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Reasons why you should visit Wuxi

Updated : 2015-06-16
By Pan Qi (chinadaily.com.cn)

Every city has got some uniqueness of its own, and so has the city of Wuxi in Jiangsu province. Looking at its culture, history and landscapes, here we list some reasons why one should visit Wuxi.

Cherry blossoms:

With more than 30,000 cherry trees in its 650,000-square-meter cherry valley, the Yuantouzhu Island is known to be the best sakura-appreciation resort in China.

Reasons why you should visit Wuxi

The cherry blossoms at the Yuantouzhu Island attract millions of visitors every year. [Photo/provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

Ancient towns

With a history of more than 3,000 years, Wuxi has carefully preserved its traditional culture as a visit to such ancient towns as the Huishan Ancient Town and the Ancient Town of Dangkou could easily prove, not to mention it would provide a wonderful experience.

Located at the foot of the Huishan Mountain, Huishan Ancient Town boasts impressive architecture, elegant environment and ancestral halls with the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal running through it.

As much as its natural beauty, the Ancient Town of Dangkou is also famous for its piety culture passed down from the Eastern Han Dynasty.

Reasons why you should visit Wuxi

The Huishan Ancient Town in Wuxi is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List. [Photo/asianewsphoto]

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