Weinan Travel Guide
Chinese Name: 渭南 (wèi nán)
Area: 13,134 square kilometers (5,071 square miles)
Location: in the east-central of Shaanxi Province, northwest China
Administrative Division: 2 districts (Linwei, Huzhou); 7 counties (Tongguan, Dali, Pucheng, Chengcheng, Baishui, Heyang, Fuping); 2 county-level cities (Huayin, Hancheng)
Area Code: 0913
Zip Code: 714000
GDP (2019): CNY 182.847 billion (USD 26.503 billion)
An Abundant City Famed for Precipitous Mt. Huashan
Weinan is situated in the east-central area of Shaanxi Province, separated from Shanxi and Henan by the Yellow River. It is bordered by Xi'an to the west, and neighboring Yan'an to the north. The distance between Weinan and Xi’an is 60 kilometers (37 miles).
With sufficient sunlight and rainfall and fertile land, Weinan is one of the major agricultural production areas in northwestern China, rich in apples, crisp pears, prickly ash, dates and persimmons. But in addition to agriculture, its gold and coal production is also considerable.
It is very certain to say that a trip to Weinan without going to Mt. Huashan is incomplete. It is very precipitous and offers more than 210 scenic spots in the mountains. Besides, visitors can also see the spectacular scenery of the Yellow River and visit imperial tombs.
Weinan Attractions - Things to Do
Located in Huayin County, 120 kilometers (75miles) from Xi'an, Mt. Huashan is known as the most precipitous mountain under heaven and ranks as one of the five most famous mountains in China. Consisting of five perilous peaks, the mountain displays spectacular and fascinating landscapes allowing visitors inspirational and breathtaking experiences. The Xiyue Temple, the best temple of the 'five famous mountains' is 5 kilometers (3 miles) north of the Mt. Huashan. Xiyue Temple is also an essential part of the experience of Mt Huashan.
Longmen Town is 30 kilometers (19 miles) north of Hancheng City. A vital part of the Qin-Jin Gorge that is regarded as the 'Three Gorges in Northern China', Longmen delivers grand scenes of the Yellow River and boasts the shortest bridge across the great river.
Other Scenic Spots: Hancheng (Dang Village, Confucius Temple, Sima Qian Temple), Mount Shaohua, Qiachuan Scenic Area
How to Get to Weinan
There are buses to Weinan from the Xi'an City Bus Station and the East Station. The journey is 62 kilometers (39 miles) by bus, or about an hour's drive. The Weinan bus terminal is located on Xitong Lu.
See also Beijing to Huashan Train
Weinan lies in a warm temperate zone bearing a continental semi-humid, semi-dry monsoon climate, featuring four evident seasons and abundant sunshine. Winter is cold and dry, while summer is hot. The annual average temperature of Weinan weather stays between 11.3-13.5C (52.3-56.3F). Spring and autumn are best time to tour around.
Weinan Travel Tips
|Local Residence of Dang Village|
Kindly give me some information about this?
I am living in chaoyang area. It says in the information in the internet to take bus 1.
But i am not so sure which way to go.
Also can you give me the chinese and pinyin of it? Thank you very much
I am living in weinan but still new. Just want to take advantage of the nice weather.
which do you recommend?
It is not needed to go down from the east peak and then use the cable car to reach the top again.
Hope it helps ~