Tieling Travel Guide

Tieling Facts

Chinese Name: 铁岭市 (tiě lǐng shì)
Location: Situated in the north part of Liaoning, Tieling neighbors Shenyang, the capital city of the province in the southwest, and is bordered by Jilin in the east and Inner Mongolia in the west.

Population: 3, 045,000
Area: 13,000 square kilometers (5,019 square miles)
Nationalities: Han
Administrative Division: 2 districts (Yinzhou, Qinghe); 3 counties (Tieling, Xifeng, Changtu); 2 county-level cities (Diaobingshan, Kaiyuan)
Seat of the City Government: 28, Shifu Lu, Yinzhou District
Bank of China: 19, Shifu Lu, Yinzhou District
China Post: 22, Chaihe Jie, Yinzhou District

Useful Telephone Numbers:
Tourist Complaints: 0410-4194778
Weather Forecast: 121
Zip Code Inquiry: 184

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.

Weather

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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).

 Physical Features: Mountains and hills are respectively distributed in the east and west region of the city and the central area is made up of Liaohe Plain that gently slopes from the north to the south. Generally speaking, the eastern hilly area and the western plain are the two main morphologic regions here.

 Special Local Products: sika deer (spotted deer), mushroom, hazel, scallions

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