Xiaoshan

About Xiaoshan Travel

Introduction:As the south gate of Hangzhou city, Xiaoshan, o­n the south bank of the Qiantang River is located at the south part of most developed Yangtze River Delta. It covers an area of 1,420 ..

Districts: Haining Hangzhou Anji Cixi Deqing Dongyang Fenhua Fuyang Haiyan Huangyan Huzhou Jiashan Jiaxin Jinhua Lanxi Linan Linhai Lishui Longyou Ningbo

Attractions: Xiang Lake Hangzhou Paradise Park Baizhangfeipu Daji village Daming Mountain Ershibadu Township Xihu Tiandi Fuyang Fuchun Peach Garden Hezhang Peak

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Xiaoshan Introduction

As the south gate of Hangzhou city, Xiaoshan, o­n the south bank of the Qiantang River is located at the south part of most developed Yangtze River Delta. It covers an area of 1,420 square kilometers inhabited by a population of 1.17 million. In 2nd century BC, it was originally built as a county and then upgraded into a city in 1998. In 2001, it had been elected as a new administrative district of the capital city Hangzhou. Enjoying the convenient communication,the Xiaoshan International Airport is among the country's top ten airports. Xiaoshan's connectivity is enhanced by convenient railways and expressways running through the district as well as the nearby Shanghai and Ningbo port (180 km and 150 km respectively).

Xiaoshan is pooled with developed economy, social progress, prosperous businesses, well-functioned government and harmonious living. Xiaoshan is also a city bustling with business. Since 2001 Xiaoshan’s overall economic strength ranks the seventh among o­ne hundred most-developed counties nationally, and the first in Zhejiang Province. Xiaoshan is also o­ne of investors' choice hubs, recording the same volume of trade as Taiwan in terms of electrical machinery & electronics for two consecutive years. Plus, in 2004, the value of industrial output totaled 160 billion yuan (or 20 billion US dollars), occupying the third among all most-developed counties (cities and districts) in the country.

Currently, Xiaosan lies in an important plateau of development either in its self-promotion or the strategic transition of economy, city and society. For this purpose, efforts will be made to build a rich harmonious and modern district. Through quick maneuverable working, the city would further consolidate its leading role no matter in Hangzhou city, Zhejiang Province or even China.

Xiaoshan Traffic

Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport
Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport has opened 47domestic routes, 2 regional routes to Hong Kong and Macao, and 5 international routes respectively to Bankok, Seoul, Singapore, Tokyo and Osaka, in the near future, as well as international routes to Europe, Australia, USA, Middle East, etc.

Highways
Highways network including Shanghai-Hangzhou-Ningbo Expressway, Hangzhou-Jinhua-Quzhou Expressway, and Ring Road around Hangzhou City, State Highway No. 104, and Provincial Highway No. 03 connects Xiaoshan to other major cities in the Yangtze River Delta.

Railroads
Railroads from Shanghai to Hang Zhou, Zhejiang to Jiangxi and Xiaoshan to Ningbo make up the railroad transportation network in Xiaoshan.

Ports
Shanghai port and Ningbo port are respectively about two-hour drive and o­ne and half hour drive from Xiaoshan.

Water Transportation
Qiantang River, Fuchun River, Puyang River and Hangzhou-Ningbo Canal constitute the inland water transportation system.

Taxi
The basic charge is 5 yuan within 2 kms, and 2 yuan /km for the additional.
Xiaoshan International Airport Inquiry Tel: 0571-86661234, 0571-86661236
Xiaoshan International Airport Ticket Office Tel: 0571-86661181, 86662391
Xiaoshan International Airport Wulinmen outlets Tel: 0571-85154259, 85152575
Xiaoshan taxi Inquiry Tel: 86-571-82898911
Xiaoshan price complaints Tel: 0571-12358
Xiaoshan Transportation complaints Tel: 0571-82713100
Xiaoshan West Bus Station Inquiry Tel: 0571-82985808
Xiaoshan East Bus Station complaints Tel: 0571-82723879
Xiaoshan Coach Station Tel: 86-571-82683456
Xiaoshan Tourism Bureau Inquiry Tel: 86-571-82898885
Xiaoshan Tourism Bureau complaints Tel: 0571-82899000
Hangzhou Tourism Inquiry Tel: 0571-96123
Hangzhou Tourism Quality Supervision and management of Tel: 0571-85171292

Xiaoshan Festivals

The Spring Festival falls o­n the 1st day of the 1st lunar month, often o­ne month later than the Gregorian calendar. It originated in the Shang Dynasty (c. 1600 BC-c. 1100 BC) from the people's sacrifice to gods and ancestors at the end of an old year and the beginning of a new o­ne.
Strictly speaking, the Spring Festival starts every year in the early days of the 12th lunar month and will last till the mid 1st lunar month of the next year. Of them, the most important days are Spring Festival Eve and the first three days. The Chinese government now stipulates people have seven days off for the Chinese Lunar New Year.

 Dragon boat festival
Dragon boat festival
Date: 5th day of the 5th lunar month
Place: Nationwide
Activities: Dragon Boat races and eating of tzungtzu (pyramid-shaped rice wrapped in reed or bamboo leaves).
Remarks: The Chinese Dragon Boat Festival has the longest history of any of the festivals celebrated in China. Dragon boat races are held to the sounds of thunderous drumbeats. Racing teams row vigorously, sprinting forward to reach the finish line.
In Chinese tradition, the dragon boats attempt to rescue the patriotic poet, Chu Yuan. Chu Yuan drowned himself because his king would not take his advice. As a result, his kingdom was conquered. Chu Yuan drowned himself o­n the fifth day of the fifth month in 277 B.C. To save his body, people fed the fish cooked rice. They rowed boats and threw bamboo leaved filled with cooked rice into the water. Later, the custom of eating tzungtzu and rice dumplings became part of the festival.

Xiaoshan Service Telephones

Xiaoshan agricultural high-tech demonstration park Tel: 86-571-82645588 Fax: 86-571-82645811
Xiaoshan World-style leisure garden Inquiry Tel: 0571-83880888 Fax: 86-571-82308333
Xiaoshan Xianghu Lake Tourist Resort Inquiry Tel: 571-82361777

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