Things to Do in Wuhan

Wuhan, known as the “Riverside City”, is located at the heart of Yangtze River. It is composed of three towns: Hankou, Hanyang and Wuchang. All of them have many historical and cultural sites.

No matter whether you come to Wuhan to take the Yangtze River Cruise (Wuhan-Chongqing Cruise, Yichang-Chongqing Cruise, or Shanghai-Chongqing Cruise) or prefer to have in-depth exploration in this riverside city, Wuhan has many to offer like Yellow Crane Tower, Hubei Provincial Museum, Guiyuan Temple…moreover, a side trip to Mount Wudang to experience the “Taichi” is also fantastic.

Wuhan Attraction Map

Jingzhou Ancient City Wall

No.1: Jingzhou Ancient City Wall

Location: Jingzhou District, Jingzhou City

Distance to Wuhan: With 1.5-2 hours by high Speed D-train

Jingzhou Ancient City was built in the Spring and Autumn Period, but the majority of extant ancient city wall was constructed in the Ming and Qing Dynasty, and regard as the best preserved ancient city wall in south China.

In China there is an old saying that Guan Yu, a general of Liubei, lost Jingzhou due to negligence. Jingzhou Ancient City witnessed Guan Yu’s Failure, also left many ancient sites and relics relate to this history of the Three Kingdom period for tourists.

There are many ancient gates around, but only the East Gate and North Gate have towers to overlook the ancient city wall style. Also you can rent a bike and cycle around the city wall outside.

Jingzhou Museum

No.2: Jingzhou Museum

Location: Jiangling District, Jingzhou City

Distance to Wuhan: With 1.5-2 hours by high Speed D-train

If you want to explore the profound history of Jingzhou, Jingzhou Museum is the best place to go. Opened during 9:30-16:30 from Tuesday to Sunday, there are many relics about Chu Culture, like jades, bamboo slips, weapons, etc. And the highlight of this museum was the intact 2100-year-old male body founded in Chun tombs and some ancient tools beside him, including earrings, spoon, plates, clothing and food.

Chibi Ancient Battle Field

No.3: Chibi Ancient Battle Field

Location: 38 km northwest of Chibi City

Distance to Wuhan: With 30 minutes by high Speed G-train

Chibi is known for the Red Cliff Battle happened in 208 AD, the Three Kingdoms period, which is the only survived original ancient battlefield. The Chibi Ancient Battle Field witnessed how Zhou Yu defeated Cao Cao by using the fire attack. It was said that the words “chibi” in the wall of south bank was sword by Zhou Yu after winning this battle. Now there are some towers, temples, pavilions and tablet inscriptions to help tourists know that history.

Recommended Wuhan Tours

Top 3 Wuhan tours chosen by most customers to explore Wuhan in the best way. Check the detailed itinerary, or tailor your own trip now with us.

Yellow Crane Tower

2 Days Essential Wuhan City Tour


Sanyou Cave

3 Days Best of Wuhan Tour from Yichang

Yichang / Wuhan

Hiking Experience in China Snow Town

6 Days In-depth Harbin Tour with China Snow Town & Yabuli Skiing

Harbin / China Snow Town / Yabuli Ski Resort / Harbin

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