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Introduction

The city of Hangzhou lies on the Yangtze River Delta in the northern part of the Zhejiang Province. It is the capital city of the province and was also one of China's seven ancient national capitals. With more than 2200 years of history, Hangzhou and its beauty have been memorialized over the years in poems and literature.

Hangzhou has been called “Paradise on Earth” since ancient times. Her beauty lies in its charming lakes and green mountains. The West Lake and the Xixi National Wetland Park are the most charming spots in Hangzhou. The West Lake is a renowned landmark in China and the most noted symbol of Hangzhou. Located in the western part of Hangzhou, Xixi National Wetland Park is the first and only wetland park that integrates urban life, farming and culture, and the Xixi International Dragon Boat Race is held here every year.

Top Must-Visit Spots in Hangzhou
  1. West Lake

    China boasts as many as thirty-six West Lakes, but the one in Hangzhou is the most magnificent with exceptional natural beauty. As the old saying goes, “ Of the thirty-six West Lakes east or west, the West Lake in Hangzhou is the best.” Due to its brilliant historical and cultural status, the West Lake is the most significant landmark in Hangzhou, a National Key Scenic Resort and nominated as a National 5A Tourist Resort. The beauty of the West Lake has won the city a reputation as a popular resort area in China.

    China boasts as many as thirty-six West Lakes, but the one in Hangzhou is the most magnificent with exceptional natural beauty. As the old saying goes, “ Of the thirty-six West Lakes east or west, the West Lake in Hangzhou is the best.” Due to its brilliant historical and cultural status, the West Lake is the most significant landmark in Hangzhou, a National Key Scenic Resort and nominated as a National 5A Tourist Resort. The beauty of the West Lake has won the city a reputation as a popular resort area in China.
  2. Qiandao Lake

    Located in Chun'an County, west of the Zhejiang Province, Thousand-islet Lake Resort is 129 kilometers away from Hangzhou

    Located in Chun'an County, west of the Zhejiang Province, Thousand-islet Lake Resort is 129 kilometers away from Hangzhou
  3. Xixi National Wetland Park

    Located at the western part of Hangzhou City, less than 5 km from the West Lake, Xixi National Wetland Park is a unique venue...

    Located at the western part of Hangzhou City, less than 5 km from the West Lake, Xixi National Wetland Park is a unique venue...
  4. Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal – Hangzhou Section

    The Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal is the earliest and longest man-made canal in the world. With a total distance of more than 1700...

    The Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal is the earliest and longest man-made canal in the world. With a total distance of more than 1700...
Glimpses of Hangzhou
Daci Cliff
Longmen Ancient Town
Xixi National Wetland park
Zhexi Grand Canyon
Thousand-islet Lake
Chenghuang Tower
Thousand-islet Lake
Qiantang River
Xixi National Wetland Park
Leifeng Pagoda
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On this trip, you will see a few of Hangzhou's icons, including Lingyin Temple, Meijiawu Tea Village, Yellow Dragon Cave Dressed in Green...

Introduction

Located in the southeastern part of China, Zhejiang Province lies adjacent to China's largest city Shanghai. The weather in Hangzhou is the typical subtropical climate with four distinct seasons. Known as the "Home of Silk", it is a fertile land with typical Chinese Jiangnan water town characteristics, and is also the birthplace of the ancient Yue Kingdom and the birthplace of southern Chinese culture.

Zhejiang is a renowned tourist attraction. The end of the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal is located here, and the West Lake in Hangzhou is a renowned attraction. Eastern Zhejiang is home to a flourishing Buddhist culture, while extraordinary mountainous landscapes can be found in western Zhejiang; southern Zhejiang is resplendent with magnificent sceneries and numerous silk towns are scattered in northern Zhejiang- indeed, each part is attractive and charming. There are eleven cities in Zhejiang province: Hangzhou, Ningbo, Wenzhou, Jiaxing, Shaoxing, Huzhou, Zhoushan, Taizhou, Jinhua, Quzhou, Lishui, each abundant in tourism resources.