Wuxi Jiangsu China Travel Guide And Tips

Wu xi is situated in the middle of the Yangtze Delta, Taihu Plain southeast of Jiangsu province; the Yangtze River to the north and Taihu Lake south;183 kilometers away from Nanjing, 128 kilomenters from Shanghai.Wuxi was already settled in the Zhou period (11th-3rd c. BC), as the capital of the Wu kingdom, when it was known as Youxi, “a place having tin.” The current name, meaning “without tin” came into use by the early Han dynasty (2nd-1st c. BC), suggesting the tin deposits used in bronze metallurgy were already played out by that time.The Climatic Features of Wuxi are subtropical monsoon maritime climate; mild and humid with 4 distinct seasons; long frost-free period of 230 days, enough sunshine of 2000 hours annually.

What to see:
(1). Donglin College: It is a famous college in ancient time of China, which is located in No.867 of Jiefangdong Road. It”s also called”Guishan College”.The architecture of college adopts the traditional symmetry style, and the axle wire includes stone torii, Donglin House, Lize Hall, Yiyong Hall, Yanju Temple, Sangong shrine. West garden includes Wancuishan House, Laifu Room, Baogong Shrine and Daonan Shrine.
Wuxi belongs to sub-tropical humid climate type. There are four distinct seasons with a temperate climate, plenty of rain, abundant sunshine and a long frost-free period. You can tour in Wuxi in each season, especially, spring and autumn.
(2). Taihu Lake Paradise: It is directly opposite the best hotel in town, a hilltop resort that gives you a great view of Taihu Lake, the third largest fresh water lake in China. Travelling in Taihu Lake Paradise makes for an easy daytrip, a short stopover on the way, with shopping, history, and some scenery all within hand’s reach. Most importantly, it offers the all-too-rare opportunity to wander off the beaten path in a Chinese city.The Taihu Lake Villas are separate manors built in European style on sprawling grounds, and guests have use of a disco hall, sauna, bowling alley, billiard room, and of course, KTV.
(3). Yuantouzhu: To get here, you can take the city bus line 1 or 212. The admission fee is 70 rmb for a person. Openning hours: 6:00-17:00.
(4). Liyuan park: You can get here by city bus line 1,9 or 820. The admission fee is 35 rmb for a person. Openning hours: 6:30-17:30.
(5). Lingshandafo: To get here, you can take the city bus line 88 or 91. Admission fee: 68 rmb. Openning hours: 6:30-18:00.

Some useful bus routes:
(1). Line K 1: Yuantouzhu-baojieqiao-Ouzhoucheng-Liyuan park-Dachengxiang-Xiajiabian-Zhongqiao-Daoxiangxincun-Yunhefandian-Shenglimen-Wuxi railway station.(5:30-17:30, available every 20 minutes)
(2). Line 88: Wuxi railway station-Zhongshanlu-Wuailu-Jiaotongju-Liangxidaqiao-Hefukou-Rongxiang-Meiyuan-Qinglongshan-Shibu-Mingzhengganxiao-Yaowan-Huazang-Yangwan-Aermeigongsi-Lvjiang-Huaruigongsi-Xicai auto-Zhongjichang-Shiwangtaihuishui-Mashanquzhengfu-Liuyuan-Huaxinzhongxue-Fengyinglu-Guzhuzhen-Biboshangzhuang-Lingshan.(5:30-18:30,available every 15 minutes)
(3). Lvyouguanguang Line 2: Wuxi railway station-Shenglimen-Congansi-Babaiban-Chaoyangguangchang-Rongfenglu-Renmindahuitang-Qinyanglu-Mazexiangqiao-Shuixiuxincun-Tiyuzhongxin-Zhengdadianqichang-Liyuan-Ouzhoucheng-Baojieqiao-Yuantouzhu-Baojieqiao-Tangcheng-Shuihucheng-Sanguocheng.(7:00-16:00,available every 25 minutes)

The Shanghai Transportation Card can be used in Wuxi. You will get a 5% off if you use it here.