Wuhan is a generic name, referring to the three linked mid-Yangtze Rivercities of Wuchang, Hankou, and Hanyang. Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province, is the largest city in Central China. Wuhan has always been known as the "Thoroughfare of Nine Provinces. " It also has a long history and rich cultural heritage. The city has a solid industrial foundation, with metallurgy, machinery, light industry, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, electronics and building materials is its pillar industries. Some promising high-tech sectors are rising, including fiber optics, biological engineering, lasers, microelectronics, and new materials.
Area: 8, 410 square kilometres
Population: 7.8 million
Location: in the middle of Hubei Province of China, East Longitude 113°41′-115°05′, North Latitude 29°58′-31°22′.the east of Jianghan Plain, and the intersection of the middle reaches of the Yangtze River and Hanshui River.
Climate: Wuhan belongs to subtropical humid monsoon climate. There are sufficient rainfall and sunshine as well as four distinct seasons. Climate here is pleasant generally. In recent thirty years, the average annual rainfall is 1269mm, mainly from June to August; annual temperature is 15.8℃-17.5℃, annual frost free period lasts 211 to 272 days and annual sunlight duration is 1810 to 2100 hours.
Scenery Spots in Wuhan
Yangtze River Bridge
The Wuhan Yangtze River Bridge is the first highway-railway bridge over the Yangtze River. Built in 1955, the grand bridge is 1670.4 meters (5480.3 feet) long with the main body of 1156 meters (3,793feet). It has 8 piers and 9 holes. The bridge is divided into two levels with the upper one for bus transit and the lower for trains. The driveway is 18 meters (59feet) wide for 6 buses to run parallel.To fully view the splendid bridge and the marvelous river, you can climb up the 7-story bridge tower at either end of the bridge by elevator or staircases. The attached buildings and decorations are harmonious and exquisite, reflecting rich Chinese architectural features. The theme of sculptures on the 143 panes along each side of the bridge is from the folk art, such as the peacock showing its fine feathers, carp playing among lotus, a magpie singing on blossom tree.
Hubei Provincial Museum
Hubei Provincial Museum, located in the Wuchang District of Wuhan, Hubei Province, is the only provincial comprehensive museum in the province. The museum collects, protects, and exhibits the cultural relics discovered in the province. Since 1953, the museum has collected over 200,000 cultural relics, including pottery, porcelains, jade, bronze vessels, ancient weapons, and ancient musical instruments. Among these cultural relics, 812 are listed as first-class relics of China, and 16 are considered national treasures.This museum is divided into three parts: the Chime Bells Exhibition Hall, the Chu (a state in the Spring and Autumn Period (770BC-476BC)) Culture Exhibition Hall, and the Comprehensive Exhibition Building. The Comprehensive Exhibition is still under construction at the present time.
San Xian Dou Pi (Fried Bean Sheets)
Ingredients including bean curd sheets, meat, eggs and smashed shrimps are made into fillings. The chef uses skins made of bean and rice flour to wrap those ingredients and fry in oil. Eggs are often added to bring a crisp cover. Chairman Mao praised it each time he ate. The king of this snack is Tong Cheng Restaurant at Dazhi Crossing of Zhongshan Dadao in Hankou.
How to get to Huazhong Normal University
From railway station to Huazhong Normal University
1: From Wuchang railway station, take the 901(Wouters gate -Dongshan tou), arrived in Guang Butun. About 6.2 kilometers
2: From Wuchang railway station, take the 518(Wuchang railway station - WANGJIADIAN), arrived in Guang Butun. About 6.23 km
3: From Wuchang railway station, take the 66(Wuchang railway station - Chenjiawan), arrived in Guang Butun. About 6.27 km
From airport to Huazhong Normal University
You can take airport bus and get off at fujiapo,tranfer the bus 59,66,518 to guang butun