Ganjingzi (甘井子区 gānjǐngzǐ qū) is a district in Dalian. It is by far the largest district, running from the Heishijiao University and high tech area in the south to the edge of the Dalian development zone in the north and to Yingchenzi in the west. For all the district's size, however, Dalian International Airport (DLC IATA) is the location travellers are most likely to visit.
By light railEdit
The district has 4 stops, starting closest to downtown area: Jinjia Jie, Quanshui, Houyuan, and Dalian Wan.
- 1 Dalian Han Tombs Museum (大连汉墓博物馆), Yingsha Road, Shagang Village, Yingchengzi Sub-district (营城子街道沙岗村营沙路) (Catch bus no. 1101 and get off at Heshun Garden Villas (和顺园山庄). The museum is about 300 metres from the bus stop), ☏ , . 09:30-15:30, Friday, Saturday and Sunday only. Displays items unearthed from several tombs in the area that date from the Han Dynasty. Free.
- 2 Dalian Western Suburbs National Forest Park (大连西郊国家森林公园, Dalian Xijiao National Forest Park), 288 Malan Street, Hongqi Town People's Government (红旗镇人民政府马栏街288号) (There are at least two options for getting here by bus. Option 1: Catch bus no. 507, 535, 705, 709 or 716 and get off at Zhangxin Road (张辛路); Option 2: Catch bus no. 3, 32, 36 or 48 and get off at Jinliu Road East (金柳东路). Internally, the park is served by bus route 511.), ☏ . Free.
- 3 Jinlong Temple National Forest Park (金龙寺国家森林公园), Yingsheng Road (营升路) (Catch bus no. 906 from the Hongjin Road subway station on Line 2. Get off at the final stop. The park entrance is about 20 minutes walk from the bus stop.), ☏ . 07:30-16:00. ¥20.
- 1 Chengyuan Hot Spring Villa (成园温泉山庄, Cheng Garden Hot Spring Resort), 66 Liushu Street, Hongqi Sub-district (红旗街道柳树街66号) (Bus route 709), ☏ , , toll-free: , ✉ email@example.com. Open 24 hours, closed briefly during Chinese New Year. For adult-non-members, prices range from ¥99 to ¥269 depending on when you visit and how long you stay. Children pay half-price. Discounts are available if you become a member. Annual membership is ¥2000.
- 2 Dalian Sports Center (大连体育中心), 699 Lanling Road (岚岭路699号) (Take bus no. 1116 from outside the Huannan Square Station on Metro Line 1), ☏ .
- 3 Linhai Ski Field (林海滑雪场), Nangou Village, Yingchengzi Town (营城子镇南沟村) (Take bus no. 1105 or 1113 and get off at Nangou Village), ☏ , . The ski field is only open during the ski season. ¥170 on weekdays, ¥200 on weekends, ¥240 on public holidays. ¥30 if you just want to visit and are not interested in skiing.
- 1 Honggang Hotel (虹港酒店), 53 Honggang Road, Ganjingzi District (甘井子区虹港路53号) (south of the Airport (You can see it as soon as you walk out of the airport parking lot)), ☏ . Really close to the airport, the metro station and bus stops. WiFi is avaliable in every room. Close proximity to the airport may lead to a considerable amount of noise, but the rooms are much quieter than the terminal building. However the ride into the city may take you over 20 minutes. From ¥150 to ¥300.
- 2 International Airport Hotel, 98 Yingke Rd, Ganjingzi Qu, ☏ .