Bordering Yangzhou is Taizhou, the hometown of Mei Lanfang, one of the most famous Peking opera artists in China.

Bordering Yangzhou is Taizhou, the hometown of Mei Lanfang, one of the most famous Peking opera artists in China. With a hitory of over 2,100 years, the city lies at the confluence of the Yangtze River and the Jinghang Canal (Grand Canal of China). Itlian explorer Marco Polo described the city as a small place where people enjoyed every comfort and happiness that life could provide when he visited it over 700 years ago.

Major scenic spots include Memorial Museum, Qinghu Wetland, rape flower fileds in Xinghua, Fengcheng River and Qingtong Town.

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Website

http://www.tztour.cn/tz/zx/

Climate

Taizhou lies in the northern subtropical humid monsoon-influenced climate zone, with sufficient rain, four well-defined seasons. The annual average temperature is 14-15℃, and the annual precipitation is 1,027.4 mm.

Best Tourist Season

All the year round

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Traffic:

Train:

Located in the northeastern part of the main city of Taizhou, Taizhou Railway Station is the initial station of 6 trains starting from Taizhou, respectively to Harbin, Hankou, Guangzhou, Lanzhou, Shenzhen and Hangzhou. The six gold railway lines also pass over 80 main cities and districts including Beijing, Shanghai, Hefei, Nanjing, Qingdao, Xi’an, Baoji, Luoyang, Zhengzhou, etc.

Bus:

Taizhou has three long-distance bus stations including the East Bus Station, West Bus Station and the Passenger Transport Center (South Bus Station).

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Recommended Tourist Itineraries:

Three-day Tour in Taizhou

Day1: Taizhou: Memorial Hall for Mei Lanfang, Anding Academy, Ancient Chinese Imperial Examination Museum and Fengcheng River Scenic Zone

Day2: Taizhou-Jiangyan-Xinghua: Ancient Town of Qintong, and Qinhu Lake National Wetland Park

Day3: Former Residence of Zheng Banqiao, Lizhong Water Forest Park and Duotain Fields Scenic Belt

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