Located in northeast China, Shenyang is the
capital city of Laoning Province. The fourth largest city in the country,
Shenyang is a major industrial centre producing machine tools, copper, steel
and electrical equipment.
All international travellers require
visas although Brunei, Japan, and Singapore passport holders are able to enjoy
visa-free access to China for up to 15 days.
Standard 30-day, single-entry visas can
be issued in three to five working days from most Chinese embassies, and must
be used within three months of the date of issue. Longer visas are often more
difficult to obtain.
For further details, consult with your
travel agent, China International Travel Service, China Travel Service, or any
Chinese embassy or consulate.
View visa requirements from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China
The Chinese currency is known as renminbi (RMB). Credit cards are accepted in major hotels as well as shopping malls.
Here are the most recent exchange rates for some common currencies.
A 15% surcharge, inclusive of government tax,
is applicable in most hotels and some private restaurants.
Many mid-range and top-end
restaurants generally include their own service charge which varies between
Tipping is discretionary as it is
officially considered inappropriate and is discouraged.
9am - 5.30pm, Monday through
Office Hours9am - 5.30pm, Monday through
Shopping Hours8 / 9am - 9pm or later,
throughout the week
Department stores are open 9am to 9pm every day
Visitors entering China are required to
complete a health declaration form. Check with your local doctor or health care
professional about vaccination requirements before planning your trip.
Traders Hotel, Shenyang, recommends you drink
only boiled or bottled water. Complimentary bottled drinking water is available
in every room.
Dress is generally informal in
Shenyang except on social, diplomatic or government occasions when formal
attire (suit and tie) is appropriate.
Winter requires heavy clothing,
including coats, hats and gloves as temperatures can drop to well below 0C.
Light clothing is sufficient for spring and summer months.
Note than visitors to pagodas and
monasteries should be properly attired in long pants or long skirts.
Shenyang has a diverse climate ranging from
warm during summer – 20°C to 30°C (68°F to 86°F) – to extremely cold during winter – 10°C to -23°C (14°F to -10°F).
Pleasant with plenty of sunshine
Clouds followed by a brightening sky
LanguageMandarin, Dongbei dialect, English
Time ZoneGMT + 8 hours
Mobile PhonesGSM 900 / 1800
68 Zhong Hua Road, He Ping District, Shenyang, 110001, China
T:(86 24) 2341 2288
F:(86 24) 2341 1988
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