Full Day Wuxi Exploration
Suzhou, Shanghai and Eastern China, China
Today, we visit the Lingshan Buddha, Turtle Head Island at Taihu Lake and Jichang Garden.
Weighting 700 tons and standing 88 meters high, the Lingshan Buddha is the world's tallest outdoor statue. The Sakyamuni Standing Buddha is made from tin and bronze materials.
Next, we head to the Turtle Head Island, aptly named for its unique shape of Turtle's head which stretches along the Taihu Lake.
Finally, we visit the Jichang Garden. A classic masterpiece of Chinese garden design, the Jichang Garden was built during the reign of Emperor Zhengde circa the Ming Dynasty (1506-1521).