Huizhou of Guangdong Province is located adjacent to Shenzhen and Hong Kong, with Heyuan City in the north, Shanwei City in the east, Dongguan City and Guangzhou City in the west, and is one of the central cities in the Pearl River Delta. It is also a city in the Greater Bay Area.
Huizhou governs 2 districts and 3 counties being Huicheng District, Huiyang District, Huidong County, Boluo County, Longmen County and also has two state-level development zones: Daya Bay Economic and Technological Development Zone, and Zhongkai High-tech Industrial Development Zone.
Huizhou is one of the important settlements and centers of the Hakka people. Most of Huizhou residents speak Hakka dialects, some speak Cantonese or Fuyu dialect (slang), and there are mixed dialects, while most also speak the common language, Mandarin.
Famous Scenery in Huizhou
- West Lake 惠州西湖
- Luofu Mountain 罗浮山
- Double Moon Bay 双月湾
- Xunliao Bay 巽寮湾
- Pinghai Ancient City 平海古城
- Nankun Mountain 南昆山
Huizhou Airport 惠州机场 – Huizhou Pingtan Airport (HUZ) is located 20 km from the city center. Huizhou Airport has opened 13 domestic routes including Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Kunming, Chongqing, Chengdu, Haikou, Xi’an, Changsha, Nanning, Jinan, Nanjing, and Guiyang.
There are 5 bus lines for transfers between areas of Huizhou and the airport which all cost 1.5 RMB:
- line 1 机场客运1号线 – Huizhou Airport <> Daya Bay Bus Station
- line 2 机场客运2号线 – Huizhou Airport <> Wanshida Overseas Chinese Hotel
- line 3 机场客运3号线 – Huizhou Airport <> Sanyang Hotel
- line 4 机场客运4号线 – Huizhou Airport <> Huizhou City Center
- line 5 机场客运5号线 – Huizhou Airport <> East Bus Station via City Center
A taxi to the airport from the city center will cost 75 RMB and take 40 minutes.
A taxi from Daya Bay area will cost around 200 RMB plus tolls around 30 RMB and take 60 minutes.
open hours: 5.30 am till last flight
address: Pingtan Town, Huizhou 惠州市惠阳区平潭镇
- Huizhou South Station 惠州南站 – Fast trains on the Shenzhen-Xiamen Line you can reach Shenzhen North Station, Chaoshan, Xiamen, and Quanzhou. You can also reach Guangzhou East Station, Guangzhou South Station, and Dongguan Station.
- Huizhou Station 惠州站 – older K, T and Z type trains to Shenzhen, Guangzhou, and further afar.
- Huidong Station 惠东站 – Fast trains on the Shenzhen-Xiamen Line you can reach Shenzhen, Chaoshan, Xiamen, and Quanzhou.
- Xiaojinkou Station 小金口站 – Fast intercity trains on the Dongguan-Huizhou intercity railway line
- Huihuan Station 惠环站 – Fast intercity trains on the Dongguan-Huizhou intercity railway line
- Zhongkai Station 仲恺 – Fast intercity trains on the Dongguan-Huizhou intercity railway line
- Huizhou North Station 惠州北站 – under construction
- Boluo North Station 博罗北站 – under construction
It is estimated that by 2020, Huizhou will be strongly interconnected with Guangzhou and Shenzhen via three high-speed rail lines and nine high-speed rail stations. Among them, the Shenshen High-speed Railway has three stations in Boluo North, Huizhou North, and Zhongkai Station. The Hirose high-speed railway has four stations in Luofu Mountain, Boluo, Huicheng South and Huidong. The Xiamen-Shenzhen high-speed railway that has been opened to traffic has two stations in Huizhou South and Huidong Station. Moreover, through intercity lines, Huizhou North Station and other sites will form a hub, allowing multiple areas of Huizhou to achieve rapid connection with developed areas such as Guangzhou and Shenzhen.
Currently in planning and development. It will also connect to the Shenzhen Metro network.
Huizhou General Bus Station 惠州汽车总站 – Guangzhou Baiyun Airport, Guangzhou Tianhe, Shantou, Meizhou, Zhanjiang and other provinces. Address: No. 11, Eling North Road, Huicheng District, Huizhou 惠城区鹅岭北路11号
Attractions and Things to Do in Huizhou
Main Attractions in Huizhou
- West Lake Scenic Area 西湖风景名胜区
- Luofu Mountain Scenic Area 罗浮山风景名胜区
- Nankun Mountain Ecological Tourism Area 南昆山生态旅游区
- Xiangxi Fort 香溪堡
- Double Moon Bay 双月湾
- Xunliao Bay 巽寮湾
- Pinghai Ancient City 平海古城
Other attractions in Huizhou
|Dwarf Huangshadong Hot Spring 矮陂黄沙洞温泉||Former Residence of Baihefeng Dongpo 白鹤峰东坡故居||Egret Lake Resort 白鹭湖度假区|
|White basin hot spring 白盆珠温泉||Baiqitian 百丘田||Beimen Park 北门公园|
|Cao’erling Riverside Greenland 曹师岭滨江绿地||Red view 冲虚观||Chonglin World Residence 崇林世居|
|Chuanlong Gorge drifting 川龙峡漂流||Dajia Island Leisure Park 大甲岛休闲乐园||Dazhongtang Park 大中堂公园|
|Danfengzhai 丹枫寨||Dongjiangsha Park 东江沙公园||Dongjiang Tour 东江游|
|Dongping Kiln Site 东平窑址||Dongpo Paradise 东坡乐园||Dongsheng Fishing Village 东升渔村|
|Flying Goose Park 飞鹅公园||Fenghu College 丰湖书院||Fukuda drifting 福田漂流|
|Port Turtle National Nature Reserve 港口海龟国家自然保护区||Lonely Shandong Slope Garden 孤山东坡园||Return to the school 归善学宫|
|Hejiang Building 合江楼||Honghua Lake Scenic Area Management Office 红花湖风景区管理处||China’s first 华首台|
|Huang Jiaxuan (Huang’s Book House) 黄家祠（黄氏书屋）||Huang Longguan 黄龙观||Huiyang Shatian Shiwai Meiyuan Tourist Area 惠阳沙田世外梅园旅游区|
|Huizhou Nanhai Tourism Co., Ltd. 惠州南海旅游有限公司||Huizhou Commercial Pedestrian Street 惠州商业步行街||Huizhou Museum 惠州市博物馆|
|Jiayou Temple 嘉祐寺||Jiantan Natural Scenic Area 剑潭自然风景区||This is the garden 今是园|
|Jindai Street 金带街||Golden Fruit Bay Health Club 金果湾养生俱乐部||Golden Bay Resort 金海湾度假村|
|Financial Street Tsuen Wan Resort 金融街巽寮湾度假村||Jiulongfeng Tourist Area 九龙峰旅游区||Lantian Yao Nationality Park 蓝田瑶族风情园|
|Liang Huayun Tianhai 梁化云天海||Longmendi Pai Guifeng Mountain Tourist Resort 龙门地派桂峰山旅游度假村||Longmen Hot Spring 龙门温泉|
|Longmen Xiangxibao Scenic Area 龙门香溪堡风景区||Baitang Ancient Orchid Garden 柏塘古榄园||Huizhou Pingshan 惠州平安山|
|Peach garden 桃子园||Ming City Wall 明城墙||Nanshan rafting 南山漂流|
|Nanyang World Residence 南阳世居||Pangu Palace 盘古宫||Qiaoxi residential street 桥西民居街巷|
|Palm Island Golf Club 棕榈岛高尔夫球会||Zhuangshangzhuang Hot Spring Resort 庄上庄温泉度假村||Zhuangjiazhuang Hot Spring Resort 庄加庄温泉度假村|
|CITIC Tangquan Tourist Resort 中信汤泉旅游度假区||Zhongshan Park 中山公园||Zhongdong Red Education Base 中洞红色教育基地|
|Ye Ting Memorial Hall 叶挺纪念馆||Yaochiwan Ecological Park 瑶池湾生态公园||Watergate Park 水门公园|
|Sanzhai Valley 三寨谷||Tsuen Wan Resort 巽寮湾度假村||Panda Gold Coast Resort|
|Yuan Miaoguan 元妙观||Xinxi Xilai Ancient Temple 新庵西来古刹||Xiangshui River Rafting 熊猫金海岸度假区|
|Yongji Ecological Park 永记生态园||Xiangtoushan National Forest Reserve 象头山国家级森林自然保护区||Xiangxi River Bamboo Rafting 响水河漂流|
|Xiapu Binjiang Park 下埔滨江公园||Wenxing Tower Park 文星塔公园||Wenta Tower Park 文笔塔公园|
|Taojing Golf Course 涛景高尔夫球场||Tangquan Golf Course 汤泉高尔夫球场||Wang Jiangting 望江亭|
|Tielu Lake Ming and Qing Ancient Street 铁炉湖明清古街||Shuidong Street 水东街||Cross Water Eco Resort 十字水生态度假村|
|Shanlitou Farm 山里头农场||Delta Island 三角洲岛||Pinghai Ancient City 平海古城|
|Nanyuan Park 南苑公园||Nankun Mountain Hot Spring Grand View Garden 南昆山温泉大观园||Nankun Mountain Ecological Tourism Area 南昆山生态旅游区|