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As the capital city, Guiyang is the political, economic, cultural and traffic center of Guizhou Province. The city is called "Zhu" for short, as the area was famous for the making of a kind of bamboo musical instrument named "Zhu", which was very popular in ancient times.

As the capital city, Guiyang is located in the southwest of China, on the eastern side of the Yungui Plateau. It has a total area of 8034 square meters, with the average altitude of over 1000 meters. Guiyang is so named because it lies to the south of Guisan Mountain. In the Chinese language, "Gui" refers to the Guisan Mountain, and "yang" means "south", therefore, "Guiyang" means "the south of Guisan Mountain".

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Weather & Temperature
Guiyang has a pleasant moist subtropical climate with plenty sunlight and ample rainfall. The climate is often mild and moist, neither extremely hot nor very cold. Spring, summer and autumn are the best seasons for visiting Guiyang.

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Travel in Guiyang
A great number of attractive sights are to be found here, the Hongfeng Lake (Red Maple Lake), Huaxi Park and an abundance of historical relics of the Ming and Qing dynasties, such as the Jiaxiu Tower, Wenchang Pavilion, Yangming Cave and the Qingyan Ancient Town. All of these scenic spots have their own interesting stories.


Guiyang acts as the transportation center of Guizhou Province. Transportation links with the air, train and bus. all is greater convenience.

By Air - Guiyang Longdongbao International Airport Location in east of Guiyang, about 10 kilometers to the city center, the airport has the capacity to serve 5,000,000 passengers a year. Longdongbao International Airport is connected to more than 40 domestic cities and offers flights to Hong Kong, Macau, and Bangkok.

By Train - Guiyang acts as the transportation center of Guizhou Province. Guiyang Railway Station is located in downtown Guiyang. the railways pass through major cities of China and running to tourist destinations such as Fanjing Mountain, Huangguoshu, Zunyi and so on.

By Bus - In Guiyang, it is very convenient to go by bus. One yuan (RMB) is charged for the one-man-operated bus, where IC card can also be used. The minibus charges 1.2 yuan (RMB) per person. In the city, a lot of minibuses usually run until 1 o'clock at midnight.

Welcome to Guiyang
Minority festivals and souvenirs are popular with tourists. and the local food is spicy but should you prefer western cuisine or that of other parts of China you will find the star-rated hotels and quality restaurants will satisfy your needs. - Just to explore the Guiyang for yourself! offers online information on Guiyang Travel Guide and More City Guide of China. Keep browsing our site for more information on China.

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