Zhejiang Province Guide
Address:Nanshan Lu, Hangzhou
In China there are 36 West Lake, but we people mentioned "West Lake" usually refers to the Hangzhou West Lake.
There are ten famous Scenes Spots of West Lake we call it "西湖十景", which are:
longjing Village is the most real and original place where produces Dragon Well tea in Hangzhou! Yoy can see the real tea field !It's free to taste tea in tea grower's house , and it was visited Queen Elisabeth and Bill Clinton and other famous Prime Minister and governors. Reasonable price with First-class quality !
The Flying Peak is located in the foot hill of the Lingyin mountain with more than 470 stone statues were carved from Five Dynasties ,the Northren Song Dynasty ,theSouthern Song Dynasty ,the Yuan Dynasty,the Ming Dynasty,with more than ten different caves .Such as: the Yuru Cave : collection of 18 arhats,the six Zen sagas were carved in the Northren Song Dynastty; Leng
Hours:8:30 - 17:00
Address:No.18, Yuanbao Street
Hu Xueyan's (1823-1885) Villa is situated on the Yuanbao Street, a narrow alley nearby the Hefang Street, a famous old commercial street of Hangzhou. It's a typical southeast-China-style complex with houses and gardens of distinct Anhui architecture features.
Hours:7:00 - 17:00
Address:on Yue Lun Peak, northern Qian Tang River, Hangzhou
Original built in 970 A.D. of Northern Song Dynasty, Liu He Pagoda retains her magnificence even now. It stands 60 meters high with 7 interior storeys. Looking from outside, Liu He Pagoda is an octagonal wooden structure that has 13 layers of the upturned eaves.
Hours:7:30 - 17:30
Address:At the foot of west Gushan Hill, West Lake, Hangzhou
Xiling Seal Engravers Society is a representative of modern historic site in West Lake landscape, and is also the earliest Chinese national academic institution on the research of epigarphy, sphragistics and seal-engraving. Founded in 1904, the 30th year of Guangxu' Reign of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), it aims to "preserve seal-cutting and conduct research into the art".
Address:At the foot of Lanzhu Mountain, 14km southwest of Shaoxing City
The Orchid Pavilion, set in pleasing natural scenery with bamboo woods and winding streams, is situated 9 miles southwest of Shaoxing city, Zhejiang Province. A stele with inscription by Emperor Kangxi (reigned 1662-1723) is housed in the pavilion. Outside the pavilion a picturesque little lake extends some 30yd.
When you travel to Hangzhou, Lingyin Temple is a must-do, it was built in AD.326 . It is one of ten most famous temples in China. But it is difficult to find good restaurant in the surroundings of LingYin Temple.
Address:Nanxun District, Huzhou City
If you are looking for the really historical and multi-cultural old town around Shanghai, seriously you should think about Nanxun.
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