What is Haikou known for?

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unique local

can have around 6-8 oysters (depending on their size) or 4 scallops for Y10. Meat skewers start from 0.5 (mini sized one). Y1 for grilled tofu and Y3 for a grilled corn. Overcharging can often happen if you don't speak Chinese so compare the price first. Operate until 4AM. *'''Banqiao Road Local Restaurant Area''' This large covered outdoor restaurant area is a unique local experience. To begin with have a look around the integrated fresh food market and choose what you want. There is much to pick from; coconut rice to strange seafood to Cobra snakes. It’s all alive when you purchase so you know its fresh and half the fun is just looking at what’s available. Each set of tables has its own kitchen and the food is cooked however you want. Expect to pay ¥30-40 per person. *'''The area south of East Haixiu Road''' has a number of small streets with small local restaurants cooking the food out in the street and with tables both in and out. Expect to pay ¥20-30 per person. *'''Local street BBQ food''' (烧烤 shāokǎo) Popular with locals, these vendors come out in the evening and serve a variety of BBQ'ed food. Choose what you want and take a seat while its cooked. Food is inexpensive and you can also buy cheap local beer. Locals eat, drink and play cards at these places until early morning. Many vendors can be found on Haidian Er East Rd (海甸二东路) on Haidian Island in the north of Haikou. Expect to pay ¥30-40 per person. *'''Betel nuts''' (檳榔 bīnglang) Illegal in some western countries, Betel nuts are common in South East Asia and India. Chewed for their effects as a mildly euphoric stimulant, attributed to the presence of relatively high levels of psychoactive alkaloids. Spot the locals who chew Betel nuts by their red teeth. Popular with bus drivers. Available on street corners for around ¥1. Shops also sell the dried variety. These are not as potent. * WikiPedia:Haikou Dmoz:Regional Asia China Hainan Haikou

high love

There are several clubs on Guomao Road in the business district of Haikou. There is a bar club area at Haikou Bay, next to Evergreen Park. '''Guo Mao District''' * *

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world professional

of China China Following Barry Hearn's takeover of the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association, the Grand Prix was reformatted and renamed to ''World Open''. WikiPedia:Haikou Dmoz:Regional Asia China Hainan Haikou

music acts

, rock (rock music) and popular music acts to the bill. Perth also has a number of twin cities around the world. These are: Aschaffenburg in Germany, Bydgoszcz in Poland, Haikou, Hainan in China, Perth (Ontario) (Perth, Ontario) in Canada, Pskov in Russia and Cognac in France. In 1842, John Greenough patented the first sewing machine in the United States. Elias Howe, born in Spencer, Massachusetts, created his sewing machine in 1845, using a similar method to Hunt's, except the fabric was held vertically. The major improvement he made was to have the needle running away from the point, starting from the eye. After a lengthy stint in England trying to attract interest in his machine he returned to America to find various people infringing his patent, among them Isaac Merritt Singer. e.g. Bill Bryson: ''Made in America: an Informal History of the English Language in the United States'', Black Swan, 1998, ISBN 0-552-99805-2, p.110. He eventually won a case against patent infringement in 1854 and was awarded the right to claim royalties from the manufacturers using ideas covered by his patent, including Singer. thumb right 150px A sewing machine in Haikou (File:Sewing machine in Haikou 01.jpg) City, Hainan Province, China (People's Republic of China) Trained as an engineer, Singer saw a rotary sewing machine being repaired in a Boston shop. He thought it to be clumsy and promptly set out to design a better one. His machine used a falling shuttle instead of a rotary one; the needle was mounted vertically and included a presser foot to hold the cloth in place. It had a fixed arm to hold the needle and included a basic tensioning system. This machine combined elements of Thimonnier's, Hunt's, and Howe's machines. He was granted an American patent in 1851 and it was suggested he patent the foot pedal (or ''treadle'') used to power some of his machines; however, it had been in use for too long for a patent to be issued. When Howe learned of Singer's machine he took him to court. Howe won and Singer was forced to pay a lump sum for all machines already produced. Singer then took out a license under Howe's patent and paid him $1.15 per machine. Singer then entered a joint partnership with a lawyer named Edward Clark. They established the first hire-purchase scheme to allow people to buy their machines through payments over time. thumb right 250px Dali Airport (File:Dali Airport 07.JPG) The province has twenty domestic air routes from Kunming to Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Haikou, Chongqing, Shenyang, Harbin, Wuhan, Xi'an, Lanzhou, Hangzhou, Xiamen, Nanning, Shenzhen, Guiyang, Changsha, Guilin, Lhasa and Hong Kong; ten provincial air routes from Kunming to Jinghong, Mangshi, Lincang, Tengchong, Lijiang (Lijiang City), Dali (Dali, Yunnan), Xamgyi'nyilha (Shangri-la), Zhaotong, Baoshan (Baoshan, Yunnan) and Simao (Pu'er City); and ten international air routes from Kunming to Bangkok, Calcutta, Chiang Mai (Chiang mai), Yangon, Singapore, Seoul, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Kuala Lumpur and Vientiane. There are a total of eight major cities and ten counties (County (People's Republic of China)) in Hainan Province. Haikou on the northern coast of Hainan Island is the capital whilst Sanya is a well-known tourist destination on the south coast. The other major cities are Wenchang, Qionghai, Wanning, Wuzhishan (Wuzhishan City), Dongfang (Dongfang, Hainan) and Danzhou. The area inhabited by the Li ethnic group totals WikiPedia:Haikou Dmoz:Regional Asia China Hainan Haikou

stage world

will be held in the next five years in Haikou on the Hainan Island (Hainan). thumb 300px left Woody Island in Paracel Islands (File:ParacelIslands.png) The island has an artificial harbor, and an airfield with a 2350-metre runway that can

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academic construction

long directions phone tollfree fax hours price content Established in commemoration of Qiu Jin, believed to be the most brilliant scholar in Hainan and a renowned Ming Dynasty academic. Construction began in 1705. The two-storey main building is made of brick and wood and is rich in traditional ethnic characteristics. The well-preserved academy is now the site of Qiongtai Teachers' Training School. The academy became celebrated after a well-known Cantonese and Qiong drama was written based on events there. National Parks etc * WikiPedia:Haikou Dmoz:Regional Asia China Hainan Haikou

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pic Haikou name.svg piccap "Haikou", as written in Chinese picsize 120px c 海 (wikt:海)口 (wikt:口) p Hǎikǒu l Mouth of the sea j hoi 2 hau 2 poj Hái-kháu '''Hǎikǒu''' ( It is situated on the northern coast of Hainan, by the mouth of the Nandu River. The northern part of the city is the district of Haidian Island, which is separated from the main part of Haikou by the Haidian River, a branch of the Nandu.

Administratively, Haikou is a prefecture-level city, comprising four districts, and covering . There are 2,046,189 inhabitants in the built up area all living within the 4 urban districts of the city.

Haikou was originally a port city. Today, more than half of the island's total trade still goes through its ports. The city is home to Hainan University, which has its main campus on Haidian Island.

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