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Hubei Province

Hubei Province is China's old industrial base and has the world largest dam at Three Gorges. Within the province, there are 2 UNESCO World Heritage sites, 2 sites voted as the Most Beautiful Places in China and 5 Historical and Cultural Cities.

World Heritage Sites :
Most Beautiful Places :
Prefecture Level Cities :

Wuhan Prefecture

Wuhan city is the province capital of Hubei Province. It is 1278km from Beijing.

City Centre :
Suburban and Rural Districts :

Wudangshan

Location:
56km from Shiyan City. Shiyan City is 552km from Wuhan City
Travel Information:
1 hour from Shiyan City. Shiyan City is 4 hours 15mins from Wuhan City by high speed train.
Honours:
UNESCO World Heritage site

Wudangshan

Taoist temples had been built around the Wudang mountain since the Tang dynasty.

Wudangshan

The ancient buildings and natural scenery make the place popular in China.

Tenglong Cave

Location:
Lichuan City. Lichuan City is km from Wuhan City
Travel Information:
1 hour from Shiyan City. Shiyan City is 4 hours 15mins from Wuhan City by high speed train.
Honours:
Most Beautiful Places

Jiangan District, Wuhan City

Location:
City Centre, Hankou Area
Travel Information:
2hours 15mins from Beijing by air
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Jianghan Custom Building

Jiqing Food Street

Jiqing Food Street

Jiqing Food Street Wuqing Duck Neck

Dazhimen Railway Station

The railway station is the southern terminal of the Beijing-Hankou railway. It was built in 1900 and closed in 1991

Jianghan District, Wuhan City

Location:
City Centre, Hankou Area
Travel Information:
2hours 15mins from Beijing by air
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Jianghan Shopping Street

The 1.6km shopping street was a former British Concession.It is now popular shopping street.

Jianghan Shopping Street

Jianghan Shopping Street

Jianghan Shopping Street

Minzhongleyuan Building

The shopping mall used to be one of the top three entertaiment complex in China in the 1940s. The other 2 are the Great World in Shanghai and Jianye in Tianjin.

Former Nationalist Government Office

Hankuo Railway Station

The station started operation in 1898. This is one of three main raiway stations in Wuhan city. Metro station: Hankou station, Line 2.

Hankuo Railway Station

It is the largest railway station in China with european architectual.

Hankuo Railway Station

The last station upgrading in 2010 allow it to recieve the 250km/hr high speed trains.

Minsheng Bank Building

331m 68 storeys skyscraper took 12 years to construct. Nearest Metro station: Wangjiadun East Station, Line 2.

Wuhan Centre

438m 88 storeys skyscraper is the first one to exceed 400m in central China. Nearest Metro station: Wuhan Business District Station, Line 3.

Qiaokou District, Wuhan City

Location:
City Centre, Hankou Area
Travel Information:
2hours 15mins from Beijing by air
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Jiangkou River Bank

Hankuo Tea Market

The tea market is one of the top three in China. The other two are in Jiujiang and Fuzhou.

Yuexiu Fortune Center

333m 68 storeys skycraper. Nearest Metro Station: Qiaokuo Station, Line 7.

Hot and Dry Noodle Shop

The tea market is one of the top three in China. The other two are in Jiujiang and Fuzhou.

Hot and Dry Noodle

The tea market is one of the top three in China. The other two are in Jiujiang and Fuzhou.

Wuhan Crayfish meal

The tea market is one of the top three in China. The other two are in Jiujiang and Fuzhou.

Hanyang District, Wuhan City

Location:
City Centre, Hanyang Area
Travel Information:
2hours 15mins from Beijing by air
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Hubei Hanyang Guishan TV Tower

The 221m tower was the first TV tower in China. The construction was completed in 1986.

Guiyuan Temple

Guiyuan Temple

Guiyuan Temple

Guiyuan Temple

Wuchang District, Wuhan City

Location:
City Centre, Wuchang Area
Travel Information:
2hours 15mins from Beijing by air
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Yellow Crane Pavilion

The original pavilion was built in 223 during the Three Kingdom period. The current one is reconstructed at this site in 1981.

Interior of Yellow Crane Pavilion

The centre of the pavilion is double storey high and there are shops selling books and souvenirs about the pavilion

View from Yellow Crane Pavilion

Wuhan Xinhai Revolutionary Museum

Wuhan Xinhai Revolutionary Museum

Wuhan Xinhai Revolutionary Museum

Wuhan Xinhai Revolutionary Museum

Wuhan Xinhai Revolutionary Museum

Site of the 5th National Congress of the Communist Party of China

Site of the former school of the Wuhan peasant movement

Former Residence of Chairman Mao Zedong

Liangzheng Cultural Park

Hubei Wuchang Changjiang

Hubei Wuchang Changjiang

Hubei Wuchang Changjiang Bridge

The bridge completed in 1957, is the first dual vehicle and railway bridge across Changjiang.

Cailinji Hot and Dry Noodle Chain Store

Cailinji Hot and Dry Noodle has been recognised as intangible heritage. The brands is included in the natnional list of old time honored brand.

Hubu Alley

A 100 years old food street selling traditional Wuhan Food.

Hubu Alley

Hubei Wuchang Hubu Lane Traditional Snacks

Hubu Alley

A 100 years old food street.

Hubu Alley

A 100 years old food street.

Hubu Alley

A 100 years old food street.

Hubu Alley

A 100 years old food street.

Mingzhu Road Shopping Street

Shopping street with traditional architectural buildings near to Hubu Lane.

Food Lotus and Lotus Seeds

Street vendors selling lotus seeds.

Uprising Gate

Hubei Wuchang Wuhan University

Wuhan Wuchang Wuhan University

University Sports Hall

Wuchang Railway Station

Hongshan District, Wuhan City

Location:
City Centre, Wuchang Area
Travel Information:
2hours 15mins from Beijing by air
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Yanxi Lake

Yanxi Lake

Wuhan Railway Station

Wuhan Railway Station Arrival Floor

Wuhan Railway Station Arrival Floor

Wuhan Railway Station Arrival Floor

Huangpi District, Wuhan City

Location:
Suburban and rural District north of city centre
Travel Information:
2hours 15mins from Beijing by air
Honours:

Tianhe International Airport

Xiangyang City

Location:
334km from Wuhan City
Travel Information:
2hours 40mins from Wuhan City by high speed train. Attractions by city transport
Honours:
UNESCO World Heritage site

Ancient City Gate

One of the gates around the city wall. First built during the Han dynasty period, the remaining walls were built in the Ming dynasty.

Ancient City Walls

The 2800 years old city along the Han river has a strategic position. The Battle of Xiangyang between invading Mongols and defending Song dynasty last for 6 years. Once the city was lost to the Mongols, Song dynasty ended soon after.

Commerical Street

Ancient street selling modern goods.

Gulongzhong Scenic Area

Gulongzhong was the place a wise Zhuge Liang stayed during the Three Kingdom period. Liu Bei, Emperor of Shu Kingdom, went came here 3 times to invite Zhuge Liang to seek his service. On the third visit in 207, Zhugu Liang agreed.

Gulongzhong Scenic Area

Zhuge Liang became greatest strategist in his era. The scenic area has serveral sites relatedd to his 10 years stay there.

Shiyan City

Location:
402km from Wuhan City
Travel Information:
4hours from Wuhan City by high speed train. Attractions by city transport

Wudan Mountian

The mountain is the most famous attractions in the prefecture with its temples recognised as World Heritage Sites.

Huangshi City

Location:
152km from Wuhan City
Travel Information:
36 mins from Wuhan City by high speed train.

Huangshi Huaxin Cement Factory

Huangshi People's Park

Huangshi Tuanchengshan Park

Huangshi Cihu Lake

Huangshi Hangzhou East Road

Huangshi Changjiang

Xisaishan Scenic Park

Xisaishan Scenic Park

View of Changjiang from Xisaishan Scenic Park

View of Changjiang from Xisaishan Scenic Park

View of Changjiang from Xisaishan Scenic Park

Ezhou City

Location:
152km from Wuhan City
Travel Information:
22 mins from Wuhan City by high speed train.

Ezhou Wuchang Gate

Wenfeng Pagoda

Ezhou Pavillion

Ezhou Changjiang Guangyin Pavillion

Ezhou Changjiang

Ezhou Changjiang

Ezhou Changjiang

Ezhou Yuliang Tower

Huanggang City

Location:
152km from Wuhan City
Travel Information:
36 mins from Wuhan City by high speed train.

Dongpo Chibi

Dongpo Chibi

Huanggang Chuanhan Gate and Yuebo Tower

Chuanhan Gate used to be one of four city gates. This is the only remaining gae and small section of city wall. The rest were dismantled after founding of new China.

Huanggang Changjiang

Huanggang Changjiang

Huanggang Changjiang

Xiaogan City

Location:
50km northwest of Wuhan City
Travel Information:
1 -2 hours from Wuhan City by bus

Xiaogan Dongyong Park

Xiaogan Dongyong Park

Xiaogan Dongyong Park

Xiaogan Bridge

Suizhou City

Location:
170km northwest of Wuhan City
Travel Information:
1.5 hours from Wuhan City by high speed train

Statue of Crane with Antlers

The original sculpture of this auspicious animal was discovered in the Tomb of Marquis Yi of Zeng state. This crane with antlers is now the symbol of Suizhou City.

Suizhou Museum

Suizhou Museum

Suizhou Museum

Suizhou Museum

Wenfeng Pagoda

Zeng State Hotel

Suizhou Railway Station

Jueshui River

Enshi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture

Location:
km of Wuhan City
Travel Information:
hours from Wuhan City by high speed train

Enshi Tusi Imperial City

Enshi Tusi Imperial City

Enshi Tusi Imperial City

Enshi Tusi Imperial City

Enshi Tusi Imperial City

Lichuan Tenglong Cave Ancient Riverbed

Enshi Railway Station

Lichuan Railway Station

Xianning City

Location:
km of Wuhan City
Travel Information:
hours from Wuhan City by high speed train

Chibi Ancient Battlefield Cliff Carvings

Chibi Ancient Battlefield Wing Praying Platform

Chibi Ancient Battlefield Wing Praying Platform

Chibi Ancient Battlefield Young Phoenix Temple

Chibi Ancient Battlefield 1000 years old Maidenhair Tree

Chibi Product

Chibi Changjiang

Chibi City Wall and Gate

Chibi City Wall and Gate

Chibi North Railway Station

Yichang City

Location:
km of Wuhan City
Travel Information:
hours from Wuhan City by high speed train

Zhenjiang Pavilion, Xiling District

Old Embassy, Xiling District

Tianrang Pagoda, Wujiagang District

Changjiang at Yichang City, Wujiagang District

Yichang East Railway Station, Wujiagang District

Jingmen City

Location:
km of Wuhan City
Travel Information:
hours from Wuhan City by high speed train

Baiyun Tower

Longquan Academy

Shengtian Pagoda

Jingzhou City

Location:
km of Wuhan City
Travel Information:
hours from Wuhan City by high speed train

City Gate

Guandi Temple

Guanyu Shrine

Nanmen Catholic Church

Changjiang at Jingzhou

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