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Turtle Head Park

Turtle Head Park Travel Guide

The Turtle Head Park lies on a peninsula which is in the northwestern shore of Lake Tai, and it is 18 km to downtown Wuxi City.Lake Tai (Taihu Lake) cover an area of over 2400 square kilometers, is one of the China's five major freshwater lakes, national scenic spots.

It is named Turtle Head Park because a huge rock head to Lake Tai looks like a turtle. The park was built in 1916 and current area is 539 hectares, it is the largest park in Wuxi. The park is really different from Garden scenery in this area, the scenery mix elegant Jiangnan/Suzhou Garden spirit with a wide expanse of waters.

You could hire a electric car to visit the park or take the ferry boat to Xian Island on the Lake Tai.

Traffic:

take bus K1 or K87 from Wuxi Train Station

DCT Tips:

About the tickets:
adult (with ferry boat ticket): RMB105/ person;
child (1.2 to 1.5 meter tall, with ferry boat ticket): RMB50/ person;
child (under 1.2 meter tall, with ferry boat ticket): free of charge;
elder (above 60 years old, hold Jiangsu Province ID card, without ferry boat ticket): free of charge;
elder (above 70 years old, hold Chinese ID card & foreign passport, without ferry boat): free of charge.

Ferry boat fee to elder: RMB35

a bird view of turtle head park, you could see a lighthouse
a bird view of turtle head park, you could see a lighthouse

a bird view of turtle head park, you could see a lighthouse

a bird view of turtle head park, you could see a lighthouse

sakula blooming and the old style ferry on lake tai

sakula blooming and the old style ferry on lake tai

the map of turtle head park, which also be called yuantouzhu.

the map of turtle head park, which also be called yuantouzhu.

there are many sakula trees in the turtle head park

there are many sakula trees in the turtle head park

there is a dao temple called sanshan in the park

there is a dao temple called sanshan in the park

enjoy nice Lake taihu in turtle head park

enjoy nice Lake taihu in turtle head park

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