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About Taicang

The port city of Taicang, located in the southeastern part of Jiangsu Province, is a typical “land of fish and rice" in the Jiangnan region. Taicang has a long history. It was named so because the King of Wu set up a granary here and “Taicang” means “royal granary.” Taicang has produced talented people throughout the years, including the great writer Zhang Wei, modern physicist Wu Jianxiong, Chinese painting master Zhu Qizhan and several other celebrities. The national first-class port of Taicang has become an integral part of the Shanghai International Shipping Center, and COSCO International City has settled in the development zone in Taicang.

Popular Attractions in Taicang

Jincang Lake Park
175 Reviews
The main tourist attraction and highlight of the beautiful, natural region of Taicang City is Jincang Lake Park. The park has evolved into being recognized as a modern "green lung" in the city for its fresh, ecologically friendly design. Visitors and locals alike are treated to an oasis of verdant parkland with a full scope of shade trees and indigenous blossoms. A restful, peaceful sense of belonging awaits anyone strolling on the harrowingly constructed timberland road with its contemporary terrace. Plus, there is a special charm and allure to Jincang Lake with its rolling waves, propelled by the distinctive, high quality of the water in the lake.
Nanyuan Park
280 Reviews
Nanyuan Park is known as the "Tai Shifu" in Taicang folk. It was built in the Ming Dynasty and was the first assistant of the Wanli Period of the Ming Dynasty. At the beginning of the Qing Dynasty, the painter Wang Shimin and the master of the mountain, Zhang Nanxun, the painter and the master, and the two masters cooperated and transformed, making Nanyuan a historical garden integrating gardening and painting, and then destroyed in the war. Later, due to the support of the local government to repair the garden, the original photo, the original drawings were designed and planned, and the ancient buildings with historical value in the reconstruction of the old city were transferred to the South Park, and the original building, the embroidered Xuetang, the Xiangtao Pavilion and so on were gradually restored. Attractions.
Shaxi Town
419 Reviews
Ancient Settlement
Shaxi Town is a historical and cultural town and is a favorite for many tourists. Shaxi Town is rated as a national historical and cultural town with its unique architecture and the complete ancient town layout (a river, 2 streets, 3 bridges and an island). It is a typical strip-shaped water town. You can see the Ming and Qing-style waterfront buildings standing on the long ancient streets and the intertwined ancient bridges and lanes.
Taicang Modern Agriculture Park
359 Reviews
The Taicang Modern Agricultural Garden is a beautiful place that features flower viewing and displays, as well as garden sales, lectures on popular science, and the space to take a leisurely stroll within a serene and enchanting environment. It is a leisure resort with the motto of "green, ecology, technology, and culture" and as such it is full of modern agriculture. In the Taicang Modern Agricultural Garden high-tech agricultural cultivation techniques are used, strange new animals and plants are featured, eco-harmonic wetland landscapes abound, and interesting and informative cultural presentations are given at the garden in the Culture of the Month series.

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