Tengzhou is located in the south of the Shangdong Province and is proud of the hometown of Mo-tse. This revered gentleman was a highly regarded ancient thinker, educator, scientist, military strategist and social activist. Tengzhou is economically developed with a population of about 1.8 million.
There are numerous scenic spots, including but not limited to, the Red Lotus Wetland Park and Lianqing Mountain. It is also close to other tourist attractions, which include the ancient city of Taierzhuang and the largest pomegranate orchard in the world. Tengzhou is a comfortable and inviting place to live and travel that is very well connected to the rest of the province by highway and fast-train network.
Tengzhou Aston has been open since 2011. We are situated right in the middle of Jinghe Road, opposite to Luban Hotel. The school’s location is very nice.
There are 5 banks, 6 large shopping sites, 2 KFCs, 2 cafes and many restaurants in easy walking distance of our school. The school staff are very friendly and always willing to go out of our way to help a wayward foreign teacher who needs a bit of help getting through their day.
The school is a downtown location – easy getting to class, by foot or by bus. There is convenient transportation to many lovely cities and historical sites, and very close to the birthplace of Confucius. The city is perfect for a traveller because rapid trains to several major Chinese cities. Beijing is 5 hours away by high speed train, and Qingdao is a short train journey for delightful seaside activities.
Tengzhou is a very quiet and relaxing city. None of the hustle and bustle of a major Chinese city, but several major cities a short distance away. There are friendly local people, and local specialty dishes including incredibly delicious vegetable pancakes mutton stew.
The apartment is in a central location of three large supermarkets.
Several internet cafes are directly across the street from the teacher’s apartment and school.
Aston Tengzhou currently maintains two apartments for its staff, both are well equipped. There are sofa, fridge, gas stoves, cabinets and high speed internet. The teacher’s apartment is very near the school in a lovely central location to numerous amenities.