Qiantang River, 522.22 kilometers in length, is the longest river in Zhejiang Province and is world-renowned for its spectacular Qiantang River Tidal Bore.
Brief of Qiantang River
Qiantang River, 522.22 kilometers in length, is the longest river in Zhejiang Province and is world-renowned for its spectacular Qiantang River Tidal Bore. The main stream of the river passes many places after which each section are named: the Hangzhou section is named Qiantang River (Qiantang is the old name of Hangzhou in ancient China), Chun’an section called Xin’an River and Fuchun section Fuchun River …
Besides enchanting scenery along the river, Qiantang River boasts as well magnificent tidal bore which has been ranked together with that of Amazon River and the Ganges in South Asia, as “Top Three Tidal Bores in the World”. Every autumn, a constant stream of people flood to witness the unparalleled view and international festival —China International Qiantang River Tidal Bore Watching Festival and a special place —Qianjiang Tidal Bore Watching Resort have been established for tourists to witness this natural wonder.