Shiyan City is 485 kilometers from Wuhan, the capital of Hubei
Province. The city is in the northwestern part of the province, and
it takes about four hours to go there from Wuhan. It has a
population of about 3 1/2 million, and it covers an area of 23,600
square kilometers. The area has mountains and beautiful scenery and
ancient temples, and the city is known as the "Detroit of the
East." It is where Dongfeng Automobile company is located. It is a
scenic city in the interior of the country.
Shiyan is a tourist destination partly because nearby Wudang
Mountain is included in the UNESCO World Heritage list and partly
because it is near other major destinations where you can see
during a trip through the Three Gorges to Shennongjia to
Gulongzhong to Wudang Mountain to the Danjiangkou Reservoir and to
Xi'an. Wudang Mountain is considered a national 4-A level tourist
spot and a sacred place of Taoism. It is a land where there are hot
springs, waterfalls, mountain ponds, valleys, caves, and forests.
Shiyan is a city without harsh winters and cool summers. The
weather is generally pleasant, and you’ll enjoy the environment.
Postal Zip Code: 442000
Telephone Area Code: 0719