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Useful Information

Currency
Renminbi (RMB)
Electric Plug Details
Two parallel flat blades
Electricity
220Volt, 50Hz
IDD City Code
10
IDD Country Code
431
Language
Putonghau (Mandarin)
Mobile System
GSM
Time Zone
GMT/UTC +8()
Useful Telephone
Emergencies 120
Police Dial 110
Fire & Ambulance 119


Historical attractions

Badabu (Eight Branches of Manchukuo)
In 1932 the Japanese set up a State Council with Puyi, the last emperor of China, at its head. Known as the Manchuhuo it governed from 1932 until 1945. The council had eight separate ministries; these were the Department of Public Security, Department of Judicature, Department of Economy, Department of Transportation, Department of Agriculture, Department of Education and Culture, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Department of Sanitation and Zonghe Faya (the supreme ministry of justice). The buildings that housed these departments are in the center of Changchun and each has their own unique and distinctive characteristics.

Mosque
Changchun Mosque is in Muslim Hutong, Changtong Lu, Nanguan District. It dates from 1824 it was the first and largest mosque to be built in the city. Following two large-scale extensions the Mosque is both modern and very attractive. It is now the headquarters of the Islamic Associations of both Jilin Province and Changchun City.

Wen Temple (Confucius Temple)
If you go to the east side of Yatai Dajie of Dong Er Dao Jie in Changchun, you will find the old Wen Temple. Constructed in 1827 it is dedicated to Confucius, most famous and influential educator and thinker in ancient China. Therefore Wen Temple is also called the Confucius Temple.

Nong'an Liao Tower
Nong'an Liao Tower (also known as the Buddha Tower) is in Nong'an County, about 60 kilometers (about 37.3 miles) from Changchun City. The records show that it was built between 983 and 1030 during the Liao Dynasty (916-1125). In view of its history spanning more that a thousand years, this ancient tower has become a must for those come to visit Changchun.


Non-historical sceneries

Jingyuetan National Forest Park
Jingyuetan National Forest Park is located in the southeast part of Changchun City, about 18 kilometers (about 11.2 miles) away from the downtown area. Its name Jingyuetan comes from its large crescent shaped lake. This national park is famous for its picturesque scenery; therefore it is revered as a tranquil place in a blatant city'. In addition Jingyuetan is also referred to as the sister lake of the Sun and Moon Lake in Taiwan'.

Changchun Film City
Located in the southwest suburb, Changchun Film City takes film art and culture as its main theme. It is a tourist attraction and a screen base of both movies and TV plays. Film World inside Changchun Film City is known as the Chinese Hollywood'. It is the core attraction of the film city, and has the largest indoor studios for dramas and MTVs in Asia. In addition Film World is also a first-class visitor attraction with sightseeing, dining and entertaining.

Nanhu Park (South Lake Park)
The largest park in Changchun, Nanhu Park is located in the south part of the city. In midsummer and early autumn of every year there will be lights festivals and other kinds of activities involving folk customs. The cold winter period is the high time for Nanhu Park. Various kinds of activities, especially sledges pulled by dogs or camels, will give you a chance to taste a real winter and feel genuine happiness.
Address: Xinmin Plaza
Bus routes: No. 62, 13 or 25

Shengli Park
Shengli Park is the oldest park in Changchun. This parks great distinction is its collection of more than 5,000 rare water lilies.
Address: intersection of Beijing Dajie and Renmin Dajie
Bus routes: No. 62 or 6

Changbai Mountain
Mighty Changbai Mountain is favored with majestic natural sceneries at which the people from all over the world come to marvel. Tianchi or the Heavenly Lake is at the heart of this splendid place.

Songhua Lake
Songhua Lake is in the east of Changchun, about 24 kilometers (about 14.9 miles) southeast of Jilin City. In fact Songhua Lake is a man-made lake, the largest lake and one of the most well known attractions in Jilin Province. It was formed in 1937 when Fengman Hydroelectric Power Station was built across Songhuajiang River. Surrounded by mighty mountains Songhua Lake is extremely beautiful and elegant.

 



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