Wuhan Travel Guide

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Wuhan Things to Do

  • Yellow Crane Tower

    4 out of 5 stars

    Originally constructed in 223, after being destroyed and rebuilt repeatedly throughtout history by fires and war, the current structure was built quite recently in 1985. It is still quite beautiful and many famous poems have been written about the tower, and the top of the tower from 1868 remains. It is considered to be one of China's top four...

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  • Hubei Provincial Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Hubei Provincial Museum is an amazing museum with an impressive collection of artifacts excavated from areas throughout Hubei Province. The most famous are the bronze bells (bianzhong) excavated from the Tomb of Marquis Yi. They have also made copies which they perform with, so that you can hear how these instruments sound. The lacquered drum...

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  • Guiyuan Temple

    4 out of 5 stars

    Guiyuan Temple is famous as the first Chan (Zen) temple to be built in Hubei. It was constructed in 1658. It is a large complex, featuring many a variety of structures with the most famous being the Hall of Arhats, which was built in 1850. There are 500 arhat (Buddhist disciples) statues inside. They are said to have taken nine years to carve, and...

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  • Memorial Hall of 1911 Wuchang Uprising

    4 out of 5 stars

    Once the Hubei Military Government Building, the central building is now known as the Red Chamber. This is where Sun Yat-Sen issued the edict to bring down the Qinq during the Xinhai Revolution and eventually they succeeded, leading to the establishment of the Republic of China, ending China's long dynastic history. The Hubei Military Government...

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  • Moshan Hill

    Moshan Hill is a great place to go to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, although it's actually in the city! It's a good place to go for a walk and enjoy the natural surroundings. There are a variety of monuments and temples throughout the park. Most of them were newly contructed in the 1990s, so they can't be appreciated as historic...

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  • Changjiang Bridge

    The Wuhan Yangtze River Bridge, also called the First Bridge, was built over the Yangtze River (Chang Jiang) in 1957, carrying the railroad directly across the river between Snake Hill and Turtle Hill. Before this bridge was built it could take up to an entire day to barge railcars across. Including its approaches, it is 5,511 feet (1680 m) long,...

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Wuhan Hotels

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Wuhan Restaurants

  • Posh place

    Had lunch at this place which I think is a small chain in China. The menu is a bit "specialist" Chinese with dishes such as pigeon and duck feet and not much in the way of "normal" Chinese food. I had beef and mushroom slices with rice and a can of coke which cost Y36. Lovely interior with nice tables and chairs.

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  • Cheap food & English

    This place has some great cheap food. I had a good red Thai chicken curry, rice, potato waffles and a beer for Y40. The previous night, I popped in for a fancy ice cream for just Y10. The guy here speaks very good English and the menu is also in English.

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  • Barbeque in Small change

    if your trip is long and food seems unpalatable,Chopsticks do need to get the martial art training to be effectively used,try the Barbeque, it was the staff of the Holiday inn Riverside{there are 2 in Wuhan}.suggest i try the Barbeque managed by a family of 4 person ,the eversmiling son,the raw food to be bbqed is displayed on the table,so u need...

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  • Authentic Hawaiian restaurant run by...

    This restaurant has amazing authentic hawaiian food. It also has a great selection of Mexican food, shakes, and other diner favorites. My things to get are the Chicken Tortilla soup which has an amazing broth and the perfect blend of chicken, cheese, crunchy tortilla chips, and sour cream and the Chicken Katsu Salad - a huge salad with breaded...

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  • The first street for breakfast in Wuhan

    This is not a restaurant, this is a street with many small restaurants and food stalls serving all kinds of Chinese breakfast food all day long. Walking thru this street, you will be able to see and taste all kinds of Chinese breakfast foods.The food there is extremely cheap, however the sanitation is not great either. I went there three times...

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  • Nice Vegetarian Restaurant

    This restaurant belongs to Baotong Temple so only vegetarian food is served there. However the food has been made looks like chicken wing, meat and it's very tasty. You don't have to be vegetarian to be there, it's a great place to try.

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Wuhan Nightlife

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  • Good Music

    Vox is a small bar with a dance floor. They often have various themes for their music, so if you want to go when they will be playing music you like, you can. When I went, I really liked the music. The atmosphere was really fun. Vox has a reputation for being popular among foreigners in the city, and there is usually a mix of foreign and local...

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  • SOHO to Baby Face

    Well you are in Wuhan, english speaking is not going to help ,cause no body speaks,well you head to Cafe Brussels,Ah!every body speaks English,because everyone is an outsider,like the owner David a Belgian,who speaks all the language you can think of ,well he has food and Liquid from across the globe the music is international,there is the Brewery...

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  • Jianghan Street Night Market

    Jianghan Road night market provides special things to eat,of course at night.That's one charicteristic of Chinese cities.People love to eat out at night.But be careful about the conditions.Some are not so clean.And possiblities to infect diseases do exist. If you are not so sure about your immunity,don't eat out often.

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Wuhan Transportation

  • Wuhan bus 540

    You can take bus 540 outside the east entrance of Wuchang station. It takes you around 1 hour to the destination Wuhan station (32 stops in the route). My friend is from Wuhan city. He told me in the rushing hours there is a heavy traffic jamming in Wuhan city. Or you can take a bus, which cost around 10 USD.Your time is not too much, so you can...

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  • Bus station (south bound) to Changsha

    Bus station (south bound) is another “10 million peoples” scene to look at and also for gaining extra travel experience (because it really looks like 10 million peoples). When I was there, standing at the entrance of the bus south station, planning to buy a bus ticket, I took at glance at inside the ticketing hall, oh damn…I couldn’t see clearly...

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  • Bus from Xiangyang to Wuhan

    Bus from Xiangyang to Wuhan is 4 and half hours, 60 Yuan, this bus is very good because the driver is very strict at smokers and did not stop halfway taking passengers.The driver speak in the microphone the moment he smells the smoke to those who smoke inside the bus, the voice would come out very loud in the speakers and immediately they stop...

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Wuhan Shopping

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  • Walmart (Wuchang)

    c is located at, if you are coming from Hankou, take the ChangJiang #2 Bridge and go towards the direction of Wuchang, after crossing the bridge, roughly 30 seconds of drive, Walmart is there at the right side together with many other big scaled shopping malls. Over here I saw countless international chain stores like McDonald’s, KFC, Adidas, Nike,...

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  • Wuhan's Most Popular Shopping District

    Jianghan Road is one of the most popular places to shop in Wuhan. There are a wide variety of shops throughout the area. It is also quite scenic, as there are interesting sculptures along the street and European colonial architecture. For this reason, it is sometimes referred to by travellers as Wuhan's bund. It's a great place to walk around, even...

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  • at Yellow Crane Tower Park

    As you approach the main entrance into the Yellow Crane Tower Park, you'll walk along this street known as the Yellow Crane Promenade which is lined with ancient-style shops selling souvenirs, snacks and such like for tourists.

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Wuhan Local Customs

  • Eating Local

    I first got a chance to sample lotus root in Wuhan. We had it both deep fried and also stir fried . It was very tasty.Its not an easy crop to harvest. Farmers drain the ponds and then when the plant dies down they find the root with their feet in the mud!

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  • Scarf Dancing

    Scarf dancing was very popular with the people from ancient times . We are told the Emporer of 2000 years ago was taken withthe beautiful slim girls preforming this dance. We enjoyed the show at the Hubei provincial Museum.

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  • Taiji Quan

    Not only in Wuhan, in every chinese city you will see the same picture in the morning and in the evening. Groups of people (sometimes more than 50) do Taiji (also with sword), Qi Gong or whatever else. (i am no expert). And they also dance. I have to admit, once I felt a little piece of Austria when they danced Vienna Waltz to the melody on...

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Wuhan Warnings and Dangers

  • Knock, knock! Who's there?

    In the middle of the night, one of my companions heard knocks on her room door which she ignored. After a while, it stopped. However, several minutes later, her bedside phone rang and on the line is a Chinese-speaking male voice. She simply hung up. Later we found out that these things are not uncommon in rural China. I guess, you know what could...

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  • Beware of friendly drivers

    I had a very unpleasant experience in Wuhan. The driver of the rented car robbed me of cash in broad daylight. The driver has been friendly and helpful over the past 2 days we were moving around the area. On the last day, when I went down the car to visit the ladies room, I accidentally left my bag in the car. After I alighted, the car left to gas...

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  • Wuhan is beside The Chang...

    Wuhan is beside The Chang Jiang River.Sometimes,the flood will be happened in the summer,and it might makes a huge destroy to city.But since 1997,the government expend a huge sum of money to build embankment to protect the city.

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Wuhan Tourist Traps

  • Watch out at the Government Stores

    We were often taken to "government stores" where we soon found out the prices are rediculously high. Often we saw the same products from venders and small markets for a fraction of the cost! As an example I was shown a silk jacket for $79.00 . If you are told by your guide there is no bargaining at the government store remember that's usually not...

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  • Da man als Ausländer weder...

    Da man als Ausländer weder Auto- noch Motorradfahren darf, ist es sehr günstig das es tausende von Taxis in dieser Stadt gibt! Für wenig Geld kann man diese nutzen und sich in jede Ecke Wuhan´s fahren lassen! Bitte darauf achten, das die Taxifahrer das Taxometer anmachen, da sie sonst Traumpreise verlangen!!

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Wuhan Off The Beaten Path

  • Seeing the countryside

    On the drive from Wuhan across Hubei province we got to see the countryside. People here grow on very small farms a variety of crops, cottone, rice , corn, lotus and even fish in little ponds . No space is wasted. I was surprised to see how small the farms were and that they are being worked using farm animals. It loooked like a very hard way to...

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  • Big Pagoda

    When I visited the Jiefang park the big pagoda took my interest. I went there and suddenly I found myself in a kind of pagoda forrest. I never read about it before, so it was a nice surprise. Of course I climbed up to the top floor to have a good view of Wuhan. And... what a wonder, a guy started a conversation. He took the tiny chance to talk with...

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  • Wedding couple II

    I just left the pagoda and I saw the next two couple waiting to be photographed. (not by me, of course). I asked the photographer if I also can take a photo of the couple and as you see, it was possible.

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Wuhan Favorites

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  • GuDeSi Temple

    GuDeSi Temple 《古德寺》is not too easy to find (but is very easy now with my tip). I tried first a local city bus 1 Yuan in early morning but I failed to get there as the bus went to a place far away, the second time I took a taxi and still the taxi driver had no idea where this temple is, later I found out that he is...

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  • JiangHanLu (Pedestrian street)

    The Pedestrian Street or JiangHanLu is what the locals like most when I asked “ where to go for a walk…? ”. The location is roughly 50 meters near to the main street of Jiefang DaDao (get off at city bus stop XunLiMen) and is also near to Nanjing Road. JiangHanLu is also directly connected to the river side road where the old western colonial...

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  • Changchunguan Taoist Temple

    The Changchunguan Taoist Temple is not a UNESCO 5-star attraction but I think is still nice (honest) to be here because I can temporary hide away from the crazy big city pressures and the hopeless traffic of smokes and honks. The temple is not big either, 20 minutes of walk are more than enough, after all do not expect too much from this temple....

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