Wuhan is the capital city of Hubei, China. It is the most populous city in Central China, and one of the nine National Central in China. National Central is a concept adopted by the country's development ministry to renew urbanization in China. Wuhan is known as 'China's Thoroughfare' as it is the main transportation hub, with dozens of railway stations, roads and highways connecting major cities. Playing a major role in domestic transport, Wuhan is sometimes referred to as "Chicago of China" by foreign visitors.
Wuhan Tianhe Airport started to operate on April 15, 1995, and is located in Huangpi District on the outskirts of Wuhan. It is located about 26 kilometers to the north of Wuhan city center. It is the busiest airport in central China as it is strategically located in the middle of China's national airline network. The airport regularly serves few airlines such as Air China, China Eastern Airlines and China Southern Airlines. The airport also operates flights to international destinations such as Bangkok, Moscow, Osaka, Paris, Seoul, and Singapore.
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Winter season starts from December till February with average temperature recorded in January, 4.5 ° C. Spring begins in March till May, with initial temperatures are slightly cool and then slowly turns warmer. Summer starts from June to September where the temperature and the weather become hot and humid. Rain frequently falls in June and July. During sunny days without rainfall, temperatures can be very hot, which is about 36 to 38 ° C. Autumn takes place in October and November, where temperatures are gradually getting colder.
The best time to travel to Wuhan is during the spring season which is around March to May. In the spring season, tourists can walk around the city of Wuhan comfortably because of its moderate temperatures. Temperatures that are often recorded during the season are around 7.3 ℃ - 15.3 ℃. If you are visiting Wuhan in the spring season, you will have the opportunity to see various festivals. If you are visiting Cherry Donghu Flower Garden, Donghu Festival Cherry Blossom will be held where the entire park looks beautiful. Main activities include cherry blossoms show, popular science exhibits, photography exhibitions, and so on. Not only that, but you will also have the opportunity to see the East Lake Plum Blossom Festival held at Moshan Plum Garden, where you can watch more than 200 plums and various exhibitions and performances.
Although Wuhan is a busy and crowded city, it still has some of its mother-nature beauty thus making it the center of tourist attraction in Hubei. Among the tourist attractions in Wuhan are;
1. East Lake – East Lake is the largest freshwater lake in the city of Wuhan, as well as the second largest in China. The total area of the East Lake tourist center covers 88 square kilometers, of which 33 square kilometers is the lake area. It is one of the famous tourist zones in China, with a visit to more than one million people per year. When visiting East Lake, do not miss the opportunity to visit East Lake Cherry Blossom Park.
2. Wuhan Greenland Centre – Wuhan Greenland Center is a skyscraper in Wuhan city which began its construction in 2012. According to the original plan, the building will have 126 floors. To this date, it is still under construction as its construction has to be stopped in August 2017 on level 96. This is to comply with the prescribed air regulations. It will be redesigned so that its height does not exceed 500 meters above the sea level. The building is meant for office and hotel use.
3. Wuhan Botanical Garden – Wuhan Botanical Garden has a collection of more than 4000 floral species. The garden stores a collection of plants for exhibition, conservation, education and research purposes. Wuhan Botanical Garden has 16 specific gardens. Among them are; Kiwifruit Garden and Kiwifruit Germplasm Repository is containing more than 70 percent of kiwifruit species in the world. There are also Aquatic Plants, Endangered Plants, Herbs Park and more. It also carries out programs to educate and create awareness on the importance of plant life and biodiversity among the community.