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Hangzhou Travel Tips

Hangzhou Travel Tips

Just as there is paradise in heaven, there are Suzhou and Hangzhou on earth. With abundant resources, long history, magnificent scenery and exquisite culture, Hangzhou has been immortalized by countless poets, artists and writers. Visitors don’t have to waste time choosing the most appropriate season and time to go there. Like a great magician with miraculous powers, Hangzhou could always create stunning and breath-taking sceneries, no matter what season it is and no matter whether it’s sunny or rainy.

In spring, the breeze is pleasantly warm, and the lake is tranquil. Stepping onto Sudi, and looking the peach blossoms and willows with a thick haze in the distance, tourists could feel refreshing and enjoyable. Best views: Sudi Chunxiao (Sudi Dam in spring), Longjing (Dragon Well) Tea Fields, Orioles Singing in the Willows
In summer, the lotus in West Lake is flourishing despite of the hot weather, and traces of fragrance breeze helps dispel the summer heat and create a cool paradise. Best views: Quyuan Fenghe (the lotuses in Quyuan Yard), Yunqi Zhujing (Bamboo-lined path at Yunqi)
In autumn, osmanthus blossoms give off a rich perfume and Qiantang Tide welcomes more and more visitors. Best views: Pinghu Qiuyue (the autumnal moon over the calm West Lake), Qiantang Tide
In winter, looking for plum blossoms on snow, visitors could experience the chilly, solemn and remote mood not found in other seasons. Best views: Duanqiao Canxue (the broken bridge in the snow), enjoying plum blossoms in Gushan
Hangzhou is famed for some traditional Chinese inventions, including silk, tea and clothes. It is also one of the perfect places to eat. Typical Hangzhou local cuisines include Dongpo rou (Dongpo Pork), Xihu Cuyu (West Lake Fish in Sweet and Sour Sauce), etc. Famous restaurants with authentic tastes here should be Louwailou Restaurant and Tianwaitian Restaurant.
Most famous and popular scenic spots in Hangzhou are listed as follows: Xihu (West Lake) with distinguishing and eye-popping sceneries in different seasons, Qiandao Lake studded with islands and colorful visions, as well as Xixi National Wetland Park—a self-severing ecological system and a natural paradise.
More attractions are awaiting you to visit Hangzhou.