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Famous Sight

Wuxi is one of the top business cities in China. According to Forbes ranking, Wuxi is in the third position for best business cities in Mainland China in 2008.
Lake Tai

Lake Tai

Lake Tai is a large lake in the Yangtze Delta plain, on the border of the Jiangsu and Zhejiang provinces. The waters of the lake belong to the former in its entirety with part of its southern shore forming the boundary between the two provinces. With an area of 2, 250 km2 and an average depth of 2 metres, it is the third largest freshwater lake in China, after the Poyang and Dongting Lakes. The lake houses about 90 islands, ranging in size from a few square meters to several square miles. Lake Tai is linked to the renowned Grand Canal. The lake is also the origin for a number of rivers, including Suzhou Creek.

Taihu Lake Scenery Zone consists of Meiliang Lake scenery zone and Lihu scenery zone. The best spot of Taihu Lake scenery zone is the Turtle Head Islet.

Xihui Park

Xihui Park is a big scenic area gathered hills and forests, cultural relics and comfortable leisure and amusement, located in front of the Huishan Hill, facing the Canal. Yingshan Lake lies between the Huishan Hill and Xishan Hill. It has a area of 46 hectares.

The main spots at the park are Longguang Pagoda, Zhuangxun Temple, Nine-Dragon Wall, Ruins of Huishan Temple, Shijing Tablet, jinglian Bridge, Yubei Pavilion, Old Kingoes Listening Pine Bed, The "Second Best Spring in the World", Zhuloushan Room, Jichang Garden, Yugong Valley, Rencao Temple, Azalea Garden, Children Amusement Park, Longguang Cave, Xihui Ropeway and so on. Because of the large number of cultural and historic and natural spots, it is known as the open air museum of the history of Wuxi.

Xihui Park
Wuxi Plum Garden and Hengshan Scenic Area

Wuxi Plum Garden and Hengshan Scenic Area

Wuxi Plum Garden and Hengshan Scenic Area is a famous Jiangnan garden which located on the north of Lake Taihu, south of Dragon Hill. It is main part of National Scenic Spot Zone -- Lake Taihu Scenic Spot Area. Also it is National Culture relic Protection Unit.

It is started in 1912 by two outstanding Wuxi Industrialists Rong Zongjin and Rong Desheng who purchased a small peach garden and turned it to a Mey Blossom Garden with the aim of "Contributing Fragrance to the world". In 1955, Mr Rong Desheng's son, Rong Yiren, former vice -President of P. R. China, rendered the garden to local government. It is one of the established attractions specially for Mey blossoms in Jiangnan. The garden appears strikingly novel with the hillsides embellished with the blossoming Mey trees, with all the buildings like the pagoda & pavilion properly set among them. Nowadays, the garden consists of three parts: Mey Blossom Area, Garden Exhibition Hall, Huaxi Scenic Area.

CCTV Wuxi Movie/TV Base

CCTV Wuxi Movie/TV Base is the first large scaled base for movie and TV shooting and for tourism built in China. Constructed in 1987, it is the nation's first theme park incorporating movie and TV culture and tourism and is also one of the nation's first batch of 5A grade tourist scenic areas. With its unique functionality and charms it has been attracting nearly one hundred movie/TV production units every year to shoot over 1000 movies and TV plays here, while at the same time over 2 million person/time have come here each year as tourists and to explore the secrets of movie production. Thanks to the incessant upgrading of the scene zones and excellent services the popularity has been rising every day and with that, number of production units and tourist coming is steadily rising. In this regard the Base is leading the entire circle of the nation, being the widely acknowledged earliest and most successful movie/TV base in China and is given the title of "Oriental Hollywood".

CCTV Wuxi Movie/TV Base
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