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Hohhot - capital city of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region

Hohhot, serving as the capital and center of politic, economy and culture of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, is located between Yinshan Mountain and Yellow River. The name of Hohhot in Mongolian means the Green and Blue City, and the color blue culture is associated with the sky, eternity and purity. Occupying a total area of more than 17,224 square kilometers, Hohhot is the home of 1,400,000 people with 36 different ethnic groups living in the Grand Grassland.

Hohhot is the right tourist resort to relax away from the modern and rapid pace of the city life due to its spectacular natural beauty and magnificent rurality. Besides, it has a history of more than 2500 years, and can be dated back to 306 B.C, so there are a variety of historical and cultural relics to entertain the tourists. And the Mongolian folk songs and wrestling are popular attractions while the local people are hospitable and clement to welcome tourists to taste their delicious foods and dairy products made by themselves.

Location and Topography of Hohhot

Located in the south central part of Inner Mongolia, Hohhot is encircled by the Mount Daqing Shan to the north and the Hetao Plateau to the south. Located to the north of the Great Wall, Hohhot in the ancient times became the perfect shelter of various minority ethnic groups of which Hui Chinese took up almost 83% of the population. The notable feature of Hohhot is the Grand Grassland and the Horses Riding.

Climate of Hohhot

Hohhot enjoys a continental climate with distinct four seasons feature as the significant difference in temperature between days and nights. The average annual temperature is 6? with a short and warm spring, cool and pleasant summer, comfortable and warm autumns and long and chilly winter. The best time to plan your tour should be from April to October with an average temperature being 15?, and the famous Nadam Fair is held during this time.

Transportation in Hohhot

Railways in Hohhot

The railways in Hohhot connects with Beijing, and Hailar to the east, Baotou, Xian, Lanzhou and Yinchuan to the east, Shanghai, Nanjing and Ningbo to the southeast, and international trains to Ulan Bator and Moscow.

Highways in Hohhot

Daily buses are available to connect Hohhot with major cities like Beijing, Tianjin, Taiyuan, Datong and Baotou. But, they are not the first choice for the tourists in terms of the safety and enjoyment.

Airways in Hohhot

Hohhot Baita Airport is able to handle 1,000,000 passengers yearly, with 26 airlines connecting with 28 domestic major cities. And it has airlines with the international scheduled flights to Ulan Bator as well as Hong Kong, Russia and Thailand.

Travel & Sightseeing in Hohhot

Hohhot becomes a top tourist destination is due to not only the significant natural beauty and the amazing Grand Grassland, but also the brilliant historical and cultural relics and the customs and festivals of the local people. The hot scenic spots include the Dazhao Temple, Gegentala Grassland, Zhaojun Tomb, the Five-Pagoda Temple, Wanbu Huayanjing Pagoda, Xilamuren Grassland and the Xilituzhao Palace and much more to wait your coming.

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Hohhot City Map

Map of Hohhot

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