in 2001, Wu Town protected east the development east the grid project the grid scenic area official opening to the outside world, an issue of scenic area the approximately 0.46 square kilometer, protected the floor space nearly 60,000 square meters, by its original taste and flavor region of rivers and lakes style and deep cultural inside story, as soon as leapt into the Chinese famous old town tourist attraction. Since the opening, Wu Town has attracted more than 200 ten thousand everywhere tourists to come every year to go sightseeing the tour, becomes the Zhejiang Province year to receive foreign guest quantity most single scenic spots. Has succeeded has received Jiang Zemin, Wu Bangguo, Wen Jiabao, Qian Qichen, Li Lanqing, Qiao Shi, Li Ruihuan, Li Peng and so on numerous party and state leaders and the APEC conference honored guest. Period is evaluated one of national first batch AAAA level scenic areas, and obtained the United Nations to issue “in 2003 the Asian and Pacific area inheritance protection outstanding achievement award”, was the year three years enters “the nation key tourist scenic zone tour information fixed point to disseminate news the unit” continuously the system.
Zhejiang Province for a China's province, is situated at south the Chinese southeast coast Yangtse Delta the wing, east is near East China Sea, south meets Fujian, west and Jiangxi, Anhui are connected, north with Shanghai, Jiangsu borders on. Within the boundaries biggest rivers Qiantang River, because the river current is winding, calls the river, also calls Zhejiang, the province by river, the abbreviation ?Zhejiang?. Provincial capital Hangzhou. The Zhejiang Province thing and the north and south straight distance is about 450 kilometers, the land territory area 101,800 square kilometers, are the nation 1.06%, is one of Chinese area smallest provinces. Next governs Hangzhou, the Ningbo 2 vice-provincial level cities, Wenzhou, Shaoxing, Huzhou, Jiaxing, Jinhua, Chu chou, Taizhou, Lishui, the Zhoushan 9 locally administered levels, altogether 11 municipalities. Zhejiang Province located at the Chinese southeast coast, is situated between the north latitude 27 ' 12 '' - 31 degrees 31 point and between the longtitude 118 E - 123 degrees, east is close to East China Sea, notogaea Fujian, west and Jiangxi, Anhui are connected, north and Shanghai, Jiangsu is a neighbour. The thing and the north and south straight distance is 450 kilometers, the land territory area 101,800 square kilometers. Within the boundaries biggest rivers Qiantang River, because the river current is winding, also calls Zhejiang, the province by river, Jian Chengwei Zhejiang. The entire province has critical terrain feature landscape more than 800, waters landscape more than 200, biological landscape more than 100, humanities landscape more than 100; Has Xihu, the Fuchunjiang River - Xin'an river, Yandangshan, Moganshan, the Putuo, Mt. Tiantai, Nanxijiang, the shengsi archipelago, Shuanglongdong, the dwelling place of celestial beings, the Xuedou, the Huanjiang - Wuxie, Mt. Jianglang, the dwelling place of celestial beings and so on 14 state-level key scenic spot area, Dongqian Lake, the big Buddhist temple, Fang Yan, Mt. Lanke and so on 42 provincial level scenic spot area; Has Hangzhou, Ningbo, Shaoxing, Chu chou, near the sea 5 state-level historical city, provincial level historical city 12; Has nation key Cultural relic preservation organ 134, provincial level key Cultural relic preservation organ 279; Has state-level nature protection area 7, country forest park 20.