Sprawling with historic temples and picturesque views, Wuhan is located approximately 1,160 kilometers from Beijing and is the best place to visit if you want to be at pace of your gastronomic, cultural and spiritual aspiration. Dubbed as the “Chicago of China” due to its connection to other major cities with dozens of railways, roads and expressways, Wuhan plays a vital role in domestic transportation.
Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province and the most populous city in Central China. It lies in the eastern Jianghan Plain on the middle reaches of the Yangtze River’s intersection with the Han river. Arising out of the conglomeration of three cities, Wuchang, Hankou, and Hanyang, Wuhan is known as ‘China’s Thoroughfare’ it is a major transportation hub, with dozens of railways, roads and expressways passing through the city and connecting to other major cities. Because of its key role in domestic transportation, Wuhan is sometimes referred to as “the Chicago of China” by foreign sources.
Holding sub-provincial status, Wuhan is recognized as the political, economic, financial, cultural, educational and transportation center of central China. In 1927, Wuhan was briefly the capital of China under the left wing of the Kuomintang (KMT) government led by Wang Jingwei. The city later served as the wartime capital of China in 1937 for 10 months.
The Wuhan Gymnasium held the 2011 FIBA Asia Championship and will be one of the venues for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup. Wuhan is the next top destination for globetrotters and we are here to tell you all you need to know about this gem of a city.
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The city of Wuhan warmly welcomes the Filipinos to visit and bring out their inner wanderlust. Sounds blissful enough for you to book that ticket and hop on the plane? For more information, you may reach Be Tour & Travel. Discover Wuhan today and find out why it’s known as “China’s Thoroughfare!”