Wuhan is located in the east of the Jianghan Plain and at the junction of the Yangtze River and the Hanshui River. It is made up of Wuchang, Hankou and Hanyang, namely the Three Towns of Wuhan that is often mentioned. Seeing this map of the city, you find it boasts many lakes. Among those, Donghu (East Lake) is the largest. Besides, you can see the major attraction sights in downtown, which are written in red, including Hubei Museum, Yellow Crane Tower, Guiyuan Temple, Qingchuan Pavilion, Ancient Lute Platform and the Huguang Pavilion by the East Lake. Also the major hotels, hospitals, universities, railway stations are shown in the map clearly. Leaving for other cities, you may go to Wuchang or Hankou railway station to take a train.
You can also take the Metro Line 2 from the airport directly to optics valley plaza. Get out of the Exit E and walk about 300m to get there.