It is said that Slender West Lake is the good place in China to witness the glorious full moon.
The 4.3-kilometer lake meanders through picturesque surroundings synonymous to that of a Chinese scroll painting, rewarding visitors with charming views of Spring Willows and Xuyuan Garden.
Daming Temple was built in the Nan Dynasty and encapsulates great historical and cultural importance. For this reason, it has been a prominent tourist attraction for hundreds of years.
Walk by elegant pavilions, lush trees and a medley of flowers before arriving at the spectacular Qiling Tower. At 70 meters high, it is an ideal place to take in the enchanting scenery.
Located on Dongguan Street, Ge Garden is known for its unique blend of bamboo and rocks, creating a garden unlike any other in the country. It was built during the Qing Dynasty and until today, continues to be one of the famous gardens in China.
Visitors to this majestic garden marvel at the millions of towering bamboo trees and experience the seasons' changes at the Four-Season Rockery - layers of rocks piled and shaped to depict scenes from the different seasons.
Covering more than 14,000 sqm, He Garden - also known as "Ji Xiao Villa" - is the former site of "Shuanghuai Garden" during the Qing Dynasty. It then became the back garden of the He family, who skillfully fused an oriental charm with characteristics of western architecture.
As with all gardens in Yangzhou, He Garden also boasts an elegant array of flora and fauna including plum blossom, laurel blossom, peony, maple trees and phoenix trees.
Dongguan Old Shopping Street was the bustling commercial centre of ancient Yangzhou. It starts at Dongquanmen - the historic east gate - and stretches 1,100 meters.
Today, it is a street of great history and rich culture. Handicraft shops are filled with quaint Yangzhou creations including skillfully-carved lacquer ware and delicate paper-cuttings, a remarkable keepsake for every visitor.