Shaoxing Travel Promotion Conference at Colombo 2018
To further deepen the Chinese Government strategically diplomatic policy on "One Belt One Road", Shaoxing Travel Promotion Conference was hold in Colombo by Shaoxing Tourism Committee on 3rd December 2018, to promote travelling Shaoxing , at the same time, Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority was cordially invited to participate in this conference and deliver a speech on Sri Lanka Tourism.
Qian Jin, deputy director of the Shaoxing Tourism Committee, has brought a good news to the local tourism industry - Since December 22nd 2018, tourists can enjoy free entrance at the 37 state-owned tourist scenic spots in the city . Among them, Lu Xun's hometown , Datong School , Xu Xilin's former residence and Shaoxing Museum are allowed free entry throughout the year; other scenic spots including Yuwang Temple and Zhonghua Xiaode Garden etc, free entry is applied throughout the year except Chinese Golden Week and some specific festive holidays. Chinese Students can enjoy free entry to the 8 state-owned scenic spots, such as King Yu's Mausoleum Temple , Zhou Enlai Memorial Hall and Shaoxing Huangjiu Museum etc.
Shaoxing is located in the south wing of the Yangtze River Delta, in the north-central part of Zhejiang Province, west of Hangzhou, east of Ningbo, north of Hangzhou Bay, under the jurisdiction of Yuecheng District, Keqiao District, Shangyu District, Zhuji City, Zhangzhou City and Xinchang county, with an area of 8279 square Kilometers, resident population of 5.01 million. Shaoxing is one of 24 historical and cultural cities in China. In recent years, it has won the National Civilized City and the UN Habitat Award.