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Yinchuan

Overview

As the capital of the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, Yinchuan is a national historical and cultural city, as well as a top tourist city. With an area of 9,560 sq km, Yinchuan now has three districts, two counties and one city under its jurisdiction. Located in the Yinchuan Plain, which is known as "the Bright Pearl of the Frontier Region", the city borders the Yellow River to the east and Helan Mountains to the west. As a result, it was given such names as "the Water City in the Frontier Region" and "the Lake Cit...
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  • How to Arrange Your Trip
  • Travel Season
    Compared with other major cities in North China, Yinchuan is a paradise of fresh air. As the capital of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, it has a population under a million. Its tree-lined streets are still relatively empty, with a reputation of being...
  • Transportation
    Airport Yinchuan Hedong Airport Yinchuan Hedong Airport is located in the Linhe town, Lingwu City. At present, there are already many air lines radiating from Yinchuan to Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Xi’an, Chengdu, Taiyuan, Chongqing, Urumqi an...
  • Dinning
    Most of the food in Yinchuan is strongly Islamic influenced, since almost 30% of the population here is the Muslim Hui Minority. Muslim restaurants and food stalls are found on almost every street. The most common of these dishes are of the lamb and...
  • Shopping
    Here one can not only buy unique local products or souvenirs but also enjoy shopping in such an interesting place. Yinchuan will provide you with many special agricultural products and tourist craftworks. In addition, sunflowers, Chinese dates, trem...
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