Jingzhou attractions

Museum in Jingzhou

Jīngzhōu Museum

Next to Kāiyuán Temple is a small, yet architecturally superb museum surrounded by water. Here you'll find wonderful artefacts unearthed from Chu tombs around the area. The jade and porcelain halls are marvellous, a…
Archaeological Site in Jingzhou

Xióngjiā Zhǒng

Forty kilometres north of Jīngzhōu, the 2300-year-old tombs of Xióngjiā Zhǒng are the source of a large collection of jade – on display at the Jīngzhōu Museum – while there is a fascinating and huge collection of sk…
Historic Site in Jingzhou

City Wall

Jīngzhōu’s original city wall was a tamped mud wall dating from the Eastern Han dynasty, later clad in stone during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms. The oldest surviving sections today, around South Gate (南门; Ná…
Taoist Site in Jingzhou

Kāiyuán Temple

Explore the fascinating empty Taoist remains attached to the Jīngzhōu Museum.
Buddhist Site in Jingzhou

Tiěnǚ Temple

Located in the north of town, off Jingbei Lu, the name of this intriguing temple translates as the Iron Girl Temple.
Confucian Site in Jingzhou

Confucian Temple

Now part of Shíyàn Zhōngxué (Experimental Middle School), it's a short walk east of the Jīngzhōu Museum. Smile sweetly and you'll be let in.
Taoist Site in Jingzhou

Xuánmiào Temple

This Taoist temple, just north of New North Gate (新北门; Xīnběimén), literally translates as the ‘Temple of Mystery’.
Taoist Site in Jingzhou

Guāndì Temple

Up the road from the South Gate, this historic Taoist temple originally dates to 1396.