Wuhan，Hubei Province, China
Wuhan,the capital of Hubei Province, boasts plenty of rivers and lakes. The city on rivers, composed of the three towns of Wuchang, Hankou, and Hanyang, separated by the Yangtze and Hanshui rivers, are linked by bridges, and because these municipalities, Wuhan is also called the "city on rivers." Wuhan is one of China‘s most important hubs of water and rail transportation and communications.
Wuhan has an old history and rich cultural traditions. It began to prosper as a commercial town about two thousand years ago, when it was called Yingwuzhou (Parrot beach). From the first century to the beginning of the third century, the towns of Hanyang and Wuchang began to take shape. During the Song Dynasty(960-1279), the area became one of the most prosperous commercial centers along the Yangtze River.
By the end of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), Hankou had become one of the four most famous cities in China. Today, Wuhan is the political, economic, and cultural center of central China. Wuhan is full of dynamism and vitality, with a rapid economic and social development.
Central China Normal University (CCNU)
Central China Normal University is a key comprehensive university directly under the administration of the Chinese Ministry of Education. The picturesque campus of over 2,000 Mu (330 acres) is nestled on Guizi Hill, bordering South Lake. As one of the universities on the list of 211 National Education Priority Project, Central China Normal University is highly recognized as an important base for cultivating brilliant talents for the country, as well as a superior training center for excellent teachers in higher learning institutions and high schools.
Yellow Crane Tower
Yellow Crane Tower stands at the bank of the Yangtze River, on the head of the Snake Hill, stretching against the populous Wuchang District, across the vigorous river, facing the ancient splendid Qingchuan Pavillion. It is a traditional Chinese tower, has existed in various forms since at least AD 223. It enjoys the reputation of the "superb scenery in China"
Wuhan Yangtze River Bridge
The bridge is a double-deck road and rail bridge across the Yangtze River. At its completion in 1957, the bridge was the easternmost crossing of the Yangtze, and was often referred to as the "First Bridge of the Yangtze". The bridge extends 1.6 kilometers (1 mile) from Turtle Hill in Hanyang, on the northern bank of the Yangtze, to Snake Hill inWuchang, on the southern bank of the Yangtze.
Wuhan East Lake Scenic Area
Wuhan East Lake Scenic Area ，the largest inner city lake in China， is in the eastern part of Wuhan with a total area of 82 square kilometers, covering an area of 33 square kilometers. In 2000, it was selected by the National Tourism Administration as one of the first National AAAA Level Tourist Attractions. The East Lake is the pride and joy of the people of Wuhan. Millions of residents here get a lot of fun out of going for a walk along the lakeside in spring, swimming in summer, appreciating sweet laurel in autumn and admiring plum in winter.