Know how to get around in various towns of China like Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Qinhuangdao, Qingdao and Sheyang.
Getting Around in Shanghai
Shanghai has an efficient transport system. Buses are the cheapest
way to move around the city. Shanghai Railway Station, People's
Square, Xujiahui, and Zhongshan Park, are the hubs of public bus
network. Shanghai metro is the best way to explore the city. There
are four main subway lines in Shanghai. These are Shanghai Railway
Station-XinZhuang, Zhongshan Park-Zhangjiang Gaoke, Shanghai South
Railway Station- JIangwan Town, and Shan Road- Da Mu Qiao Road. You
could hire taxis to move around. Ferry services link Shanghai's
Pudong and Puxi areas.
Getting Around in Beijing
Best way to move around in Beijing is subway. By riding the subway
you could beat the traffic chaos in Beijing. You could hire taxis to
reach anywhere in Beijing. Buses are another way to travel around
Beijing and these are cheap too. But, the problem one would face
while moving in taxis and buses is of communication. English is
almost non-existent and foreign tourists are of course ignorant of
Chinese. So you better ask your hotel staff or Chinese friends to
write your destinations in Chinese in a paper. You hand the paper to
taxi-driver or bus-conductor and you would be able to conveniently
reach your destination. Many of Beijing scenic attractions are
serviced by bus. While traveling in a crowded bus, you should be
careful of your wallet.
An interesting way of traveling around certain places in Beijing is
waterway. Two waterways available in Beijing are Changhe course and
Kunyuhe course. Changhe course is nine kilometers long, running from
the Kunmen Hu to the Beizhanhou Hu. Kunyu course runs ten kilometers
from Kunmen Hu to Yuyuan Tan. You could also a few of places on a
bicycle which is a popular mode of transport among the Chinese.
Getting Around in Hong Kong
Mass Transit Railway (MTR) is the most efficient transport system in
Hong Kong. Using the MTR, one could travel in faster and most
convenient way. Bus service is the backbone of public transport
system in Hong Kong. Many of these buses are double-deckers. In
front part of these buses, final destinations are displayed in
English and Chinese languages. One could also avail taxi services or
rent a car. Rickshaws in Hong Kong are now a tourist attraction.
Ferry services connect Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, the Outlying
Islands, Macau and Mainland China.
Getting Around Qingdao
Local buses are the cheapest way to move around Qingdao.
Air-conditioned tourist bus would take around the city for
sightseeing. One could also hire taxis for the purpose. The
ferryboat links Qingdao Old City to Huangdao.
Getting Around Tianjin
Tianjin metro is the best way to move around the city. City buses
are the cheapest way to travel in Tianjin. However, the language
could pose a problem while traveling in a bus. Tianjin light railway
is considered the longest throughout China with two departure
stations. The city also has an efficient taxi service.
Getting Around in Shenyang
The cheapest way to move around the city is the city buses. More
than 3,000 buses move in the roads of Shenyang. The city also has a
good taxi system which helps the visitors to move around the city