|Dazhou Travel Guide||
Dazhou is perhaps not wellknown but it is one of the most populous cities in Sichuan Province, China. Total population of Dazhou is 6.4 million people. Dazhou includes 1 district (Tongchuan); 5 counties (Daxian, Xuanhan, Kaijiang, Dazhu, Quxian); 1 county-level city (Wanyuan).
Dazhou Heshi Airport is located 12km from the city. The airport has flights to Guangzhou and Chengdu.
Dazhou - Chongqing 2h.23min - 3h.23min (242km)
Dazhou - Chengdu: 2h.31min - 6h.03min (372km)
Dazhou - Xian: 7h.37min - 8h.44min (535km)
Between Dazhou (21.17) and Chongqing North (23.47) rides nonstop the K1153 train. From Dazhou to Chengdu is 372km. The fast D-trains drive nonstop between both cities; soft seats cost 111-133 Yuan. There is one nighttrain to Xian (arrival at 04.00 at night). The other trains to Xian are day trains with arrivals in the evening.
- Waikoloa Haliday Hotel: located close to Xinhua Plaza in downtown Dazhou
Distance to Chongqing is through the expressway and railway only 2 hours driving. Main industries are agriculture, metallurgy, coal mining, energy and food processing. The city is rich in mineral resources as coal and natural gas. Business information on official city website www.dazhou.gov.cn (in Chinese).
Greatest attractions in Dazhou are the scenery and mountains
- Batai Mountain and Huae Mountain in Wanyuan City
- Han Dynasty Watchtowers
- Baili Gorges
Beijing - Shanghai - Lhasa - Guangyuan - Leshan
Jiuzhaigou Valley - Emeishan - Panda Base Chengdu - Mianyang
Sichuan province with the municipality (in blue colour) Dazhou picture Lincun
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