Hebei Province Guide

General Introduction to Hebei Province

Hebei ProvinceHebei is located in the north of the Yellow River and east of the Taihang Mountains. Neighboring Beijing and Tianjin, Hebei Province covers an area of 190,000 square kilometers and the population of 67,440,000. Hebei has a long history which can be traced back to the Spring and Autumn Period (770 BC - 476 BC). There are many ethnic minorities living in Hebei province including Han, Hui, Manchu, Mongolian and Korean.


Hebei Province, with its capital Shijiazhuang. It is also the political, cultural and economical center of Hebei Province.



Best Time to Go Hebei

Hebei has a moderate climate. It has windy and arid spring and hot and dry summer. Autumn is fine and the Winter is cold. The temperature ranges from 0C to 13C all year round. So the best time to visit Hebei province is Autumn. Autumn is clear and comfortable in Hebei.


What to See in Hebei Province

Hebei has a long hsitory which blessed it rich historical relics and cultural sites. The very famous Mountain Resort of Chengde used to be the largest royal summer resort of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). Outside the surrounding wall of the Mountain Resort, the visitor will find a display of several brilliant and glistening temples. They are called 'Eight Outer Temples' and are the largest imperial temples in all of China.


Top Ten Cities in Hebei Province

Hebei is the civilization center of China. There are many famous trousit cities in Hebei including Chengde, Handan, Shijiazhuang and so on.


Baoding cityBaoding City

Chengde cityChengde City

Handan cityHandan City

Cangzhou cityCangzhou City

Hengshui cityHengshui City

Langfang  cityLangfang City

Qinhuangdao cityQinhuangdao City

Tangshan cityTangshan City

Zhangjiakou  cityZhangjiakou City


Hebei Travel Tips

1.When you arrive at Beijing Capital Airport, please hire a cab driving to Xianglong Zhaogongkou Long-Distance Bus Station.

2.At this bus station, you could catch a coach to Anping County directly.

3.Take the shuttle bus Line 7 to Beijing West Railway Station. Here, you could catch a train to arrive in Handan in 3~6 hours by train.

4.Beijing Zhaogongkou Long-distance bus station has about 6 buses a day to Anping.