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Hubei, or “E” for short, is also named “the Province of Thousands of Lakes,” so-called because of its location towards the center of China, the middle reaches of the Changjiang River, and north of Dongting Lake. Surrounded by mountains in the east, west, and north, Hubei has lowland in its middle area. 

Hubei Province is a province with a very long history. Ancient human fossils found in Yunxi, Yunxian, and Changyang prove the existence of human beings hundreds of thousands of years before. The eggshell colored pottery discovered in Qujialing of Jingshan County has a history of more than 4,000 years.  Cultural tourism landscapes in Hubei Province are featured by long era span and have high historical value. There are Ancient People Changyang Site, Qujialing Cultural Site, numerous Three Kingdoms scenic spots, and much more. 

Hubei also offers an abundance of nature-based tourist attractions for visitors, including famous mountains, rivers, cultural relics and historical sites. According to survey records, the province has 1,500 tourism landscapes (scenic spots). Key national scenic spots include: East Lake in Wuhan, Wudang Mountain, Dahong Maintain, Longzhong, and Jiugongshan. Wudang Mountain, in particular, is hailed as the first mountain for its 72 peaks to the top and constantly flowing 24 gullies. Perhaps China’s most famous mountain, Wudang is the holy land of Taoism. Furthermore, the grand Three Gorges of Changjiang River is well-known around the world. 

Cultural relics and revolution sites are spread all over the province. Many key historical events in Chinese history can be revisited at the Yandi Temple in Suizhou, Zigui Quyuan Home Village, Jinan Old City to name only a few.  Jiangling and Xiangfan in this city are famous historic and cultural cities in China.

Featured city/destination: Wuhan



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