Dazhou Travel Guide

Dazhou Facts

Chinese Name: 达州市 (dá zhōu shì) 
Population: 6,430,000
Location: Situated in the northeast of Sichuan Province, Dazhou is bounded on the north by Shanxi Province, by Chongqing in the south, Nanchong in the west and the Three Gorges Dam Project in the east.

Area: 16,600 square kilometers (6,409 square miles) 
Nationalities: Han 
Administrative Division: 1 district (Tongchuan); 5 counties (Daxian, Xuanhan, Kaijiang, Dazhu, Quxian); 1 county-level city (Wanyuan) 
Bank of China: 116, Chaishi Jie, Tongchuan District
China Post: Cuiping Lu, Tongchuan District
Seat of the City Government: 36, Jinlan Lu, Tongchuan District
Useful Telephone Numbers:
Tourist Complaints: 0818-96927-2142411
Weather Forecast: 121
Zip Code Inquiry: 184

Dazhou Attractions - Things to Do

 Han Dynasty Watchtowers: Grave Steles of the Han Dynasty (206BC-221BC) along the ancient bridle-road that is no more than ten kilometers (6.2 miles)

 Zhenfo Mountain: A far-famed Buddhist shrine in Daxian County famous for the temple group that was first established in 1810 of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) 

 Other Scenic Spots: Bailixia Scenic Area, Tieshan Forest Park, Batai Mountain, Quxian Confucius Temple

How to Get to Dazhou

Dazhou Heshi Airport is located 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) southwest of downtown Dazhou. It is the only lateral airport in northeastern Sichuan. It operates shuttle flights to and from Guangzhou and Chengdu. In addition, there are connecting flights available. In the airport, passengers can get air tickets of connecting flights to as many as twenty-six cities in China with Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport as transfer station. 

Through the expressway, Chongqing and Chengdu can be reached from Dazhou in two and four hours respectively. From the Jinsi Jie in Nanwai Town of Tongchuan District, buses to Chengdu and Chongqing will depart every an hour. 

Weather

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The city bears a subtropical monsoon climate with the annual average temperature of 14.7℃-17.6℃ (58.5℉-63.7℉). Dazhou weather is humid and moderate. Visitors can visit the city at any time during the year, especially in the period from March to October. 

Dazhou Travel Tips

 History: Although administrative history of Dazhou can be traced back to the establishment of the Dangqu County in 314BC, it is a young city. It was separated from Bazhong and act as a regional level city in 1999.

 Physical Features: Dazhou is located at the south foot of the Daba Mountains with its terrain higher in the northeastern mountainous area and lower in the southeastern hilly and basin area.
 
 Special Local Products: translucent beef slices (Dengying Beef), Sanhui Fruit Vinegar, fritillary bulb, pomelo

- Last modified on Sep. 04, 2017 -
Questions & Answers on Dazhou Travel
Asked by dariaLing from RUSSIA | Aug. 07, 2017 04:21Reply
Are there starbucks in Dazhou ? thank you
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Answered by Kayla from ICELAND | Aug. 07, 2017 20:40
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Yes, there is one in 102 Wenhua Street, Tongchuan District.
Asked by Cyrus Liu from MALAYSIA | Aug. 27, 2014 03:50Reply
Which airport is convenience for me to do the transit to Dazhou. GuanGzhou or Chengdu airport?
I'm planning to go DZ but i need to know which airport is more convenience for me to do the transit? And should i buy the shuttle flight now or i buy it when i reach the airport then only i buy the shuttle flight air ticket? Hope to hear from you soon.
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Answered by Mindy from MALAYSIA | Aug. 27, 2014 04:09
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Chengdu Airport is better. You are recommended to book the flight tickets in advance.
Asked by Mr.Vinod Jain from USA | Apr. 14, 2011 10:15Reply
Is there any vegetarian American food available in Dazhou and Mt Emei? Like Pizza Hut, McDonald's or any other pizza restaurant?
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Answered by Ms.Cindy | Apr. 14, 2011 22:36
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There seems no McDonald's or any Pizza restaurant in Dazhou.
Answered by yipman from CHINA | Jul. 15, 2016 20:10
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Only KFC, Dicos, HuaLaiShi and Haagen=Daazs.
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