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Yanzhou is located in southwest plains of China and belongs to Shandong Yanzhouprovince. Yanzhou is the birthplace of Confucian culture. With a total area of 651 square kilometers, there are 590000 populations in the city. Yanzhou situated at the new Eurasian Continental Bridge and the Beijing-Shanghai railway interchange. Yanzhou Coal is an important national base, it supply abundant electricity for China. At present, Yanzhou has become the energy, metallurgy, machinery, paper, chemicals, textiles, food categories, such as a complete industrial system and eight township enterprises to enter the 1,000 largest township enterprises.
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Best Season of Yanzhou Tour
Yanzhou has a temperate continental sub-humid climate. The city has abundant solar energy. Summer is hot and gathers much rainfall, while most days in winter are clear and chilly. The annual average temperature ranges from 13.3℃ to 14.1℃. Best season to visit Yanzhou are spring, summer and autumn.
Time Zone: East 8 time zone

Clothes and other Staffs to Pack
Wearing sweaters and coats are enough to cope with the weather in spring and autumn. Wear summer clothes such as shorts, shirts and skirts in summer. A pair of comfortable shoes is usable in any season on your journey. Autumn is cool and sunny, long-sleeves and shirts can keep you warm in this season. Down jackets or cotton-padded coat, sweater and thick jeans are suitable for winter in Yanzhou.

Accommodation of Yanzhou Tour
There are many nice accommodations in Wenzhou. They could be found easily in the city and will definitely cater to the needs of different kinds of travelers. If you want to book some cheap hotels, there also have some budget ones for chosen. All the hotels include some budget hotels are completely facilitated and with elegant designation, even you are stay in a small hotel the services will also be great. It is recommended that visitors make reservation in advance in the tourist season.
Traffic: Ways to Get in Yanzhou
There has no airport in Yanzhou, travelers need to take plane in Jinan airport and then take bus or other transportation to get in Yanzhou. Long-distance buses are good chose to pick for travel. You can also take trains to get in the city if you like. T180 and T161 are two trains pass by Yanzhou.
YanzhouInternal Transport: Taxi and bus are good ways to get around in Yanzhou. They are convenient and fast. Buses play very important role in the city transportation, for travelers, it is the most economic way to getting around the city. Taxi is another efficient transportation in most cities, certainly include Yanzhou. They are faster and more privacy.

Yanzhou Tour Tips
Time: Better avoid the period from May 1 to May 7 and October 1 to October 7 because there is long national vacation in China, it will be so crowd in Yanzhou and also all around the nation, so pick a good time outside that.
Food: Food in Yanzhou belonging to Lu cuisine. Braising is the most used method of Lu cuisine. Traditional Yanzhou dishes are based on all kinds of materials including fruits and flowers. As one of four major cuisines in China, Lu cuisine has many representative dishes, some of them are: You xuan, spring roll, Wuren bao, Smoked bean curd, Fu Shou Mian Chang, Phenix Fin, Mandarin Duck Chicken, Taian Batter Cake and Fried Red Squama Fish, etc.
Water: Tap water in the hotel could not be drink directly.
·What to buy?
Just like other cities, Yanzhou have some local specialties worth to buy for keepsake. Kai wood carving and sweet paddy, Lu Brocade and Nishan Inkstone are all good ones to purchase.
Festivals and Customs: Festivals and customs in Yanzhou are almost the same with traditional Chinese festivals and customs. Spring Festival, Lantern Festival in January 15 on the lunar calendar, Tomb Sweeping Day, Dragon Boast Festival on the 5th day of the fifth month in Chinese lunar calendar, Mid-Autumn Festival on August 15 in the lunar calendar and Double Nine Festival on the ninth day of the ninth of Chinese lunar month will all be celebrated in Yanzhou.

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Eating some local foods, shopping and go to some famous scenic spots would be great for recreation in Yanzhou, while you can also have fun at night. Nightlife in Yanzhou is colorful; all kinds of shops and bars are available for both young and aged people. There are also some bars and clubs to go for fun.

Must-see Attractions of Yanzhou Tour
Xinglong Temple Pagoda: Xinglong Pagoda is located in the northeast part of Yanzhou. It was built in Song Dynasty. The octagonal, thirteen-storeyed brick structure is fifty-four meters high. Its main feature is a smaller pagoda on top. The seven-storey main body of the pagoda is sturdy and gigantic, with a winding staircase inside. The smaller six-storey pagoda on top tapers sharply, making it look like a steeple. It is not clear whether this was the original design or a renovated one.
Yanzhou City Museum: The Museum is located on Wenhua East Road of Yanzhou, situated in the northeast part of the city. Built in 1999, the Museum boasts the total area of two square kilometers. It is consist of three parts: the main exhibit building, Ruixin Square and Xinglong Pagoda. The architecture style of it is mainly Han-Tang style, the whole building express a magnificent atmosphere, not only elegant with classic simplicity but also dignity enough. The museum has perfectly taken concerted action with Xinglong Pagoda.

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