Tieling Travel Guide
Chinese Name: 铁岭 (tiě lǐng)
Area: 13,000 square kilometers (5,019 square miles)
Location: in the north of Liaoning Province, northeast China
Administrative Division: 2 districts (Yinzhou, Qinghe); 3 counties (Tieling, Xifeng, Changtu); 2 county-level cities (Diaobingshan, Kaiyuan)
Area Code: 024
Zip Code: 112000
GDP (2018): CNY 61.66 billion (USD 9.32 billion)
The Energy City also Known as the Town of Skit and Sitcom
Situated in the north part of Liaoning, Tieling neighbors Shenyang, the capital city of the province to the southwest, and is bordered by Jilin to the east and Inner Mongolia to the west. Tieling was named after the military organization of the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644) – Tielingwei, which once stationed in this city to defend the frontier. The city was regarded as a barrier to protect imperial tombs and Shenyang since the Ming Dynasty. Many humorous and realistic skits and sitcoms are created in Tieling and a lot of excellent skit actors such as Zhao Benshan who is widely known in China are from here. It is also known as the granary of Liaoning and "the city of energy” for its abundant agricultural resources, rich coal resources and power industry. Longshou Mountain with stunning view, ancient Ciqing Temple and Shangyanghu Scenic Area are top Tieling attractions.
Tieling Attractions - Things to Do
Shangyanghu Scenic Area is a national AAAA-level resort in northeastern of the city proper. The whole scenic area is set in the reservoir, Shangyang Lake, bearing elegant natural scenery and historic relics, such as 'the number one inclining Buddha in Northeast China' and Yong'an Temple. Entertainments facilities such as ropeway and skiing field are also well equipped.
If visitors want to learn more about the city, they may continue their tour to Longshan Golf Club, Yingang Academy, Tieling Museum, Saibeihu Scenic Area, Ancient Xianzhou City, Chengzishan Scenic Spot and Longshou Mountain.
How to Get to Tieling
The city is about an hour's drive from Shenyang. Buses are available from the central bus station at 38, Guangrong Jie, Yinzhou District. Intercity public bus line between Tieling Railway Station and Shenyang North Railway Station has already run. At that time, it will be more accessible to get to the stops on the way, because regular buses from Shenyang are direct buses without stops during the courses.
Enjoying a temperate continental monsoon climate, the city is characterized by arid and chilly winter, wet and torrid summer, rich sunlight and clear dry and humid seasons. The annual average temperature of Tieling weather falls around 6.3C (43.3F). April to October are suitable months to tour around.
Tieling Travel Tips
History: Present realm of Tieling was dominated by Kitan and Koguryo kingdoms in ancient times. The name first appeared in the Ming Dynasty as Tieling Wei which was later reestablished in Yinzhou (old name of present area).
Special Local Products: sika deer (spotted deer), mushroom, hazel, scallions
There is no big hala restaurants in the city, but the hala noodles restaurants can be easily found. I suggest you to go to the mosque area for find the halal food directly.
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