A place in China, Gaoyou is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. A gripping city on its own right, Wuxi also deserves a visit. Attractions in Wuxi include Lingshan Grand Buddha, Taihu Yuantouzhu Scenic Area, San'guo City. Also, to reach Gaoyou, you'll have to take a flight to Wuxi; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Tour packages of Gaoyou are of 1 to 2 days duration.
Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Gaoyou.