The Rongcheng (榕城) district forms the downtown core of the prefecture-level city of Jieyang. In addition, Jieyang also administers the county-level city of Puning (普宁). Also under Jieyang's jurisdiction are the three counties of Jiedong (揭东), Jiexi (揭西) and Huilai (惠来).
- 1 Jinxian Gate (Jìnxián Mén 进贤门). A Chinese-style entrance gate to the city, built during the Ming Dynasty.
- 2 Jieyang Museum (揭阳博物馆), 7 Hanci Road, Rongcheng District (榕城区韩祠路7号) (A short distance to the west of Jin Xian Men), ☏ . 09:00-11:30, 14:30-17:00, closed on Mondays. The museum is housed inside the Jieyang Confucius Temple (揭阳学宫). Free.
The county-level city of Puning is famous for its dried tofu (豆干 dòugān, dao7 guan1 in Teochew).
- Lianhua Vegetarian Restaurant (莲花素食府 Lianhua Sushi Fu), Yujiang Park (across from the bus station), ☏ . Vegetarian chain restaurant also found in Shantou and Chaozhou.