A Chinese city steeped in history and brimming with natural beauty, Wuxi is a destination where every corner holds the promise of a new adventure. If it’s going to be your first time here, these insights will help you truly enjoy an unforgettable journey filled with discovery and delight.

Finding Accommodation

Indulge in luxury and convenience by staying in the heart of Zhongshan Road, a thriving business and shopping district. Choose a hotel from a leading hospitality brand like Park Hotel Group which offers elegant rooms and suites designed for ultimate comfort and functionality, complete with complimentary high-speed internet access.

Such properties also feature added amenities such as an indoor heated pool, well-equipped gym, and on-site restaurant serving local specialities. For exclusive perks and discounts, book directly through the official hotel website and enhance your stay with unparalleled hospitality.

Top Attractions

There are plenty of attractions and things to do in Wuxi so spend time creating the ideal itinerary. Always include a trip to Lake Taihu and Turtle Head Island (Yuantouzhu) set amidst spellbinding natural scenery.  Experience the city’s storied past with a boat ride along a section of the historic Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal or step back in time as you wander through the ancient lanes of Huishan Old Town.

Those based in the city can also visit the Chong’an Temple, indulge in retail therapy at the Grand Oriental Department Store, unwind amidst the idyllic landscapes of Xihui Park and experience Nanchang Street nightlife. Don’t forget to also plan excursions to the Three Kingdoms City where movies come to life and the awe-inspiring Lingshan Grand Buddha.

Local Cuisine

No trip here is complete without savouring the unique flavours of Wuxi cuisine, renowned for its irresistible sweetness and tantalising aromas that set it apart from other food made in the Yangtze River Delta region. Delight your taste buds with signature dishes such as Wuxi-style xiaolongbao, succulent braised spareribs, and flavourful braised stuffed gluten balls. Visit during the summer months to try juicy honey peaches, a seasonal delicacy that will be another highlight for foodies.


Wuxi Guyun River
Image via Wikimedia Commons – Haha169, Wuxi Guyun River, CC BY-SA 4.0

Getting around Wuxi is a breeze with its convenient transport options. Arrive at Wuxi Sunan Shuofang International Airport, located just 18 km from the city centre, and enjoy easy access to your accommodation; look to stay at a hotel that offers airport transfers for added convenience.

Explore the city with ease using the efficient Wuxi Metro system or opt for public buses, which provide access to many key attractions. For quick journeys, you can also hail or call a taxi and embark on an adventure through the bustling streets of the city in comfort.