Handan is the third largest city in Hebei Province. It got its name from Mount Han stretching to this place. Handan has a long history and splendid culture. It is the home of Chinese idioms and proverbs as well as the city of Chinese prose and Tai Chi. Handan is abundant in tourism resources including numerous intangible cultural heritages, famous attractions, and local specialties. The renowned attractions include Longxing Temple, Wahuang Palace, the former headquarters of the 129th Division, Wuling Tomb Platform, Zhao King City, Xubu Bridge, Chaoyang Valley, Jingniang Lake, Ye City Ruins, and the Tomb of Prince Lanling.

The major city Handan is named for Mount Han arriving here. With deep history and culture, Handan is the home of Chinese idioms and prose, plus tai chi. Rich tourism includes intangible heritage, attractions like Longxing Temple, Wahuang Palace, the 129th Division headquarters, Wuling Tombs, Zhao King City, lakes and bridges, plus Ye City and Prince Lanling's tomb. As the third largest city in Hebei, Handan boasts profound culture and plentiful sights.

Best Travel Time

Suitable for all seasons, spring and autumn are the best.

Suggested playing days

2 days

Local climate

Temperate continental monsoon climate

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