Taizhou Travel Guide

Taizhou Travel Guide

Taizhou Facts:

Taizhou MapChinese Name: 台州 (tāi zhōu)
Location: Located in middle Zhejiang, Taizhou is south to Ningbo and Shaoxing, north to Wenzhou, east to Jinhua and Lishui and west off the East China Sea.
Population: 5,570,000

Area: 9,413 square kilometers (3,634 square miles)
Administrative Division: 3 districts (Jiaojiang, Huangyan, Luqiao); 4 counties (Sanmen, Tiantai, Xianju, Yuhuan); 2 county-level cities (Linhai, Wenling)

Useful Telephone Numbers:
Tourist Consultant: 0576-88535773
Tourist Complaints: 0576-88535755
Taizhou Hospital: 0576-8112241
Taxi Complaints and lost property find: 96520
 

Attractions - Things to Do

 South China Great Wall: It is a well kept ancient Great Wall under the state protection in Linhai, the national historical and cultural city. It is said to be the original version of the Badaling Great Wall.

 Tiantai Mountain: It is a national AAAA scenic area, not only famous for its breath-taking scenery, but also for its Buddhism and Taoism culture.

 Shenxianju Scenic Area: Located in Xianju County, it attracts visitors with its fairy landscape. The highlights are the unusually shaped mountain peaks, rocks and waterfalls.

 Taozhu Provincial Scenic Area: It is a national geological park in Linhai. Taozhu Ancient Town and Coral Rock are most famous there.

 Fangshan-Nansong Mountain Scenic Area: Linked with the famous Yandang Mountain, it is composed of three parts: Fangshan Mountain, Lion Peak and Longjiangmen Gateway.

 Changyu Dongtian Scenic Area: It is a national AAAA scenic spot in Wenling. The grand cave scenery formed due to the stone exploration 1,500 years ago. Thousands of caves link and form a natural music hall.

 Other Spots: Shitang Fishing Village, Dalu Island, Dachen Island, Shepan Island, Sea World, Wu Zixiong Glass Art Exhibition Hall, Yuhuan Agricultural Sightseeing Garden, Shaddock Orchard

How to Get to Taizhou

Taizhou Huangyan Airport (HYN) is located in Luqiao District. It has direct flights to Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chongqing, Fuzhou, Wuhan, Xiamen, Xi'an and other cities. Taizhou Railway Station has connected the city with Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Xiamen, Fuzhou, Ningbo, Shenzhen and many other cities in China by high speed trains. The city has well developed highways. Its Chief Bus Station, located in Luqiao District, operates long distance buses to many other cities in the mainland. Haimen Port is the third largest port of Zhejiang. The passenger wharf has scheduled routes to many islands. No.901 city bus link the city's three districts together, providing quite convenient way for traveling around the city.

See more Shanghai - Taizhou Train, Taizhou - Shanghai Train, Shanghai - Wenling Train

Weather

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The region belongs to the subtropical monsoon climate zone. Summer there is quite hot especially in July when the average temperature can be as high as 34C (93F). Winter is long but not too cold. The average temperature is about 4C (39F) to 8C (46F). Early May, late June and early September are its rainy season. Best time to pay a visit is from April to October. Every year from April to May, the Azalea Festival and Stone Culture Festival are held. The China Taizhou Tourism Festival is held between May and September. The South China Great Wall Tourism Festival is held from October to November. These interesting festivals can be the good reference for choosing the time to visit.

Taizhou Travel Tips

 History: This land has been cultivated since the Neolithic Age. In the Qin Dynasty (221BC-206BC), it was called Puxiang, which was changed into Puxian Shire in the Western Han Dynasty (206BC-24AD). In 621 of the Tang Dynasty (618-907), it was called Haizhou State. The name of Taizhou came into being in 622. It was in 1994 when it became a prefecture-level city under the approval of the State Council.

 Physical Features: With the East China Sea to its east, the land here inclines from high west to low east. It is covered with various landforms including hills, plains, mountains, islands and sea.

 Local Highlights: Taizhou is newly developed harbor city. It is an important manufacture base of Zhejiang with the most renowned productions of mold and water pump. It has the second largest coal-fired power plants in Zhejiang. It is also one of China's main bases of fruit and fishing industry.

 Special Local Products: Handicrafts: glass sculpture, bamboo sculpture, stone sculpture, tree root carving, shell carving, waxwork, paper lantern, pearl
Foods: satsuma, waxberry, loquat, orange, shaddock, chestnut, long persimmon, sugarcane

- Last modified on Jun. 10, 2018 -
Questions & Answers on Taizhou Travel
Asked by MINH NGUYEN from VIET NAM | Jun. 06, 2018 22:44Reply
Travelling from Ningbo International Airport to Taizhou Center
I would like from NINGBO INTL AIRPORT TO TAIZHO CENTER, how traffic method fatest? Pls give details
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Answered by Ryan from AUSTRALIA | Jun. 10, 2018 22:42
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Take a shuttle bus from the airport to the railway station and take a bus from the South Bus Station which is near the railway station to Taizhou.
Asked by Susan from CHINA (USA) | Mar. 20, 2018 06:50Reply
I need help finding the Jiaojiang public bus schedule...
also wonder if there is a public bus that travels between Jiaojiang and Linhai.

Thanks!
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Answered by Juli from DENMARK | Mar. 20, 2018 21:10
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The bus is available from 6:30 to 18:00 with an interval of 30-60mins.

Oh, you can take it from TZ General Bus Station in Jiaojiang and Linhai Bus Station center.
Asked by upali from SRI LANKA | Oct. 05, 2017 09:34Reply
I want to go to Guangzhou from Taizhou. where is the nearest place to get in to bullet train?
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Answered by Zachery from UNITED KINGDOM | Oct. 10, 2017 21:40
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Jinhua can be a good transfer point. You can take a long-distance bus at General Bus Station to Jinhua within 3-3.5h. Then catch a high speed train to Guangzhou in 6.5h.

There is another way: take a coach from Luqiao to Wenzhou Airport, then fly to Guangzhou in 2h.
Asked by upali from SRI LANKA | Oct. 03, 2017 04:00Reply
I want to buy car & other vehicle accessories from Taizhou or nearby cities
could you possible to recommend the market place & explain how to go there ?
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Answered by Lynn from FRANCE | Oct. 10, 2017 21:32
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Well, you can go to TZ Vehicle Accessories City at no. 26, South Xin'an Street, Luqiao District. City bus no. 301, 313, 331 and 332 lead there.
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