The pagoda was a mixed structure of brick and wood, but all the wooden parts have been destroyed, leaving only the main body, built of brick. The present pagoda is a hexagonal structure of seven storeys, about thirty meters high. Standing on Baoshi Hill, Baochu Pagoda is a landmark and one of the important tourist attractions of beautiful West Lake.
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Hangzhou -- 'Paradise on Earth' Hangzhou, capital of Zhejiang Province 180 kilometers southwest of Shanghai, is the center of politics, economy, culture, and communications of the province. First built as a county during the Qin Dynasty some 2,100 years ago, Hangzhou became prosperous after the building of the Grand Canal in the Sui Dynasty (581-618).
The Hidden Dragon Waterfalls are the biggest waterfall group with three-ply overlap, the “Long Dragon Flying” Waterfall that stands some 60 meters in height, “The Rainbow Above the Dragon Gate” which is in the millions of drops of water and created a huge rainbow that marked the opening and “Turtle Hear Waterfall” which is a unity of form and spirit, as it were, each waterfall is joined in another, and each step is a new scenery.
Jingci Temple is located at the foot of Huiri Peak of Nanping Hill. It is the second prominent Buddhist temple beside West Lake in Hangzhou, China. Together with Lingyin Temple, it is called the jewel of the southern and northern hills. The temple was claimed as a key national Buddhist temple in Han areas by the State Council in 1983.
Leifeng Pagoda at night Leifeng Pagoda (Chinese: 雷峰塔; pinyin: Léifēng Tǎ) is a five stories tall tower with eight sides, located on Sunset Hill south of the West Lake in Hangzhou, China. Originally constructed in the year AD 975, it collapsed in 1924 but was rebuilt in 2002.
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.
Liuhe Pagoda, literally Six Harmonies Pagoda, is a multi-story Chinese pagoda in southern Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China. It is located at the foot of Yuelun Hill, facing the Qiantang River. It was originally constructed in 970 by the Wuyue Kingdom, destroyed in 1121, and reconstructed fully by 1165, during the Southern Song dynasty.
Maojiabu Whilst Meijiawu Village is crowded with visitors, one can still find peace and tranquility in Maojiabu. This is a paradise for both young children and adults where they can have fun in the wild like catching little fish and tadpoles with string bags and playing hide-and-seek in the woods.
The temple covers an area of 13.33 hectares, and has three courtyards (east, middle and west). There are three halls in the middle courtyard, i.e., Hall of Deities, Hall of Sakyamuni, Hall of Three Saints, and a depository of Buddhist Scriptures. In the west courtyard, there are three lass, the Memorial Hall for Master Tanxu, Sanxue Hall and Qi Hall.
Located in the west of Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, covering an area of 6.39km2 with a perimeter of about 15km, West Lake is divided into five parts by three causeways, and it comprises lots of pagodas, temples, pavilions, gardens, causeways, as well as artificial islands.
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.
West Lake Night Cruise Tourists can embark the West Lake night boat, to take an overview of West Lake, from the wharfs of No. 2 Lakeside Park, No. 5 Lakeside Park, Children’s Palace and Broken Bridge. There are all kinds of boats available there, such as dragon boats, painted pleasure boats, self-drive boats and rowing boats, all of which will be suspended at the end of October 2017.
The Xiling Seal Art Society is a Chinese arts organisation based in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, PRC. It was founded in 1904 but, with antecedents dating back to the Ming and Qing dynasties, is one of China's most important traditional stone seal engraving associations.
Yaolin Xianjing is considered one of the most extraordinary caves in China. The name literally means “fairyland.” Yaolin features wonderful stalactites and stalagmites, which were formed millions of years ago and take on colorful shades when lights are cast on the walls.
The Tomb of General Yue Fei is located at the southern foot of Qixia Hill near West Lake, in memorial of a great general in Song Dynasty. In the center of the scenic area is the hero’s tomb, accompanied by his son’s. Besides, four iron sculptures who framed Yue Fei is putting there in kneeling position.