Ezhou is in Hubei.
Ezhou is a relatively small, prefecture level city, across the river from Huangshi and as such is not on any major tourist trails.
Its main attraction would be the chance to sightsee without the crowds of tourists.
While important historically, as an ancient capital of the Wu kingdom, Ezhou's tourism industry is not expansively developed.
Frequent trains from Wuhan, from high speed D trains (30 minute journey, 12.5元) to slower K trains (1-2h，17.5元). Trains leave from Wuhan Railway Station (metro line 4) or Wuchang Railway Station (metro line 4), depending on class (slower trains from Wuchang).
Buses to Ezhou leave from Fojiapo Bus station (40rmb).
Passport or other ID (Student Card/Booklet from a Chinese University required to travel (buy tickets) by train, not by bus.
While public buses are cheap and omnipresent, the easiest way to get around is by taking a taxi, flag down starts at 4.5元.
- West Mountain (XiShan) (西山), (Turn left when exiting the bus station, then left again at the T junction and you will come to a small entrance way with various temple parafernalia being sold.From the train station take Bus No. 1 and get off at 西山破站). 8:30-17:00"". There are over 20 scenic spots and historical sites in Xishan Mountain, including: King Wu’s Summer Palace, Wuchang Building, Gulingquan Temple. 30元 but free in low season. edit
- Gulingquan Temple, 西山. edit
- Liangzi Lake. edit
- Lotus Mountain. edit