Wuhan, is located at the confluence of the Yangtze and Hanjiang rivers at the eastern edge of Jianghan Plain. It is a triple city of Wuchang, Hankou and Hanyang, with a total area of 8,483 sq km and a population of 8.29 million. A 3,500-year-old cultural city, Wuhan boasts beautiful landscapes, such as the famous East Lake, Yellow Crane Tower, Guishan TV Tower, Yangtze River Bridge, and the Jianghan Pedestrian Street. Wuhan, a hub of communications in Central China, has good transportation facilities and abundant tourism resources. Domestic and foreign tourists are all welcome to Wuhan.
As the capital city of Hubei Province, Wuhan is a historical city with many tourist attractions, where brilliant Chu Civilization started. Wuhan is known for its oppressively humid summers Because of its hot summer weather, and it is known as one of the Three Furnaces of China, along with Nanjing and Chongqing.
As a typical garden city featuring mountains and waters, Wuhan is home to hundreds of hills and nearly 200 lakes of various sizes. With a water area making up 25.8% of its entire territory, Wuhan is ranked the first among major Chinese cities in water resources. East Lake, China’s biggest downtown lake, covers an area of 33 k ㎡.
With a history of 3500 years, Wuhan’s urban civilization dates back to Panlong Town which is the oldest city ever unearthed in the Yangtze River basin. Scholars deemed it a breakthrough proof of the fusion of Yangtze Civilization and Yellow River Civilization.
Over the past 3500 year, thanks to its well-developed transport network and abundant local products, this area has always been a place contested by all strategists and gradually developed from a military center into a regional political, commercial and trade center. As a result, Wuhan possessed an advantage and characteristic of diverse cultures. Xinhai (1911) Revolution overthrowing Qing Dynasty originated in Wuhan and the spirit of Xinhai Revolution cultivates the creative sole of Wuhan citizens.
The snacks of Wuhan focus on breakfast, the representatives are hot and dry noodles, Skin of bean curd and soup bun. Wuhan cuisine adheres to the style of Hubei cuisine, which refer to freshwater fish and crabs are indispensable on the especially for Wuchang fish and the crab of Liangzi lake.