Lovers of ancient Chinese history will find contentment in China’s Zhengzhou. This national historic and cultural city is welcoming year round with a pleasant climate, but it is the autumn and spring that has the best atmosphere for tourists. The capital of the Shang Dynasty 3,500 years ago, Zhengzhou is today the capital of the Henan Province as well as a major transportation hub, especially for the railways. The city welcomes visitors via Zhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport
Zhengzhou boasts several attractive areas which offer a range of attractions. The Yellow River Scenic Area has beautiful landscapes, views of the mother river of China, and scattered statues with interesting histories. Providing more scenic views is Mt. Song, one of the Five Famous Mountains in China. The west foothills is where the Shaolin Temple can be found, and Shaolin Kung Fu performances are a definite must if visiting the area. Also nearby is Pagoda Forest with its 250 different pagodas reflecting the architectural styles of every dynasty. Within the downtown area of the city are several areas worth exploration. Er’Qi Square is the busiest commercial area in Henan Province and offers a wide range of accommodation, dining, and shopping opportunities. Also found in the area is the largest and most well-preserved site of the Shang Dynasty’s capital city. Culture and history can be further explored at Henan Museum
in the city’s northern part.
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