Chinese Name: 兴义 English IPA: Xingyi Location: Southwest of Qianxinan Buyi and Miao Autonomous Prefecture Population (city): 900000 Language: Southwest Mandarin Zip code: 562400 Tel code: 0859 Time zone: UTC+8
Xingyi is located in southwest Guizhou province and the southwest of Qianxinan Buyi and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, at the junction of three provinces of Guizhou, Yunnan and Guangxi, with advantageous geographical location. It neighbors Anlong County and Xingren County in the prefecture. It is the capital of Qianxinan Buyi and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, and the center of prefectural politics, economy, culture and information. 357 kilometers away from Guiyang, 362 kilometers away from Kunming of Yunnan province, and 525 kilometers from Guangxi Nanning, Xingyi is located in the center of Nanning, Guiyang and Kunming economic circle. Xingyi city has beautiful mountains and rivers, pleasant climate, as well as profound culture, the famous Bishan academy was founded in the Qianlong period of Qing Dynasty.
- Tourists Attractions: The representative attractions in Xingyi include Wanfenglin, Wanfenghu Lake and Malinghe River Canyon.
- Ethnic Groups: There are 26 ethnic groups inhabited in Xingyi, including Buyi, Miao, Han, Yi, Bai, Dai, Zhuang, Hui, Lisu, Lahu, Wa, Naxi, Yao, Zang, Jingpo, Bulang, Achang, Hani, Sibo, Pumi, Mongol, Nu, Jinuo, Deang, Shui, Man, Dulong, etc.
- Ethnic Festivals: Because of the large minority population, Xingyi has many minority festivals. Main ethnic festivals are Liu Yue Liu(Double Sixth Festival) of Buyi, Ba Yue Ba(Miao Customs Festival八月八苗族风情节), the Torch Festival of Yi and Chabaige Festival(查白歌节) of Buyi.
- Food Culture: From the perspective of food culture, influenced by Sichuan and Hunan, it is characterized by numb, spicy, fresh and fragrant, with some inheritance as well as some innovation and transcendence.
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Xingyi city has beautiful mountains and rivers, pleasant climate, as well as profound culture, the famous Bishan academy was founded in the Qianlong period of Qing Dynasty. Therefore, Xingyi boasts both beautiful natural landscapes and profound human landscapes. The natural scenery of Xingyi is peculiar and graceful. You can not only feel the mountains and rivers of Xingyi through the breathtaking rafting of the Malinghe River Canyon, but also stand on a high place and enjoy the magnificent scenery of Wanfenglin and [...]
Xingyi tours are usually related to other top destinations in Guizhou, like Anshun, Guiyang, and Kaili, as well as other neighboring provinces and areas like Yunnan and Guangxi. Noted for its karst landform and beautiful natural scenery, Xingyi tours will take you to Wanfenglin, Wanfenghu Lake, Malinghe River Canyon and other famous attractions in Xingyi, as well as let you experience historical culture at the former residence of He Yingqin, Xingyi Liushi Manor and the like. What's more, there are 26 ethnic groups including Buyi and Miao inhabited in Xingyi. Therefore, our tour [...]
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Climate & When to Go
Enjoying subtropical mountain monsoon climate, Xingyi has no intense heat in summer, no bitter cold in winter, abundant rainfall and long sunshine duration. In most area of Xingyi, the annual average temperature is 15℃-18℃, while average temperature in January is of 7.1℃ and average temperature in July of 22.2℃. With raining and hot during the same period, annual precipitation in Xingyi is 1300-1600 mm, and frost-free period is 275-334 days. Weather Features The influence of Kunming stationary front lasts for half a year, making the weather and climate of Xingyi different from [...]
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Xingyi is located in southwest Guizhou province and the southwest of Qianxinan Buyi and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, at the junction of three provinces of Guizhou, Yunnan and Guangxi, with advantageous geographical location. It is the capital of Qianxinan Buyi and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, and the center of prefectural politics, economy, culture and information. The transportation in Xingyi is relatively convenient. How to Get to Xingyi You can choose to take plane, train or long-distance bus to get to Xingyi. Airplane Xingyi [...]
Festivals and Activities
Besides some Chinese traditional festivals, like New Year's Day(January 1), Spring Festival(The first day of the first lunar month; February 5, 2019), Lantern Festival(The fifteenth day of the first lunar month), Tomb Sweeping Day(15 days after the Spring equinox; April 5, 2019), Dragon Boat Festival(The fifth day of the fifth lunar month; June 7, 2019) and Mid-Autumn Day(The fifteenth day of the eighth lunar month; September 13, 2019), there are also some ethnic festivals and activities in Xingyi. Liu Yue Liu(Double Sixth Festival) Double Sixth Festival is a traditional day of commemoration [...]
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For a better travel experience while you are in Xingyi, here are some useful Xingyi travel tips which could be helpful for your tour. Useful Numbers Fire: 119 Police: 110 Ambulance: 120 Area Code: 0859 Zip Code: 562400 Traffic Accident: 122 Weather Forecast: 12121 Red Cross First Aid: 999 Consumer Complaint: 12315 Check Telephone Number: 114 Xingyi Tourism Bureau: 0859-3222670 National Tourist Information Service Hotline: 12301 Best Time to Visit Xingyi has a pleasant climate, with the annual average temperature more than 10℃, but the best time to travel is February to April and July to August. From the late February to the early April, a [...]
Xingyi is a county-level city under the jurisdiction of Qianxinan, located in the southwest of Guizhou Province, about 357 kilometers from Guiyang, the capital of Guizhou Province. To help you have a better understanding of Xingyi City, we have collected some useful Xingyi maps including Xingyi transportation map, Xingyi regional map, Xingyi location map, Xingyi tourist attractions map, Xingyi cities map, map of scenic spots around Xingyi, Xingyi travel map, etc, through which you can probably know how to get to Xingyi and what to discover there. [...]
As a popular tourist destination in Qianxinan of Guizhou, Xingyi offers various kinds of hotels for travelers at home and aboard ranging from luxury to economy for your choice in accordance with your budget. Among so many Xingyi hotels, you can choose to stay around Wanfenglin for the convenience of sightseeing, or stay around railway station and bus station for easy going out. You can also stay in the downtown of Xingyi, where the accommodation condition is relatively better. It should be noted that the hotels [...]