Xinxiang Travel Guide

Xinxiang Facts

Chinese Name: 新乡市 (xīn xiāng shì)
Population: 6,170,000
Area: 8,249 square kilometers (3,185 square miles)
Location: in the north of Henan Province, east-central China
Administrative Division: 4 districts (Weibin, Hongqi, Fengquan, Muye); 6 counties (Xinxiang, Huojia, Yuanyang, Yanjin, Fengqiu, Changyuan); 2 county-level cities (Weihui, Huixian)
Area Code: 0373
Zip Code: 453000
GDP (2019): CNY 274 billion (USD 40 billion)

Important Industrial Base in Henan

Situated in northern Henan Province, Xinxiang is separated from Zhengzhou and Kaifeng by the Yellow River to the south, in the neighborhood of southeastern Shanxi to the west and western Shandong to the east. Xinxiang is an important commodity grain base and a high-quality wheat production base in China. With four traditional industries of the chemical industry, paper making, building materials and energy, it is also an important industrial base in Henan Province. Besides, Xinxiang travel features magnificent natural landscapes, mausoleums and ancient garden architecture.

Xinxiang Attractions - Things to Do

Mausoleum of King Lujian

It is located 13 kilometers (8 miles) north of the downtown Xinxiang at the south foot of the Fenghuang (Phoenix) Mountain. Being the most intact princly mausoleum of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), this memorial consists of two tombs, the King Lujian tomb in the east and the tomb of his wife in the west. Stone carvings preserved in the mausoleum are definitely treasures showing the exquisite standard of art in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644).

Baligou Scenic Area

It nestles in the foothills of the Taihang Mountains. The forest coverage of the scenic area is over ninety percent. In addition to the peerless waterfalls of Northern China and spectacular mountain scenery, it is also a natural reserve for the macaques.

Baiquan Scenic Area

It is the largest and well-preserved ancient garden architecture complex in Henan Province. According to historic records, Baiquan rose before the Shang Dynasty (16th -11th century BC) with more than three thousand years of history. Through dynasties of exploitation and construction, the area is blessed with abundant historical relics. 

Other Points of Interest: Bigan Temple, Wanxianshan Scenic Area, Guanshan Geo-park

How to get to Xinxiang

The city is only 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Zhengzhou, the capital city of Henan. For the short distance to the traffic hub of the province, visitors can have Zhengzhou as a transfer station to many other places. The city is no more than 100 kilometers (62 miles) from Zhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport, but there is no airport bus reach this city. Visitors should get to Zhengzhou Civil Aviation Hotel in No.3, Jinshui Lu and changes to the airport buses, or take taxis from Xinxiang directly to the airport.

Xinxiang Central Bus Station: Ziyou Lu, Weibin District


Enjoying a warm temperate continental climate, Xinxiang City has four distinct seasons with an annual average temperature of 14°C (57.2°F). Coldest and hottest days appear in July and January. The autumn is cool and the spring usually comes early. 

 When to Go: Spring and autumn are the best seasons to visit the city.

Xinxiang Travel Tips

 History: This area was known as the territory of ancient Yong Kingdom before the Spring and Autumn Period (770BC-476BC). It had been over 1,400 years since the Sui (581-618) Court first established Xinxiang County in 586. During the early years after the founding of the PRC, it was the capital city of Pingyuan Province.

 Physical Features: The city lies in the drainage areas of the Yellow River and Haihe River. Therefore, plain is the principal type of landform in this city, occupying seventy-eight percent of its total land area.

 Special Local Products: hawkthorn, apricot, honeysuckle, megranate, Luoguo Marinated Meat 

- Last updated on May. 13, 2020 -
Questions & Answers on Xinxiang Travel
Asked by Honza from CZECH | Aug. 18, 2018 04:51Reply
how travel from Xinxiang to Yuntai Mountain
Answers (2)
Answered by Liela from USA | Aug. 22, 2018 01:42

Take a bus from Xinxiang General Bus Station to Yuntaishan and the buses depart at 7:30 and 13:20.
Answered by saiq from CHINA | Oct. 03, 2018 05:52

by a travel bus.and you can enjoy so much
Asked by Sippu... from INDIA | Nov. 14, 2017 03:55Reply
How can I go to Kunming from Xinxiang ?
Answers (2)
Answered by Brace from NEW ZEALAND | Nov. 14, 2017 19:58

You are suggested to take a bullet train to Zhengzhou first, and it takes about 20 minutes, CNY48.5 for a first class seat, CNY30.5 for a second one.
Then take a bullet train from Zhengzhou to Kunming, and it takes 8-10 hours, CNY892.5 for a second class seat, CNY1469.5 for a first one. BY the way, the trains to Kunming depart at 8:30, 10:33, 10:38, 12:06 and 13:20.
Answered by Julie | Nov. 15, 2017 00:13

I'd recommend airplane to you. You can take an intercity bus at the International Hotel to Zhengzhou Airport directly. Then fly to Kunming within 3h.
Asked by Ahror from UZBEKISTAN | Apr. 15, 2017 09:37Reply
How can I get to Xinxiang from Handan city ?
Answers (1)
Answered by Sam from CANADA | Apr. 21, 2017 01:47

You can take a long distance coach at Handan Bus Terminal to the destination directly. The coach departs at 08:00, 10:00 and 13:30. The ticket fare is around CNY41 or 48/person.
Asked by artyeo from BRUNEI | Dec. 17, 2015 01:11Reply
XinXiang budget Inn or Guesthouse
Where can I stay near Xinxing railway station? Any village guesthouse recommended?
Answers (5)
Answered by Eliiot from FINLAND | Dec. 17, 2015 02:14

Sorry, I have no idea of the village guesthouse nearby. But there are also many other budget hotels for you to choose. Super 8 Railway Station Branch is recommended. The price is about CNY 100 per night. It's located at 50m north of the Exit of Railway Station. Hope you like.
Answered by artyeo from BRUNEI | Dec. 25, 2015 15:07

How to travel from Xinxiang to Dengfeng
is there any Express bas
Answered by Richard from UNITED KINGDOM | Dec. 25, 2015 21:09

Yes, there are two direct coaches at General Bus Station. They depart at 08:00 and 14:00. It costs CNY 45 to 50 per person. The duration is nearly two hours.
Answered by artyeo from BRUNEI | Dec. 26, 2015 23:05

Location of XX General Bus Station in Google Map and location of Dengfeng Bus station
Answered by Nancy from INDIA | Dec. 27, 2015 00:20

The bus station is located at No. 155 Ziyou Street (near Renmin Lukou), and the Dengfeng Bus Station is located at No. 140 Zhongyue Street.
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