Ziyang Travel Guide

Ziyang Facts

Chinese Name: 资阳市 (zī yáng shì)
Location: Situated in the center of Sichuan Province, Ziyang is 87 kilometers (54 miles) southeast of the provincial capital, Chengdu and a little over 200 kilometers (about 124 miles) southwest of the vast municipality of Chongqing.

Population: 4,900,000  
Area: 7,962 square kilometers (3,074 square miles) 
Nationalities: Han 
Administrative Division: 1 district (Yanjiang); 2 counties (Lezhi, Anyue); 1 county-level city (Jianyang)  
Seat of the City Government: 9, Guangchang Lu, Yanjiang District 

Useful Telephone Numbers: 
Tourist Complaints: 0832-6110087  
Weather Forecast: 121
Zip Code Inquiry: 184
Bank of China: 3, first section of Yancheng Lu, Yanjiang District
China Post: 117, Jianshe Bei Lu, Yanjiang District

Ziyang Attractions - Things to Do

 Sancha Lake: Situated in southwest Jianyang City, it is formed by the local reservoir. This man-made boasts the most islands of any lake in Sichuan province.

 Anyue Grotto: The grotto is home to a unique collection of hand-carved Buddhist and Taoist statues. These historical relics were carved during the Tang Dynasty (618 – 907)

 Other Scenic Spots: Longquan Lake, Longquan Mountain

How to Get to Ziyang

Ziyang's transportation network is outstanding due to its geographic location. Major expressways including Chengdu-Chongqing, Guangzhou and Xiamen to Chengdu and Shanghai-Lhasa pass through the city. Convenient rail travel is available on the Chengdu-Chongqing railway. By automobile, Chengdu is about an hour away and Jianyang is about a forty-minute drive.
Bus Stations:
Ziyang Bus Station: 66, Jianshe Bei Lu, Yanjiang District
Jianyang City Bus Station: 31, Dongfeng Lu, Jiancheng Town, Jianyang City

Weather

While Ziyang weather avoids extremes, it still has four definitive seasons. Summers are warm but the heat is not oppressive. While winters can be chilly, snow is a rarity. January and August are the coldest and hottest months, with annual average temperatures of 6.5 and 26.5 respectively.

Ziyang Travel Tips

 History: Archaeological digs in 1951 unearthed the Ziyang Man fossil. This finding proved that human settlers occupied this area about thirty-five thousand years ago. A county-level administrative organization was established in 135 B.C. during the Han Dynasty (206 B.B. – 220 A.D.). The city gained its name for its location north of the Zishui River (the present Tuojiang River).

 Physical Features: The city lies in the center of the Sichuan Basin with higher terrain in the west and lower terrain in the east.  Its topography is ninety percent hilly and ten percent alluvial plain. The Tuojiang River flows southeast through the city.

 Special Local Products: lemons, peanuts, mandarin oranges, Linjiangsi bean sauce, and bamboo articles from Anyue County.

- Last modified on May. 29, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Ziyang Travel
Asked by Ryan | Aug. 17, 2012 19:33Reply
KFC in Ziyang, Sichuan
Is there a KFC in zi yang Sichuan?
Answers (2)
Answered by Cissy | Aug. 19, 2012 04:12
21Reply


I'm afraid there is no KFC in that City.
Answered by c.s | Aug. 24, 2013 21:41
41Reply


there will be a KFC in this year
Asked by Mr.KKHTOO from MYANMAR | May. 04, 2010 01:02Reply
Hi

i will plan to come the following company
Company Name: Ziyang Nanjun Automobile Co., Ltd.
Address: No.115,Ximenqiao,Yanjiang,Ziyang,Sichuan.

Where is the City. How should we go from Myanmar .Is it any flight from SIN or BKK ?How weather in there?It is cool season?
Answers (1)
Answered by Mr.Sandy | May. 17, 2010 21:11
20Reply


No flight to Ziyang. You can get direct flight from Singapore to Chengdu and then take a taxi to 双流车站 (not 双流机场车站, make sure this). It costs about 20RMB. The bus station has buses to the city, however, only three buses a day. One it at 1:30, the other is at about 9am in the morning and the thirds is about 3pm. If you come to find the company, you may ask them to pick you up at Chengdu Airport. This will be the best. It is cool now.
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