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 Mar. 25, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Zhengzhou Travel
Asked by viviab from SPORE | May. 15, 2019 23:42Reply
any place that sells crystal in zheng zhou?
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Answered by Sean from CANADA | May. 16, 2019 20:02

I haven't found any special market, maybe you can have a try in those shopping malls.
Asked by Kyaw Min Hein from MYANMAR | Mar. 20, 2019 18:27Reply
How to go Zhengzhou International airport to Shijiazhuang by train ?
I want to know the fast train timetable from Shijiazhuang
How much can be cost ticket price?
How much fare from Xinzheng International airport to fast Train Station?
Can tourist easily buy a train ticket?
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Answered by Fay from CANADA | Mar. 25, 2019 23:14

1. Upon landing, take shuttle bus line 4 from airport to Civil Aviation Hotel first. Then transfer to metro line 1 to East Railway Station. The ticket fare is around CNY25/person. After arriving, there are several bullet trains that can take you to Shijiazhuang Railway Station. The train schedules are from 06:42 to 21:41. The duration is around 2 hours. The ticket fare of 1st Class Seat is CNY302.5, 2nd Class Seat is CNY189.5 and Business Cls. Seat is CNY597.5.

2. Well, you are suggested to book the train tickets in advance. Since the booking page only has Chinese version, it is suggested to ask help for TravelChinaGuide.com. They have this service. If interested, their contact information is bookingtravelchinaguide.com.
Asked by Hanna from NORWAY | Mar. 07, 2019 03:04Reply
How long does the Intercity Shuttle Buses from Baiyun Hotel take to the Zhengzhou airport?
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Answered by Greeley from USA | Mar. 08, 2019 00:24

From your hotel, walk north around 250 meters to get to Mazhai Bus Stop. Take public bus no.302 to Zhongyuan Road and then transfer to bus no.12 to Railway Station. After arriving, there are direct shuttle buses that can take you to the airport.
Asked by suwan poopoksakul from THAILAND | Mar. 02, 2019 06:27Reply
What is the choices of travel to Keifeng from Zhengzhou city center?
We will be in ZZ for 4 days. We want to go to Keifeng. What is the best way. I hope we can go to Keifeng in the morning and return the same day.
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Answered by Scarlett from UNITED KINGDOM | Mar. 03, 2019 23:20

It is advised to take bullet train from ZZ East Railway Station to Kaifeng North Railway Station. The duration is only 20mins. The train schedules are from 07:11 to 21:37.
About the return way, the train schedules are from 08:03 to 21:34.
Asked by Lucy from ZIMBABWE | Jan. 19, 2019 15:48Reply
How does it take from Zhengzhou University to the main railway station?
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Answered by Adi from UNITED KINGDOM | Jan. 21, 2019 19:36

Do you refer to the South Campus of the university?
If yes, walk north around 700 meters to get to Yixueyuan Bus Stop. Then take metro line 1 to the railway station directly.
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