Located in China’s Central Plains, Zhengzhou rests on Mount Songshan in the west and borders on the Yellow River in the north. Founded some 3,500 years ago, Zhengzhou is one of China's first cities and is the capital of the central Henan Province. The city’s rich heritage makes Zhengzhou a favourite destination amongst tourists. Home to more than 1400 cultural relics, Zhengzhous commands more than a mere stopover. Just some of the area’s places of interest include the world-famous Shaolin Temple, home of kung fu, the Forest of Pagodas, the oldest temple in China, Henan Museum and Songshan National Forest Park.