The bridge is named for the effect snow and winter sun have on it. Closely related to a romantic legend about Madam White Snake.
A picturesque pedestrian street filled with shops selling Chinese crafts, teahouses and more. Makes for an atmospheric night walk.
Leifeng Pagoda is a five story tall tower with eight sides, located on Sunset Hill south of the West Lake in Hangzhou, China.
The largest lotus garden in all of China and a sight of extraordinary beauty. One of Hangzhou's many natural wonders.
The extensive temple complex has a lot to offer. The main building is a sight in itself, but do not miss the stele "forest" and more.
The Zhejiang Provincial Museum is the provincial museum of Zhejiang, China, located in Hangzhou.
The pavilion was built for the World Expo. This enormous structure contains paintings depicting the city's past and other sights.
The largest island in the West Lake. The quiet soothing scenery and tranquil nature are its main draws.
Baochu Pagoda is a pagoda in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China. Known as one of the landmarks of the West Lake, it is located just north…
Hupao or Dreaming of the Tiger Spring is a spring and park in southwestern Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China.
This recently renovated road is loaded with shops, modern architecture and plenty of space for pedestrians to enjoy themselves.
Ge Hong was an Eastern Jin Dynasty scholar, and the author of Essays on Chinese Characters.
A tranquil park in the style of Song dynasty - completed with people in period costumes, old songs and other wonders.
One of the three islands of the lake and the oldest of them. The pavilion creates an elegant scenery with unique atmosphere.
A fascinating (and free) museum describing and demonstrating how exactly silk is made. Well worth the visit.
A luxurious residence of a 19th century successful merchant. An impressive house built by an intriguing man.
One of the many parks scattered across China and dedicated to Sun Yat-sen. A lush and tranquil park where you can wind down a little.
A classic attraction of the lake. The former garden of a court attendant is now a fish-watching spot with beautiful scenery.
China Academy of Art, also translated as China National Academy of Fine Arts, is a fine arts college under the direct charge of the…
Perhaps the most lovely park in Hangzhou, especially in spring when the flowers and cherry blossoms are in bloom. Wonderful afternoon out.
Several newly-built parks connected to each other. You can just wander around or hire a boat and ride around the West Lake yourself.