Mianyang (绵阳), Sichuan, China Travel Guide
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Mianyang (绵阳) is the second biggest city in Sichuan Province, China. The metropolitan area of Mianyang covers an area of 20,000 sq kilometers and has a population of 5.2 million people, of which 600,000 people live within the city proper. The average temperature in Mianyang is 16ºC. Summer temperature in Mianyang can reach 39ºC while winter is 5ºC.
Guide to Mianyang HotelsIt's never easy finding the hotel that's just right for your stay. Still, by taking a little time to do your research, you increase your chance of getting a good hotel at the best price. Go through the list of hotels in Mianyang which we've put together, with full description, star rating, address, location map and evaluation. Pick the hotel of your choice and view the rates offered by different booking sites. Yes, we show you prices from different websites, so you don't have to visit them one by one.
More about Mianyangr Mianyang is a major electronic centre for China and is also known as a science and technology city. Many of China's well-known research institutions are located here, including the China Academy of Engineering Physics and China Air Dynamics Research and Development Center. Mianyang is also home to several big companies such as the Changhong Electronics Group Corporation, Jiuzhou Electronics Group, Shuangma Cement Group, and Changcheng Special Steel Company. There are 6 universities and colleges, as well.
Mianyang at night.
Although Mianyang is today a modern city, it has a long history, and deep cultural roots. It is the hometown of famous Chinese poet Li Bai, with many historical relics of The Three Kingdoms. Not too far from Mianyang is the fairy land of Jiuzhaigou Valley and the so-called "living fossil", giant panda living in the Wolong Nature Preserve. Other scenic spots just a few hours from Mianyang include the Sanxingdui Ruins, Leshan Giant Buddha, Mr. Emei and Dujiangyan Irrigation Project.
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