Haining Travel Guide

Last updated by fabiowzgogo at 2017/6/19

Haining Overview

Haining City, located on the southern tip of the Yangtze River Delta, in the north of Zhejiang Province and about 100 kilometers away from Shanghai City, is a famous historic and cultural city in China. Haining is located on the north bank of the Qiantang River and neighbors Hangzhou in the west. Haining has the reputation of "the land of fish and silk”, “the soil of rice”, “the capital of leather”, “the place of culture” and “the paradise of tourism". In November 2010, Haining was named as “a state-level hygiene city”. As Hainning is situated on the north bank of the Qiantang River and the coastline stretches 55.92 kilometers with the water area of 21,730 hectares, due to the unique geographical condition, Haining becomes famous for its magnificent Haining tide and becomes a tourist resort for watching Hainning tide, attracting an increasing number of tourists from home and abroad every year. There are a large number of attractions in Haining, such as Qiantang Tide, Tide Bore Watching Park, Zhan’ao Pagoda and Baishitan Square. Besides watching the spectacular Haining Tide, the annual grand Haining Tide Music Festival is also a highlight for tourists. Haining is also a typical watery city with well-marked seasons as well as plenty of rainfall and sunshine. Haining enjoys a north subtropical monsoon climate with the average temperature of 15.9° C and the annual average rainfall of only 1,187 millimeters.