Shenyang City Map
Shenyang - capital city of Liaoning Province
As the capital of Liaoning Province and the center of politic, economy, culture and transportation in Northeast of China, Shenyang is an important industrial base and a famous historical city. Since hosting the 2006 International Exposition and as the venue for the football (soccer) matches of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, Shenyang has attracted more and more attention from both China and the International World. Boasting abundant resources, Shenyang, as s significant city in Northeast China, has made great efforts to provide comfortable lodging, sweet dining, convenient transportation and exciting recreation for the tourists from all over the world. The city has become one of the most attractive tourist destinations in China.
Shenyang has a long history with more than 2,000 years, and was the capital of many Dynasties, which endowed it with plenty of brilliant historical and cultural relics. There is a small version “Forbidden City” which has been the symbol of Shenyang. Besides, the tourists can experience the local unique life style and the delicious foods.
Location and Topography of Shenyang
Shenyang is hinterland of Liaoning Peninsula and located in the south of the Northeast China and in the middle of Liaoning Province, with Changbai Mountain and Bohai Sea in front. The highest point is 414m and the lowest point only 7m. The Liao River cuts through the area.
The advantageous geographical location makes Shenyang emphasize the industrial development and as the “foundation of China”, meanwhile, it is granted the title of “National Environment Protection Model City”.
Climate of Shenyang
Shenyang enjoys the continental monsoon climate with four distinct seasons. Belonging to the temperate zone, and greatly influenced by the monsoon all the year around, it has the much cooler summers and more chilly winters than the most cities in China. July is the hottest month of the year with an average temperature of 24.7 degree Celsius, while January is the coldest month of the year with an average temperature of about -11 degree Celsius. So, the best time to plan your tour should be the late summer and the mid-autumn.
Transportation in Shenyang
Railways in Shenyang
As one of the largest transition stations, Shenyang Railway Station has trains to all major cities of China including Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and much more. The Bus No. 203, 216, 502, 602 can take you to the Railway Station.
Highways in Shenyang
Shenyang is located in the center of Liaoning Highway network, so there are plenty of buses departing and arriving, from Shenyang to Beijing, Dalian, Harbin, Fushan and Benxi. The provincial highways and the national freeways cross here to form the convenient transportation system.
Airways in Shenyang
Shenyang Taoxian International Airport is the largest in northeast China with airlines reaching 58 domestic cities and foreign cities in Korea, Japan, Russia, Thailand, America, France and Australia.
Travel & Sightseeing in Shenyang
With a long history and as the significant city in the WW2, Shenyang has been one of China’s premier tourist cities because of its historical and cultural relics. The natural beauty and the cultural attractions combine to provide the tourists an enjoyable travel experience. The places of interest listed as the Worl Heritage are the Shenyang Imperial Palace, Zhaoling Tomb and the Fuling Tomb. The most spectacular natural beauty is the Strange Slope Scenic Area and the Botanical Garden, Shenyang West Lake and much more.
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