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Yibin (宜宾 Yíbīn) is a city in East Sichuan. Located at the junction of Yunguichuan three provinces, Jinsha River, Min River and Yangtze River, the terrain is high southwest and low northeast, is a subtropical monsoon humid climate, with a total area of 13,283 square kilometers. As of October 2022, the city had three municipalities and seven counties. By the end of 2022, the city's resident population was 4.618 million.

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  • 1 Yibin Caiba Airport (宜宾菜坝机场; YBP IATA). Yibin Caiba Airport (Q3498604) on Wikidata Yibin Caiba Airport on Wikipedia
  • 2 Yibin Wuliangye Airport (YBP IATA). Yibin Wuliangye Airport (Q8053504) on Wikidata Yibin Wuliangye Airport on Wikipedia

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By taxi[edit]

Taxi with meter is cheap, expect to pay ¥10 from the city center to the South Bus station.


  • Jiangbei Park (江北公园, Floating Wine Cup Brook Park 流杯池公园) (The park can be reached by the number 4 bus from the city centre). Located in the Jiangbei district in the north of the city, the park was once home to the Song Dynasty poet Huang Tingjian.
  • Shunan Zhuhai National Park (蜀南竹海国家公园) (Buses for the park leave from Nan An station in the south of the city. Most services only go as far as Chang Ning (¥16.5) where you will have to change buses for Wangli village at the west gate of the park (¥5). There is also now a tour bus that leaves from Nan An station. It leaves around 8.30 or 9.00 - they will wait for the bus to fill. The journey costs ¥20 each way. The tour cost varies depending on the number of people on the bus - it's ¥300 all up, so if there is a full bus (15 people) you'll pay ¥20 each). Located 68km to the south east of Yibin city, Shunan Zhuhai National Park is a seemingly endless expanse of Bamboo complete with cliff top temples, waterfalls and caves. Scenes from the movie 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' were shot here. Entrance to the park is ¥110 during the high season from January-November and ¥60 during the low season..
  • Shichengshan (Stone City Mountain, 石城山) (Buses for Heng Jiang leave from the West bus station and cost around ¥10. The journey can take up to 2hrs as the road is, for the most part, unsealed. There is, however, a new highway under construction which should be completed soon. From Heng Jiang you can hire a motorbike taxi to the mountain for about ¥40 return). Shichengshan is around 60km south-west of Yibin city, close to the village of Heng Jiang. The mountain contains lakes, waterfalls, Song dynasty tombs and sweeping views of the local countryside.
  • [dead link] Lizhuang (李庄古镇) (Buses leave from Nan An station in the south of the city. The journey costs ¥4.80 and takes around 30mins). A sleepy riverside town to the east of Yibin city with crumbling Qing dynasty buildings and pleasant tree lined streets. The town was a base for the resistance against the Japanese during the second world war and Shanghai's Tongli University was relocated here in that period.


1 Yibin Amusement Park, 宜宾市 翠屏区 临港大道二段 315 315号中国西南轻工博览城 邮政编码: 644005, +86 8315980088. 104.70650601218232. Yibin Amusement Park, located at the north gate of Yibin Lingang Light Industry Expo City, Yibin City, is a large-scale comprehensive amusement park. Yibin Amusement Park has exciting rides such as roller coasters, pendulums, high-flying buccaneers, ghost houses, rapids, etc.


Chinese mandarin in Pingshan Mountain, You can buy it at many fruit shops on the street. Yibin Pingshan County is located along the Jinsha River, which is rich in thermal resources and climatic properties of the sub-African zone, resulting in excellent quality of Pingshan citrus. 1KG ¥9.


1 Hu'erwa noodle shop (胡二娃面馆), No. 4 Fu 9, Xueyuan Street, Nan'an St, +86 13698223942. 6:30AM—13:30PM. This is a small shop, only noodles, but he has a lot of variety, and there are many delicious snacks. ¥17 per person.

Second Sister's BBQ(二姐烧烤)


Yibin is home to the famous Wu Liang Ye distillery. No visit would be complete without a shot or two of their fiery baijiu


7 Days Hotel (No.223 Zhenwu Road). Central location, clean and nice, free luggage storage, but they don't have wifi. double room with private bathroom for ¥127. Take bus #4 from the South Bus station (Nan an).


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