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Xixi Wetland Park, Hangzhou
(3.8/5 based on 750+ reviews on the web)
Immerse yourself in lush green vegetation at Xixi Wetland Park, some 11.5 sq km (4.4 sq mi) of west Hangzhou's weeded waterways with great cultural heritage. Dating back to the Han period, this 1,800-year-old cultivated wetland area with ponds, lakes, and swamps represents China's first national wetland park. A museum dedicated to traditional life in the wetlands offers artifacts documenting lives of fishermen and farmers, while well-preserved residences and dwellings bring history and tradition to life. Take a boat and explore this unique ecosystem with a guide, and round out your visit by ordering a homemade meal served on the docks. If you're lucky, you may spy white egrets, wild geese, or kingfishers. To visit Xixi Wetland Park and get the most from your holiday in Hangzhou, create itinerary details personal to you using our Hangzhou vacation trip planner.
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  • This is an excellent park, which manages to mix beautiful natural scenery with Chinese architecture. 
  • For the past eighteen months my local friends have been visiting the Xixi wetlands a couple of times per month, telling me how nice it is. Today they brought along, it was almost a summers day althoug...  more »
  • 西溪湿地公园时无论什么时候来都很美的地方。每个季节都有不一样的美感。作为杭州人。无时无刻都为有这个西溪湿地公园而感到骄傲。