Huzhou is one of the birthplaces of the world’s silk culture. The silk fabrics, which were unearthed in the site of Qianshanyang in the suburbs, are one of the most ancient silk fabrics that have been found up to now. It has a history of more than 4700 years. Huzhou silk has not only long been “the best at home”, but also won the good reputation of “Hu silk dressing the world”. The Hu writing brush, which has been classified as the head of the “four treasure of the study” all through the ages, .is also made in Huzhou.
Huzhou is a city with graceful sceneries. It is close to the Taihu Lake in the north and lies at the back of the deep green mountains and bamboo sea of Tianmu