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One Day Tour to the Huishan Town Area in Wuxi City from Shanghai

One Day Tour to the Huishan Town Area in Wuxi City from Shanghai
Tour Code: SHA-SHA22
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CNY 430 p/p
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Itinerary Features

Why we suggest this tour itinerary?

In this itinerary, tourists will visit one of the major cities in the Yangtze River Delta: Wuxi, which is only 140 km northwest away from Shanghai. Wuxi is absent from the main foreign tourist trails although it is very nice in all respects. It is not as famous as Suzhou and Hangzhou, for traditionally these 2 cities are political and economical center in this region. But Wuxi, with the Grand Canal through the downtown area, and Taihu Lake, the 2nd biggest fresh water lake in China, by the side of the city, is also an important commercial city and also possesses same fascinating picturesque scenery and splendid charming culture. It is an ideal place for the people who wane to escape from the busy metropolis and to be immersed in the atmosphere of the ancient scene of south China in Huishan Hill and ancient Huishan Town, the time-honored cultural streets with prominent classical gardens, former houses of famous people, mansion houses, ancestral temples, traditional shops, arched bridges, limpid canals, verdant hills. You will also have the opportunity to taste authentic local delicacies and snacks there.


The area of Wuxi also provides favorable conditions for the creation and development of classical gardens. In this itinerary, you will visit Jichang Garden (Garden for the Ease of Mind) and some other classical gardens to enjoy the enchanting landscape reflecting on the perspectives used by Chinese people in looking at the world and their understanding about the world.


Main Tourist Attractions in the Itinerary:

In Xihui Park inside Huishan Hill:

The 2nd Best Spring in China which was found around around 1400 years ago, Ancient Huishan Temple which was firstly built around 1500 years ago, Taibo Temple which is for the prince Taibo who got to this area around 3000 years ago and is the origin of the Wu Culture - the main culture in the southern Yangtze River Delta, Erquan Academy (2nd Best Spring Academy), Jichang Garden (Garden for the Ease of Mind).


Huishan Town:

Huishan Garden, the Clay Figurines Museum, many ancestral temples in the town.


Experience in the Itinerary:

* Indulge in the picturesque gardens and courtyards in the “2nd Best Spring in China” area on the slope of Huishan Hill.

* Stroll on the streets by the sides of canals in the ancient Huishan Town,

* Walk into the well-protected ancient mansions in Huishan Town to appreciate the elegant ancient Chinese architectural arts.

* Visit Taibo Temple to know more about the Wu Culture - the main culture in the southern Yangtze River Delta,

* Visit the Clay Figurines Museum to know more about this famous folk art.


This is the Map of Huishan Hill & Huishan Temple:


Ancient Huishan Town: