|Chaozhou Travel Guide||
Chaozhou is a large city in Guangdong province in South East China. The city is a famous in China for it's culture (opera, music, cuisine) and attracts many tourists. Total population is 2.7 million people.
The Jieyang Chaoshan Airport serves several cities in the neighborhood. Distance to Chaozhou is 24km, to Jieyang 22km and to Shantou 29km. The website of the airport is www.cs-airport.com (in Chinese).
Chaozhou Railway Station is located on Xinfeng Road.
- Chaozhou - Jieyang: 19min (25km)
- Chaozhou - Shantou: 30min - 42min (37km)
- Chaozhou - Guangzhou: 6h.17min - 6h.37min
Chaozhou long distance bus station has shuttle buses to Shantou, Guangzhou and other cities in Guangdong Province. Shuttle buses to Guangzhou (5hr) and Shenzhen are faster than the train (6-8hr).
Economic Decelopment Zone of ChaoZhou lies near the city. The total area of the zone is 10 square km. Main industries are electromechanical manufacture, electronic, biochemical, chemical, plastic, dressing, printing and package industry. Chaozhou Government has also made great investments in setting up an Industrial Transfer Zone 25km from downtown Chaozhou. More information on www.en.chaozhou.gov.cn (Chinese/English).
Chaozhou Port Economic Development Zone is situated in Raoping County bordering Shantou SEZ and Xiamen SEZ. Chaozhou Port is 180km from Xiamen, 350km from HongKong and 345km from Gaoxiong in Taiwan. Shipping lines to Guangzhou, Xiamen, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Korea. Distance to Shantou Airport is 40km.
- Chao Zhou Guest House (4star): garden-style hotel
- Jin Long Hotel (3star): 1km from the city center
- Sihai Hotel: budge hotel close to China Construction Bank Building
- Kaiyuan Temple
- Phoenix Heaven Pond
- hai Buddhist Temple
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