Named after its history as a “salt transport city”, Yuncheng is the hometown of renowned Three Kingdoms general Guan Yu. Located in southern Shanxi and historically known as “Hedong”, it serves as the south gate of the province. With a long history, Yuncheng is dotted with countless famous historic sites and is considered one of the main birthplaces of Chinese civilization. As many visitors exclaim upon arrival: “See Shenzhen for development over decades, Shanghai for changes over centuries, Beijing for transitions over millennia, Xi’an for dynasties over thousands of years, and Yuncheng for civilizations over five thousand years.”

Best Travel Time

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

Suggested playing days

3 days

Local climate

Warm temperate semi humid continental monsoon climate

Yuncheng Surrounding Cities

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