teach English in Yangzhou

Explore Yangzhou

A city where the Yangtze River intersects with the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, Yangzhou is an picturesque city of waterways, landscaped gardens and ancient architecture.

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China’s Garden City

Yangzhou is located in the center of Jiangsu province where the Yangtze River and the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal meet. It is famed for its exquisite gardens, beautiful waterscape and numerous historical sites that draw in tourists from across the country. With a long history of over two thousand years, Yangzhou was historically one of the wealthiest cities in China, serving as a hub for trade and exchange during the Tang and Ming dynasties.

Spend your time wandering through the city’s lush gardens, or explore the pristine beauty of the Slender West Lake. Named as a UNESCO city of Gastronomy in 2019, Yangzhou offers culinary delights in abundance. Yangzhou Fried Rice, Braised Meatballs and Wensi Tofu are just a few examples of the city’s renowned cuisine. With an appealing color, aroma, taste and appearance, Yangzhou’s cooks are careful to ensure that each ingredient is preserved after cooking, and no oily sauce is added, so as to retain the fresh flavor of the food.

Why Yangzhou?

One of China’s fastest growing cities, with a GDP growth of 72% between 2012-2018. Acknowledged as a highly livable city, Yangzhou is the bedrock of the software and information service industry in Jiangsu and was awarded pioneer status as a result of its support for small and micro-enterprises

Yangzhou Taizhou Airport, situated 30 km from the city center, currently serves daily flights to over 10 large cities in China, including Beijing, Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Chengdu. The airport also serves international flights to cities including, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Seoul and Osaka.

Yangzhou’s main urban area is cross-crossed by an intricate network of canals and small lakes. The Slender West Lake, just northwest of the city’s historic center compares favorably with Hangzhou’s famous West Lake and is the setting of two of the city’s most famous landmarks; The Five Pavilion Bridge and the White Pagoda.

The nearby city of Nanjing is well worth a weekend trip. Serving as the capital of six dynasties, there are many historical sites to visit, combining with a modern and cosmopolitan urban environment that is must see for shoppers and food lovers.

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