Basic information Area code: 0919 Emergency phone: 110, 120, 119 Shaanxi Provincial Tourism Quality Supervision and Administration Institute: 029-85261437 Tongchuan Cultural Relics and Tourism Inspection Brigade: 0919-3589777 Medical treatment Tongchuan People’s Hospital Address: No. 12, Hejian Road, Tongchuan City Arrival […]
Area code: 0919
Emergency phone: 110, 120, 119
Shaanxi Provincial Tourism Quality Supervision and Administration Institute: 029-85261437
Tongchuan Cultural Relics and Tourism Inspection Brigade: 0919-3589777
Tongchuan People’s Hospital
Address: No. 12, Hejian Road, Tongchuan City
Arrival method: You can take bus No. 3 and No. 5 to the city hospital station.
Sun Simiao Chinese Medicine Hospital
Address: No.56, Buishou Road, Beixin Street, Yaozhou District, Tongchuan City
Method: Take Bus 602 to Yulin Village Station
Tongchuan belonged to the Yong State in the Xia Dynasty (21st – 16th century BC). It firstly appeared in the history as an administrative county in 155 BC of the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC – 24). In the Three Kingdoms Period (220 – 280), it belonged to Beidi Shire of the Wei Kingdom. In 446, it was called Tongguan County. The name remained until 1946 when it was changed into Tongchuan, which then became a prefecture-level city in 1966.
Tongchuan is famous for its Buddhism culture, health protection culture and ancient porcelain kiln sites. In addition, it produces 30% of the whole province’s coal.
It is the representative folk Chinese opera of the northwest Province of Shaanxi, China, where it was called Qin thousands of years ago. Its melodies originated from rural areas of ancient Shaanxi and Gansu. The word itself means “the tune or sound of Qin.
Tongchuan belongs to the warm continental climate. The average annual temperature is from 8.9C (48F) to 12.3C (54F). Winter is cold and summer is hot. It’s better to visit in spring or autumn when Tongchuan weather is pleasant. On February 2nd in Chinese lunar calendar, the locals hold temple fair on Yaowang Mountain. In March and April in Chinese lunar calendar, Buddhism culture activities are held in Yuhua Palace. From January to February, the skiing festival is held on Yuhua Mountain. Those special activities can be good reference for you to decide when to go.
Travel expenses in Tongchuan are not high. If you do not use chartered tours, average daily consumption can be as low as 200 to 350 yuan.
Tongchuan City Heritage Tourism Bureau
Address: No. 9 Zhengyang Road, New District, Tongchuan City
Tongchuan Yaozhou District Heritage Tourism Bureau
Address: No. 17, East Avenue, Yaozhou District, Tongchuan City
Xi’an Xianyang International Airport,XIY
Address: Dizhang Town, Weicheng District, Xianyang City, Shaanxi Province, China Airport Buses Since October 10th, 2014, airport buses have opened new operating routes. At present, the official website has opened a way to purchase tickets for airport buses, which greatly saves travelers time to queue up for tickets. From 7:00 to 18:00, there is a bus bound for the Tongchuan Chuankou terminal station bus station. The fare is 37.5 yuan.
Ticketing address: 1st Floor, T2 Passenger Service Center, T3 Comprehensive Transportation Hub, 1st Floor Price: 15 RMB
Customer Service Phone: 4000-787-737
Complaint phone: 029-88798787
The long-distance passenger transportation center in the airport. Currently, there are 11 lines in Baoji, Hanzhong, Weinan, Yanliang, Linyi, Hancheng, Tongchuan, Yan’an, Yangling, Ankang and Shangzhou, and Tianshui, Xifeng and Pingliang. 3 provincial routes.
Ticketing address: Inside the first floor lobby of the comprehensive transportation hub on the east side of Terminal T3
Operating time: 8:30-21:00
Tongchuan Railway Station
Address: Wuyi Road, Tongchuan City
Kawaguchi Bus Station
Address: Xinchuan Road, Tongchuan City
Arrival method Take 1 and 2 ways to the terminal station Kawaguchi bus station
Beiguan Bus Station
Address: Opposite to the first branch of Tongguan Road, Yintai District, Tongchuan City
Arrival method: Take 3 roads to the Beiguan dispatching room
There are more than 10 bus lines in Tongchuan City. The main lines are the 1st and 2nd urban roads in the north-south direction. Due to the local government’s move to the new area, there is also a relationship between the current Wangyi District government (the seat of the former city government) and Tongchuan New District. The buses are connected and the fare is 3 yuan.
The taxi starting price in Tongchuan City is RMB 3 and there is a fuel surcharge of RMB 0.5.
Located east to Yaozhou District, it is where the famous medical scientist of Tang Dynasty Sun Simiao (also called ‘Medicine King’) lived in his late life in. Profound history, mysterious medical care culture, rock sculptures and stone tablets forest are highlights of The mountain.
Address: 1.5 kilometers east of Yaozhou District, Tongchuan City
Arrival method: Take the 6 bus to Garden Hotel Station, walk about 2.5 km
Tickets: 81 yuan
Opening hours: 8:30-17:30
Located in Huangbu Town, it is by far the largest ancient porcelain kiln site theme museum in China, which shows the precious kiln relics and production tools more than 1,000 years ago. Many exquisite porcelain wares of the Tang and Song (960 – 1279) dynasties Were made there, among which the Song Dynasty decorated celadon was honored as ‘The Top Decorated Celadon of Northern China’.
Address: 25 Xinyi South Road, Huangbao Town, Wangyi District, Tongchuan
Arrival method: Take the 6 bus to Yaozhou Kiln Museum Station
Opening hours: 9:00-17:00, closed on Tuesdays
Actually its porcelain kilns can be traced back to more than 1,400 years ago before the Tang Dynasty The The special architecture styles and local customs add more interest to the town.
Address: Yintai District, Tongchuan City
Arrival method: Take a shuttle bus to Chenluo Township at Tongchuan Bus Station, 1 flight per hour, 40 minutes by car
Located on Yuhua Mountain, it is the largest temporary palace of the Tang Dynasty and also the place where Xuanzang translated parts of the Buddhism sutra. Together with its fairy landscape, it was once a holy place of Buddhism in the Tang Dynasty.
Address: Yuhua Town, Yintai District, Tongchuan City
Arrival method: Take a bus to Huangling and Yan’an from the Tongguan Bus Station in Tongchuan, get off at Jinsuoguan Town, transfer to China and Pakistan directly to Yuhua Palace, close the bus at 15:00 at Jinsuoguan, the last train at Yuhua Palace. 16 :30
Tickets: 41 yuan, including Xuanzang Memorial Hall, Cave Temple, Winter Ice Sculpture Area
Opening hours: 8:00-18:00
Fudi Lake Original Ecological Scenic Area is located in Yijun County, a national ecological county. It is the only oasis on the northern plateau of the Weibei Plateau. The forest coverage rate of scenic spots is as high as 97.8%. The average summer temperature of 20.8°C is the first choice for the people of Shaanxi to spend summer in summer.
Address: Fudilin, 18 km from Yijun County, Tongchuan City
Arrival method: Take a shuttle bus to Yijun County at Tongchuan Bus Station. There are direct passenger cars in the county.
Tickets: 16 yuan
Jinyang Lake Ecological Park is located in Yao County, Shaanxi Province. The lakeshore stretches more than 10 kilometers. It integrates with scenic spots and historic sites such as Yaowang Mountain and Yuhua Palace within the territory. It is regarded as a shining pearl in northern Qinzhou.
Address: West of Taoqupo, Yaozhou District, Tongchuan City
Arrival method: taxi from the Yaozhou District Government about 30 yuan
Tickets: 10 yuan
Daxiangshan Temple is one of the three major monasteries in Shaanxi Province and has a history of more than 1,600 years. Daxiangshan, also known as theree stone mountain, is named after the three major peaks such as the three Great Stones descending from heaven.
Address: Northwest of Yaoxi Village, Miaowan Town, Yaozhou District, Tongchuan City
Arrival method: 45 kilometers from the urban area, chartered round trip 150 yuan
Tickets: 40 yuan
Tongchuan Yuhua Palace Skiing
How to get there: Take a direct shuttle to Yuhua Palace at Tongchuan North Station. Ticket price is 12.5 yuan. Ticket: 5 yuan for ski resort, 41 yuan for scenic spot.
DAY 1: Yaowang Mountain – Chenlu Ancient Town
DAY 2: The Yellow River Hukou waterfall – Nanni bay
DAY 3: Yan’an Revolutionary Memorial – Old site of Wangjiaping – Old site of Zaoyuan – Old site of Yangjialing
Yaowang Mountain – Yaozhou District Museum – Jinyang Lake Ecological Park – Chenlu Ancient Town – Yaozhou Kiln Museum
Yaowang Mountain – Yuhua Palace – Chenlu Ancient Town – Yaozhou Kiln Museum
Xiangshan – Yuhua Palace – Yaozhou Kiln Museum – Yaowang Mountain
Salt soup noodles
White Snow candy
Donkey Hoof Noodle
Mixed grain vermicell
The boutique hotels in downtown Tongchuan are about RMB 150 for one night, and the budget hotels are about RMB 100 for one night.
Handicrafts: peasants’ paper-cut, replicas of ancient porcelains
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