Climate and Weather
Kaifeng is blessed with a temperate continental monsoon climate with distinctively divided four seasons with annual average rainfall of 670mm; adequate sunshine, frost-free period 213-215 days. The average annual temperature is from 14.24 to 14.5C.
Local Festivals and Folk Custom
Kaifeng Ancient Capital Lantern Festival is held from Feb. 13th to 15th. During the festival, there are various kinds of activities of traditional artistic lantern show, drum beating and cock fighting.
The Kaifeng Chrysanthemum Fair is held between Oct. 25th and Nov. 11th in Kaifeng, during which time people can admire various species of chrysanthemums, enjoy the performance of the local customs, and participate in economic and trade activities.
It might be hard to believe. But there is indeed a large Jewish community in Kaifeng. The ancestors of these Jews were said to have arrived in China from Persia and India during the Tang Dynasty.
For centuries, the Jews of Kaifeng uttered the prescribed daily and Sabbath prayers kept their religious holidays and observed strict diets.
Other Odds and Ends
Phone Dialing Code: 0378
Weather Forecast: 121
Consumers' Complaint: 12315
CAAC Ticket Center: 196 Daobei Road, (Tel: 86-378-3935301)
Information of Railway Station: 86-378- 5951404-2222
Money: Money can be exchanged at No.23 Yuanyuan Men, Kaifeng Bianjingqiao Branch, Bank of China,
Bank of China Kaifeng Bus Station Branch, Middle section of Gongyuan Road also offers money exchange service.
Add: Minglun Street, Kaifeng, Henan, China, 475001
Add: Daliang Road, Kaifeng, Henan, China, 475001
Fax: 86- 378-3857112