Featuring charming, tree-lined streets, a wealth of lush gardens and the famous Slender West Lake (Shou Xi Hu), Yangzhou (Yángzhōu, 扬州) is a quaint gem nestled in the Grand Canal region of Jiangsu province. Considered to be one of the most beautiful cities in Jiangsu, Yangzhou has a rich history which dates back to the Tang Dynasty, but maintains a modern reputation as a touristy getaway from urban centers like Nanjing and Suzhou, with its plethora of cultural relics, museums and tombs.
The Yangzhou Museum is located inside the 1,500-year-old Tianning Temple. The predecessor of the Museum is Relics Museum founded in 1951. It was renamed "Yangzhou Museum" in..
Situated in a northwestern Yangzhou within the pleasant green northern reaches of Shou Xihu Park, Daming Si has been drawing Buddhist worshippers since the fifth century AD,..