Hangzhou, a city on the Yangtze River Delta, is renowned for its classical beauty. It’s home to many examples of traditional Chinese culture and natural beauty, with willows that droop over the banks of the freshwater West Lake, overlooked by green hills, shrouded in mist.
What to Do in Hangzhou
- Start your trip with a leisurely visit to West Lake, where the waters are flanked by lovely willows and low hills dotted with pagodas.
- Use the afternoon lull to clear your mind at the restored Jingci Temple, built in AD 954.
- Walk the streets of Hangzhou and search for signs of traditional Chinese culture.
- Sample delicious street food at the Drum Tower and then head through Zhong Shan Nan Lu to seek out eat-in restaurants, replete with mouth-watering fresh seafood and deep-fried insects for the brave.
Hangzhou Travel Tips
Getting around Hangzhou is easy and fun with the option to rent a bike through the Hangzhou bike hire scheme. There are plenty of stations dotted around the city. Alternatively, metered Hyundai taxis are also available.
What are you waiting for? Try something new and book your Hangzhou flights with Hainan Airlines.