Wenzhou Travel Guide
Chinese Name: 温州 (wēn zhōu)
Area: 12,110 square kilometers (4,676 square miles)
Location: in the southeast of Zhejiang, east China
Administrative Division: 4 districts (Lucheng, Longwan, Ouhai, Dongtou); 5 counties (Yongjia, Pingyang, Cangnan, Wencheng, Taishun); 3 county-level cities (Rui'an, Leqing, Longgang)
Area Code: 0577
Zip Code: 325000
GDP (2019): CNY 660.61 billion (USD 95.75 billion)
Known as the Capital of Shoes
Wenzhou lies in the southeastern coast of Zhejiang Province. For centuries, the inhabitants here have relied on shipping, trading and fishing for their livelihoods. Its location on the sea has also been crucial to international trade. Shoes and electrical appliances produced here are popular over the world. Its citizens are progressive and open to western ideas. Millions of merchants have emigrated and started businesses throughout the world. The city is therefore a famous hometown of overseas Chinese. In terms of tourism, this city boasts high and green mountains, picturesque countryside, deep valleys, enchanting sea views as well as beautiful islands. And it is the night view of Lingfeng Peak of Yandang Mountain and Nanxi River featuring attractive rural scenery that make most people first fall in love with Wenzhou.
The city is easily accessible by plane, train and bus. Wenzhou Longwan International Airport hosts 40 airlines, operating many air routes to around 100 cities, including Hong Kong and Taipei. Wenzhou Railway Station and Wenzhou South Railway Station operate the trains to/ from Beijing, Shanghai, Nanjing, Hangzhou as well as other cities in Jiangsu, Jiangxi and Fujian provinces. Highways are also well developed with good service stations. Long distance buses serve neighboring counties and cities in Zhejiang Province as well as cities in Liaoning, Hebei, Shandong, Hunan, Sichuan, Jiangxi and other provinces in China.
See also Wenzhou Train Schedule
The city means a mild and pleasant land. The city gets its name because of its mild climate without extremely cold winters or hot summers. It is an ideal place for vacation. Mountains, plains, islands, long rivers and broad seas coexist in the city.
Wenzhou Travel Tips
Physical Features: The long coastline here gives rise to many beautiful islands and rich marine life. There are over 370 kinds of fish and over 430 kinds of seashells. It is also rich in mineral resources including alunite, granite and quartzite. The city sometimes claims to be 'World Alunite Capital' due to large deposits of this mineral. There are over 280 kinds of trees.
Special Local Products: Local cuisine of this city features fresh seafood. Delicacies such as 'Fish Boiled with Three Kinds of Shreds', Garlic Seasoned Fishskin and other appetizers such as 'Tall Man' Wonton, 'Lamp' Cake and Fish Balls are all favorites renowned for their fresh taste, enticing aroma and beautiful presentation.
Local Highlights: This is a modern city with many good hotels and restaurants catering for visitors. Various stores along commercial pedestrian streets provide a shopping paradise. Comfortable bars, dancing halls and amusement venues enrich the city's night life.
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Hiking Tour: Information about hiking in Wenzhou for your reference
What is the best way to do?
Is it best to take the S1 Metro Line? If so, how much is the fair and how long does it take from the nearest station?
It seems that because it is quite new that there is not much information online.
Thank you and any advice helps!
There is no subway station nearby your hotel.
Hope these will help you. Best Wishes.
Ng from Singapore
Now, you can take bus lines 73/1 to the airport.