Dandong Travel Guide
Area: 14,981 square kilometers (5,784 square miles)
Nationalities: Han, Manchu
Administrative Division: 3 districts (Zhenxing, Yuanbao, Zhen'an); 1 autonomous county (Kuandian Manchu Autonomous County); 2 county-level cities (Fengcheng, Donggang)
Seat of the city government: No.1, Jinshan Dajie, Zhenxing District
Useful Telephone Numbers:
Tourist Complaints: 0415-3147943
Weather Forecast: 121
Zip Code Inquiry: 184
Bank of China Dandong Branch: No.108, Jinshan Dajie, Zhenxing District
China Post Dandong Branch: Qijing Street, Zhenxing District
When to Go:
Special Local Products:
Fenghuang (Phoenix) Mountain, 57 kilometers (35 miles) northwest to the city proper, is one of the four famous mountains in Liaoning. It features different fascinating sceneries in different seasons. Temples, stone inscriptions and many other humanistic relics surrounded by emerald mountains make up an exquisite piece of landscape painting.
Other Scenic Spots: Qingshan Gully, Yalu River Bridge, the Great Wall on Hushan (Tiger) Mountain
2. Dandong is about 250 kilometers (155 miles) from Shenyang and 300 kilometers (186 miles) from Dalian, about three and a half hours' drive to the destinations. For individual visitors, buses to Shenyang and Dalian are easily available from the passenger transport central station in No.98, Shiwei Road, Zhenxing District.
3. The Port of Dandong is seated on the west side of the Yalu River outlet. It consists of a sea port and a river port: Dadong in southern Donggang City and Langtou in Langtou Town on the lower reaches of the Yalu River. They are respectively 43 and 12 kilometers (27 and 7.5 miles) from the city proper. From the port, visitors can go upstream and admire the scenery along the river. Furthermore, there are two passenger transport ships a week running from Dandong to Inchon and Busan of Korea.