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Jinxian Gate in night

Jieyang (揭阳; Gêg⁴ion⁵ in Teochew, Jiēyáng in Mandarin) is a city in Guangdong Province in China.





The Rongcheng (榕城) district forms the downtown core of the prefecture-level city of Jieyang. In addition, Jieyang also administers the county-level city of Puning (普宁). Also under Jieyang's jurisdiction are the three counties of Jiedong (揭东), Jiexi (揭西) and Huilai (惠来).



Teochew is the main language spoken in Jieyang, though most people can speak Mandarin as well. English is, to cut a long story short, virtually non-existent.

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  • 1 Jinxian Gate (进贤门 Jìnxián Mén). A Chinese-style entrance gate to the city, built during the Ming Dynasty. Jinxianmen Gate Tower (Q17066281) on Wikidata Jinxian Gate on Wikipedia
  • 2 Jieyang Museum (揭阳博物馆), 7 Hanci Road, Rongcheng District (榕城区韩祠路7号) (A short distance to the west of Jin Xian Men), +86 663 8622792. 09:00-11:30, 14:30-17:00, closed on Mondays. The museum is housed inside the Jieyang Confucius Temple (揭阳学宫). Free.





Jieyang LeTian Plaza(揭阳乐天广场):Located on Jiefang Road in Jieyang City, it is a large shopping center with various stores, restaurants, and entertainment facilities.

Jieyang Times Square(揭阳时代广场):Situated in the Rongcheng District of Jieyang City, it is a comprehensive commercial square that integrates shopping, dining, and entertainment.

Jieyang Hengbao Square(揭阳恒宝广场):Located in Jiedong District, it is a large shopping center featuring international and local brands, as well as various dining options.

ieyang Xinghui Square(揭阳星汇广场):Situated in Rongcheng District of Jieyang City, it is a commercial complex primarily focused on shopping and entertainment, housing a variety of branded stores.



The county-level city of Puning is famous for its dried tofu (豆干 dòugān, dao7 guan1 in Teochew).

  • Lianhua Vegetarian Restaurant (莲花素食府 Lianhua Sushi Fu), Yujiang Park (across from the bus station), +86 663 8630902. Vegetarian chain restaurant also found in Shantou and Chaozhou.



Chaoshan Tie Guan Yin (潮汕铁观音). Chaoshan Tie Guan Yin, possibly produced in Jieyang, is a type of oolong tea known for its distinctive roasting process and unique aroma.

White Hair Oolong (白毫乌龙). White Hair Oolong is a refined oolong tea, and Jieyang's climate and soil conditions may influence the tea's quality, giving it a unique flavor.

Fenghuang Dancong (凤凰单枞). Jieyang's proximity to Fenghuang Mountain may result in the production of Fenghuang Dancong tea, a type of oolong known for its single-tree variety and elegant taste.

White Hair Green Tea (白毫绿茶). Jieyang may also produce some White Hair Green Tea, characterized by tender white tea buds, offering a fresh taste and aroma.



Jieyang Hotel (揭阳宾馆). Located in the city center of Jieyang, this might be a landmark hotel offering comfortable accommodation and basic amenities.

Jinjiang Inn Jieyang (揭阳锦江之星酒店). Jinjiang Inn is one of China's chain hotel brands, providing economical accommodation options.

Kaiyuan Mingdu Hotel (揭阳开元名都大酒店). This could be a relatively luxurious hotel in Jieyang, offering high-quality accommodation and facilities.

Jiahe Hotel (嘉禾大酒店). Situated in the city area, this hotel might provide comprehensive services, including accommodation, dining, and conference facilities.

Century Golden Source Hotel (揭阳世纪金源大酒店). This could be a more modern hotel in Jieyang, offering a range of services and conveniences.



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