square miles)
Location: in the west-central of Guangdong Province, southern China
Administrative Division: 2 districts (Yuncheng, Yun'an); 2 counties (Xinxing, Yunan); 1 county-level city (Luoding)
Area Code: 0766
Zip Code: 527300
GDP (2018): CNY 84.91 billion (USD 12.83 billion)
The Capital of Pyrite and Stone
Lying in the west-central of Guangdong Province, Yunfu is bounded to the west with the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. It is adjacent to Zhaoqing on the northeast, Jiangmen on the southeast, Yangjiang on the south and Maoming on the southwest. It is 160 kilometers (99 miles) away from Guangzhou. With excellent pyrite reserves and quality, Yunfu is the largest sulfur chemical production base in China and the largest stainless steel tableware production base in Guangdong Province. Yunfu is also China's stone base center and artificial stone capital. The Yunfu New Port is the largest inland river port in Guangdong.
Yunfu Attractions - Things to Do
Longshan Thermal Spring: This province-level holiday resort is situated in the Longshan Mountain, Xinxing County. It is 120 minutes drive from Guangzhou. Apart from the hot spring with curative power, the Guoen Temple, former residence of the sixth Patriarch of the Zen Hui Neng, is also an attraction worthwhile visiting.
How to get to/around Yunfu
When to Go: the whole year at any seasons
Yunfu Travel Tips
History: As early as the Tang Dynasty (618-907), Yunfu Shire was established to administrate this area. It was altered to Dong'an County in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and regained its name Yunfu as a county in 1914.
Physical Features: The terrain of the city descents from the southwest to the northeast. Mountainous and hilly areas, altogether with the karst landform, constitute the most distinctive Yunfu.
Special Local Products: greengage
Chengzhong Road is the busiest area of the city, gathering hospital, cinema, children's palace, and gym.
Station please tell me
Also, if I go to YF, can I get a train from Shenzhen North railway station?
Well, there are only two departures each day from Shenzhen North Station. You are advised to book the train ticket through TravelChinaGuide in advance in case that the tickets might be sold out. You can contact them through bookingtravelchinaguide.com.
Could you also please tell me how to go Shenzhen North Railway Station from Hong Kong.
Furthermore, does the coach has toilet if I go by coach.
From Hongkong, you can take East Rail Line to Lok Ma Chau. Then cross the border to Futian Checkpoint. Then take Shenzhen subway Longhua Line to the North Rail Station.