Xuzhou was called Pengcheng in ancient times and was one of the nine cities in Huaxia (the ancient name for China). It has 5000 thousand years of civilization history and 2500 years of city building history. The whole city covers an area of 11258km2 with a population of 10.2352 million. It has 2 cities (Xinyi and Pizhou), 3 counties (Fengxian County, Peixian County and Suining County) and 5 districts (Yunlong, Gulou, Quanshan, Tongshan and Jiawang) under its administration. As the “larger city” granted by the State Council, it has been awarded the national historical and cultural city, excellent tourist city in China, national ShuangYong Model city, national Environmental Model City, etc.Xuzhou enjoys strategic regional advantage that it connects the east and west, the south and th [more]
Chu-han culture is the key to urban culture in Xuzhou, the state of Peng Zu, the hometown of Liu Bang and the capital of Xiang Yu, and the connotation to Chuhan culture brand in Xuzhou.
Since ancient times Xuzhou is an important stronghold in Chinese military and a place contested by all strategies, which is also the only place where great army groups can fight from south to north or from north to south without hindrances.
Xuzhou City, previously known as Peng City, got its name from a person Peng Zu. Legend has it that Emperor Yao in the four thousand years ago conferred the title of Monarch for Da Peng State on Peng Zu and set the Peng City as the capital. Peng Zu, originator of Chinese cooking, health care and Qigong, was remarkably long-lived with more than eight
The landscape of Xuzhou is magnificent with the grandeur of the North and the delicacy of the South. In the city 72 mountains ride up and down, and 7 lakes add radiance and beauty to each other. Here the mountains are surrounded with the lakes and the lakes are surrounded with the lakes, both set each other off perfectly.
Pengzu is acknowledged to be ancestor of cooking. It is said that in the Yao period, Pengzu got appreciation of the Emperor and was granted a title because he was good at cooking, so he established a Dapeng country in Xuzhou. Dishes in Xuzhou inherit the traditional antiquity of Dapeng with sophisticated steps and unique flavor. Almost every dish has a touching story.
There are many business districts and a number of large shopping malls, supermarkets in Xuzhou now. The shopping centers in Huaihai road and Zhongshan road are placed closely side by side, which are the most prosperous places.
Xuzhou tourist hotels are spread throughout the city, whose reception capacity and service levels can meet the needs of all levels of Chinese and foreign tourists. Wherein the Nan Jiao Hotel and Garden Hotel are international three-star tourist hotel, which have complete set of facilities that can meet various needs of different people.