Zhengzhou Travel Guide

Zhengzhou Travel Guide

Zhengzhou MapZhengzhou, the capital city of Henan Province, is located in the middle of China. The famous Shaolin Temple near this city is the cradle of the Chinese martial arts that provided the inspiration for Kung Fu movies. Zhengzhou is a vital transportation hub especially for railways as many important railway trunks pass the city such as the Longhai Railway (Lanzhou to Lianyungang) and Jingguang Railway (Beijing to Guangzhou).

The city is a national historical and cultural city and also the first destination for any Henan Tour. The ancient city was the capital of Shang Dynasty (16th - 11th century BC) 3,500 years ago when porcelain and the Chinese technique of bronze smelting were comparatively more developed. A green ceramic glaze pot unearthed in Zhengzhou has been shown to be the most ancient porcelain in China.

For anyone interested in Chinese ancient history and wishing to know more on it, Zhengzhou is one city that should not be missed.

Erqi Memorial Tower
Erqi Memorial Tower

A long history has left the city with many cultural and historic sites. Shaolin Temple situated at the foot of Songshan Mountain is the cradle of Shaolin Kong Fu. If you are interested in Chinese Kong Fu, the temple and the performances must be seen.

One of the four Academies of Classical Learning in the Song Dynasty (960 - 1279), Songyang Academy, gives a complete depiction of Chinese ancient education. In addition, many ancient tombs, temple buildings and battle sites all show the dense culture of the city.

 Other Scenic Spots:
Huangdi Hometown
Yellow River
Yin Xu (Yin Ruins)

Transportation provision in the city is excellent. Arriving and departing, whether by air, train or bus, is a smooth process as Zhengzhou is a center of transportation in middle China.

With a pleasant climate, Zhengzhou is welcoming all year round. The hottest month is July and the average temperature is about 27°C (80.6°F) while the coldest month is January with an average temperature of -0.2°C (31.64°F). Autumn and spring are the best and the peak tourist seasons. You can enjoy a more beautiful Zhengzhou at that time.  You can find various grades of hotels inside and near the city. With comprehensive facilities, they provide safe and clean places to stay at a reasonable price. As a provincial capital, this city is the height of fashionable entertainment and shopping in Henan - you won't be disappointed.
- Last modified on Oct. 18, 2018 -
Questions & Answers on Zhengzhou Travel
Asked by vishal jain from INDIA | Sep. 27, 2018 03:36Reply
Any Indian restaurant in zhengzhou city?
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Answered by Godo from USA | Sep. 28, 2018 18:31
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Dear, the Indian Kitchen is recommended to you. You can have a try. It is located at Lotus market, West Gate of Science Avenue Campus, Zhengzhou University, Gaoxin District.
Asked by Kjeld from DENMARK | Jul. 07, 2018 00:25Reply
How far is it from Zhengzhou to denfeng by bus and what is the Price
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Answered by Jane | Jul. 08, 2018 20:22
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It takes about 80 minutes and the fare is about CNY 30.
Asked by Hemant from INDIA | May. 30, 2018 18:04Reply
Do we need Transit Visa travelling Via Zhengzhou to India from USA?
I need a favor on transit Visa requirement, Do we need transit Visa? I am travelling from SFO to India (BOM), Via China (Guangzhou (CAN)). Layover / Connection time to next / onward Flight is 4 hrs. (Same day)

My USA Visa is Expired. I've Indian Passport.
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Answered by Carol from CANADA | Jun. 04, 2018 02:12
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I’m sorry but Indian Passport can’t enjoy the policy.
Asked by Halim from INDONESIA | May. 29, 2018 02:00Reply
Hi, I will go to Kaifeng this June from Zhengzhou Xinzheng Airport.
I read that I can take intercity shuttle bus from the airport to Kaifeng West District Haode. Where is it Kaifeng West District Haode in the google maps ? Thanks
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Answered by Vincent from CANADA | May. 30, 2018 22:27
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It seems that it is located in 50 meters south of Jinming Avenue in Longting District.
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