Wuhan Tourism

Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province is a Chinese city nestled in the plains formed at the junction of Yangtze and Han rivers. It is an agglomeration of Wuchang, Hankou, and Hanyang, three towns which were previously independent. The city is a major centre of politics, culture and education in central china. Wuhan is also a huge transportation hub, which earned it the nickname ‘Chicago of China’. In the recent years, the city emphasized on the development of tourism by constructing a lot of malls and hotels.

One of the earliest metropolitan civilizations of China, Wuhan had a history of more than 3,500 years. It was under the rule Hang, Tang, Yuan and Qing dynasties until the Wuchang Uprising in 1911. Years later, it was annexed into the republic of China. In 1944, the city was devastated with the US bombings. But Wuhan’s facets changed only in 1967 when a huge civil strife took place in the city as a result of the Cultural Revolution.

The three towns of Wuhan (Wuchang, Hankou and Hanyang) form the residential area facing the two rivers and are connected by bridges. The landscapes are opulent with a number of plush hills and serene lakes. Wuhan often finds a place on the trip planners of many tourists who seek a different place for a vacation.

The itineraries of Wuhan have a perfect blend of both Historical and Natural attractions. There are many important places to visit in the city that mirror the rich culture and heritage of Wuhan. Every piece of architecture or an ancient monument you see here has an interesting story to tell.

The city also offers you a lot of fun-filled activities to do. If you’re fond of shopping, visit the shops of bustling Han Zheng Street and get some souvenirs. And while you’re at it, have some local snacks and enjoy their traditional local music. So, include Wuhan to your vacation planner and fly down here your holiday.

Essential travel information and Wuhan tips for your visit

  • If you’re planning your vacation during summer, do not forget to bring along a sunscreen to protect your skin from the scorching heat.
  • Know the pollution level of Wuhan before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 84 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 69.44 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 59.21 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 76.32 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 65.79 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 71.05 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Wuhan for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Wuhan.

    • Burglary and Theft 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 11.25 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 11.84 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 47.5 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 16.25 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 88.75 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 76.25 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 20 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 21.25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 27.5 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Wuhan is 106.67 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 79.47 (High)
    • Climate Index 82.22 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 87.24 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 37.33 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 47.35 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 61.11 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 21.94 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 46.48 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Wuhan

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.03 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.31 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 41.48 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 93.25 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 58.4 USD

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