Known as "Jiangling" in ancient times, Jingzhou was the capital of the Chu State during the Spring and Autumn and Warring States periods. Situated in central-southern Hubei Province astride the middle reaches of the Yangtze River, in the heartland of the Jianghan Plain, Jingzhou is one of the five regional central cities in Hubei.

Boasting over 2,600 years of history, Jingzhou has a splendid culture and is the birthplace of Chu culture and center of Three Kingdoms culture. Famed stories like "Liu Bei borrowing Jingzhou" and "Guan Yu carelessly losing Jingzhou" unfolded here.

Abundant in tourism resources, Jingzhou harmoniously integrates culture, ecology and natural scenery. Wander ancient battlefields, stroll imperial gardens, explore mystical Taoist grottoes, enjoy operas with century-old histories, and savor signature xiaolongbao steamed buns. Let the storied past and dynamic present of Jingzhou amaze you.

Best Travel Time

Best in Spring and Autumn

Suggested playing days

2 days

Local climate

Subtropical monsoon climate

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