Have to walk a good kilometer to get in , and nice walk on the dam between water and lotus . Nice boat tour . Quiet surroundings.
About West Lake (Xi Hu)
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After my last review 6 years ago, I see that the lake is still the same but its surroundings is not as quiet any more. There are more local and foreign tourists, more shopping boutiques. The LV logo in one of the taller building is...More
One of the beautiful lakes in China. Can reach there easily by public transport - from Hangzhou East Railway Station, take Subway line 1 and get off at Longxiangqiao station. A short walk will reach the West Lake. Spend time to walk around the West...More
The Chinese gardens at west lake are absolutely beautiful. The pagodas, temples in the distance and city views are nice. We took a boat on the lake with a group. The explanations were in Chinese only and it was quite long. Had we known, we...More
The west lake show held every evening in Hanzhou left us mesmerizing. Its a different water show that offers to showcase Chinese culture and modernity, all together. YOu have retractable outdoor sitting. tickets need to be purchased for the show. worth a watch. It will...More
Most beautiful in October. Lovely sunset, great culture experience, on-the-water shows at night. Don't miss out on seeing the harder-to-reach areas across the lake, as they have unique beauty and peace that can only be duplicated in China. We have been twice now, and we...More
We did a boat ride on the lake, was nice to be able to see the surrounding country from a different perspective, one side the city skyline the other hills and pagodas, an enjoyable interlude.