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. Find out how to plan Hangzhou trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
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  • Walked along the Beishan Road from Baochu Pagoda crossing the bridge over to Qui Jin's tomb and Gu Shan park and through the gardens of Solitary Hill and along the long causeway back to the east side ...  more »
  • There were many scenic spots around Gu Shan with statues, pavilions and beautiful trees along the route surrounding Solitary Hill. It was nice to stroll along the pathway and uphill while some local r...  more »
  • I was in early spring to Hangzhou after the rain to solitary mountain. Lonely Mountain quiet, empty. Standing in the courtyard is not caused by a sense of loneliness, completely without the feeling of Lingshan beauty, perhaps rainy day may be the mood.
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