Much like New York's central park, Wuhan East Lake is located within the city itself. Wuhan East Lake is China's largest in city park, all in all the lake encompasses 73 km of land and the lake itself takes 33 km of that 73.
East Lake is 6 times larger than West Lake of Hangzhou in relation to water area. With some 26 universities in the vicinity of the lake, it is a cultural hub for both modern higher education and the traditional Chu culture (a famous ancient culture of Chu Kingdom thrived in the middle reaches of Yangtze River during Eastern Zhou Dynasty, 770-256B.C.). Embracing the largest cherry flower park of China and the largest plum flower garden of south region Yangtze River, East Lake is also sanctuary away from the city for locals and travelers alike.
The park has many tourist attractions, and the popular scenic areas include Mo Hill, Tingtao, Luoyan and Chuidi.
Mo Hill, or Mill Stone Mountain, is one of China's main tourist areas and is the park’s famous area consisting of Chu Culture (with Chu flavored architecture) and 13 specific categorized plants gardens (including plum garden and cherry flower garden with the 78 cherry trees being most famous which were presented as a gift by Japanese former prime minister Tanaka Kakuei on memory of the 78th anniversary of Primer Zhou Enlai’s birth). The mountain has 6 peaks to it, and is in a picturesque scenary, if you find yourself here you'll truly understand what it feels like to be in a painting. This one tourist spot attracts roughly 1 million tourists a year.
The panorama was filmed in the children's playground of Cherry Orchard in Mo Hill park
360-degree panorama photography by yunzeng liu
Hubei Province, called "E"for the People's Republic of provincial administrative regions. Hubei Province in central China, the Yangtze River, Dongting Lake and the north, between latitude 29 ° 05 'to 33 ° 20 ', longitude 108 ° 21 'to 116 ° 07 '; north of Henan Province, Anhui Province, east, southeast and south O Jiangxi and Hunan provinces, west of Chongqing Municipality, Shaanxi Province, adjacent to the northwest. 740 km long from east to north-south width of 470 km, an area of 185,900 square kilometers, accounting for 1.95% of total area, ranking 13th. The capital is the only central region vice provincial cities - Wuhan City.