Best Things To Do in Wuxi, China

Whether you're visiting Wuxi for a few days or are a localite, Wuxi is sure to have something new for you. Explore our guide that tells you about the best tourist places to visit and things to do in Wuxi. This guide will give you an idea about the popular attractions, upcoming tourist spots, and off-beat things to do in Wuxi. This makes it easy to plan weekends or long vacations in Wuxi. We have compiled this cool stuff to do in Wuxi keeping in mind the points of interest for families, groups, and romantic couples. Looking at the activities for adventure junkies in Wuxi listed here will get the blood rushing and adrenaline pumping through your veins.

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Tourist Attractions in Wuxi

Here is the list of things to do in Wuxi and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Lingshan Grand Buddha

    Tags: Landmark, Monument

    The grandest of monuments in Wuxi are perhaps located in Mt. Ling Shan where the world’s tallest Buddha statue is present. Along with the statue the other attractions in the place include: Grand Screen Wall is a huge wall about 8mts tall and 40mts wide which is at the entrance. It has inscriptions of Buddhist mantras on both sides and has 5 bridges dedicated to 5 aspects of life. The Alt...Read more
  2. Taihu Yuantouzhu Scenic Area

    Tags: Lake, Nature

    The Taihu Lake is one of the biggest freshwater lakes in China covering over 2400sqkm. The lake is for known serene beauty and its abundant fishes. Yuantouzhu, also known as Turtle Head Island is a small peninsular area in the lake and is a spot worth visiting. The entire scenic area comprises of the lake, the peninsula and the Sanshan islands in the Far East. The cherry trees blossoming here d...Read more
  3. San'guo City

    Tags: Town

    A smaller part of a larger whole, San’guo city is one of the other two city sets namely Shuihu and Tang city. All these are actually sets built for a popular TV series named The Romance of The Three Kingdoms. After construction, the sets covered an area of 35 hectares and after the completion and successful run of the TV show the place soon became a tourist attractions, a sort of a mini v...Read more
  4. Nanchan Temple Of Wuxi

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Outdoors

    A temple striking to the eye located in Nanchang district, the Nanchan temple is more than 1500 years old. Built in 549 A.D the temple was initially known as Huguo temple and has stood through time and the reign of several regimes. The marketplace around the temple is known for selling a variety of items such as works of calligraphy, traditional paintings, conventional Chinese arts and crafts, ...Read more
  5. Liyuan Garden

    Tags: Outdoors, Garden, Nature

    One of the oldest gardens in Wuxi, The Liyuan garden was once a private garden of Fan li the Prime minister of Yue state during 770 B.C. who helped the then king to conquer other states. Hence the adjacent lake shares its name with the man. The garden can be divided mainly into three sections: The middle section comprises of man-made hills of various shapes and sizes. There’s also a stone...Read more
  6. Wuxi Zoo

    Tags: Outdoors, Zoo

    The Wuxi zoo located in Binhu district and Taihu Lake Amusement Park are classified as 4A national scenic spot and envelop an area of 520,000sqmts. Unlike other animal sanctuaries, the zoo keeps animals in a huge enclosed cage arena and visitors follow a trail through the park. The zoo is connected to the Taihu amusement park which is right adjacent to it. Other than the usual, the zoo has a la...Read more
  7. Wuxi Museum

    Tags: Museum, Specialty Museum

    The city of Wuxi along with other cities along the Yangtze River delta such as Shanghai, Suzhou, Hangzhou, Nanjing have been linguistically separate from the northern part of china for almost 2500 years. Hence this barrier had given rise to their own cultural identity which has been well preserved in the Wuxi Museum. It contains a rich heritage of 6000 years from the pre historic times to the m...Read more
  8. Huishan Old Town

    Tags: Outdoors, Town

    The Huishan old town is actually a street or rather a window that offers a peek into how the lifestyle of Wu people was before the city became industrialized. The entire part of town has been built with replicas of old buildings, shops and temples like an open-air museum. The street offers a lot of street foods and beverages for refreshments and also offers a variety of old handicrafts for shop...Read more
  9. Jichang Garden

    Tags: Garden, Nature

    Formerly known as ‘Qin yuan’ and built during the Zhengde reign, this 500 year old garden has seen a number of famous kings, princes and monks throughout the ages. It has also undergone numerous re-decorations and each of it has only added to its serene beauty. Two other gardens namely the Xiequ garden and Yuanming Yuan in Beijing have been modelled according to this one. The highli...Read more
  10. Zhongshan Road

    Tags: Outdoors, Walking Area, Street Market, Shopping Center

    Ranked as the 7th best commercial street in China, Zhongshan offers all that one can think of. The street has a lot of shopping avenues and is the prime spot for big departmental stores like Wuxi Yaohan and New World Departmental Stores, Wholesale Retailers and Exclusive Sale Shops. The lists include Fashion clothing and accessories, clay figurines, earthen tea sets, embroidery, porcelain utens...Read more
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