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Zhuhai is a city with a beautiful environment and pleasant climate.It is a special economic zone in China. It is located in the south-east of China;it is adjacent to Macau and is not far from Hongkong. It is an important city in the south of the Pearl River Delta. Zhuhai has the longest coastline and most isles among all the cities in the Pearl River Delta.
Zhuhai is a warm and mild city. The annual average temperature is 22.3°C(72.14°F) while the highest temperature is 38.7°C(101.66°F)and the lowest is 2.5°C(36.5°F). The annual precipitation is 1,770-2,300 millimeters. The rainy season is from April to September.
Zhuhai is also a city which suffers from typhoons and rainstorms every year. The typhoons usually occur from June to October, four times each year. Serious typhoons may occur once a year. The heavy rain storms occur about five times each year.
Zhuhai Sanzao Airport is about 35 kilometers from the downtown area. It has routes to more than 30 domestic cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Guilin, Qingdao, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Chengdu, Kunming, Xi'an and Xiamen.
From Zhuhai to Guangzhou, you can take a bullet train (light rail) which takes about one hour. The boarding point in Zhuhai is Zhuhai North Railway Station, in Xiangzhou District.
There are three bus stations in Zhuhai. If you take an intercity bus to Guangzhou, it takes about two hours.
The public buses in the city area in Zhuhai are 2 yuan per person per time. Please prepare small notes, because you won't receive any change.
In the city area: the starting price is 10 yuan(12 yuan for a Pass at taxi) for the first 3 kilometers (1.9 miles), after that you'll be charged 2.4 yuan per kilometer. After midnight, the starting price is 13 yuan.
In West District and the airport: the starting price is 10 yuan for the first 3 kilometers (1.9 miles), after that you'll be charged 2.2 yuan per kilometer.
There are many attractions, such as the Fisher Girl Statue, Zhuhai Lovers' Road, Qi'ao Island, Jintai Temple, Zhuhai Seaside Park, Zhuhai Wanzai Seafood Street, Hebao Island, the New Yuan Ming Palace, Mexi Memorial Arch, Wai Lingding Island and Miaowan Island.
As Zhuhai is close to Macau and near Hong Kong, it is influenced by these two cities. The bars consist of one color of the city culture. Shuiwan Street is a bar street. You can taste original Portuguese red wine and German beer there.
There are over 340 beaches in Zhuhai although some of them are undeveloped.The Zhuhai people have a deep enthusiasm for beaches. They love surfing, picnicking and camping there. Every year, there is a beach music party, which is even more popular than the Sea Goddess Festival.
Because of its beautiful urban environment, lots of domestic films use it as the shooting location. Every day, there are camera crews making films there. Once there were eight films and television programs being made there during the same period.
There are a lot of shrines in Zhuhai. Huangyang Mountain has a number of Zhao Family Shrines. They were all built by the royal descendants of the Southern Song Dynasty.
Zhuhai holds the China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition and the Zhuhai Film Festival every two years.
Zhuhai also has an international circuit. There are international automobile races every year. It attracts lots of fans who love auto racing.
The main food in Zhuhai is seafood. Among the variety of seafood available, below are some well noted ones:
Dieshi Oyster Sauce, Hengqian Fresh Oysters, Wanzai Salt Fish, Huangjin Eelsand Huangyang Litchi. You can sample all of these delicious foods at Wanzai Seafood Street in Xiangzhou District.