Shijiazhuang Travel Guide
Area: 15,800 square kilometers (6100.4 square miles)
Area Code: 0311
Zip Code: 050000
Located in the vicinity of the North China Plain, Shijiazhuang, the capital of Hebei Province, neighbors Beijing and Tianjin in the north, Bohai Sea in the east, and lies against the continuous Taihang Mountain in the west. Covering an area of 15.8 thousand square kilometers (6100.4 square miles), it has 6 districts, 12 counties, 5 county-level cities and 1 national-level new and high-tech development zone under its prefecture. This city has a population of 9.395 million, 2.313 million of whom live in the urban area.
This city is often referred to as being lucky in recent Chinese history. Once a small village, it developed under modern railway construction. A century ago, when the Lu-Han Railway stretched to the former Shijiazhuang Village, it brought with it new opportunities, opening an industrial chapter in this city. No one could have predicted that this small, unknown village would have developed rapidly into the modern capital city of Hebei Province.
As the economic, political, cultural and scientific center of Hebei Province, Shijiazhuang is becoming more and more beautiful with recent urban development. A jade-like moat embraces the city gently, bordered by 20 charming parks. This beautiful city is filled with culture and development, attracting visitors with new features daily.
Though it is a relatively young city, it is located on fertile land that boasts splendid cultural history. As such, the city is home to many significant cultural relics, such as the oldest stone-arch bridge in China, Zhaozhou Bridge, and one of China's three hanging temples Qiaoloudian Hall (Bridge-Tower Hall). Moreover, the grand Taihang Mountain, which lies to the west, provide charming natural scenery. Mt. Cangyan Scenic Area and Zhangshiyan Scenic Area also attract visitors from all over China and the world.
Anji Bridge (Zhaozhou Bridge)
From December 28th, 2017, citizens of some countries and regions such as USA, UK, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Denmark, and Netherlands are granted a visa-free stay of not more than 144 hours when making an international transfer via Zhengding Airport.
Shijiazhuang Travel Tips
Traffic Accident Call: 122
|Local Modern Buildings and Malls|
Time Inquiries: 117
Telephone Number Inquiries: 114
Weather Forecast: 121
City-bus Inquiries: 87218888
City-bus Service: 86012572
Taxi Complaints: 83622882
Tourist Complaints: 86061719; 86061715
Consumer Complaints: 12315
China Mobile Service Tel: 10086
China Union Service Tel: 10010; 10011
China Telecom Service Tel: 10000
A foreign exchange service is available at the Bank of China. Below are listed some of the major branches in this city:
Provincial Branch: No.80, Xinhua Road
Zhongshan Road (West) Branch: No.691, Zhongshan Road (West)
Meiji Street Branch: No.413, Yuhua Road (East)
Tinan Branch: No.265, Tiyu Dajie (South)
Yucai Branch: No.180, Yucai Street
|Branch Office of China Pos|
Fanxi Road Branch: No.3, Fanxi Road
Jiangshenan Branch: No.23, Jianshe Dajie (South)
Yuhua Road (West) Branch: No.243, Yuhua Road (West)
Peace Hospital (Bethune International Peace Hospital)
Address: No.398, Zhongshan Road (West)
Bus routes: 1, 15, 38
The First Hospital of Shijiazhuang City
Address: No.36, Fanxi Road
Bus routes: 10, 30, 26, 6
Address: No.225, Jianshe Dajie (North)
Bus routes: 2, 31, 41, 112
Address: No.265, Zhonghua Dajie (North)
Bus routes: 8, 17, 23, 118
Address: No.166, Zhongshan Road (East)
If is it an one-way walking, how can we go back to Beijing after crossing the bridge
Is it possible to do that in oneday from beijing?
Thanks in advance
If yes, take a bullet train from Beijing West Railway Station to Shijiazhuang Railway Station first. Take a taxi to the General Bus Station. There are several direct coaches to Hongyagu Glass Bridge. I am afraid that one day is a little bit tight. You are suggested to stay one night in SJZ city.
Thanks for your info. did you happen to know how can i go back to the shijiazhuang city after crossing the glass bridge?
Staying in shijiazhuang...is it possible to see both the glass bridge and cangyan mountain in the same day ?
Thanks for any help