Zhejiang Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism

There are many reasons why Zhejiang is one of the most popular travel destinations in China. It is the birthplace of many prehistoric cultures: Hemudu, Majiabang and Liangzhu; of historical importance with several states and kingdoms having ruled this land; the “Land of Fish and Rice”, “Home of Silk” and “Capital of Tea” because of its favorable climate and fertile land; and home to many historical relics and picturesque landscape.