Venture to the Wuxi district in China where you will discover a fascinating culture dating back millennia. Presenting an intriguing account of local history and legend is the Wu Culture Exhibition Centre, which pays tribute to the kingdom of its origin, the “Wu” kingdom founded by the royal siblings from the Zhou province, Taibo and Zhongyang. To fully explore all of Wuxi’s cultural aspects, a stay at a quality Wuxi hotel such as the Millennium Wuxi will add a measure of elegance to your experience. With a central location framed by a marvelous green belt of 12,000 square metres, you’re sure to feel transported to another era in this stylish hotel in Wuxi. For an intriguing dose of culture, explore the Wu Culture Exhibition Centre, a unique institution formed entirely by a commune of local farmers. Artfully mimicking the elements of a traditional Wuxi village, you will travel back in time as you experience authentic Wu culture at its finest and most provocative, through a range of stunning exhibits, that bring Wu’s past citizenry and industry to life. Spanning an impressive 30,000 square metres, you will discover seventeen different “showrooms”, each of which spotlight and animate a true-to-life aspect of Wu culture. Witness the traditional practices utilized in rice paddy cultivation, mulberry crop growth, and the breeding of silk worms for the silk trade. Marvel at the vibrant local customs that make a culture what it is, and be privy to the day-to-day practices of hundreds of quaint local business plying their wares and ways in the ancient kingdom of Wu. Discover the inner workings of a truly one-of-a-kind culture that is one of China’s most iconic.
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. Google+