Autumn, Have a Date with Flowers in Hangzhou
Although flowers in autumn aren't so showy and diverse as flowers in spring, still they can get their unique charm. Without worrying viewer’s attention to be shared by many, autumn flowers can confidently and fully reveal their beauty. With the weather getting colder and colder, autumn flowers silently took over the job of decorating Hangzhou.
Camellia sasanqua is a species of Camellia native to China and has been planted widely in China since the Song Dynasty (960-1127). Its flowers resemble those of camellia and plum with 5–8 white to dark pink petals. The fragrant colorful flowers and glossy green leaves are its secret weapons.
Where to go
Viewing Fish at Flower Pond (花港观鱼)
Address: No.5-1, Xishan Road, Hangzhou (杭州市西山路5-1号)
With various species of chrysanthemum competing for the beauty, no doubt, autumn is the time of the chrysanthemum. First cultivated in China as far back as the 15th century BC, the chrysanthemum is renowned as one of the "Four Gentlemen (四君子)" and made an eternal theme in Chinese literature. For its significant symbolic imagery and its high ornamental value, the chrysanthemum is widely favored in China and become a part of Chinese traditional culture.
Where to go
the intersection of Xishan Road (西山路), Beishan Road (北山路), Shuguang Road (曙光路) and Lingyin Road (灵隐路)
Technically speaking, crabapple is a spring flower which blooms in April. However, this autumn, they can't wait to be admired and show their pink flowers early in autumn. Enhanced by the golden color of autumn, the pink flowers are also a pleasure to the eyes.
Where to go
The Turtle Pool
Address: Yanggong Causeway, Hangzhou (杭州市杨公堤)
Qiandao Lake in summer has many to offer and to enjoy the coolness of water in the lake and mountain streams are must-have. We did a thorough research ahead of time and hereby have collected a complete water fun guide of Qiandao Lake for you! Read on to learn more...
In order to improve the high-speed railway connection system and promote the construction of scenic areas in the whole region, Qiandao Lake opened its direct tourist buses to rural scenic areas on July 1. That is to say, people who are at the Qiandao Lake High-Speed Railway Station can take these buses directly to such rural scenic areas as the Xiajiang Village Scenic Area, the Shilin Scenic Area and the Jiangjia Scenic Area. These three routes pass through Fengshuling Town, Lishang Township, Shilin Town, Jieshou Village and Jiangjia Town. It will be more convenient for tourists to reach these scenic areas.