Yichang Travel Tips
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Area: 21,000 square kilometers (8,108 square miles)
Area Code: 0717
Zip Code: 443000
Telephone Number Inquiry: 114
Weather Forecast: 12121
Food Complaints (of Yichang Consumers' Association): 12315
Tourist Complaints: 6253315
Tourist Inquiry for the Three Gorges: 6300456
Banks: Bank of China provides foreign exchange service.
Main branch of Bank of China:
Changjiang Office: No.65, 1st Xiling Road, Xiling District
Inquiry Number: 0717-6754278
Address: No.2, Jiaohu Er Road
Yuyang Road Branch
Address: No.39, Yuyang Road
Yichang Central Hospital
Address: No.127, Yiling Road
The First Hospital of Yichang
Address: No.4, Huti Street
Cell phones should receive good service in the downtown area of Yichang. Many telephone booths are located along main streets as well, where visitors can place calls with IC Cards.
Internet café's are located on almost every street of the city. The fee is around CNY2 per hour. There are also many internet café's near Computer City on Xinghuo Road and Sanxia University.
The folk culture and art of the Tujia people is a high point of Yichang's tourism. The unique Changyang dancing show, adapted from the local funeral dances, is always enjoyed by visitors. It combines entertainment and body-building and has gained a high reputation throughout the country. Now, visitors can enjoy these traditional performances in selected tourist locations. A witchcraft show is put on in Sanxia Ancient Military Camp, while the Baren dancing show and Tujia trappings show can be seen in Sun and Moon Village.
Another aspect of Yichang is its bustling and colorful daily life. After dark, the nightlife here begins. Like most cities in China, at the end of the working day people jostle with each other in bars, discos, KTV (karaoke) and other places of entertainment. Jiefang Road and Ermalu are two popular areas for dining and social activities. Listed below are some recommended entertainment venues and cafés in Yichang.
Diamond Times KTV
Address: Corner Yangjiang Road and Ermalu Road
Club Deluxe KTV
Address: Zhenzhu Road
Bars & Pubs
Address: Yunji Road, across the road from the Jiefang Cinema
Hongfan Club (nightclub style bar)
Address: Yunji Road near the overpass on Yunji Road and Jiefang Road
Club 66 (nightclub new concept bar)
Address: Jiefang Road near Times Square
Dragon Bar (modern bar)
Address: Ermalu Road, opposite Diamond Times KTV
Happy Hometown Bar
Address: Jiefang Road near overpass
Address: Ermalu Road
Address: Yunji Road, opposite Tango Nightclub
Address: Jiefang Road, in the new Times Square pedestrian mall
Old Street Coffee
Address: Ermalu Road
Jiefang Cinema is a luxurious digital cinema with top-quality sound and visual effects.
Address: Jiefang Road
Bus Route: 2, 3, 4, 7, 12, 18, 20 (get off at Jiefang Road Stop)
Yichang Sports Center is the main site for large scale sporting activities in that city.
Address: Ti Yu Chang Road
Bus Route: 11, 18 (get off at Jiefang Road)