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The thousand-year dragon city, ready to take-off​

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Changzhou, with a nickname of “Dragon City”, lies in the southern part of Jiangsu Province. It is a hinterland of the Yangtze River Delta, with Nanjing located in its west. Changzhou was founded at the end of the Spring and Autumn Period and has been in existence for over 3,200 years. Maoshan Mountain and Tianmu Lake are popular tourist attractions in the city. There are also many other scenic spots and well preserved historical sites in Changzhou.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

Leisure Retreats

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Tianmu Lake Resort​

Tourists may take an island hopping trip to visit the Longxing Island and the Huli Mountain. You can even get on the Zhuangyuan Pavilion to behold magnificent lake view. Try rafting during summer and be impressed by breathtaking sceneries surrounded by water in the lake. There is a panda sanctuary in the middle of the bamboo forest, feel free to bring along your kids to explore.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”1620″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]

Oriental Saltlake Resort​

The resort is Taoist-theme yet friendly to visitors, welcoming everyone with its restful atmosphere. There are hotels, restaurants, hot spring, lakes, papercutting gallery, cineplex and various other kinds of entertaining amenities. Here, you can learn to practise Taichi with some Taichi masters, and you get to watch the “morning bell and night drum” performances.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”1621″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]

Hongmei Park​

Hongmei (Red Plum) Park, which is located in the northeast of Changzhou City, is one of the largest comprehensive park in the city. In the park, there are Wenbi Tower and Hongmei Pavilion, which are key cultural relics protection units in China. In spring, when red plums are in full bloom, people will come to the park for flower viewing.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

Trending Attractions​

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Chinese Dinosaur Park

This dinosaurs theme park is a gigantic outdoor playground, featuring a rich selection of entertaining facilities, leisure amenities, animation park, summer underwater world, and summer night park, ideally cater for your unforgettable parenting experiences.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”1623″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]

Yancheng Spring and Autumn Period Amusement Land​​

Through a palace replica, sculptures of ancient scholars, visitors get to explore the Spring and Autumn Period warlords history in a nostalgic setting. Enjoy a journey to the past by watching an ancient instrumental performance of bronze bells and travel to the future through a breathtaking musical fountain show.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

Food & Beverage

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Tianmu Lake Clay Pot Fish Head​

The water quality of Tianmu Lake is excellent, and the bighead carps grown in the lake are big and firm, which are very suitable for making dishes. With the simmering fried fish head, onion, ginger, cooking wine as ingredients, Tianmu Lake clay pot fish head soup is in milk colour with a delicious taste. It is a must-try dish when one visits Tianmu Lake.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”1625″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]

Silver Lining Noodles​​

It is one of the four most famous dishes in Changzhou. Silver lining noodles are as white as silver, and as thin as silk. It was created by the local Weixiangzhai Noodle Restaurant that has been around for more than 100 years. Excellent knife skills are required when making the noodles. The light and tasty soup complements the softness and smoothness of the finely shredded noodles perfectly. It is definitely a worth trying delicacy.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”1626″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]

Sesame Pies​​

This traditional food is usually eaten by locals as breakfast. It is an oval-shaped snack that resembles a sesame seed cake but not hollow. Sesame pie is made from simple ingredients and is available in savoury and sweet flavours. Its crust is thin with a golden colour, and ones should eat it while it is hot and crispy.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

Arts & Crafts

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Changzhou Comb​​

Made of bamboo or animal bones, Changzhou comb has been an hairdo accessory used by the local women since ancient time. It was once a royal-exclusive accessory. Today, tourists get to own one of these historic, cultural icons as souvenir for those you loved most. Simply elegant and meaningful.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”1628″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]

Bamboo Carving​​

Totem carved on bamboo is long lasting and vividly depicting the tales of time. These bamboo crafts ideally function as paperweight in different sizes.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”1629″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]

Artistic Embroidery​​

Influenced by Western art, this traditional embroidery has a new breed of artistic expression with ununified knitting. Tourists are buying up these embroideries as an art piece that decorates the plain walls.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_btn title=”Changzhou Booklet Download” style=”gradient” gradient_color_2=”vista-blue” align=”center” link=”||target:%20_blank|”][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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