Xinyu Travel Guide
Chinese Name: 新余市 (xīn yú shì)
Area: 3,178 square kilometers (1,227 square miles)
Location: Xinyu lies in the west-central region of Jiangxi Province, neighboring Yichun and Ji'an. The capital city of the province, Nanchang, is about 150 kilometers (93 miles) away in the east.
Administrative Division: 1 district (Yushui); 1 county (Fenyi)
Seat of the City Government: 13, Ganxin Zhong Lu, Yushui District
Useful Telephone Numbers:
Tourist Complaints: 0790-6420858
Weather Forecast: 121
Zip Code Inquiry: 184
Bank of China Branch: 6, Ganxin Zhong Lu, Yushui District
China Post Branch: 1, Changqing Lu, Yushui District
Xinyu Attractions - Things to Do
Fairy Lake Scenic Resort covers an area of 198 square kilometers (76 square miles) in total, ranking the top attractions in Xinyu City and even in Jiangxi Province as well. It is 17 kilometers (11 miles) from the downtown area, and is divided into five principal scenic zones: Wulong Lake, Zhongshan Valley, Qianyang Lake, Dagang Mountain, Jiulong (Nine-dragon) Bay. The scenic area is a collection of karst caves, elegant islands and ancient towns, tombs and stone inscriptions.
How to get to Xinyu
Xinyu does not have its own airport, but it is convenient to draw support from the Nanchang Changbei International Airport. Over an hour is needed to shuttle between the two cities. Here is enclosed the address of the Xinyu's long-distance bus station: Xinxinbei Avenue.
When to Go: at any season during a year
Xinyu Travel Tips
History: Although this area was inhabited by human settlers as early as 5,000 years ago, Xinyu County, named after the Yushui River running through it, was established in 267 during the Three Kingdoms Period (220-280) under the administration of Yichun. By the year of 598, the county had been marked off from the Yichun.
Physical Features: Xinyu is located in the medium and low mountainous and hilly area of western Jiangxi, and its terrain is higher in the north and south, flat and lower in the center with the Yuanhe River running through. Apart from large areas of hilly mountains and hills, plain areas around the river are also an important component of the city's landform.
Special Local Products: preserved egg, grass cloth, honey orange