Taihu Shantouyu Scenic Area

Taihu Shantouyu Scenic Area

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Geographic location:Northwest shore of Taihu Lake in Wuxi


Famous scenery:Chongshan Yinxiu, Taihu Xiandao, Shilifang Trail.

Climate type:Subtropical monsoon climate

Taihu Lake Shantouyu Scenic Area is located in Dafu Town, Wuxi City, Jiangsu Province. Shantou is one of the five largest freshwater lakes in China. It is the first batch of AAAAA scenic spots, national key scenic spots, national-level civilized scenic spots and famous Chinese scenic spots. Sakura base, Jiangsu Province cultural relics protection unit.

The main attractions are Chongshan Yinxiu, Taihu Xiandao, Shilifang Trail Hengyun Mountain Villa, and the depths of the flowers.

Taihu Shantouyu Scenic Area

Historical evolution

In 1917, Shantou began to build gardens, and celebrities and dignitaries built private gardens and villas near Shantou. Local gentlemen Yang Hanxi purchased land to build “Yangyun Mountain Villa” and funded Jianguangfu Temple and Taozhu Pavilion; Wang Xinrujian built “Taihu Villa”; Chen Zhongyan Jian Chenyuan (Ruo), Zheng Mingshan Jianzheng Garden, etc., private gardens The building star, Luoqi, has increased year by year. After the founding of the People’s Republic of China, most of these private gardens and villas were taken over by the government and merged into the “Shantouyu Park”.

After the 1980s, through unified planning and layout, carefully entwined, and constantly expanding new attractions, forming a mountain hidden show, Luding Yinghui, Qi Chuntao, Wan Lang Juan Snow, Hushan Zhenyi, Shilifang Trail, Luwan Summer More than 10 scenic spots, such as Taihu Xiandao, Jiangnan Lanyuan, Guangfu Ancient Temple, Zhongmu Chenwu, Sino-Japanese Sakura Friendship Forest, with a total area of more than 500 hectares, become one of the largest landscape gardens in the south of the Yangtze River.

Taihu Shantouyu Scenic Area

Geographical environment

Geographic location

Shantouyu Scenic Area is located in the southwest of Wuxi City, Jiangsu Province, on the northwestern shore of Taihu Lake, with a north latitude of 31°31′30′′ and an east longitude of 120°12′52′′. It is 22 kilometers from Wuxi Airport and 16 kilometers from the railway station.

Taihu Shantouyu Scenic Area


Shantouyu Scenic Area is a peninsula in Wuxi on the northwestern shore of Taihu Lake. It is surrounded by water on three sides. It consists of Baojie Mountain, Luding Mountain, Nanzhang Mountain and nearby Zhongmu Mountain and Sanshan Island. It is shaped like a floating raft.

Taihu Shantouyu Scenic Area

Climate characteristics

Shantouyu Scenic Area belongs to the north subtropical monsoon climate zone. The climate is mild and humid, and the rainfall is abundant. The spring, summer, autumn and winter seasons are unique.

Taihu Shantouyu Scenic Area

Main Attractions

Spot review

Shantouyu Scenic Area has both natural landscape paintings with long mountains and wide waters and sails and shadows. There are small bridges and flowing waters, rural scenery of green trees and people, elegant and exquisite, simple and pure Jiangnan gardens; and eating, living, purchasing, A full range of services and entertainment facilities, as well as a number of profound cultural heritages such as celebrities, stone carvings, paintings and legends, etc., constitute a comprehensive and multifunctional nature of natural and mountainous landscapes, supplemented by artificial embellishments. Scenic resort.

Taihu Shantouyu Scenic Area

Chongshan Yinxiu

It is the main location of the Taihu Lake Ornamental Botanical Garden. It is dominated by trees and flowers, natural wild scenery, numerous ancient and famous trees, and birds and flowers everywhere. In the scenic area, there are attractions such as the Drunken House, Xinghualou, Yuxiu Bridge, Huayuanpu Garden and Nie Er Memorial Hall.

Taihu Shantouyu Scenic Area

Luding Yinghui

Luding Mountain is 96 meters high and is the highest point of the scenic spot. The top of the mountain and the mountainside are built with Shutian Pavilion, Huanbi Tower, Qulu Sculpture, Inscription Wall, Fan Yutang and Tenghua Pavilion. Ascending the distance, Zheng Nai: There are scenes at four o’clock, and the paintings of the eight sides can enjoy the scenery of the lake and the mountains and the city.

Taihu Shantouyu Scenic Area

Qi Chuntao

The mountain pavilion and the looming, the lakeside lighthouse towering; the distant islands rise and fall, the waves are close to the waves. Many scenic spots on the shores of Lake Luli, highlighting the accumulation of historical clouds, this is the essence of Shantou. The main attractions include the lighthouse, the stone monument of “Shantouyu”, the stone carving of “Yangyun”, the bronze statue of “Zhenze God”, Chengyi Hall, Feiyun Pavilion and so on.

Taihu Shantouyu Scenic Area

Taihu Xiandao

Formerly known as Sanshan Island, it is located in the lake 2.6 km southwest of Shantou, and has the reputation of “Sanshan Yingbi”. There are three mountain roads on the island, such as Huixian Bridge, Tianjie Street, Lingbi Palace, Tiandu Xianfu, Yuelao, and Dajue Bay. Yuyu Qionglou, the ancient music bursts, the interior layout is magnificent and magnificent, the statue is vivid, and the statue of Jade Emperor is as high as 18 meters, which is rare in China.

Taihu Shantouyu Scenic Area

Shilifang Trail

There is an intoxicating flower tree road in the scenic spot of Taihu Lake in Taihu Lake. This is the Shilifang Trail of the delicious color. It starts from the southwest corner of Baojie Bridge. It has a three-door Wanglou-style glass roof built on the road, “Taihu Jiajue–Shantouyu Scenic Area” archway, and a round “waiting for leisure Wuting” on the lakeside; According to the mountains and rivers, through the Rujing Hall, the mountain gate, the Boss Moonlight Water Margin, the Tsuen Wan, to the “Shan Hui Chuan Mei” archway; turn left to the “Jiangnan Lanyuan”, “Window of the World” amusement palace, in the middle The cherry blossom friendship forest; wearing the “Yu Xiuqiao” bridge hole, and finally intersecting the original road, the whole process into a “9” shape.

Taihu Shantouyu Scenic Area

Deep in the flower

Built in 1931, it was named after the female lyricist Li Qingzhao’s sentence of “Let’s go back to the boat late, and enter the depths of the flowers.” Located on the edge of the lake in the Shilifang Trail, there are several aquatic plants such as lotus, water lily and duckweed. In the summer, the leaves are swaying, and the lotus is fragrant. Strolling through the lotus pond, enjoying the summer heat and refreshing the wind, it is a happy thing.

Taihu Shantouyu Scenic Area

Lake mountain true meaning

Located in the center of the scenic lake facing the lake, passing through the winding stone level, deep in the pine forest, passing through the half pavilion tunnel, boarding the Tianyuan Building, this place is a wonderful place to see the scenery of Taihu Lake. There are also architectural attractions such as the Goshawk eagle and the rolling snow pavilion.

Taihu Shantouyu Scenic Area

Sino-Japanese cherry blossom friendship forest

The Sino-Japanese Sakura Friendship Forest was founded by the president of Japan’s “China Warm Moxibustion Therapy Popularization”, Mr. Kenshiro Mori, and the Minister of Mie Prefecture, Tanikawa, and was donated by more than 50,000 people. In 1988, more than 150 cherry trees were planted under the Luding Mountain, and a granite friendship pavilion was built. The 800-meter-long cherry blossom road is built from Shiting to Taihu Villa to form a cherry blossom viewing area.

Taihu Shantouyu Scenic Area

Brand Building

In April 2008, he was awarded the title of “National Green Model Unit”
In late March 2010, Jiangnan Lanyuan Lanlan “Cui Mei” won the International Gold Award at the 10th Asia-Pacific Orchid Conference and the 20th China Orchid Expo.
On October 26, 2012, Wuxi Taihu Shantouyu Scenic Spot successfully promoted the national 5A-level tourist scenic spot
In December 2014, “2014 is the most popular cultural tourist attraction for netizens”

Taihu Shantouyu Scenic Area


Bus routes

Take a sightseeing bus at the South Square of Wuxi Railway Station
K1 (2 yuan for the whole journey, 13 kilometers away, driving for 30 to 40 minutes), passing through the Gion Park, the terminal station reaches the gate of the Shantouyu Scenic Area.
K87 passes through Xihui Park and the terminal arrives at the Lushan Gate of Shantouyu Scenic Area.

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