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About Gaoyou

Gaoyou City is located in the northern part of Jiangsu Province, along the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal and on the banks of Gaoyou Lake. It was a mail post during the Han and Tang dynasties. Gaoyou is a famous historical and cultural city in Jiangsu Province, that was recorded in the writings of Marco Polo. Gaoyou has many attractions that are worth visiting, such as Yucheng Postal Stop, Zhenguo Temple Tower, and Lingtang Mosque. There are also cultural attractions such as the Wang Zengqi Literature Museum, Chinese Duck Culture Museum, and Chinese Philatelic Museum.

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Mengchengyi Museum
4.4/5
353 Reviews
UNESCO World Heritage-Cultural Site
The history of the city has a very long history. In the early days, Qin Wang’s government established a high platform and set up a postal pavilion. The place was named Gaoyou. Only Gaoyou, which linked its name to the postal service in many counties and cities across the country. The existing Yucheng Postal Stop was built in the 8th year of Ming Hongwu (1375). It is now a large-scale, well-preserved ancient station in the country and is now a postal museum in China.
Gaoyou Lake Reed Wetland Park
4/5
191 Reviews
Wetland
Lake
Gaoyou Lake Reed Wetland Park is found on the bank of Gaoyou Lake in Jieshou Town, Gaoyou City, Jiangsu Province. It mainly consists of a comprehensive service area, a water culture area, and a science education display area. The core area also includes the lake heart hotel, leisure club, special dining and entertainment facilities such as tourist interaction, fisherman style, water surfing and gradually forming an ecosystem combining "flying plate culture, waterfront entertainment, fishing village culture, health and leisure, wetland science education". It is a good tourist scenic area. Therefore, it has been commended as a "natural oxygen bar".
Wenyu Tai (Wenyu Platform)
4.2/5
255 Reviews
Observation Deck
The Wenyoutai was built during the Taiping Xingguo Period of the Northern Song Dynasty. It is a high-rising platform structure that offers panoramic views to those that climb to the top. There is famous calligraphy on the four walls of Wenyoutai, giving it high artistic value. To the west are four shrines built during the Ming Dynasty. There are also museums to both the east and west, providing a window for understanding the history and culture of Gaoyou City. Together with the Zhenguo Temple Tower in the west of the city, and the Jingtu Temple Tower and Cha Pavilion in the east of the city, they form a full set of simple but beautiful triangular structures.
Gaoyou Lake
4.6/5
57 Reviews
Lake
Gaoyou Lake, also called Zhu Lake or Biwa Lake, is located in Gaoyou City, Jiangsu Province. It is the sixth largest freshwater lake in China, and third largest in Jiangsu. There are wild wader birds such as ducks, as well as species under national priority protection, such as oriental white stork, red-crowned crane, and little egret. The area is also abundant in organic resources. Over 100 species of plants have been identified so far.

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Aug 13, 2020
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