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Turtle Head Isle

Updated : 2015-01-22
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Turtle Head Isle
 

Yuantouzhu Island, or "Turtle Head Isle," is a popular tourist resort on Taihu Lake. It is located in Wuxi, Jiangsu Province and named after its unique topographic features: a land surrounded by water on three sides, resembling the head of a huge Asian giant softshell turtle stretching out of the water.

The Yuantouzhu Park, located at the most beautiful corner of Taihu Lake. It’s a gift endowed by nature, as people could endulge themselves in the green hills and crystal-clear water.

Here, you may enjoy the beauty and magnificence ofTaihu Lake.There are sakura flowers in full bloom in spring, vast green waves in summer, beautiful fallen leaves in autumn and tree branches covered by frost and snow in winter. The mist-covered Taihu Lake is amazing.

The lake and mountain under the light of the setting sun and the fishermen's songs at night always create a poetic atmosphere.

Tips

105 yuan ($16.95) for each one

Travel guides

●Self-driving routes:Shanghai-Nanjing Expressway-East Exit in Wuxi-Taihu Road-Lixi Road-Baojie Bridge-Chongshan Gate of Turtle Head Isle Scenic Area

●By bus:

Line K1: Railway Station-Chongshan Gate of Turtle Head Isle Scenic Area (Front Entrance); 5:30-18:20

Line K87: Railway Station-Dushan Gate of Turtle Head Isle Scenic Area; 7:20-17:00

Recommendations

Yuanzhuchuntao Scenic Area

There are many historical scenic areas around the lake, . It is an essential part of the Turtle Head Isle Scenic Area. Many pictures of Taihu Lake were taken here.

The Secluded Scenery

It boasts wonderful natural landscape with trees, flowers and grass. There are many ancient trees. Birds' twitter and the fragrance of flowers are found everywhere. It has the Taihu Lake Botanical Garden. The scenery of autumn is especially attractive..

Fairy Island

It will be a good experience to take a sightseeing boat tour at the Turtle Head Isle Dock to enjoy the scenery of Taihu Lake. There are 72 Peaks around Taihu Lake and the Studios of the Three Kingdoms. You may enjoy the combined scenery of the mountains and the water on the Fairy Island. It will be impressive.

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