Chong an Temple
Wuxi Henglong Plaza
Qianzhongshu Former Residence
Grand Park Wuxi
401 Zhongshan Road Wuxi 214003 Jiangsu, P.R. China
Lake Tai, the third largest freshwater lake in China, is a major highlight in Wuxi. Surrounded by captivating natural sceneries, the lake provides access to 48 fascinating islets, of which the Turtle Head Island is one of the most popular spots with its historical architecture and verdant flora and fauna. Constructed in 1916, the island is named after its shape which resembles a celestial turtle looking afar into the lake.
Lingshan Great Buddha
Approximately 40 minutes away from Grand Park Wuxi, the imposing Lingshan Great Buddha, standing at 88 metres, is one of Asia’s tallest standing statues of the Buddha. Guarding the historic Xiangfu Temple at its feet, the bronze statue has become one of Wuxi’s most visited attractions and a symbol of the city.
Huishan Ancient Town
Situated at the foot of Huishan Mountain, Huishan Ancient Town is an outdoor museum showcasing the fascinating history and culture of Wuxi. Take time out to relish the treasured stories through the town's historical relics, ancient buildings and ancestral halls. Amongst the highlights are Longguang Pagoda, an iconic symbol that offers spectacular views of the city, and Huishan Spring, also known as "The Second Best Spring in the World".
- 2 minutes’ walk from San Yang Square Metro Station (Exit 9)
- 2.5 hours’ drive from Shanghai Pudong International Airport
- 40 minutes’ speed train ride from downtown Shanghai (Wuxi is about 125 km from Shanghai)
- 40 minutes’ drive from Wuxi Airport. The airport has direct flights to Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Hong Kong and Osaka.
- 5 minutes’ drive from Wuxi Railway Station
Occupying an enviable location in the heart of the Zhongshan Road business and shopping district, our hotel in Wuxi, China is close to many tourist attractions, from historical relics to modern-day enjoyments.
Wuxi’s landscape embodies the beauty of the Yangtze River. Visit Lake Tai – China’s third largest freshwater lake, just 20 minutes from the hotel, and the mesmerising Grand Canal that flows through the city. Approximately 40 minutes away from our hotel in Jiangsu, the imposing Lingshan Grand Buddha, which standing at 88 metres, is one of Asia’s tallest standing statues of the Buddha. Guarding the historic Xiangfu Temple at its feet, the bronze statue has become one of Wuxi’s most visited attractions and a symbol of the city since it was built in 1996.
When travelling for business, one will find that Grand Park Wuxi’s close proximity to major transportation networks is a definite plus.
Wuxi is the second largest city in Jiangsu province, and a city of affluence and fascinating natural scenery. In the southern Yangtze region, Wuxi is characterised by abundant beautiful rivers, idyllic lakes, unique-shaped caves, bamboo forests and tea gardens.
A bustling port city on the southern border of Jiangsu province, Wuxi is a picturesque pit stop for any traveller exploring Suzhou, Nanjing or anywhere in between. One of the most economically developed cities in China, Wuxi was also dubbed “little Shanghai” because of its close proximity to the city, rapid urbanisation and booming economy.
With a magnificent history of over three thousand years, Wuxi allures with its repository of natural landscapes, fascinating water scenes, historical and cultural relics, and clean cityscape, affirming Wuxi’s position as one of China’s is amongst the top ten tourist cities in China.
Lake Tai, the third largest freshwater lake in China, is the major attraction in Wuxi. Find a strategic perch at Xihui Park for one of the most ravishing sceneries Lake Tai will afford. Visitors can enjoy the magnificent scenery of the lake and the city centre via a 115-metre high ferris wheel, which takes 18 minutes to complete one revolution. Lose yourself in the tranquil courts of the 1500 year-old Huishan Temple as you try to retrace the footsteps of famous Chinese emperors who spent many leisure moments there. Or make your way to Turtle Head Park, the AAAA-level rated scenic spot for a glimpse of its turtle head-like islets reaching out into the lake.
In addition to sightseeing, tourists are able to indulge in the famous Jiangnan cuisine including the “Three Whites” of Lake Tai – white fish, white bait and white shrimp prepared in numerous dishes. During October and November each year, do not miss out on the renowned Lake Tai Hairy Crabs. Other celebrated examples of Wuxi cuisine are the succulent Wuxi spare ribs, honey peaches from Yang Shan and many more.