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West Lake (Xi Hu), Hangzhou

Categories: Historic Walking Areas, Tourist Spots
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4.6/5 based on 5,500+ reviews on the web
Follow in the steps of the poets and artists inspired by the beauty of West Lake (Xi Hu), a World Heritage Site surrounded by pagodas, temples, and gardens. Walk the network of paths around the lake or bring a picnic to enjoy on its banks. The lake featured as the setting of the ancient mythical love story "Legend of the White Snake," and is therefore a popular destination for couples. Check out the pond full of red carp dashing just beneath the surface. Use our Hangzhou itinerary builder to add West Lake (Xi Hu) and other attractions to your Hangzhou vacation plans.
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  • If your in Hangzhou, you need to make a trip to West Lake. The plants and the trees are very beautiful. There are shops and restaurants all along the way. You need to set aside at least one day to see...  read more »
  • Did a morning tour with the ladies. Very pretty well maintained. Did the boat cruise up the river. Recommend 
  • Very very very extensive perimeter grounds, beautifully landscaped with bridges. winding pathways, fabulous trees and shrubs and (hazy) views of the lake and Liefang Pagoda in places. Be prepared to w...  read more »
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