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of China's top research botanical gardens. There is an impressive variety of gardens and greenhouses within the grounds of the botanical garden. *

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in Wuhan, Hubei (about 650 miles south-west of Beijing) and is the daughter of a classical musician and a dancer. She studied to be a dancer for five years, before entering the Wuhan Conservatoire to study voice. She continued her studies at the Beijing Conservatory (Central Conservatory of Music) where, as a young student, she was selected to sing with Plácido Domingo in Tian'anmen Square. She then moved to Vancouver to study with Canadian

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dynasties After radical Western ideologies came to China during the May Fourth Movement, Li Dazhao and other communists established the Communist Party of China in 1921 with the support of the Comintern. Communist Party memebers are allowed to join the Kuomintang, which, under the leadership of Sun Yat-sen

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train daily; one can also travel on G or D trains with a transfer in Nanjing Direction south-east * Nanchang: 2.5-3 hrs (D), from all terminals * Fuzhou: 7-7.5 hrs (D), from Wuhan or Hankou Direction west * Chongqing: 13-15 hrs (T or K, overnight trains from all terminals) * Chengdu: 16-17 hrs (T, mostly overnight, from all terminals) * Kunming: 26 hrs (T, from Wuchang) * Guiyang: 17.5 hrs (T, from Wuchang) Presently, there is no direct high-speed service to Chonqging and Chengdu

, because the Yichang-Lichuan section of the Shanghai-Hankou-Chengdu railway is not set up for high-speed service yet. Until it is introduced, railway authorities suggest (as of 2014) the following faster alternative for a daytime trip to Chonqging or Sichuan: taking D5817 from Hankou to Yichang, transferring to K8065 to Lichuan, and changing at Lichuan for D2261 to Chongqing or Chengdu. By bus File:Wuhan - Wuluo St - Fujiapo bus

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and Hubei) Academy of Classical Learning, Civil General Institute, Military General Institute, Foreign Languages Institute and Lianghu (Hunan and Hubei) General Normal School, and selected a great many students for study overseas, which well promoted the development of China’s modern education. Furthermore, he trained modern military and organized a modern army including a zhen and a xie (both zhen and xie are military units in the Qing dynasty) in Hubei. All of these laid a solid foundation

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of . In the spring time the shores of East Lake became a garden of flowers with the Mei blossoms as the king and the Cherry Blossom as the queen among the species. Another famous flower is the lotus. The lake has a long history and especially the Chu Kingdom is well represented around East Lake. At East Lake you find fascinating gardens like the Mei Blossom Garden, Forrest of the Birds, Cheery Blossom Garden and monuments from ancient times, beautiful hills and green

nature. Moreover, in the Moshan Botanic Garden there are all possible types of plum blossoms, as well as lotus flowers. *The Hubei Provincial Museum With over 200,000 valued artifacts, this is one of the leading museums in China. Especially the artefacts from the tomb of Marquis Yi (Zenghouyi), who lived in the 5th century B.C., is a world unique treasure. Bell chime of Zeng Hou Yi is a bronze instrument performed 2430 years ago in ancient China(Warring States Period ), and was discovered in Zenghou Yi Tomb in Lei Gutun, a place near Suizhou, Hubei province in 1978. The whole chime weighs 5 tons, can perfectly play sound which was heard 2430 years ago, and was considered "The Eighth Wonders of the World". *The Rock and Bonsai Museum includes a mounted platybelodon skeleton, many unique stones, a quartz crystal the size of an automobile, and an outdoor garden with miniature trees in the ''penjing'' ("Chinese Bonsai") style. *Jiqing Street ( WikiPedia:Wuhan Dmoz:Regional Asia China Hubei Wuhan commons:武汉

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of China *List of twin towns and sister cities in China *Phoenix Towers (Phoenix Towers (China)) Notes *

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circulated newspapers of the world. Culture Wuhan is one of the birthplaces of the brilliant ancient Chu Culture in China. Han opera, which is the local opera of Wuhan area, was one of China's oldest and most popular operas. During the late Qing dynasty, Han opera, blended with Hui opera, gave birth to Peking opera, the most popular opera in modern China. Therefore Han opera is called "mother of Peking opera" in China. Language Wuhan natives speak a variety

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of Southwestern Mandarin Chinese. Cuisine “No needs to be particular about the recipes, all food have their own uses. Rice wine and tangyuan are excellent midnight snacks, while fat bream and flowering Chinese cabbages are great delicacies.” Hankou Zhuzhici (an ancient book recording stories about Wuhan) produced during Daoguang Period of Qing dynasty, reflects indirectly the eating habits and a wide variety of distinctive snacks with a long history in Wuhan, such as Qingshuizong (a pyramid-shaped


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Holding sub-provincial status, At the 2010 census, its built-up (''or metro'') area made of 8 out of 10 urban districts (''all but Xinzhou and Hannan not yet conurbated'') was home to 8,821,658 inhabitants. http: www.citypopulation.de php china-hubei-admin.php It should be mentioned that Hanchuan City in Xiaogan and Huarong District in Ezhou are being conurbated as Wuhan grows.

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