Zhoushan

What is Zhoushan known for?


arts performances

, including oranges, orchids and narcissus – and now peach trees. It is also a popular site for shooting movies and TV series based on Mr. Jin Yong’s novels. Four Chinese TV serials - “The Eagle-Shooting Heroes,” “Demi-Gods and Semi-Devils,” “The Return of the Condor Heroes” and “Duke of Mount Deer” - were filmed on the island. Starting from 2004, the Jin Yong Martial Arts (Wuxia) Culture Festival is held here every other year around summer. It offers dazzling martial arts performances


largest fishing

), is a group of islands located at the eastmost end of the Zhoushan Archipelago, extending far into the East China Sea. It is famous for well-preserved original fishing villages, and unpolluted natural seascapes. *Shenjiamen Fishing Port ( wikipedia:Zhoushan


movie+shooting

, and nearby islands and water channels. Ciyun Temple is the major temple on Mount Moxin and a popular scenic spot. Lulan-qingsha Beach, measuring a length of 3,600 meters and a width of 500 meters, is the single longest beach of Eastern China . It is an ideal place for camping, flying kites, and movie-shooting. The beach is also the location for yearly worship services or matsuris of the ocean for fishing harvest. Dongsha Ancient Town was once the county seat


huge natural

of the five consecutive beaches, at the turn of summer and autumn every year. http: www.shanghaidaily.com zhoushan zjj.html Daqing Mountain is the best location to get the incomparable view of southern Zhoushan Islands and the continental China (Chuanshan Peninsula) on clear days. It is also an ideal place for extreme sports, such as car racing, mountain cycling, gliding, rock climbing and bungee jumping. Baishan Mountain features huge natural rocks of different shapes, Guanyin carving on the cliff, and the Putuo Impression show, directed by Zhang Yimou. Zhujiajian is also the site for Mount Putuo Buddhist Academy. Wushitang (Dark Stone Beach) is the 500-meter beach consisting of numerous dark colored pebbles. Shengsi Islands National Scenic Area (嵊泗列岛国家级重点风景名胜区) Shengsi Islands National Scenic Area is the only national level scenic area in China that is established on a group of natural islands. The scenic area, consisting of hundreds of islands outlying the Hangzhou Bay, boasts multiple quality beaches, rocks, and cliffs. Although it is commonly endowed with natural seascape beauty, each island is unique. Jihu and Nanchangtu Twin Beaches, the northernmost sand beaches of Southern China (and the natural beaches closest to Shanghai), make Sijiao Island a popular tourism destination. Shengshan is one of the most important fishing ports on the East China Sea. The eastern coast of Shengshan Island features steep cliffs, an ideal place to view sunrise above the sea. Gouqi Island is famous for its well-preserved fishing villages and cultures, the largest aquatic farm in China and the Mountain and Sea Wonders (山海奇观) rock that was believed to be left by General Hou Jigao of Ming Dynasty, who defended the southeastern coast against the raids from wokou. Huaniao Island features the Huaniao Lighthouse, initially built in 1870 with the reputation of the first lighthouse of the Far East (远东第一灯塔), that stands on the busiest shipping route in China entering and leaving Shanghai and the Yangtze River. The lighthouse has been on the National Major Historical and Cultural Sites (Major Historical and Cultural Site Protected at the National Level) list under protection since 2001. Taohua Island Provincial Level Scenic Area (桃花岛省级重点风景名胜区) Taohua Island (Peach Blossom Island) ( wikipedia:Zhoushan


fishing culture

hub of fishery industry, typical vernacular architecture and picturesque seascape. thumb right 250px Fishingboats in Dongji Islands, a place known for well-preserved fishing culture. (File:Fishingboats in Dongji Islands.JPG) Mount Putuo National Scenic Area (普陀山国家级重点风景名胜区) Mount Putuo National Scenic Area consists of two parts, Mount Putuo and Zhujiajian Eastern Coast, although most people would easily ignore the latter part due to its overwhelming fame of Mount Putuo

of Daishan, that is famous for hundreds years of commercial and exchange activities associated to traditional fishing industry. Several major buildings and facilities have been well protected. Shuanghe features wonderful large-scale man-made cliffs and precipices which are the result of hundreds years of carving for granite materials for architectural purposes. Daishan has the reputation of being a county of museums. Its collection of museums include themes such as fishing culture, Zhoushan dialect


major historical

shipping route in China entering and leaving Shanghai and the Yangtze River. The lighthouse has been on the National Major Historical and Cultural Sites (Major Historical and Cultural Site Protected at the National Level) list under protection since 2001. Taohua Island Provincial Level Scenic Area (桃花岛省级重点风景名胜区) Taohua Island (Peach Blossom Island) ( ) is the most botanically diversified island in Zhejiang's coastal area, with nearly 600 species of trees and plants


extremely+frequent

Shanghai and Zhoushan takes roughly 4 hours with a 15 minutes break on Hangzhou Bay Bridge North bank. 2. Ningbo Bus connections from Ningbo to Zhoushan are extremely frequent at every 30 minutes or so, from Ningbo's North or South Bus stations. Ningbo North Bus Station is your choice since to it's proximity to Ningbo downtown (15 minutes walk from TianYi square, just across the river from Mariott Ningbo Hotel). If you reach Ningbo by train and you do not plan to visit Ningbo, than from Ningbo South


population energy

on levels of population. Energy There exist 2 power connections: HVDC Zhoushan, the first HVDC built in China and Zhoushan Island Overhead Powerline Tie with the tallest electricity pylons in the world. Tourism Zhoushan, which proudly boasts two national level key scenic areas (Mount Putuo and Shengsi Islands) and two provincial level key scenic areas (Taohua Island and Daishan), is always praised to be the "backyard garden" of Yangtze River Delta. Beside


series based

, including oranges, orchids and narcissus – and now peach trees. It is also a popular site for shooting movies and TV series based on Mr. Jin Yong’s novels. Four Chinese TV serials - “The Eagle-Shooting Heroes,” “Demi-Gods and Semi-Devils,” “The Return of the Condor Heroes” and “Duke of Mount Deer” - were filmed on the island. Starting from 2004, the Jin Yong Martial Arts (Wuxia) Culture Festival is held here every other year around summer. It offers dazzling martial arts performances


service time

on Zhoushan Island. Line One, designed with a route of 25 kilometers, started to operate since October 1 of 2013 connecting Dinghai and Donggang, Putuo. A total of 10 BRT stops are set on Line One: Dinghai Dongmen (定海东门总站), Dinghai Tanfeng (定海檀枫), Dinghai Chengdong (定海城东), Xincheng Nanhai (新城南海), Xincheng Central (新城总站), Xincheng Zhoushan Hospital (新城舟山医院), Xincheng Fulidao Road (新城富丽岛路), Putuo Puxi (普陀浦西), Putuo Chengbei (普陀城北总站), and Putuo Donggang Gymnasium (普陀东港体育馆). The service time for Line One

Zhoushan

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''' '''; formerly transliterated as '''Chusan''', is a prefecture-level city in northeastern Zhejiang province of Eastern China (East China). One of the two prefecture-level cities of the People's Republic of China consisting solely of islands (the other is Sansha in Hainan, however its territory is in dispute (Territorial disputes in the South China Sea)), it lies across the mouth of the Hangzhou Bay, and is separated from the mainland by a narrow body of water. On 8 July 2011 the central government approved Zhoushan's as Zhoushan Archipelago New Area a state-level new area. At the 2010 census, its population was 1,121,261 whom 842,989 lived in the built-up area made of Dinghai and Putuo counties.

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