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Gu Shan (Solitary Hill), Hangzhou

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Pay a visit to Gu Shan (Solitary Hill), the only natural island on Hangzhou's West Lake, known for being the residence of a couple of Chinese scholars and poets throughout the centuries. Reach the small island by bridge or causeway, and enjoy its picturesque scenery, filled with plum blossom trees. From the island's 38 m (124 ft) tall hill, you can relish sweeping views of the lake, its bridges, and other, man-made islands. Take a walk to get in touch with nature and take in the tranquil atmosphere, or visit the island's museum, which details the history of the province. Make Gu Shan (Solitary Hill) a centerpiece of your Hangzhou vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Hangzhou trip itinerary builder.
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  • 孤山在樓外樓附近,亦是在西湖對開的公園。路過見到石上刻了很大的「孤山」二字(因為旅遊書上寫了這是一個景點才入去)。內裡其實沒什麼看點,不一會就離開了。 
  • 孤山这个地方很有生命的气息,树木花草,游人也非常的多,但是独自造访,却别有一番滋味,尤其是当我绕到后山看到了林社,阳光照耀下,更是惬意。 
  • The views of Solitary Hill are well worth the effort of getting up closer to them - as you can see the balance of nature & man-made structures even closer as you get nearer & nearer. Highly recommend ...  more »