Changzhou is located south of the Yangtze River and on the shore of Lake Taihu. It is one of the central cities in the Yangtze River Delta, an advanced manufacturing base, and a cultural tourism city. Changzhou was home to the Qi and Liang dynasties during the Northern and Southern Dynasties period, and one of the birthplaces of the Yangtze River civilization and Wu Culture. There are many scenic spots and historic sites here such as China Dinosaurs Park, Universal Cartoon Play Valley, and Yancheng Chunqiu Amusement Land, as well as Tianmu Lake, Tianning Temple and other famous attractions.
In Xinbei District, you can have a great time in China Dinosaurs Park and enjoy a relaxing time at Dino-Valley Hotspring, or go to the Changzhou Museum to learn about the history and culture of Changzhou. In Tianning District, you can wander in the beautiful Hongmei Park, then go shopping in the bustling commercial district on South Street. The pier of Changzhou Ancient Canal is also located there. You can take a boat trip to enjoy the beauty of the ancient canal’s coastline. In Wujin District, it is recommended to visit the ruins of Yancheng and enjoy yourself at the Universal Cartoon Play Valley. Zhonglou District is named after the ancient bell tower located there. Qingfeng Park is a good choice for a relaxing day. You can also visit the nearby Qu Qiubai Memorial Hall to experience the cultural ambience.
Tianmu Lake, a famous scenic spot in Changzhou, is located in Liyang with other renowned attractions such as Tianmu Lake, Nanshan Zhuhai, and Tianmu Lake Yushui Hot Spring. The scenery there is beautiful and the environment is comfortable, suitable for family travel and weekend excursions. Oriental Salt Lake Resort is located at the famous Chinese Taoist mountain, Jintan Maoshan Mountain.
Tianning Temple was constructed during the Tang Dynasty. It is one of the birthplaces of Buddhist music and now the largest temple in Changzhou. The Tianning Pagoda in the temple was built in 2007 and has become one of the landmarks of Changzhou. Hongmei Park is the largest park in Changzhou and locals often go there for a walk. The Wenbi Tower in the park is the oldest existing construction in Changzhou. South Street is located in the heart of the commercial district in downtown Changzhou and is a century-old street. For tourists traveling there, there are plenty of hotels in Changzhou for you to choose from.