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Unique View of Water Forests 2019-04-01
At this time of year it’s not rare to see the mountains and peaks covered with foliage in colorful scarlet, orange, lemon and maize, but have you ever seen the crimson water forests which are even more alluring.

Lin’an Qingshan Lake



Qingshan Lake backs onto rolling green hills and is a picturesque place with sprouting trees and boats floating by. The lake is home to more than 240 species of wild animal and if you are lucky enough then you will see a flock of egrets flying by.

Lin'an Qingshan Lake

In the north of Qingshan Lake lies a water forest covering more than one square kilometer and it shines like an emerald in a tranquil setting. Light mist and clouds cover the lush forest of bamboo and pines, and constitute a calm world. Praised as the most beautiful water forest in China, the landscape of this park is absolutely breathtaking.

Address: Qingshan Lake District, Lin’an
Scenic Spots Nearby: Mount Tianmu, Eight-Hundred-Mile Island, East Lake Campus of Zhejiang Forestry University


Xianju Gutan Reservoir



Discovered by photographers, Gutan Reservoir is famous for its fantastic view of the red sequoia. The sequoia forest actually lies in mystery since no significant mark in photos can indicate its location. To glimpse a view of this remarkable place then you will need to be an early bird. In the morning, the light mists spread on the wide water surface of the lake like a floating veil and as the sun rises, the lake awakens and glows vibrantly.

Xianju Gutan Reservoir

Address: On the border of Pan’an County and Guanlu Town
How to get there: Drive from Guanlu to Pan’an and when you have passed the cave then drive a further 10 minutes before turning left, then continue for 20 minutes to Gutan Reservoir


Yuyao Siming Reservoir



Siming Mountain is the north branch of Tiantai Mountain and leads the way to Ningshao plain. The winding road, surrounded by crystal waters, leads to the old villages in the deep valleys where the hues of foliage change with the height of the mountain, from green at the foot of the mountain to red and then gold at its peak.Siming Lake is located at Liangnong Town, an old town in Yuyao. The lake is surrounded by 72 peaks. Here, the water sequoia forest glows flame red and occasionally boats pass by and startle a flock of peaceful birds.

Yuyao Siming Reservior

Address: Liangnong Town, Yuyao
How to get there: Take off Hangyong Highway from Yuyao Exit, go along S213
Scenic Spots Nearby: Siming Mountain National Park, Dan Shan Chi Shui, World Jade Garden
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West Lake Customized Bus – Signature Sights at Every Stop2019-04-15
April is the best time to tour Hangzhou. Recently, Hangzhou has opened a new customized tourist bus route No. 9, which only runs on weekends from Hangzhou East Railway Station to West Lake Scenic Area. The customized bus is really a treasure route for touring West Lake, which has few passengers, but also very fast. Most important of all is that wherever you get off, you can have the most classic touring experience in Hangzhou.
Breathing the Freshest Air in Zhejiang2019-04-15
The air pollution prevention and control office of the leading group for the construction of a beautiful Zhejiang Province recently announced the evaluation results of the 2018 clean air demonstration zones. Chun'an County and Jiande City in Hangzhou were rated as the first Zhejiang clean air demonstration zones.
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