5 Taizhou places among top 100 counties for tourism development

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2022-06-15

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A view of Linhai, a county-level city of Taizhou, East China's Zhejiang province. [Photo/WeChat account: tzfb001]

Five places from Taizhou – the county-level cities of Linhai, Wenling and Yuhuan as well as the counties of Tiantai and Xianju - made it to the 2022 list of the top 100 counties (county-level cities) in China in terms of comprehensive tourism strength.

Linhai was ranked 13th, while Wenling, Tiantai, Xianju and Yuhuan were ranked 18th, 23rd and 49th and 81st respectively, according to a report recently released by a Beijing-based consultancy.

The report evaluated 1,866 counties on the Chinese mainland based on their tourism revenue, facilities and services, as well as quality and market supervision.

Thirty-five places from Zhejiang made the top 100 list, the most out of all provinces in the nation. Seven places in Zhejiang were listed among the top 10.

Linhai has abundant tourism resources. Places worth visiting in the city include the City Wall of the Ancient City of Taizhou, Ziyang Street and Kuocang Mountain.

Wenling is dubbed "Cape of Good Hope on the Coast of the East China Sea". Scenic spots such as Shitang town and Fangshan Mountain are highly popular among visitors.

Tiantai is known as the cradle of the Tiantai Sect of Chinese Buddhism. The satisfaction rate among visitors to the county has reached 95 percent in recent years.

Xianju is where Shenxianju, a national 5A scenic spot, is located. It is a natural oxygen bar with a forest rate of 79.6 percent. Waxberries, rice and tea produced from the county also enjoy wide recognition.

Yuhuan, with a coastline of 329 kilometers, is a wonderful place to admire sea views, savor seafood and experience fishery customs.


A view of Wenling, a county-level city of Taizhou, East China's Zhejiang province. [Photo/WeChat account: tzfb001]


A view of Xianju county, Taizhou, East China's Zhejiang province. [Photo/WeChat account: tzfb001]