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Brassica 2014 Venue- Brief introduction of ZhongnanGarden Hotel


 Zhongnan Garden Hotel is located in the Wuchang Wu Luo Road Commercial Centre, No. 558, Hongshan Park, Bao Tong Temple opposite, convenient transportation, the environment elegant, luxurious.


Hotel total area of 48,025 square meters, is the accommodation, catering, conference, entertainment, ticketing and other multi-functional high-end business garden hotel. A total of four hospital rooms, a total of 415 rooms, large, medium and small banquet hall 15.


As the famous “Green Hotel”, trees, flowers, pavilions, bridges …… especially my shop newly built five-star super deluxe Nanyuan floor, room air is high, spacious and comfortable, free Internet, more advanced cloud systems, is the first choice for business people. South Hall, built surface of 1100 square meters, the clear height of 6.2 meters, beautifully decorated, hand-painted ceilings using the Great Hall of technology there is a large background of large LED curtain, remote control light-sensitive equipment, imported audio, etc., weddings, conferences filling style.




Brief Introduction of Wuhan


Wuhan, is located in the centre of China, at the confluence of the Yangtze and Hanjiang rivers at the eastern edge of Jianghan Plain. It is a triple city of Wuchang, Hankou and Hanyang, with a total area of 8,494 sq km and a population of 10.02 million. A 3,500-year-old cultural city, Wuhan boasts beautiful landscapes, such as the famous East Lake (87 sq km including 33 sq km of water area), Yellow Crane Tower, Guishan TV Tower, Yangtze River Bridge, Hubei Provincial Museum and the Jianghan Pedestrian Street. Wuhan, a hub of communications in Central China, has good transportation facilities and abundant tourism resources. Wuhan also is an important centre of industry, finance, commerce, scientific research, culture and education of China.

As the capital city of Hubei Province, Wuhan is a historical city with many tourist attractions, where brilliant Chu Civilization started. Wuhan is known for its oppressively humid summers Because of its hot summer weather, and it is known as one of the Three Furnaces of China, along with Nanjing and Chongqing.

As a typical garden city featuring mountains and waters, Wuhan is home to hundreds of hills and nearly 200 lakes of various sizes. With a water area making up 25.8% of its entire territory, Wuhan is ranked the first among major Chinese cities in water resources. East Lake, China’s biggest downtown lake, covers an area of 33 sq km.

With a history of 3500 years, Wuhan’s urban civilization dates back to Panlong Town which is the oldest city ever unearthed in the Yangtze River basin. Scholars deemed it a breakthrough proof of the fusion of Yangtze Civilization and Yellow River Civilization.

Over the past 3500 year, thanks to its well-developed transport network and abundant local products, this area has always been a place contested by all strategists and gradually developed from a military center into a regional political, commercial and trade center. As a result, Wuhan possessed an advantage and characteristic of diverse cultures. Xinhai (1911) Revolution overthrowing Qing Dynasty originated in Wuhan and the spirit of Xinhai Revolution cultivates the creative sole of Wuhan citizens.

The snacks of Wuhan focus on breakfast, the representatives are hot and dry noodles, Skin of bean curd and soup bun. Wuhan cuisine adheres to the style of Hubei cuisine, which refer to freshwater fish and crabs are indispensable on the especially for Wuchang fish and the crab of Liangzi lake.

Domestic and foreign tourists are all welcome to Wuhan

Wuhan Attractions

East Lake

Much like New York’s central park, Wuhan East Lake is located within the city itself. Wuhan East Lake is China’s largest in city park, all in all the lake encompasses 73 km of land and the lake itself takes 33 km of that 73. It was built in 1950 and by 1982 was named China’s civilized tourist area, and again in 1999, and by 2000 it became a 4A superior tourist attraction. Famous as the second residence for Chairman Mao after the founding of the People’s Republic of China, East Lake is 6 times larger than West Lake of Hangzhou City in relation to water area. With some 26 universities in the vicinity of the lake, it is a cultural hub for both modern higher education and the traditional Chu culture (a famous ancient culture of Chu Kingdom thrived in the middle reaches of Yangtze River during Eastern Zhou Dynasty, 770-256 BC). Embracing the largest cherry flower park of China and the largest plum flower garden of south region Yangtze River, East Lake is also sanctuary away from the city for locals and travelers alike.

Yellow Crane Tower

As one of the symbols of the Wuhan city, the Yellow Crane Tower built in 223 AD as a army watchtower is standing on the top of the Snake Hill. The Yellow Crane Tower is closely associated with its surroundings, in other words, the beauty of the tower is inseparable from its natural environment. Combining the classic poetry and modern beauty, the Yellow Crane Tower reflects the Chinese traditional customs of climbing mountains and getting close to the nature. Ascending to the Yellow Crane Tower, we can enjoy the fantastic scenery of Wuhan city and the mighty Yangtze River, feeling the relaxing and purifying of the body and the mind.

Hubei Provincial Museum

Built in 1953, Hubei Provincial Museum was one of the eight national museums established by both central and local governments. Now Hubei Provincial Museum is the only comprehensive museum in Hubei province. The museum has collected over 200,000 cultural relics, including pottery, porcelain, jades, bronze wares, lacquer wares, ancient weapons, ancient musical instruments, ancient coins, ancient calligraphy and paintings, etc. Among these cultural relics, 812 are listed as first-class relics of China, and 16 are considered as national treasures. In the museum, there is also the largest exhibition hall of the ancient musical instruments in China.

Guiyuan Temple

This Buddhist temple on Cuiwei Transverse Street, Hanyang, Wuhan was built at the end of the Ming and early Qing dynasties, with a history of approximately 400 years. "Guiyuan" in Chinese means achieving sainthood and becoming a Buddha. In this temple, many works of art such as a number of valuable Buddhist images and steles have been preserved .The temple buildings are grand and the sculptures lifelike. The striking architectural complex includes Drum and Bell towers, temple halls, the Arhat Hall and the Lotus Pond. The Arhat hall contains 500 gold painted wooden statues of Buddhist monk-saints, no two are the same. Legend relates that the two sculptors employed on this task took nine years to complete it. The temple runs a vegetarian restaurant, the Yunjizhai, for tourists.

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