West Lake Colored Port View Fish Garden, Hangzhou

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West Lake Colored Port View Fish Garden remains one of most prominent sources of inspiration for Chinese philosophers, garden designers, poets, and painters. Surrounded by mountains and fed by natural streams, the park features big ponds connected by bridges, which provide ideal observation points for spotting and photographing fish swimming beneath. As you explore the garden, you'll stumble upon many notable attractions, such as historic temples, tea farms, mineral water springs, museums, and pagodas. Make West Lake Colored Port View Fish Garden part of your personalized Hangzhou itinerary using our Hangzhou vacation planner.
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Hangzhou's picturesque West Lake area boasts the largest number of accommodation options, especially luxurious, five-star hotels with scenic vistas. You can find mid-range lodgings all around town, as well as a number of budget-friendly inns and dorm-style hostels. As a widely popular holiday destination, Hangzhou can fill up quickly and experience a sharp rise in room prices. If you plan to visit during the summer or on a weekend, it's advisable to book ahead.
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  • I saw better color fish in the pond in many different place. This place is over crowded and nothing special.  more »
  • This site should be a "must see" tourist site in West Lake. Despite early in the morning, the tourist coaches would arrive and tourists spend an hour there prior to proceed to other places in Hangzhou...  more »
  • I only chose to visit this park because it was where the boat I was on dropped us off. I probably wouldn't make this a priority to visit, but if you are in the area it is a nice place to stroll throug...  more »