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Hanzhong

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Hanzhong

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Hanzhong (汉中; Hànzhōng) is a city in Shaanxi Province.

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From Xianyang International Airport[edit]

There are buses from Xianyang International Airport to Hanzhong leaving at 10:00, 12:30, 14:30, and 17:00.

From Xi'an South Bus Station[edit]

Numbers of buses to and from Hanzhong dropped substantially since the express trains was started a few year ago. It takes about 4 hours by bus.

By Train[edit]

There's a railway station in Hanzhong that connects Hanzhong with quite a few cities in China.

From Xi'an North Railway Station[edit]

There are frequent express trains to and from Hanzhong though the day. The journey is generally about 1.5 hours.

By car[edit]

It take also about 3.5-4 hours from Xi'an to Hanzhong by car. The express way to Hanzhong has very strict speed limits (60-100km/hr). There are many tunnels along the way too (longest one more than 6km in length).

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  • In late April or early May the canola (rapeseed) fields around Hanzhong burst into bloom, covering the countryside in a blanket of yellow flowers. Going into the fields and taking photos is a popular activity and people from throughout the region visit Hanzhong for this very purpose.
  • Wuhou Temple (武侯祠), [1]. Wuhou Temple is located in Mianxian County near the 108 National Highway, Shaanxi province is the focus of heritage conservation units, the national 3A scenic spot.  edit
  • Cai Lun Paper Culture Museum (蔡伦纸文化博物馆). Cai Lun paper culture museum is located in the Yangxian County Longting Township, and papermaking inventor Cai Lun fiefs and Cemetery Mausoleum only wall -- Cai Lun.  edit

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Hanzhong is famous throughout China for its 汉中热米皮 which are Hot Rice Noodles, they are steamed thick rice noodles that are served with a hot pepper sause. Hanzhong is also famous for its 菜豆腐 Cai4Dou4Fu3 which is a type of thicker tofu that is eaten with a spicy garnish on the side. These are eaten any time of the day, but typically as breakfast for the locals.

Worth trying are "Rou Jia Muo" which are essentially Chinese hamburgers and "Niu Rou Mian," wheat noodles with beef. Both items are readily available from street vendors.

Culinarily, Hanzhong is part of Sichuan and as such the food in the city is generally spicy.

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