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A six-day exploration of Wuhan in Hubei province

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Day Two Savoring the profound culture of the city

Museum of Wuchang Uprising of 1911 Revolution
Museum of Wuchang Uprising of 1911 Revolution is a must-visit place for anyone interested in the history of modern China. The Wuchang Uprising marked the start of the 1911 Revolution, which aimed to overthrow thousands years of feudal rule.

The memorial museum is built on the former site of the Hubei Military Government of the Republic of China. [Photo/1911museum.com]

Opening hours: 9:00-17:00 (entry until 16:00)
Closed on Mondays and national holidays
Address: 1 Wuluo Road, Wuchang district, Wuhan
Ticket price: Free admission
Website: http://www.1911museum.com:8099/English/Index.html

Wuhan Univeristy
Developed from the Ziqiang Academy by the feudal government in 1893, Wuhan University is a nationally-renowned university and was listed among the top 10 most beautiful universities in China by the Times.

The best time to visit Wuhan University is from March to April, when the cherry blossoms are in full bloom. The delicate white and pink flowers match well with the antique architecture in the university, making it an ideal photography location.

Aerial view of Wuhan University [Photo/IC]

Address: 16 Luojiashan Road, Wuchang district, Wuhan
Recommended duration for a visit: one to three hours
Note: During cherry blossom viewing season, visitors have to make a reservation on the university website in advance.
Website: https://en.whu.edu.cn/

Hubei Provincial Museum
Established in 1953, Hubei Provincial Museum is one of eight key museums co-managed by both the central and local government. There are now 240,000 collections housed in the museum, including thousands of very precious relics from the Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 BC).

Zenghouyi Chimes unearthed in 1978 are housed in the museum. This set of chimes, dating back to the early Warring States Period (475-221 BC), played an important role in the development of global music. [Photo/hbww.org]

Opening hours: 9:00-17:00 (Entry until 16:00)
Closed on Mondays and Chinese New Year’s Eve
Address: 160 Donghu Road, Wuchang district, Wuhan
Tel: +86-27-86794127 / 86790329
Ticket price: free
Note: Visitors to the museum should bring ID.
Website: http://www.hbww.org/home/EnglishIndex.aspx

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Last Updated: Oct 15, 2019

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