Anji, a town dominated by bamboo forests in western Zhejiang is renowned for owning the country's biggest sea of bamboo. The city is hailed as an eco-tourism destination. Located 58km to Hangzhou, it takes about 40 minutes’ drive by express way from Hangzhou. Why Anji Bamboo Sea is special . Since ancient times, Anji Bamboo Sea has been one of the best places to visit of southeastern China ...
The Baochu Pagoda is often compared to a slim beauty, while the Leifeng Pagoda is an old monk. They are landmarks and famous tourist attractions of West Lake. In addition, Precious Stone Hill Floating in Rosy Clouds has been listed as one of the top scenes of West Lake.
At the southern bank of West Lake, China National Silk Museum in Hangzhou is the largest museum focusing on silk in the world. Here you can not only learn how the silk products are made, but also enjoy the history of Silk Road, culture of Chinese silk, and even some preserved silk relics.
Within the pavilion, famous Hangzhou folklore and people are carved on the wall. Unfortunately not too much info is provided about the stories. The Hangzhou Case Pavilion from the World Expo 2010 in Shanghai has been moved back and displayed on the first floor of the City God Pavilion.
Dubbed Hangzhou’s Yellow Mountain, Daming Mountain is only 70 km away from Yellow Mountain. With similar climate and geology to the Yellow Mountain, it is blessed with many spectaculars. On the 1100 meters high mountain top stretches a wide range of meadow commonly known as the Field of Thousand Mu.
The spring itself and its statues of tigers and a dreaming monk. Hupao or Dreaming of the Tiger Spring (simplified Chinese: 虎跑梦泉; traditional Chinese: 虎跑夢泉; pinyin: Hǔpáo Mèngquán) is a spring and park in southwestern Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China.
Situated in the business district, this hotel is within 25 mi (40 km) of Wutu Temple, Yanguan Scenic Attraction, and Guazhu Lake. Jiangnan Folklore Museum and Guanchao Shengdi Park are also within 25 mi (40 km). Hotel Features. 2 restaurants, an indoor pool, and a nightclub are available at this hotel.
Hangzhou Botanical Garden has wonderful scenery and an excellent environment. It is beautiful, with decorative architecture including pavilions and kiosks. Verdant trees, colorful and lovely flowers, and extremely fresh air seem to bring people into a world full of the pleasure of natural beauty.
Hangzhou is classified as a sub-provincial city and forms the core of the Hangzhou metropolitan area, the fourth-largest in China. During the 2010 Chinese census, the metropolitan area held 21.102 million people over an area of 34,585 km 2 (13,353 sq mi). Hangzhou prefecture had a registered population of 9,018,000 in 2015.
The Former Residence of Hu Xueyan was built in the 11th year (1872) of the Tongzhi Period of the Qing Dynasty (1616-1911) and was finished in 1875. It is located on Yuanbao Street of Hangzhou and it cost over 500,000 taels (an old measurement of weight) of silver in total.
Kuahuqiao Culture Site. Updated：2016-June-18 09:49:41 Saturday. The Kuahuqiao culture site, from which this early Neolithic culture got its name, is located in the Xiaoshan District’s Xianghu Village. A dugout canoe and lacquer artifacts that were excavated from the site are believed to be the oldest in existence.
The Leifeng Pagoda stands on Leifeng Peak of Sunset Hill to the south of West Lake, echoing the Baochu Pagoda in the north. It is the oldest colorful bronze pagoda in China. Standing on the top of the pagoda, tourists can appreciate the nearby Jingci Temple, enjoy the landscapes of West Lake, and even see the city of Hangzhou from a distance.
Lingyin Temple (simplified Chinese: 灵隐寺; traditional Chinese: 靈隱寺; pinyin: Língyǐn Sì) is a Buddhist temple of the Chan sect located north-west of Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China. The temple's name is commonly literally translated as Temple of the Soul's Retreat.
Today, Yanggong Causeway Scenic Area is a big highlight of West Lake generally constituted of Qu Yuan Feng He (Breeze-ruffled Lotus at Quyuan Garden)，Jinshagang Scenic Site, Flower Nursery, Maojiabu, Turtle Pool, Yihu Bay and Hua Gang Guan Yu (Viewing Fish at Flower Pond,).
Song Dynasty Town (Songcheng) is the largest theme park in Hangzhou, featuring the cultural characteristics of the Song Dynasty (960 - 1279 AD), and also the first theme park built in Zhejiang. With Wuyun Mountain in the north, and West Lake to its northeast, Song Dynasty Town is on the northern bank of the Qiantang River.
Three Pools Mirroring the Moon, shown on the 1 RMB note, is located in the south central portion of Hangzhou’s West Lake. The name also refers to Xiaoying Island, one of the three islands in West Lake, along with Mid-Lake Pavilion (Hu Xin Ting) and Ruan Gong Islet (Ruan Gong Dun). The three pools refer to the three pear-shaped pagodas arranged in a triangle in the water.
Coordinates The West Lake Museum (Chinese: 西湖博物馆) is a museum in Hangzhou, China concerning aspects of the West Lake There are four main exhibition areas in the hall introducing the amongst others the landscape, humanity and historical influence of the West Lake.
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Except the creation and study of seal cutting, painting and calligraphy, Xiling Society of the Seal Art has also made great achievements in cultural relics collection and study, edition and publication, international cultural exchange, and other fields.
Yellow Dragon Cave Dressed in Green Lying in Hangzhou City of Zhejiang Province, the West Lake is a world famous tourist spot. Embraced by green hills on three sides, the whole lake is divided into 5 sections, namely the Outer Lake, North Inner Lake, west inner lake, Yue Lake and Little South Lake, by Gu Hill, Sudi Causeway, Baiti Causeway and Ruangong Mound.
Located at the southern foot of Qixia Hill near the West Lake and occupying an area of 1.57 hectares (3.9 acres), the Tomb of General Yue Fei, also known as Yue Fei Temple, was built in memory of this great hero. Yue Fei (1103 - 1141) came from Tangyin in Xiangzhou of today's Henan Province.