Wuhan is the capital city of Hubei Province, People’s Republic of China. Wuhan is known as “the nine provinces leading thoroughfare,” because of its major transportation hub, with dozens of railways, roads and expressways passing through the city. Wuhan was sometimes referred to as the "Chicago of China.
The metropolitan area comprises three parts – Wuchang, Hankou and Hanyang. Wuhan is divided by the Yangtze, the city is known as the 'Three Towns of Wuhan' with Hankou and Hanyang on the west bank, and Wuchang on the east.
Wuhan is the place to find both history and natural wonders. Hubei Provincial Museum and Yellow Crane Tower are two places to appreciate ancient Chinese history and culture. In the museum, chimes excavated from tombs reveal the incredible achievements of ancient people in music, acoustics and metallurgy. The classic poems and inscriptions on the tower, (although unrecognizable to most Westerners) can inspire your spirit as you pretend to be a poet with a bird's-eye view of the river from the tower window. In addition, the famous Villa of Chairman Mao Zedong on the scenic bank of East Lake, Wuchang, is an ideal place for Westerns to learn more about him.
Chu River Han Street (Chuhe Hanjie) a popular shopping district located in Wuchang with many tourist attractions, including Han Show Theater, Madame Tussauds and Wanda Movie Culture Park. Most easily accessible via metro line 4, Chuhe Hanjie station). It is a must see destination of newly developed shopping street of gift shops, dance and show clubs, cafés, Karaokes, and various restaurants with all kinds of cuisines, Chinese, Japanese, French, American, etc. There are many interesting sculptures and architectural details, blending modern designs with old world European and Chinese styles. Includes an architecturally impressive newly finished Wanda Mall and several Wanda Hotels.