Introduction to Wuxi Lihu Park (蠡湖公园)
Lihu Park is situated in Binhu District in Wuxi, covering an area of 300 acres. According to the legend, Fan Li, a famous politician in the Spring and Autumn Period,and Xi Shi boated here. This romantic story has boosted the popularity of the park as a tourist attraction. The park displays both Chinese and Western architecture styles: traditional Chinese bridges and gardens staying in peace with a Ferris Wheel named Star of Taihu.
Various scenic spots inside the park are connected by bridges. In the shade of trees situated a garden in garden, Shi Garden. There are four pavilions in Shi Garden, namely Liuyun, Tianyuan, Yuehong, and Qinghui. In addition, a semi-circular corridor named Water-Mirrior Corridor is well worth visiting. Throughout the park, paintings and calligraphies ingraved on stone tablets can easily be seen.
Star of Taihu - this ferris wheel with 115 meters in height was built in 2008. It bears a record as the second largest overwater ferris wheel in the world. Star of Taihu, together with Lihu Bridge, has become the landmark of the new lakeside town.
Binhu District, Wuxi City, Jiangsu Province
Shi Garden, Star of Taihu
Star of Taihu ferris wheel: CNY60/person
Opening Hours: all day
Ferris wheel (8:00-17:00 & 22:00)
By Bus: take No. 1, 9, 59, 72, 95, 103, 138, 211, 359, g1 to Lihu Bridge stop; No. 211 to Lihu Park stop.
1. Recommended length of visit: two hours.
2. Best season to visit: all seasons around the year.
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