Its magnificent and unique structure was highly respected. Facing the West Lake on three sides, it also offers visitors a panoramic view of the West Lake from the heights.
Brief of Wang’s Villa
Located at the foothills of the Sunset Mountain, Wang’s Villa(汪庄) is a sparkling gem gracing the romantic shore of West Lake. It belongs to a wealthy tea dealer hailing from Anhui province, who lived during the early 20th century.
It was the most novel villa on the West Lake in the early Republic period. Among the manors at the West Lake, its magnificent and unique structure was highly respected as Qiantang resort. Facing the West Lake on three sides, Wang s Villa offers visitors a panoramic view of the West Lake from the heights. It stands opposite to the Yingbo Bridge of the Su Causeway at a distance to listening to Nanping Evening Bell at sunset.
In 1979, Wang s Villa was opened to be foreign-oriented hotel and renamed to Zhejiang Xizi Hotel which was inscribed by the state leader personally. Wang s Villa also became another name of Zhejiang Xizi Hotel. As the main reception place for Zhejiang Provincial Government, there are many footprints of celebrities, valuable cultural resources and spiritual wealth in Wang s Villa.