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Source: ChinaTravelGood   Author: Makayla  Date: 07-21 2008  
Abbreviations: Yu

position: in the middle and lower reaches of the Yellow River, central China.

Population: 92.56 million, is China#39;s most populous province.

capital: Zhengzhou

divisions: administered Zhengzhou, Kaifeng, Luoyang City, Pingdingshan City, Jiaozuo City, Hebi City, Xinxiang City, Anyang, Puyang City, Xuchang City, Sanmenxia City.

Henan AAAA-class state-level tourist areas: the goal, the White Horse Temple, Kuan Lin, the Songshan Shaolin, Bao Gongci, Tomb Sweeping Festival on the River Park

golden tourism line: provincial tourist routes and rail lines in the direction of two closely related, can mainly be divided into horizontal (Luoyang, the Songshan, Zhengzhou, Kaifeng), vertical (Anyang, Zhengzhou, Xinyang) both. One horizontal lines on heritage tourism, beautiful scenery. 河南地图

in Henan Province in the eastern part of the Central Plains hinterland, as most areas in the south of the Yellow River, Gu Ming "in Henan ", Referred to as the" Yu ", another" Central Plains "," Zhongzhou, "said. Province#39;s total area of about 167,000 square kilometers and a population of nearly 110 million. Has a unique geographical and natural conditions of Henan, with its unique strategic position and rich agricultural resources, mineral deposits wide variety of products, ease of land transport, the brilliant history and culture, the rapid development of the economy has become an important province of China 1.

tourism resources in Henan is a big province, is rich in ancient cultural tourism resources is known. The majority of tourists at home and abroad, especially for those who love to explore oriental culture and the origins of Chinese civilization tourists, Henan like a vast natural Museum of History, a visible, tangible, to the Chinese into a Cultural history textbooks. Here reserves in the East deep cultural connotation of wealth, prestige unique style.

Henan in the Chinese culture and oriental culture and the formation and history of the development of a very important position. A lot of years of historical records and archaeological excavations show that at least 8,000 years ago, our ancestors here and created a precedent for human civilization, from the 21st century BC China#39;s first dynasty - Xia Dynasty to the 13th century the Jin Dynasty, This in 3500, has more than 20 dynasties of more than 200 emperors Capital or relocation of the capital of this, leaving a difficult Jinshu sites. Known as the "national treasure" of the national heritage preservation have 96 units and underground relics in the nation first, the Heritage Collection 1.3 million, or about one eighth of the country. China#39;s seven ancient capital of Luoyang, Kaifeng and Anyang in Henan Province are the three major ancient capitals, and state-level historical and cultural city of Zhengzhou, in Nanyang, Shangqiu, Junxian, and so on. Zhengzhou Xinzheng Huangdi Culture, southwest of Shaolin Temple, Song Imperial Mausoleum in Gongyi, Luoyang, Longmen Grottoes, the White Horse Temple, Yanshi Hometown Xuan Zang, Kaifeng Song are Royal Street, Bao Gongci, the Yin Ruins in Anyang, You in the City ( "Book of Changes," the source), Sanmenxia Guo State Cemetery Juma Keng, Hangu Guan, Nanyang Wuhou Temple, the Tomb of Zhang Heng, medical shrines, Shangqiu Yan Bo Taiwan (the birthplace of the fire), Sui Renshi tomb, Mulan Temple, Mausoleum of Huaiyang Taihao the large number of spots Monuments are not only rich historical and cultural connotations have to watch the value of well-known tourist attractions. The provincial capital Zhengzhou and Luoyang, Kaifeng, such as the ancient capital, now have new attractions there. Henan Museum is in May 1998 before the commissioning of the completed, the collection not only rich, magnificent and unique architecture, many cultural treasures Xishi are here to show tourists. Has entered the ranks of the world cultural heritage of the Longmen Grottoes in Luoyang the surrounding environment has been greatly improved. Kaifeng Tomb Sweeping Festival on the River Park is the Song Dynasty painting "Riverside Scene of Pure Brightness," the three-dimensional reproduction, tourists outside the meantime, to the list, the capital of bustling markets and customs people.

Henan is an important birthplace of Chinese surnames in China, "Bai Jiaxing," the family name, at least over 100 surnames originated in Henan Province. Among them, including a "half-day Chen Lin, Huang Cheng Pai streets," said the foreign origin of the four names are in Henan. In recent years, as the rise of Roots travel to Henan Roots Yezu friends overseas visitors. Henan堪称is also the hometown of Chinese martial arts, the Songshan Shaolin Temple is extensive and profound the birthplace of Shaolin martial arts, Wenxian Chenjiagou is the root of Chinese shadow boxing - the hometown of Chen#39;s Taijiquan. Therefore, we said that the source of cultural exploration, searching surname roots, has become in recent years, Henan tourism activities in the "key."

Henan not only has abundant tourism resources humanities, and the unique natural landscape. Yellow River flows through Henan more than 700 kilometers, from which the middle reaches to lower reaches of both the Sanmenxia Reservoir Bibo Dangyang, Zhengzhou Yellow River Resort has a magnificent, more Kaifeng 14 meters above the ground "hanging river" wonders. Yellow River Xiaolangdi Water Control Project north of the Yangtze River has become the largest surface of the water, three kilometers wide and 132 kilometers long, there Gaoxiapinghu the magnificent landscape. In recent years opened up the "Yellow River Tour" and "The Yellow River rafting," were tourists as "full of Yequ and epic splendor." Songshan Zhengzhou, Luoyang, Longmen, Xinyang Jigongshan, Yuntaishan Jiaozuo, Jiyuan Wong Uk Shan, Lu Hill Mountain people, and Lin, Lin Lushan are state-level scenic spots, plus the recent years have opened up, introduced the Xinxiang Bali Gou, Songxian County Baiyun Mountain, Jiaozuo Qinglong Xia, and other famous Xiushui, attracting a large number of domestic and foreign tourists.

more than 20 years, the tourism industry in Henan Province has made considerable development. In 2002, Henan Province, received more than 40 immigrants million tourists, tourism 146 million U.S. dollars foreign exchange earnings, domestic tourism numbers more than 6,300 million people, domestic tourism income of 40.913 billion yuan. At present, there are Zhengzhou in Henan Province, Luoyang, Kaifeng, Puyang, Jiyuan, Dengfeng, and other 12 excellent Chinese tourist city, Shaolin Temple, Kuan Lin, the White Horse Temple, the Longmen Grottoes, Tomb Sweeping Festival on the River Park, Bao Gongci, and other 21 countries aaaa-level scenic spots . The province are foreign-star hotel and tourism hotels 338. Among them, three five-star hotels, 15 four-star hotels, 3-star hotel and 113. Henan is the country#39;s major transport hub. Zhengzhou, Luoyang and Nanyang three civil airports have more than 800 weekly flights between the major cities, including Hong Kong, Macao and Taipei. Zhengzhou Xinzheng Airport for the flight District 4 e-level grades, is the first-class air inland port, has been approved by the International Airport. Henan Highway Traffic extensive highway network to the provincial capital, Zhengzhou, Luoyang, the ancient capital of North Korea and the nine, seven in the ancient capital of Kaifeng, the ancient city of Anyang in the fourth, Wei closely linked to the ancient city of Xuchang, formed a Zhengzhou as the center of the "10" fonts highway structure, Zhengzhou Above all to the travel time between cities in the mostly between 50 to 100 minutes. To Zhengzhou, Luoyang, Shangqiu hub for the transportation network connecting Beijing-Guangzhou railway, the Longhai, Jiao Liu, the four major Beijing-Kowloon Railway, the railway station of Zhengzhou 218 times a day to the passenger trains around the country.

recent years, the Henan provincial government attaches great importance to the development of tourism, the province has tourism as a new growth point in the national economy and giving priority to developing pillar industries. Zhengzhou, Kaifeng, Luoyang and Sanmenxia-tourism along the Yellow River in China#39;s eastern and western integration of the Ministry of Tourism, transport facilities, rich tourism resources, coordination of supporting industrial system, as a tourist focus on the development of regional advantage is very obvious. Henan provincial government decided to build world-renowned domestic well-known, radiation driven the development of tourism in the province golden tourism line, "3.1" in the rich ancient cultural resources to rely on, highlighting the ancient capital, Ming Si, the ancestral roots and work characteristics , Focusing on the development of cultural tourism, Roots North Korea Teachers, and leisure and eco-tourism projects. At the same time, we should take the Taihang Mountains, the Funiu Mountain, Tongbai - and the main focus for the Dabie Mountains, vigorously develop leisure, eco-tourism as well as special tourism projects and accelerate the province#39;s tourism product restructuring.