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prefecture-level city in Guangdong, China

Jinxian Gate in night

Jieyang (揭阳; Gêg⁴ion⁵ in Teochew, Jiēyáng in Mandarin) is a city in Guangdong Province in China.

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Teochew is the main language spoken in Jieyang, though most people can speak Mandarin as well. English is, to cut a long story short, virtually non-existent.

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  • 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), +86 663 8622792. 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.

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  • Lianhua Vegetarian Restaurant (莲花素食府 Lianhua Sushi Fu), Yujiang Park (across from the bus station), +86 663 8630902. Vegetarian chain restaurant also found in Shantou and Chaozhou.

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