Shenyang is the capital city of Liaoning Province. It is the largest city in Northeast China and is the political, economic and cultural center of Liaoning Province. Also it is an important industrial base and a famous historical city. Shenyang is world famous as both a historical and cultural city and is such named due to its location north of the Hun River. As one of the birthplaces of the Chinese nation, there has been a human presence here since the Stone Age. Now the city emphasizes equipment manufacturing, is one of national heavy industry bases founded soon after the foundation of the People's Republic of China. It is also rich in tourist resources, especially famous for its places of interest. It will be a nice place for holiday trip and sightseeing.
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Best Season of Shenyang Tour
Geographical form in Shenyang is mainly flat land hence it belongs to the temperate zone and is greatly influenced by monsoons all the year round. July is the hottest month and January has the lowest temperature. Winter in Shenyang is much cooler than almost all the cities in southern China. The seasons of spring and summer are decorated with green plants; autumn is short but is so sunny nearly everyday. Generally speaking spring and autumn are best time to visit Shenyang, but winter in this northeast city is also beautiful with full snow and many festivals concerning the snow. If you do not care about the low temperature winter will be a good time to experience local festival atmosphere for all travelers.
Time Zone: East 8 time zone
Clothes and other Staffs to Pack
If you come to Shenyang in spring or autumn, some light clothes are enough, such as knitted sweater, jackets. However, if you travel to Shenyang in winter, you must take heavy clothes to protect against the cold. The rainy season in Shenyang is mainly in the turn period from spring to summer and from summer to winter, take an umbrella with you in case of the rain. Winter in Shenyang is really cold, be sure to take enough clothe and do not catch cold.
Accommodation of Shenyang Tour
There are almost one hundred hotels in Shenyang for the travelers. Accommodations ranging form five stars to three stars are all available. They can cater to the needs of all kinds of travelers. Budget travelers can choose the youth hostel to stay. They are cheap, clean and cozy, too. All the hotels include some budget hotels are completely facilitated and with elegant designation, even you are stay in a small hotel the services will also be great. It is recommended that visitors make reservation in advance in the tourist season.
Traffic: Ways to Get in Shenyang
--Shenyang Taoxian International Airport is a large transportation hub in northeast China. Speedway connects Shenyang and the airport, which makes the transportation rather convenient. You can find flights reach multi-domestic and international cities, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Guilin, Harbin, Guangzhou, Shenzhen as well as South Korea and Japan.
--Shenyang have two railway stations—Shenyang Train Station and North Shenyang Railway Station. Shenyang Train Station is also called South Shenyang Train Station. trains that start from South Shenyang Train Station reach cities within or near Liaoning Province; while trains that start from North Shenyang Railway Station can arrive at most cities in China, like Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, and so on.
Internal Transport: Getting around in Shenyang is relatively convenient. You can take city bus, subway and taxi.
There are more than 3,000 city buses running on over 140 lines in Shenyang. Buses can reach almost every place in Shenhe District, Huanggu District, Tiexi District, Heping District and Dadong District.
Shenyang subway can take you go across the whole city form west to the east.
There are almost two hundred taxis in Shenyang with many brand including Jetta, Santana, Zhonghua, and the like. The price of them isreasonable and it will be faster and more privacy to go out by taxi.
Shenyang Tour Tips
Time: Better avoid the period from May 1 to May 7 and October 1 to October 7 because there is long national vacation in China, it will be so crowd in Shenyang and also all around the nation, so pick a good time outside that.
Food: You can find many delicious foods and snacks in Shenyang. The Man-Han Banquet is a feast most representative of traditional dishes in Shenyang. According to history, Shenyang was a place governed by the Han nationality and various minor nationalities in turn. Thus, many unique snacks originate here, such as Muslim and Manchu snacks. Shenyang food is greatly influenced by others due to its various cultures. Due to its location, the food in the city is also affected by some foreign countries such as North Korea and Korean. They like cold noodles, kimchi, barbecued beef and others.
Famous local dishes in Shenyang are Laobinan Dumpling, Goubangzi Smoked Chicken, Liaoshanji Haicheng Stuffed Pie, Yangjia Egg Cake, etc.
You can find good local dishes and snacks one the front of Yucai Middle School of Heping District, the stall mainly sells kimchi, which is considered as the most delicious and best kimchi within Shenyang City.
--Other famous restaurant in Shenyang to recommend:
Fuyulogn Restaurant (No.25 Huanghenan Street)
Baidiyuan Restaurant (No.72 Tumen Road)
The Earl Western Cuisine Restaurant (No.15 Shisanwei Road)
Wanzai Tea Restaurant (Huayang Building, No.386 Qinglian Street)
Water: Tap water in the hotel could not be drink directly.
·What to buy?
There are dozens of stores in Nanhu Park selling curios, paintings, porcelains, woodcarvings, jade articles, ancient coins, and so on. In addition Shenyang specialties, such as feather paintings, juan hua, etc. can be found here. They are all worth buying local products that popular for souvenir in Shenyang.
·Where to buy?
Wu'ai Costume Market is located in Shenhe District. It is one of the most well-known wholesale clothing markets. West Tower Street is another very famous business center in Shenyang. Almost all the people living here are Korean. With its distinctive flavor and booming nightlife, West Tower Street has become a real 'Sleepless City'. Thousands of visitors come here everyday to enjoy its unique ambience, especially during Korea week. Taiyuan Street and Zhong Street are also good places for shopping.
--Some good shopping places to recommend: Shenyang Business City, Xinglong Da Jiating, Shenyagn Spring Department Store, Shenyang Zhongxing Business Mansion, New World Department Store, Shenyang Parkson Shopping Center, Charter Shopping Center and Home Club.
Festivals and Customs
·Ice and Snow Festival is held in every February in Shenyang. It is a grand international festival held in the city. Travelers cannot only enjoy beautiful and amazing ice and snow sculptures, but you are also provided with a chance to join some ice and snow entertainment.
·Shenyang International Qing Dynasty Cultural Festival is held in September every year. As the birthplace of the Qing Dynasty, Shenyang is blessed with rich cultural and historical resources. Main activities include parade to show royal etiquettes, traditional dances of the Manchu, temple fair, and so on.
·Join Shenyang International Tourism Festival is not only a good chance for you to have an enjoyment of mixed beauty of both traditional essence and modern creation, but also a nice moment for you to witness a charming, glistening and fashionable Shenyang. The FloatsParading Performance is the most attractive part of this festival.
·Shenyang West Lake Lotus Festival is held in July to August every year. There is a splendid lotus festival held bedside Shenyang West Lake. Thousands of tourists will come to Shenyang West Lake to enjoy the fantastic beauty.
Recreation in Shenyang
Shenyang is an international city in north China. For recreation, travelers have numerous choices to spend their leisure time. The most popular perform in Shenyang is Er’renzhuan—a song and dance show performances by two people. Also there are some some normal activities like singing in the KTV and getting to the clubs, cafés and teahouses. Liaoning Grand Theater is a good place to enjoy local performance and shows.
--Here are some bars and coffee house to recommend:
Irish Bar (No.206, Nanjing Beijie)
Heidi’s Restaurant and Bar (No.37, Nan Sanjing Jie)
Bee House (No.220, Fengtian Jie)
Star Bucks (Zhongjie Road)
U.B.C. Coffee (No.124 Huigong Jie)
Must-see Attractions of Shenyang Tour
Shenyang Imperial Palace: The ImperialPalace is also called Shenjing Imperial Palace. It was built in 1625 and is the most ancient imperial architectural complex of Qing Dynasty in China next only to the Forbidden City in Beijing in historical and art value. According to the layout and building time, Shenyang Imperial Palace can be divided into three parts: east, middle and west parts. The palace is not only famous for its ancient imperial architecture, but also enjoys great fame internationally for its abundant collections.
Zhaoling Tomb: Zholin Tomb is a key cultural relic unit under state protection. It is also called North Tomb and enjoys equal fame with Fu Tomb and Yong Tomb. Zhaoling Tomb is the largest park in Shenyang City, covering an area of 330 hectares. In the eighth year of Chongde in Qing Dynasty, the tomb of Huangtaiji and his wife Bo'erjijite was completed. It is spacious and bright with splendour pavilions and palaces.
Qipan Mountain Scenic Area: It is famous for its greenery during springtime, its attractions in summer, the maple in autumn, and snow in winter. Once host of the international chess match, it has been the scenic spot of Liaoning Province, and was appraised as a national 4A tourism scenic area in 2000. This area is the biggest natural scenic area of Shenyang. There are various hills, canyons, trees, flowers and birds in the Qipan Mountains.
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