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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.

Wuhan Travel Tips

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.

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Facts and Stats for Wuhan*

  • Pollution Statistics in Wuhan

    Know the pollution level of Wuhan before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 84.52 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 71.43 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 61.67 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 73.33 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 70 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 68.33 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 76.39 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Wuhan: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Wuhan for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Wuhan.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 13.46 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 46.43 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 21.43 (Low)
    • Attacks 19.64 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 21.43 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 85.71 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 73.21 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 28.57 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 23.21 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 32.14 (Low)
  • Living in Wuhan - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Wuhan is 110.29 (High)

    • Safety Index 75.87 (High)
    • Climate Index 82.76 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 88.32 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 41.83 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 40.64 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 52.78 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 18.64 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 65.4 (Moderate)
    • 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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Wuhan

    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 5.86 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.43 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 87.82 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 56.71 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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