Zhejiang Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism

Lishui is the political, financial, and cultural center of southwestern Zhejiang. The city is characterized by abundant resources and a wonderful natural environment, leading the rest of the cities in Zhejiang. Its reputation as “Zhejiang’s Green Valley” and “Nature’s Showcase of Rare Flora and Fauna” makes it one of the richest ecological systems in China. In addition, the city is the origin of six rivers, including the Oujiang River (the river enjoys a role as significant as that of the Qiantang River in Hangzhou), which together nurture the biodiversity in the region.

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  • Guyan Huaxiang built along Oujiang River (瓯江), the mother river, is located in Bihu Town and Dagangtou Town in Liandu District, Lishui City, Zhejiang Province. It is Oujiang River that separates Guyang Ancient Village and Huaxiang Ancient Village and it is also Oujiang River that closely connects the two villages.Guyan Huaxiang resembles a...
  • Yonghe Bridge was originally built in the first year of the Chenghua Years of the Ming Dynasty. The bridge spans Anren Stream (安仁溪) in Anren Town, Longquan City (龙泉市安仁镇). It is a doubled-eaved covered bridge with multi-stone piers and wooden cantilevers and beams. It is the longest existing covered bridge in southwestern Zhejiang. It is...
  • Longquan City Sword Factory is a national 3A level scenic area and a national industrial tourism demonstration site. The factory has a large number of retro architecture including the sword forging house, the sword grinding workshop, the handmade copper ornaments, the swordfight pavilion, the ancient sword culture corridor, etc. The entire sword...
  • Anren Fish Head, originally located in the Dayang Road, is the symbol of the Anren Ancient Town, Longquan City. There are more than twelve ways to make the fish head delicious. The fish is taken from the reservoir of Jinshui Shoal and is cooked with local tofu, pickled vegetables through traditional firewood.
  • In Chenzhanggui Folk Snack, you can find all the local special snacks that you can imagine. It is also a star in Lishui City, popular to the local people for its perfect dining environment and excellent taste. It receives an abundance of praises, referring to the quality and quantity.
  • As an established brand in Lishui, New Daiji Restaurant is famous for its dishes of Taizi snail, roasted potatoes, and pig blood tofu. The food here is really delicious and the price is quite reasonable. Thus the restaurant receives very good comments in restaurant reviewing on the internet.
  • Lishui Huaqiao New Century Grand Hotel is the first five-star hotel in Lishui. Located in the business and culture center of the city, abutting the 4A national scenic area –Baiyunshan Forest Park, the 24-storey hotel covers 63,000 square meters, with 376 guest rooms and a dining room seating 1,300. There are also eight conference rooms in...
  • Opened in 2013 with 22 guest suites, Yunhe Yunman Hotel is invested by Songcheng Group, located in the 1929 high altitude vacation resort. The 60,000-acre lake makes it look like the Maldives in China. The investment for each of the 17 lake-viewing suites in the hotel is up to 6 million RMB, making it one of the highest invested hotels in the...
  • Opened in 2011 with 102 guest suites, Lishui Green Valley Mingzhu Boutique Hotel is a high-end business hotel, located in Liandu District, Lishui – the beautiful green valley in Zhejiang. On the west of Dayang Road, north of Liyang Street, the great location is very convenient. You can walk to the administration center of the city in a few...
  • There are more than 300 ancient lounge bridges in Taishun County of Zhejiang province, China. So Taishun is called "a town of the lounge bridges in the world" by the bridge experts. In fact, it is a "Museum of Chinese Bridges" and "Legacy of the World". People are proud of these rich and well-preserved wooden lounge bridges.

  • Located in Jinyun County, Zhejiang Province, Xiandu Scenic Area features a fascinating landscape of peculiar peaks, gossamer mist and beautiful waters, all of which are in harmony with the rural scenery and historical relics. It is reputed as a national AAAA level scenic spot, consisting of six main scenic areas, Dinghu Peak, Old Man Ni's Ravine, Gufu Crag, the Lesser Chibi, Furong Gorge, and Xianshui Cave. There are 160 unusual peaks, and 27 caves in the 166.2-square-kilometer scenic area, ideal for sightseeing and spending holidays.