Wuxi Yuantouzhu Scenic Area is known as China’s No.1 Sakura appreciation place. Every spring, the whole park is full of pink color. From mid March to mid April the sakura festival is also held. When coming to Wuxi, you can not only watch the sakura but also appreciate the beauty of Taihu Lake.
Yuantouzhu is an island on Taihu Lake and it is the essence of the landscape of the lake. In history, it belonged to the president Chiang Kai Shek. He built many pavilions and halls according to his tastes. In spring, the whole park looks like a fairy land on Taihu Lake. As the No.1 scenic area in Wuxi, every year, it attracts visitors from home and abroad.
Yuantouzhu Park consists of the classic gardens, hills and the lakeside landscape. From 1980, the whole park was enlarged to 500 hectares. Currently it was enlisted 5A scenic area of China. With a large square of coverage, there are Deer Top Mountain, Changchun Bridge, Guangfu Temple and so many other tourist attractions.
2016 Wuxi Yuantouzhu Sakura Festival will be formed by sakura appreciation, sakura dances, sakura weddings, sakura cosplays and so on. Not only in the daytime, but also at night you can experience the night charm of sakura. The lights and flowers will form a fabulous attraction.
After all, you can also tour the classic gardens and take boats on Taihu Lake besides the sakura appreciation.