Wuhan Attractions - Things to Do
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Second in importance is Guiyuan Buddhist Temple (Temple of Original Purity). One of the four important Buddhist temples in China, it is known for its perfect architecture, excellent sculptures, and rich collection of Buddhist doctrine.
In Wuhan, you can go to visit Chairman Mao Zedong's Villa. The villa adjacent to the East Lake was built as a retreat house for Chairman Mao and other privileged ruling members of the Politburo. Mao nicknamed it "Home of the White Clouds and Yellow Cranes" where he enjoyed the quiet ambiance and great relief it offered.
Besides, the Heptachord Terrace is another quite wonderful site among Wuhan points of interest. Known as Guqin Tai, it is a reminder of the legend of Yu Boya, an expert heptachord player and Zhong Ziqi, a woodcutter, who can understood Boya's music.
Wuhan presents charming scenery for nature lovers. The scenic East Lake area is top on all travel plans for its fascinating lake scenery, charming plum gardens and bamboo forest. There are also some worthy places to visit near Wuhan, such as Gui Shan (Tortoise Hill), Mo Hill, Huangpi Mulan Culture Ecological Tourism Area, and Qingchuan Pavilion.
Yangtze River Bridge, known as Wuhan Changjiang Daqiao, is the first highway-railway bridge over the Yangtze River. It has two levels – the upper one for bus transit and the lower for trains. From the bridge, you can see the rolling water run to the east with ships coming and going.
Madame Tussauds is located at Chuhehan Street, Wuchang District. Presently, over 50 wax figures are exhibited here for visitors to appreciate.
Wuhan Happy Valley is a theme amusement park located in the northeast of this city with more than 30 rides and attractions.
Another popular museum is the Wuhan Chinese Peculiar Stone Museum, famed for its collection of various rare stones. To admire the enchanting unique stones, some 1,300 pieces of stone in the National Stone Museum will virtually broaden your mind.