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Scenery of West Lake in China's Hangzhou

Aerial photo taken on Feb 22, 2019 shows tourists visiting the West Lake by boat in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang province.

The best places to savor the beauty of autumn in Hangzhou

Autumn, a season brandishing gold, orange and reddish hues, is for much of the world one of the most beautiful seasons to follow. This is certainly the case for Hangzhou. Boasting spectacular scenery throughout the year, the vibrant city offers its visitors a place in which to fall in love with autumn.

Head to Hangzhou for the holiday

Known as the “paradise on earth”, Hangzhou is the perfect gateway for the upcoming National Holiday. If sipping freshly picked green tea, biking around a beautiful lake and walking through an ancient Buddhist temple sounds enticing, hop on the bullet train to Hangzhou.

Liuhe Pagoda

​Liuhe Pagoda, literally Six Harmonies Pagoda or Six Harmonies Tower, is located at the foot of Yuelun Mountain.

Hefang Street

​Located at the foot of Wushan Mountain, Hefang Street is a historical site where people can sense the cultural characteristics of Hangzhou city.

Leifeng Pagoda in the Sunset

Leifeng Pagoda was built by Qian Hongchu, a king of the Five Dynasties (907-960 AD), for his concubine who gave birth to his son.

Fishing View at the Flower Harbor

Fishing View at the Flower Harbor is a large park occupying more than 300 mu (13.33 hectares) to the southwest of West Lake.

Three Pools Mirroring the Moon

Santan Yinyue Islet is the biggest island in West Lake. Honored as the “First Scenic Spot of West Lake”, the islet boasts quiet and beautiful sceneries.

Lingyin Temple

​Lingyin Temple stands at the foot of the Beigao Peak and faces the Feilai Peak across a stream.

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