The industrious city of Wuxi, situated on the famous Lake                                                                                                        Taihu, was founded under the Han Dynasty, over 2,000 years                                                                                                  ago. China tour-goers will admire its vast networks of canals                                                                                                    and cobbled streets and pass through its exquisite classical                                                                                                      Chinese.

                                                                                             When the Grand Canal was finished in the 6th century                                                                                                              AD, Wuxi’s industry was given an opportunity to boom. At this                                                                                              point, silk and cotton factories emerged that would                                                                                                                    make Wuxi famous.

                                                                                             Further industrialization after the 1949 revolution led to the                                                                                                    production of more textiles, electronic goods and percussion                                                                                                    instruments. Wuxi is one of the fastest growing economies in                                                                                                  the country.

​Lake Taihu

Many tourists, travellers and locals have been inspired by the beauty

of Lake Taihu. As one of the largest freshwater lakes in China, Lake

Taihu is 3,885 square kilometres and contains approximately 100


The lakeside is adorned with pavilions and gardens, including the 

Plum Garden, the Li Garden and the Tortoise Head Garden. Many 

China tour packages offer a scenic cruise of the lake.

​Huishan Clay Figurine Studio

​Wuxi clay figurines have been produced since the Ming Dynasty.

Since then, they have become renowned for their exquisite workmanship.

​Yuantouzhu Park & Liyuan Garden
Yuantouzhu juts into the lake and forms a peninsula shaped like a turtle. 

Liyuan Garden offers beautiful scenery, pavilions and towers much

loved by photographers.