prefecture-level city in Shandong, China

Dezhou is a city of 5.7 million people (2019) in the northwest of Shandong, along the border with Hebei. Dezhou City is a transportation hub at the intersection of the Beijing-Shanghai and Dezhou-Shijiazhuang railways, and an economic, industrial and trade center in China's Hebei-Shandong border area.

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Dezhou City, referred to as "De" and called Ande in ancient times, is a prefecture-level city in the northwest of Shandong Province and the alluvial plain of the lower reaches of the Yellow River. As of the end of 2022, the city's permanent population is 5.6 million.

The "virtue" of Dezhou comes from the "virtue of water". Deshui is another name for the ancient Yellow River. In the 3rd year of Emperor Kaihuang's reign in the Sui Dynasty (583 AD), "Ande" was changed to "Dezhou".

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Dezhou is located in Shandong Province and has a long history. In ancient times, it was affiliated to Qi State, Lu State, etc. It belonged to the Qi State during the Warring States Period, and it belonged to the Qin Dynasty during the Qin and Han Dynasties. During the Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties, Dezhou was part of Shandong. At the beginning of the 20th century, it became part of the Republic of China and was incorporated into Shandong Province of the People's Republic of China after 1949. Since the reform and opening up, Dezhou City has made significant economic progress.

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The climate in Dezhou, Shandong Province is a temperate monsoon climate with four distinct seasons. Summers are hot and rainy, winters are cold and dry, and spring and autumn are mild. The overall climate is moderate, but there are large temperature differences between seasons.

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Dezhou is connected via the Shijiazhuang-Dezhou railway, Shijiazhuang-Ji'nan HSR, Beijing-Shanghai railway, and Beijing-Shanghai HSR. A small, single-track railway connects Dezhou with Dongying city as well.

The main expressway passing Dezhou is the G3 Beijing-Taipei Expressway, running north–south from it; other provincial expressways, as well as National Highway 104 and 105 offer connections in other directions for Dezhou.

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  • Dezhou's biggest historical attraction is the tomb of Sultan Paduka Pahala of Sulu (Philippines), who died in Dezhou on his return journey from a visit to the Yongle Emperor in 1417. The tomb is well preserved and has been declared a national heritage site. Descendants of the sultan's Muslim followers still live in Dezhou today and are classified as the Hui minority.
  • Part of the ancient city wall of Tang Dynasty still exists in the south of the region. Before the Three Kingdoms formed, one of the three emperors Liu Bei used to be the chief of the county, together with his fellows Guan Yu and Zhang Fei.
  • The Memorial Hall in the People's Park of Lingxian: Dezhou is the hometown of Dongfang Shuo, the most well-known adviser during the reign of Emperor Wu of Han. In the Tang Dynasty, a major figure of Chinese calligraphy, Yan Zhenqing, once took office as the administrator of the county. A lot of materials of Dongfang Shuo and stone inscriptions of Yan Zhenqing are preserved here.
  • Haidao Jinshan Temple, in Qingyun County, is one of the biggest centers of Buddhism in Northern China. The most attractive scene is the underground aisle where the portrait of the hell is presented using high technology.
  • 1 Dezhou Museum (德州市博物馆), 566 Dongfanghong East Road, Decheng District (德城区东方红东路566号) (next door to Dezhou Grand Theater (德州大剧院); take bus no. 5, 65, 107, 111 or K1), +86 534 2789117, . Tu-Su 09:00-17:00, no entry after 16:30, closed on Mondays. Free.

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Bangzi Yangko

As a prefecture-level city, Dezhou has some unique small activities and traditional celebrations, which mainly reflect local culture and folk customs.

  • 1 Bangzi Yangko. Dezhou has a long culture of Yangko, and Bangzi Yangko is a traditional local performing art. In some important festivals or celebrations, you may see Bangzi Yangko performances, where artists wear traditional costumes and perform accompanied by melodious music and gongs and drums.
  • 2 Traditional handicraft market. On some special days, Texas may hold traditional handicraft markets to showcase the skills of local craftsmen, including traditional weaving, pottery, embroidery and other handicraft products.
  • 3 Shandong Dezhou Food Festival. Texas is rich in local food, and there may be some local food festivals to showcase local specialties. You can taste local traditional snacks and special dishes in the scenic spots and food streets in the city.
  • 4 Traditional handicraft experience activities. The Texas Museum will organize traditional handicraft experience activities to allow participants to personally experience the fun of making traditional handicrafts, such as paper-cutting, embroidery, pottery, etc.

Dezhou has some tourist attractions worth visiting, including natural landscapes, historical sites, and cultural venues.

  • 5 Quancheng Oleburg Dream World, No. 08, Tourism Road, Yellow River International Ecological City, Qihe County, +86 534-5971166. 09:00 - 17:30. It is a large theme amusement park. The scenic spot is dominated by European classic architectural styles and incorporates the most advanced technological elements from Europe and the United States. It has the most sophisticated equipment, the most complete projects, and the highest technological content in China. Quancheng Polar Ocean World sits to the east. ¥220.    
  • 6 Dezhou Dongzi Garden Scenic Area, Dongfanghong East Road, +86 534-2585011. 08:00-18:00. Dezhou Dongzi Reading Station was built in the Sui Dynasty and was destroyed by war during the Republic of China. 2007 it was built as a scenic park with rich cultural connotations. The Dongziyuan Scenic Area takes Confucian culture as its theme and vigorously promotes Confucian thought and culture. The entire scenic spot is dominated by Dongzi's reading platform, which is connected to the Shawang River system. The platform is built near the water, and the scenery follows the water. All artificial landscapes are traditional buildings with gray and white tones, reflecting the simple, simple, and grand architectural style of the Han Dynasty. Dongzi Cultural Street on the west side and the original ecological garden on the east side are connected by the river and stand beside the river, reflecting an urban landscape in which humanistic architectural space and natural ecological space are harmonious. Free.
  • 7 Qing hao island jin mountain temple (Island Jinshan Temple Scenic Area) (in the northern suburbs of Qingyun County), +86 534-3869699. 08:30-16:00. The scenic area is built based on the temple and includes three parts: Buddhist activity area, commercial area, and landscape area. It has formed the largest group of antique buildings in the surrounding area. The main body of the temple is the Buddhist activity area. The ancient Jinshan Temple on the island was built in the Sui Dynasty and flourished in the Tang Dynasty. It was a famous temple in the country during the division of the Jin and Song Dynasties. It is known as the "Northern Jinshan". According to legend, Master Xuanzang, an eminent monk in the Tang Dynasty, grew up and studied Buddhism in the Jinshan Temple on the island. Later, he learned about Avalokitesvara. Under the guidance of the Bodhisattva, we embarked on the journey to the West to learn scriptures. The temple was destroyed by wars in the Ming Dynasty. It was restored and rebuilt in 2004 and has now become a large-scale temple in Jiangbei.
  • 8 Xiajin Old Course of the Yellow River Forest Park, +86 534 6358366. 08:30-18:00. A 128,000-acre forest with 55 families, 117 genera, and 210 species. The landscape changes strangely, with rolling dunes, ups and downs, and towering and vibrant ancient trees. It is lush and forms a naturally changing green barrier, including nearly 30,000 ancient trees that are more than 100 years old. They are precious original ecological natural resources in the plain area and are known as the "Northern Deciduous Fruit Tree Museum".
  • 9 Debai Hot Spring Resort, Area A of the Old Yellow River Forest Park, Xiajin County, +86 534 3266678. 09:00-20:30. The project covers a total area of 2,900 acres, and the first phase of development covers an area of 630 acres. The project includes a five-star hot spring resort hotel, landscape garden, Grand View Garden ecological restaurant, indoor hot springs, indoor swimming pool, large outdoor hot springs, health center, new ecological agricultural park, Nursing center, and other projects. The second and third phase projects include nursing centers, ancient towns, wetland parks, real estate development, and other projects.
  • 10 Dezhouchanghe park, Changhe Avenue, Decheng District (opposite NIO City), +86 534 3211073. 24 hr. Located in the center of Dezhou, Changhe Park is an important part of the east-west ecological axis of Dezhou City. Its name originated from the name of Dezhou during the Sui and Tang Dynasties. The park covers an area of 1,800 acres, including 600 acres of water surface. The ecological environment of the land surrounding Changhe Park has been greatly improved, which has beneficially promoted the development and construction of Hedong New City in Dezhou City. Dezhou, Shandong has many beautiful parks for citizens and tourists to relax, have fun, and relax.
  • 11 Dezhou People's Park, No. 1487, Dongfeng Middle Road, Decheng District (southeast of Hualian Commercial Building). Dezhou People's Park is a large urban park with extensive lawns, lakes, recreational facilities, and walking trails. This is a good place for citizens to do morning exercises, walks, and leisure.
  • 12 Jiurushan Scenic Area. Jiurushan Scenic Area not only has beautiful mountains but also a beautiful forest and lake. There are also some facilities here for tourists to rest and enjoy the scenery.
  • 13 Paradise Park. 24 hr. Paradise Park is a popular recreational location with rich vegetation, lakes, walking trails, and children's play facilities.
  • 14 Water Conservancy Park. 09:00-17:00. The Water Conservancy Park is a water-related theme park with water features such as lakes, fountains, artificial rivers, and waterfalls, suitable for leisure strolls and relaxation. free.
  • 15 Century Park, toll-free: +86 13791354688. 06:00-18:00. Century Park is a new urban park with modern landscaping, art installations, and recreational facilities that is a popular destination for families and young people. These parks offer a variety of settings and activity options.

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  • 1 Dezhou Decheng Wanda plaza, Xinhe Road, Decheng District. 09:00-22:00. It has several main stores and sub-main stores, such as Wanda Studios, Big Player Video Game City, Wanda Baby King, and Shenghao Supermarket, and more than 100 domestic and foreign fashion brands.
  • 2 Ningjin Debai Plaza, Intersection of Zhengyang Road and Huanghe Street, Ningjin County. 09:00-22:00. It has five sections: a shopping center, food court, commercial gold street, five-star cinema, and high-end ecological residential community.
  • 3 Qingyun Zhongshang Kunlun Shopping Plaza, No. 1059, Jianshe Street, Qingyun County, +86 3661666. 09:00-22:00. It is divided into one underground floor and five floors above ground. It has many brands and businesses such as Huawei, New Dadi Studios, Xiaomi Home, Adidas, and Beijing Tongrentang.
  • 4 Yucheng New Age Shopping plaza, No. 300, Tongqu South Road, Yucheng City. 09:00-22:00. Shopping, entertainment, and leisure, covering many categories such as gold jewelry, leather bags, digital home appliances, maternal and child supplies, beauty and bodybuilding, and bedding. It has many brands and businesses such as Li Ning, Xiaomi House, Laofengxiang Jewelry House, New Age International Studios, and the party show KTV.

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dezhou chicken

Dezhou Braised Chicken, also known as Dezhou Five-Spice Boneless Braised Chicken, is one of the three treasures of Dezhou (braised chicken, watermelon, and golden jujubes). It is also a traditional famous food in Shandong, China, and is a classic dish of Shandong cuisine. The chicken in this dish is tender and well-cooked, easy to fall off the bones, and the five flavors penetrate into the bones. In December 2014, "Dezhou Braised Chicken Production Technique" was selected into the fourth batch of national intangible cultural heritage representative projects.

  • 1 Texas Braised Chicken Food City, 1st Floor, Building 6, Phoenix International (100 meters east of Food City, Sanba Middle Road, Decheng District), toll-free: +86 18613609187. 09:00-22:00. Although it is a restaurant that specializes in Texas Braised Chicken, there will be a lot of delicious food.
  • 2 Junchen Little Lamb Hotpot City, Decheng District, (Sunshine International New City) (about 100 m west of the intersection of Sanba Middle Road and Dongdi Street), +86 2629555. 09:00-22:00. This is a chain hotpot restaurant. The food is served very quickly. There are also many dishes to choose from. The beef and mutton are all very fresh. You can order the set meal directly, which is a good deal. Dipped in his homemade sesame sauce, it tastes even better.
  • 3 Classic chef in Emei Town, 1123, Decheng District (70 meters due east), toll-free: 13905341297 (domestic). 09:00-22:00. This is a very popular Sichuan restaurant with many branches. The overall price is quite reasonable and the dishes are exquisite, so it is a very cost-effective restaurant. Try the mushroom-flavored rice, which is deep-fried Sichuan rice with Cantonese cabbage and cooked in a stone pot. There are also cheese-baked pumpkins, sizzling garlic vermicelli baked shrimps, and Emei pepper fish. They also have innovative dishes, which are more unique than Sichuan restaurants that only focus on spicy food.
  • 4 June Restaurant, Decheng District (south side of the intersection of Longshan Avenue and Dongfeng Middle Road), toll-free: 13911268174 (domestic). 09:00-22:00. A very authentic Shandong cuisine with good flavor and authentic taste. The more famous dishes, such as braised pig face, vinegar slag, and sheep intestine soup, are all delicious, especially the sheep intestine soup, which is delicious and has no smell. The key is the large portion.
  • 5 Tongsheng Building, Jiefang Middle Avenue, Decheng District. 09:00-23:00. A Shandong cuisine restaurant, its dishes are unique and the taste is quite authentic. This store has two floors, mainly single rooms, and is decorated in an antique style. Many halal dishes are very good, the dishes are very affordable, the portions are generous, and the ingredients are used.

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  • V+Club: a well-known bar, 70 m north of No.134 Caishi Street, Decheng District. The overall decoration style of the bar is very fashionable and looks very luxurious from the outside.
  • 1 Ant House Ant Electronic Music Bar, No. 151, Dongfeng West Road, Decheng District, toll-free: 15863121111 (domestic). 20:00-05:00.
  • 2 Dezhou pangke music snack bar wineshop, No. 20 West Mi Road, Yinshan North Street, Xiajin County, toll-free: 13011289991 (domestic). 23:00-05:00. a very romantic bar on the 1st floor of Wanda Plaza, No.699 Hubin South Avenue, Decheng District. The atmosphere of this bar is very suitable for couples to date.
  • 3 V+ All-Star Bar, Decheng District, +86 2229898. 23:00-06:00. A relatively famous bar, 198 m east of Guanhu, Dongfanghong West Road, just opposite the district government.
  • 4 Jingluo Bar, No. 377, Wenhua Road, Decheng District, +86 2907877. 22:00-05:30. A music bar that only costs ¥20-30 for the whole family, 200 m south of the north gate of Wanda Jinjie. This bar is music-themed, and there is no too noisy atmosphere.
  • 5 Fanhua Bar, Chaishi Street, Decheng District. 22:00-05:00. A quiet music bar in the corner of building A101, Building A, Gourmet Forest, Qingyun County.

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  • Giraffe manor hotel: All the facilities in the guest room are carefully considered and arranged, including air conditioning, wardrobe/wardrobe and high-speed internet access in the room.
  • 1 Regal Kangbo Hotel Dezhou, No. 1888, Dongfeng East Road, Decheng District (in the core of the Dezhou Economic Development Zone), +86 2290888. Check-in: 14:00, check-out: 12:00. ¥500.
  • 2 Kangbo Hotel Apartment, Dongfeng East Road, Decheng District (Changxing Road, Decheng District, near Jinghua Avenue, at the core of the Dezhou Economic Development Zone), +86 2379999. Check-in: 14:00, check-out: 12:00. ¥493.
  • 3 Dezhou Kaiyuan Hot Spring Resort, 120 meters due east of Dezhou City (in the Economic Development Zone, adjacent to the exit of the Beijing-Fuzhou Expressway). Check-in: 14:00, check-out: 12:00. Accommodation, catering, meetings, entertainment, and spa treatment. Hot water in all guest rooms is taken from hot mineral springs 1500 m underground, and the wellhead temperature is 58℃, which is rich in iodine, zinc, boron, iron, and other trace elements beneficial to human health. ¥450.

4 Qihe building, Yan Ying Road, Qihe County (in the middle section of Qi Xin Street, opposite Huancheng Park). Qihe Mansion is a high-end brand hotel.

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  • 1 Dezhou College, No. 566, University West Road, Decheng District. Dezhou University is a comprehensive general public undergraduate college in Shandong Province. The school was founded in May 1971. In March 2000, it was approved by the Ministry of Education to become a general undergraduate college. school. In 2017, the school became a provincial master's degree project construction unit in Shandong Province.

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  • 1 Dezhou Bus Terminal (Sanba West Road, Decheng District). 0600-22:00.

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Fire alarm number 119. Police phone number 110. Emergency hotline 120

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  • 2 Dezhou People's Hospital, Dongfanghong West Road, Decheng District, Dezhou City, Shandong Province. all day.
  • 3 Dezhou Hospital, No. 208, Ma Shi Street, Decheng District, Dezhou City, Shandong Province. all day.

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