Quzhou in East China’s Zhejiang province boasts abundant tourism resources, including numerous cultural sites and beautiful natural scenery. In 2017, the city received 64.8 million tourists with total revenue of 45 billion yuan ($6.5 billion), a year-on-year increase of 21.42 percent and 25.6 percent.
On Dec 15, the city, which has a history of more than 1,800 years, was granted the title of International Garden City at the 18th International Garden City Competition held in Cairo, the capital of Egypt.
To experience the city's culture, local manners and customs in depth when traveling, here are eight things you must do.
Taste local snacks
Braised duck head is a specialty of Quzhou, Zhejiang province. [Photo/zj.zjol.com]
Quzhou cuisine features fresh and spicy flavors, a perfect combination of Hangzhou and Sichuan cuisines. Representative snacks of Quzhou include braised rabbit, duck and fish. You must try these nationally famous snacks.