Shaoxing Travel Tips

Post Offices

  • Zip Code: 312000
  • Shaoxing City Post Office: Yan’an East Road
  • Shangyu Post Office: 225 Jiangyang South Road
  • Jinglin Post Office: 17 Zhenxing Road
  • Luxun Post Office: 33-39 Luxun Middle Road

Useful Numbers

  • China International country code number: 0086
  • Shaoxing city code number: 0575
  • Ambulance: 120 Fire: 119 Police: 110
  • Check Telephone Number: 114
  • Weather Report: 96121
  • Tourism Complaint: 0575-85159110 0575-85223031
  • Public Bus Complaint: 0575-88011114
  • Taxi Complaint: 96520


  • Please be careful when you take black-awning boats to appreciate wonderful water town sceneries.
  • Keep your belongings in sight when you are traveling to those places that are crowded.


  • There are all kinds of specialties in Shaoxing and you are easy to buy them. However, what you need to notice is that you’d better pay attention you the quality of what you would buy when you are over recommended by some pedlars.
  • If you want to taste Shaoxing sticky tofu, you can choose to buy them on Cangqiaozhijie, where many vendors sells much authentic sticky tofu.

Preparations for More Pleasant Trips

  • Shaoxing is a place with profound culture history and a birthplace for many famous, great and influential people so that you would welcome much agreeable trip experiences if you know something about this city.
  • If your planned tourist destinations are a far, you’d better prepare something to drink in advance for you may buy the same drinks with much high price inside sceneries.

What You May Need to Take

  • If you choose to be there in summer, you might need to take sunscreen, anti-mosquito essential oil, fans or mini electronic fans with you.
  • In winter, please do remember to take thick clothing and other articles of daily use with you.


  • If your visiting plans include Keqiao or Lanting, it is better for you to choose bus out of convenience. However, you might meet conductors who use local language to tell the stop names so you need to tell them exactly which stops you would stop. Additionally, do notice the latest time of the bus.
  • You might meet tricycles on the way. If you want to try, do remember to ask how they would charge.