With a rich heritage dating back over 3,500 years, Wuhan (武汉) is one of China's oldest cities and has played a crucial role in the nation's historical and cultural development. Formed by the amalgamation of three towns—Wuchang, Hankou, and Hanyang—Wuhan is strategically located at the confluence of the Yangtze and Han rivers, which has long made it a vital transportation and trading hub.
Historically, Wuhan has been the site of significant events, including the Wuchang Uprising of 1911, which led to the fall of the Qing Dynasty and the establishment of the Republic of China.
Wuhan's economy is diverse and robust, characterized by a blend of traditional industries and modern technology sectors. It is a major industrial center, with key industries including automotive manufacturing, iron and steel production, and high-tech industries.
Culturally, Wuhan boasts a vibrant scene, with numerous museums, galleries, and theaters that celebrate its rich heritage and contemporary arts. The city is home to the renowned Wuhan University, whose picturesque campus is especially famous for its cherry blossoms in spring. Wuhan's culinary scene is also noteworthy, offering local delicacies such as hot dry noodles (re gan mian) and duck necks.
Tourist attractions in Wuhan include the historic Yellow Crane Tower, which offers stunning views of the city, the serene East Lake, the largest urban lake in China and the Hubei Provincial Museum houses.
How to get to Wuhan
Wuhan has an international airport, but can also be conveniently reached by rail and car.
Accommodation
There are many hotels and other accomodation options, most bookable via the hotel booking portals.
001 Zhonghua road 002 Zhonghua road 003 Entrance to Yellow crane tower park 004 Sacred stupa
005 Gate to Yellow crane tower park 006 Yellow crane tower 007 Yellow crane tower 008 Pavilion
009 Wuhan skyline 010 Crane statues in Yellow crane tower garden
011 Crane statues in Yellow crane tower garden 012 Crane statues in Yellow crane tower garden 013 Flowers in front of Yellow crane tower 014 Tile painting inside Yellow Crane Tower 015 Yellow crane tower park
016 Bell in yellow crane tower park 017 Yellow crane tower park 018 Baiyun pavilion 019 Baiyun pavilion 020 Baiyun pavilion
021 Bronze bell in Yellow crane tower park 022 Bronze bell in Yellow crane tower park 023 Wuhan skyline
024 Wuhan skyline
025 Yellow crane tower park 026 Tile painting inside Yellow Crane Tower
027 Tile painting inside Yellow Crane Tower 028 Bronze bell in Yellow crane tower park 029 Yellow crane tower park
030 Wuhan skyline 031 Bronze bell in Yellow crane tower park 032 Yellow crane tower park
033 Yellow crane tower park 034 Yellow crane tower park 035 Yellow crane tower park 036 Arch in yellow crane tower park 037 Bronze statue of Yue Fei 038 East gate of Yellow crane tower park
039 East gate of Yellow crane tower park 040 East gate of Yellow crane tower park 041 1911 revolution monument 042 1911 revolution museum
043 Jiefang road at dusk 044 Jiefang road at dusk 045 Jiefang road at dusk 046 Yellow crane tower at night 047 Yellow crane tower at night 048 Dream Plaza Meng Shidai shopping mall
049 Dream Plaza Meng Shidai shopping mall 050 Dream Plaza Meng Shidai shopping mall 051 Dream Plaza Meng Shidai shopping mall 052 Dream Plaza Meng Shidai shopping mall
053 Wuhan skyline with Yangtze river bridge
054 Wuhan skyline with Yangtze river bridge
055 Changchun temple 056 Changchun temple 057 Changchun temple 058 Changchun temple
059 Changchun temple 060 Changchun temple 061 Changchun temple 062 Changchun temple 063 Changchun temple
064 Changchun temple 065 Changchun temple 066 Changchun temple 067 Changchun temple 068 Changchun temple 069 Bronze lion statue in Changchun temple
070 Changchun temple 071 Changchun temple 072 Changchun temple 073 Changchun temple 074 Changchun temple
075 Changchun temple 076 Kaide 1818 shopping mall 077 Kaide 1818 shopping mall 078 Kaide 1818 shopping mall 079 Agricultural bank of China
080 Agricultural bank of China 081 Hubei provincial museum 082 Guiyuan temple
083 Guiyuan temple 084 Guiyuan temple 085 Guiyuan temple 086 Guiyuan temple 087 Guiyuan temple
088 Guiyuan temple 089 Guiyuan temple 090 Guanyin statue in Guiyuan temple 091 Yuantong pavilion in Guiyuan temple 092 Yuantong pavilion in Guiyuan temple
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103 Yuantong pavilion in Guiyuan temple 104 Food stalls in Chucai street pedestrian area 105 Food stalls in Chucai street pedestrian area 106 Food stalls in Chucai street pedestrian area
107 Food stalls in Chucai street pedestrian area 108 Bicycles in Jiefang road 109 Jiefang shopping road 110 Jiefang shopping road
111 Chinese restaurant
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