Luxury Hangzhou Tours
Hangzhou or Hangchow-杭州, is known as the best city for living. “上有天堂，下有苏杭” - The paradise of Suzhou above and Hangzhou below. This means that Suzhou and Hangzhou are the best places as paradise appeals to human beings.
"Actually the whole trip went like clockwork -we were met at the airport as promised and the hotels were fabulous. We stayed at the Sofitel in Xi'an and traveled there from Shanghai in an overnight sleeper on the train. The entombed warriors are simply a must see! Our guides in both Beijing and Xi'an and drivers were knowledgeable and courteous and we enjoyed great restaurants, shopping and sightseeing..." Read More
Hangzhou has a time-honored history of over 2200 years, which dates back to the establishment of a town-level jurisdiction there in the Qin Dynasty. Throughout history, it has serve as the capital city of the Southern Song Dynasty. A saying there goes that “in heaven there is paradise, on earth there are Suzhou and Hangzhou.” This saying is a tribute to such a charming city.Learm More Customize a Similar Tour
Introduction to Hangzhou
In china, there has been a popular and century-old saying is: “Just as there is paradise in heaven, there are Suzhou and Hangzhou on earth.”Hangzhou is well known for its picturesque, West Lake. The famous Italian traveler Marco Polo was so impressed by the beauty of Hangzhou that he described it as “the most fascinating city in the world where one feels that one is in paradise.”Since then, Hangzhou has won admiration domestically and abroad.
The Culture in Hangzhou
Hangzhou is bright in its culture and profound in its cultural deposits. Since the late of Neolithic period, Liang-chu culture, Wu-yue culture, Southern Song culture and Ming-qing culture have come out successively which forms a complete cultural system.
Intangible Cultural Heritages in Zhejiang
Leqing, a city located in southeastern coast of Zhejiang Province, is well-known for its fine paper-cutting primarily located in Siqian Village, Houheng Village of Xiangyang County, Dongcai Village of Beibaixiang Town, Lecheng Town, Liushi Town and Wenyang Town...
Hangzhou Travel Tips
In the surrounding of hundreds of scenic spots, it is born to travel for people going to Hangzhou. If you go to some remote scenic spots but you know some tips, it will be better for your travel.
The Best Time to Visit Hangzhou
The weather in Hangzhou is warm and humid with four distinct seasons. The annual average temperature is 16.2℃. The average temperature in the summer is 28.6℃ while in winter it is 3.8℃. In March and April, the weather is warm and flowers are blooming. The temperature is between 9℃ and 15℃. It is the best season to visit Hangzhou because of the comfortable weather and beautiful scenery. From late June to early July, it is the plum rain season. Sometimes the weather ranges from sunny to rainy, often in the same day. In early and mid-August, typhoons occur frequently and the weather is showery. Also, the temperature during this time is between 20℃ and 26℃. If you are visiting during this season you will need both a sun and rain umbrella while traveling...
Hangzhou Cuisine & Restaurants
Currently, Hangzhou dishes are famous for its high quality but cheap price. Hangzhou cooking is one of Chinese 8 styles of cooking, namely, Zhejiang cuisine which has the fresh and unique characteristics. They focus on fresh materials, delicate cooking, various kinds and nutrient. A great poet named Su Dongpo of Song Dynasty highly praised:” Hnaghozu cuisine is the best all over the word”. There is also allusion which is “getting down from a horse due to the cooking smell”.
Hangzhou Shopping Tips
It is said that you will spend a lot of money when you are shopping in Hong Kong but not too much in Hangzhou. It is much cheaper in many department stores and brand stores of Hangzhou because discount is higher than other places. Consequently, Hangzhou is the favorite place for girls.
Luxury Hotels in Hangzhou
Located at the valley to the west of the West Lake, Aman Resorts is a 20-minute drive to the downtown. Passing through the botanical garden and the inner waterways of the West Lake, you will arrive at Tianzhu Temple and Tianzhu ancient tribes. Next to Lingyin Temple and Yongfu Temple, Aman Resorts is situated at the foot of the Northern Peak, right next to the tribes, covering an area of 14 hectares (including the surrounding tea gardens). There are altogether 47 homes there, which were built in the Tang Dynasty and once the homes of villagers nearby...
Hangzhou Travel News
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