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The site of the ancient town is located in Huangpi County, and it was the first city of the Shang Dynasty (16th-11th Century BC) discovered in the Yangtze River basin.


Wuhan is a routine port for a Yangtze River cruise. Divided by the Yangtze, the city is known as the 'Three Towns of Wuhan' with Hankou and Hanyang on the west bank and Wuchang on the east.

Historic and Scenic Spots
Yellow Crane Tower

According to legend, Yellow Crane Tower was built by the family of an old pothouse owner living in Wuhan City long ago named Old Xin.

· Yangtze River Bridge
· National Stone Museum
· Hubei Provincial Museum
· Heptachord Terrace (Guqin Tai)
· Guiyuan Buddhist Temple (Temple of Original Purity)
· East Lake Scenic Area
· Chairman Mao Zedong's Villa
Life in Wuhan
Wuhan Shopping

Like other medium cities in China, the Wuhan commercial industry is flourishing with shopping malls and centers, super markets, chain stores and shopping streets throughout the city.

· Wuhan Transportation - Getting There
· The Irresistible Charm of Lifen Architecture in Hankou
· Hubei Nightlife
· Breakfast Food of Local Style in Hubu Alley
Special Products and Foods
Xiaotaoyuan Soups

Xiaotaoyuan Soups are restorative soups cooked over low heat which preserves both the fresh taste and the nutrients. The best place to taste it is the Xiaotaoyuan Restaurant at 64 Lanling Lu in Hankou.

· Wuhan Silk Flower
· Wuhan Cherry Blossom Festival, Wuhan
· San Xian Dou Pi (Fried Bean Sheets)
· Re Gan Mian (Hot-dry Noodles)
· Wuhan Dining -- Hubei Cuisine
· Guo Zao - local featured breakfast
Li Shizhen

As a child, Li Shizhen began to read medical classics systematically and sometimes went with his father, treating diseases and copying prescriptions.

· Qu Yuan
· Li Siguang
· Dong Biwu

Largest Zhuang embroidery shines in Shanghai

Expo Anhui Week preparation into sprint period

Qinghai impresses Expo visitors

Key Words

Tea   West Lake   

Temple      Su Dongpo 


Fans   Embroidery

Garden     Fuzimiao

Zhonghua Gate

Nanjing Salted Duck

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