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Zhejiang Province

Zhejiang Province has a long 7000 years history, many ancient water towns, cultural and natural sites. Within the province, there are 1 UNESCO World Heritage site, 3 sites voted as the Most Beautiful Places in China and 5 Historical and Cultural Cities.

World Heritage Sites :
Most Beautiful Places :
Prefecture Level Cities :

Hangzhou Prefecture

Hangzhou Prefecture has 9 districts, 2 county level cities and 2 counties. Hangzhou city is the prefecture capital. It is 218km south of Shanghai and 45mins from Shanghai hours by high speed train.

City Centre :
Suburban Districts :
County Level Cities :

Hangzhou West Lake

Location:
Hangzhou City, 218km from Shanghai City
Travel Information:
45mins from Shanghai City by high speed train
Honours:
World Heritage Site and Most Beautiful Lakes in China

Hangzhou West Lake

Beautiful lake within the Hangzhou historic city that has influenced garden designs in East Asia.

Mt Putuo Island

Location:
Island among the 1390 islands in the Zhoushan archipelago
Travel Information:
15mins from Zhoushan City by ferry
Honours:
Most Beautiful Islands in China

Mt Putuo Island Statue of South Sea Guanyin

33m high Statue of South Sea Guanyin was built in 1998.

Mt Putuo Island

Grand Canal

Location:
Hangzhou City, 218km from Shanghai City
Travel Information:
45mins from Shanghai City by high speed train
Honours:
World Heritage Site

Grand Canal, Hangzhou City

Grand Canal, Hangzhou City

Gongchen Bridge, Hangzhou City

Sanjiang Kuo, Ningbo City

Xihu District, Hangzhou City

Location:
City centre district of Hangzhou City, 218km from Shanghai City
Travel Information:
45mins from Shanghai City by high speed train
Honours:
Historical and Cultural city

Hangzhou City FeiLai Peak

Buddhism theme stone sculptures dating from the 10th to 14th centuries are craved onto the rocks in the peak.

Hangzhou City Yuewang Temple

Temple was built in 1221 during the Song dynasty in memory Chinese General Yue Fei.

Statue of Yue Fei, Xihu District

The patriotic Chinese General who defended Southern Song dynasty China from the invading Jurchen Jin Dynasty from Manchuria.

Site of Project 704

A former secret site used by Lin Biao.

Leifeng Pagoda

Liuhe Pagoda

Gongshu District, Hangzhou City

Location:
City centre district of Hangzhou City, 218km from Shanghai City
Travel Information:
45mins from Shanghai City by high speed train
Honours:
Historical and Cultural city

Hangzhou China Umbrella Museum

Hangzhou Beijing Hangzhou Grand Canal Museum

Hangzhou Ancient Chinese Swords and Knives Museum

Jianggan District, Hangzhou City

Location:
City centre district of Hangzhou City, 218km from Shanghai City
Travel Information:
45mins from Shanghai City by high speed train
Honours:
Historical and Cultural city

Grand Canal

Grand Canal

Hangzhou East Railway Station

Shangcheng District, Hangzhou City

Location:
City centre district of Hangzhou City, 218km from Shanghai City
Travel Information:
45mins from Shanghai City by high speed train
Honours:
Historical and Cultural city

Drum Tower

Nearest Metro Station: Dingan Road Station, Line 1

Southern Song Imperial Street

Nearest Metro Station: Dingan Road Station, Line 1

Southern Song Imperial Street Fenghuang Mosque

Southern Song Imperial Street

Southern Song Imperial Street

Southern Song Imperial Street

Southern Song Imperial Street

Southern Song Imperial Street

Hangzhou Qinghefang Ancient Street

This to storey wooden structure is the former site of Zhang Xiaoquan Scissors Store along Dajing Street.

Hangzhou Railway Station

Nearest Metro Station:

Hangzhou Confucius Temple

Nearest Metro Station: Dingan Road Station, Line 1

Hu Qingyu Chinese Medicine Museum

Baocheng Temple

A national historical and cultural protected site.

Xiacheng District, Hangzhou City

Location:
City centre district of Hangzhou City, 218km from Shanghai City
Travel Information:
45mins from Shanghai City by high speed train
Honours:
Historical and Cultural city

Grand Canal

Nearest Metro Station: Xihu Cultural Square, Line 1

Xihu Cultural Square

Nearest Metro Station: Xihu Cultural Square, Line 1

Binjiang District, Hangzhou City

Location:
City centre district of Hangzhou City, 218km from Shanghai City
Travel Information:
45mins from Shanghai City by high speed train
Honours:
Historical and Cultural city

Qiantang River

Qiantang River Bridge

Xiaoshan District, Hangzhou City

Location:
Suburban district of Hangzhou City
Travel Information:
Honours:

Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport

Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport

Yuhang District, Hangzhou City

Location:
Suburban district of Hangzhou City
Travel Information:
Honours:

Ningbo City

Location:
218km from Hangzhou City
Travel Information:
2hours from Hangzhou City by high speed train
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Ningbo Our Lady of the Assumption Cathedral, Haishu District

A reminder Ningbo is one of the ancient maritime silkroad seaport. The cathedral was built in 1853.

Ningbo City Tianyi Pavilion, Haishu District

It is the oldest private library in China and has a collection of imperial China books.

Tianyi Pavilion, Haishu District

Garden in the Pavilion.

Qianye Guild, Haishu District

Chenghuangmiao Shopping Street, Haishu District

The 7 storey high pagoda was first built in 695. The current pagoda was built in 1989.

Ningbo City Tianfeng Pagoda, Haishu District

The 7 storey high pagoda was first built in 695. The current pagoda was built in 1989.

Ningbo City God Temple, Haishu District

Guluo Yan Historic Cultural Block, Haishu District

Guluo Yan Historic Cultural Block, Haishu District

Ningbo Haishu Guluo Yan Historic Cultural Fermented Tofu, Haishu District

Former Qing Dynasty Official School and Office, Haishu District

Zhongsun Park Former Park Entrance, Haishu District

Zhongsun Park Zhongsun Park Former Residence of Zhang Cangshui

Zhongsun Park Former Ningbo Trade Association Building

Zhongsun Park President's Pavilion and Stele

Nantang Old Street, Haishu District

Nantang Old Street, Haishu District

Nantang Old Street, Haishu District

Ningbo Railway Station, Haishu District

Ningbo Old Bund, Jiangqbei District

The old bund was the settlement for foreign traders from 1844 after the first opium war. It is now an entertainment area with pubs and restaurants.

Ningbo Old Bund, Jiangqbei District

Sanjiangkou, Jiangqbei District

Sanjiangkou is the conflucence of 3 rivers - Yuyao River and Fenghua River meets and flow out to East China sea as Yong River.

Jiangbei Catholic Church, Jiangqbei District

Shaoxing City

Location:
66km from Hangzhou City
Travel Information:
40mins from Hangzhou City by high speed train
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Shaoxing City

Traditional housing and waterscape.

Shaoxing City Lu Xun's Hometown

Hometown of one of the best known Chinese writers in the 20th century.

Shaoxing City Xianheng Inn

This inn was operted by Lun xun's uncle and is a popular tourist stop to take a photos of the shop.

Jiaxing City

Location:
89km from Hangzhou City
Travel Information:
30mins from Hangzhou City by high speed train
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Wuzhen Water Village

Houses and shops along Wuzhen's canel.
Wuzhen water village is 63km from Hangzhou City

Wuzhen Water Village Silk Dying

Traditional trade taking place in the village.

Xitang Water Village

Xitang is criss cross by nine rivers. Houses and shops are built along the rivers.

The village is 110km from Hangzhou City

Xitang Water Village

Boats are the means of transport and stone bridges are used for cross the rivers.

Huzhou City

Location:
104km from Hangzhou City
Travel Information:
0.5 hours from Hangzhou City by high speed train

Huzhou Sheraton Hotel, Wuxing District

Hotel at south bank of Taihu Lake.

Taihu Lake, Wuxing District

Huzhou city is located at the south bank of Taihu Lake.

Nanxun Water Village, Nanxun District

Village sited at the intersection of Grand Canel and Shihe River. Boats is the means of transport.

It is 123km from Shanghai city.

Nanxun Water Village, Nanxun District

The houses and bridges are built in traditional style.

Quzhou City

Location:
km from Hangzhou City
Travel Information:
0.5 hours from Hangzhou City by high speed train

Quzhou Nanzong Confucius Residence

Quzhou Nanzong Confucius Temple

Quzhou Confucius Cultural Park

The park is opposite the Quzhou Nanzong Confucius Temple.

Quzhou Fushan Park

Fushan park is next to Quzhou Confucius Cultural Park

Quzhou Museum

The museum is near the Quzhou Nanzong Confucius Temple.

Quzhou Tianning Temple

Tianning Temple is at one end of Fangmen Street

Quzhou Fangmen Street

A shopping street of the city.

Quzhou Lixian Gate

Lixian Gate is at the other end of Fangmen Street.

Quzhou Shuiting Gate

The gate and city wall is along Qiantangjiang River

Quzhou Qiantangjiang River

Quzhou Shuting Street

Quzhou Shuting Street

Quzhou Ye Clan Residence

Taizhou City

Location:
311km from Hangzhou City
Travel Information:
2hours 20mins from Hangzhou City by high speed train
Honours:
Linhai city, Historical and Cultural City

Southern Great Wall, Lihai City

Southern Great Wall, Lihai City

Southern Great Wall, Lihai City

Southern Great Wall, Lihai City

Sacrificial Altar, Lihai City

Sacrificial Altar, Lihai City

Taizhou Town God's Temple, Lihai City

Ancient Camphor Tree from Sui Dynasty, Lihai City

Old Houses inside the Great Wall, Linhai City

Old Houses inside the Great Wall, Linhai City

Dong Lake, Linhai City

Longxing Temple, Linhai City

Longxing Temple Thousand Buddha Pagoda, Linhai City

Ziyang Ancient Street, Linhai City

Ziyang Ancient Street, Linhai City

Ziyang Ancient Street, Linhai City

Ziyang Ancient Street, Linhai City

Taizhou Linhai Snacks at Ziyang Ancient Street, Linhai City

Taizhou Linhai Snacks at Ziyang Ancient Street, Linhai City

Taizhou Linhai Snacks at Ziyang Ancient Street, Linhai City

Linhai Raiway Station

Wenzhou City

Location:
463km from Hangzhou City
Travel Information:
2hours 30mins from Hangzhou City by high speed train
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Jiangxin Island

Jiangxin Island Jiangxin Temple

Jiangxin Island Jiangxin Temple

Jiangxin Island Wen Tianxiang Memorial Hall

Jiangxin Island Wenzhou Revolution History Memorial 1

Jiangxin Island Wenzhou Revolution History Memorial 1

Wenzhou Jiangxin Island Former British Consulate

Wenzhou Ou Jiang

Wenzhou Ou Jiang and city skyline

Wenzhou Wuma Shopping Street

Shamaohe Women Street

Old Shop Houses

Old Shop Houses

Wenzhou World Trade Centre

The tallest building in Wenzhou City at 333m.

Wenzhou Baima Hall

Wenzhou South Railway Station

T

Lishui City

Location:
290km from Hangzhou City
Travel Information:
1 hour 20mins from Hangzhou City by high speed train
Honours:

Nanming Gate

Nanming Gate

Nanming Gate

Yingxing Tower

A reconstruction of the original tower which was destroyed by Japanese troops in 1944.

Ou Jiang

Liyang Gate Park

Liyang Gate Park

Remains of a section of the city wall.

Wanxiang Hill

Wanxiang Hill

Lishui Railway Station

Jinhua City

Location:
204km from Hangzhou City
Travel Information:
1 hour from Hangzhou City by high speed train
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Taiping Heavenly Kingdom King of Shi Mansion

Taiping Heavenly Kingdom King of Shi Mansion

Taiping Heavenly Kingdom King of Shi Mansion

Baoning Gate

Wuzhou Ancient City Traditional Houses

Wuzhou Anciety City is the historical district in Jinhua City.

Wuzhou Ancient City Traditional Houses

Wuzhou Anciety City is the historical district in Jinhua City.

Jinhua Zhendong Well

Bayong Old Street

Bayong Tower

The tower was first built in 494. It was reconstructed several times over the 1500 years.

Bayong Park Statue of Shen Yue

Jinhua Yiwu Jiang

Yiwu Jiang or river along Bayong Park.

Jinhua Railway Station

Jinhua South Railway Station

Zhoushan City

Location:
290km from Hangzhou City
Travel Information:
1 hour 40mins from Ningbo City by car
Honours:

Zhoushan Archipelago Islands

Putuo District Cityscape

Shenjiajian Ferry Terminal

It takes 15 minutes to reach Putuo islabnd from this terminal

Shenjiajian Ferry Terminal

It takes 15 minutes to reach Putuo islabnd from this terminal

Zhoushan Fried Noodles with Seafood

Zhoushan Crab Noodles

Zhoushan Sea Food

Zhoushan Sea Food

Zhoushan Sea Food

Zhoushan Sea Food

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