Discover Hangzhou

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Hangzhou is a beautiful city located in Eastern China. It is the capital of Zhejiang Province and is known as the most beautiful and romantic city in China. Situated on the southern end of Hangzhou Bay, it has a long history stretching back over 2000 years.

The city's main attraction is West Lake which has been famous for centuries for its scenic beauty, with its many temples, pagodas, pavilions, gardens and causeways surrounded by hillsides covered with tea plantations. It has been named one of China's top tourist spots by UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Visitors can take a boat trip around the lake or explore nearby attractions such as Leifeng Pagoda and Lingyin Temple.

Another popular place to visit in Hangzhou is Wulin Square where one can find countless shops, restaurants and street food stalls surrounding an impressive display of fountains lit up at night making it perfect for an evening stroll. Other attractions include shopping trips along Hefang Street or exploring the ancient Buddhist temple called Six Harmonies Pagoda which provides stunning views of Qiantang River below and offers insight into local Chinese culture with its intricate architecture dating back to 970 AD.