Yueyang Travel Tips

Yueyang Fast Facts


Area: 14,896 square kilometers (about 5,751 square miles)
Population: about 5,270,000 (up to 2003)
Area Code: 0730
Zip Code: 414000

Yueyang City Tourism Bureau: 0730 8223012
Tourist Complaint: 0730-8232528
Consumer’s Complaint: 12315

Railway Station Enquiry: 0730-3241122
Taxi Service Complaint: 0730-8224244
Medical Treatment First Aid: 120 0730-8080120

Bank:
Bank of China can offer foreign exchange services when you are traveling in Yueyang, some local branches are offered below:
Nanhu Avenue Branch
Address: No.92 Nanhu Avenue
Yueyang Lou Branch
Address: No.58, Yuedong Road
Chenglingji Branch
Address: No.1 Jiangling Road, Chenglingji District
Pingjiang Branch
Address: No.10 Lianyun Road, Tianyue Development Zone, Pingjiang County

Post Office:
Yueyang City Post Office
Address: No.1 Zhanqian Road
Miluo Branch Post Office
Address: Jianshe Road (West), Miluo County-level City
Linxiang Branch Post Office
Address: Xizheng Street, Linxiang County-level City

Hospital:
The First People's Hospital of Yueyang
Address: No.39, Dong Maoling Road
The Second People's Hospital of Yueyang
Address: No.16,Xianfeng Road
The Third People's Hospital of Yueyang
Address: No.48 Nanhu Avenue
Yueyang Guangji Hospital
Address: No.1, Dongting Avenue
Bus Route: Take public bus 6, 10, 33, 35, 37, 41 to get off at Yuefang Station.

Festivals


Yueyang International Dragon Boat Festival
Yueyang is the birthplace of Chinese dragon boat racing. In 278 BC, the great Chinese patriotic poet Qu Yuan died for his country by drowning himself in the Miluo River of Yueyang. In remembrance of him, people hold the dragon boat racing annually on the 5th day of the fifth lunar month. As the hometown of dragon boat, the city has organized ten boat racing festival successfully on the charming East Lake from 1987. Besides of the traditional activities, a series of cultural, commercial and tourist events are also held during the festival.

China Dongting Lake International Birds-Observing Festival
Time: February-March
Location: the East Dongting Lake Natural Reservation Area
The East Dongting Lake is one of the important wetlands in China where over 10 million birds inhabit from every October to the next March. Besides of white cranes, white storks and swans, the endangered hooded cranes, swan geese and great bustards are also distributed in the natural reservation area. The birds-observing festival which is held in every February and March has attracted a great number of travelers and ornithologists.

Tuanhu Lotus Festival
Time: August-October
Location: Tuanhu Lotus Park
The Tuanhu Lotus Park is located in the Guangxing Town of Junshan District, adjacent to the East Dongting Lake. In the park, the natural lotus covers an area of over 5,000 mu (about 824 acres). From every August to October, all of the flowers are in full bloom above the water which is a splendid painting. Travelers always hover over the blooms by boats and gather lotus.

- Last modified on Apr. 19, 2019 -
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