XU XIAKE DREAMEAST RESORT
Xu Xiake DreamEast Resort is located in XuXiake Town, Jiangyin City in Jiangsu Province within the greater Shanghai region. With the Yangtze River on it north and Taihu Lake a little way on its south, Jiangyin has been an important transportation hub and a key military site since ancient times. It has a long history and rich cultural heritage, and was the home of the famous explorer Xu Xiake, and has been called “the Ancient County of Yanling” and “a loyal and righteous state”. Having the most listed companies in the country, it is also called the “Number One County-level City with the Most Capital in China”.
|XU XIAKE DREAMEAST RESORT||to||Wuxi||=||40 mins|
|XU XIAKE DREAMEAST RESORT||to||Shanghai||=||1 hr|
|XU XIAKE DREAMEAST RESORT||to||Hangzhou||=||3 hrs|
|XU XIAKE DREAMEAST RESORT||to||NANJING||=||5 hrs|
A JOURNEY THROUGH ANCIENT WU AND CHU TIMES
A DREAM START FROM A THOUSAND-MILE EXPLORATION
Jiangyin has a magnificent river view and lustrous greenery that pleases the eye. The Xu Xiake DreamEast Resort itself has access to close to 5,000 mu of natural wetland resources, making up of many rivers, lakes and swamps. Water-caltrops afloat on smooth clear water, wild flowers the color of the spectrum coating planes and slopes, the songs of birds and the sweet floral fragrances will take those on the journey carefree time for enjoying all that nature has to bestow.
THE XIAKE CULTURE
“To venture to unexplored places and view the unknown,” the spirit of Xu Xiake, one of China’s greatest explorers, continues to cast its spell on Chinese over more than 400 years. With Xu Xiake, the country saw the birth of a real professional explorer and travelling became a part of life for people. Let the journey to new places, to experience the Xiake spirit and culture begin here.
IMMERSIVE EXPLORATION AND ADVENTURE
Based on the travel journals and embracing scenery and culture, the Resort uses the IP concept to build a wide range of activities such as themed amusements, adventure sports, culture experience and a wetland resort, integrating leisure and entertainment content, allowing visitors to explore nature and get close to nature, thereby presenting a unique travel experience to visitors.
Experience Local Culture
DARE TO IMAGINE AND DO
“United and tough, daring to overcome and striving for the best” – the spirit of Jiangyin gives its natives the same passionate and expansive character as the nomads in the north. Their “Dare to Imagine and Do” spirit has also been infused in the establishment of Huaxi Village, the “Number One Village in China”.
Jiangyin loves Jiangnan-styled music, melodic sounds of sizhu (string and bamboo instruments), filling the air as one walks down her streets and lanes. People seem to know how to play the instruments and play them really well. As an important intangible cultural heritage, Jiangnan sizhu is among national treasures to protect, keep alive and promote.
DELICACIES IN YANGTZE RIVER REGION
The unique geographical location of Jiangyin has yielded distinctive local delicacies – Yangtze River fresh seafood cuisine – including three popular freshwater fish, namely knife fish, Tenualosa reevesli and puffer fish. There are lots of delicious seasonal local delicacies such as hairy crab after the mid-autumn festival or crayfish during the heat of summer, together with local style dim sum such as steamed bun stuffed with pork, all super pleasing to the palate.