Gu Shan (Solitary Hill), Hangzhou

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#3 of 35 in Historic Sites in Hangzhou
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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  • August 8, 2017
    It is the most beautiful bridge of Hangzhou, surrounded by a plantation of lotus flowers, it is an ideal place to make fantastic photos.
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  • July 29, 2017
    Will highlight the best in the West Lake Island, not much difference between the high and low, but takes each spot around and half slowly.
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  • June 11, 2017
    Forested mountain islets located off across the white crest, but this area was in the cultural center of the West Lake. Xiling-yinshe sign company, Zhejiang Provincial Museum and sentence Orchid Pavilion, often off the natural and heritage and was.
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