Wuxi is a unique township located in China’s Jiangsu province, and it is a rich centre of historical and natural wonders. Its varied attractions are best explored via a centrally located hotel in Wuxi such as the elegant offering of the Millennium Wuxi. With a host of stylish and modern amenities to enrich any visit, this quality Wuxi hotel is a perfect host for your next Wuxi adventure. The iconic plum blossoms forms a symbolic part of China’s cultural mythos. As it flowers in the dead of winter, the Chinese consider it to stand as a symbol of strength, as it blooms in adverse conditions. The belief is that through endurance during hardships, one will emerge imbued with vitality and promise. To explore a notable tribute to this unique blossom, visit the Plum Garden in Wuxi for a noteworthy experience of China’s most beloved plant. Boasting beautiful views of the Dragon Mountain to the North and Taihu Lake to the south, the Plum Garden is ideal to soak in the welcome trappings of nature when you want a break from the concrete jungles that permeate much of the country’s vast landscape. At the beautiful Pum Gardens, the trifecta of water, mountains and the blossoms coalesce to underscore the cultural and visual impact of the Plum Blossom tree. The garden is divided into distinctly themed areas that highlight different combinations of plants and trees. The area specifically devoted to the Plum Blossom tree evokes a quietly poetic air and the sweet fragrance permeating the air will add to one’s enjoyment of the setting. Boasting more than 4,000 plum trees, one will get the sense of being immersed in a veritable ocean of scent. The park is also decorated with a variety of terraces and pagodas, each of which affords wonderful opportunities for appreciate the breathtaking panorama of the surrounding landscape. In addition, a museum located onsite is a worthy chronicle of the history and significance of the Plum Blossom in Chinese myth and legend. The Plum Garden also boasts other beautiful sentinels of the forest such as winter pine and bamboo, and coupled with the reigning favourite, one will step into a natural wonderland when entering the lush premises.
Angela Fernando is an impassioned travel writer who composes pieces under the pen name Sumaira Narayan. She loves writing about new and exciting places around the world and intends to visit them all someday.